RAMS DROP TOUGH ONE TO FORMER CAA FOE, WILLIAM & MARY

Score: W&M 5, VCU 2

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU (12-5, 1-0 A10), W&M (6-11, 2-0 CAA)

The short story: VCU could not overcome its slow start as it drops a tough one to former CAA for, William & Mary.

OPENING SERVE

  • The combination of Anna Rasmussen and Noumea Witmus took down Vitoria Okuyama and Clara Tanielian in No. 1 doubles to give VCU its first doubles victory of the match
  • In No. 1 singles, Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado took down Natalia Perry in straight sets, to earn VCU its first point of the match
  • Witmus defeated Laren Goodman of W&M in straight sets to give VCU its second point of the day
  • Mila Saric sealed the victory for the Tribe when she took down Kanako Yano in three sets

THE RESULTS

VCU 2 W&M 5

DOUBLES:

1. Anna Rasmussen/Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Vitoria Okuyama/Clara Tanielian (W&M) 6-1

2. Natalia Perry/Mila Saric (W&M) def. Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado/Kanako Yano (VCU) 6-2

3. Lauren Goodman/Charlotte Madson (W&M) def. Marina Alcaide Bakkari/Sofia Sualehe(VCU) 6-4

Order of Finish - 1, 2, 3

SINGLES:

1. Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado (VCU) def. Natalia Perry (W&M) 7-5, 6-2

2. Rosie Cheng (W&M) def. Anna Rasmussen (VCU) 6-1, 6-1

3. Clara Tanielian (W&M) def. Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

4. Mila Saric (W&M) def. Kanako Yano (VCU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

5. Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Lauren Goodman (W&M) 6-3, 6-4

6. Charlotte Madson (W&M) def. Sofia Sualehe (VCU) 6-2, 6-4

Order of Finish - 2, 6, 1, 5, 4, 3

UP NEXT

VCU returns to action when it hosts Marshall on Friday, April 5 at 2 p.m. for Senior Day.