RAMS SWEEP PATRIOTS TO IMPROVE TO 3-0 IN ATLANTIC 10 PLAY

Score: VCU 4, George Mason 0

Location: Fairfax, Va.

Records: VCU (14-5, 3-0 A-10), George Mason (14-7, 0-2 A-10)

The short story: VCU swept George Mason in both doubles and singles to improve to 3-0 in conference play

OPENING SERVE

  • VCU dominated in doubles play, winning all three of its matchups to earn its first point of the day
  • The combination of Sofia Sualehe and Marina Alcaide Bakkari swept Hannah Yang and Rachel Lee to set the tone for the Rams early on
  • Noumea Witmus took down Jackie Nannery in straight sets, only allowing three games against her
  • Marina Alcaide Bakkari swept Mason's Hannah Yang in No. 3 singles, giving the Rams their third point of the match
  • Kanako Yano sealed the victory for VCU after defeating Hannah Harrod in straight sets, outscoring her 12-1

THE RESULTS

VCU 4, George Mason 0

Doubles

1. Anna Rasmussen/Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Brianna Gibbs/Sydney Green (MASON) 6-3

2. Melissa Ifidzhen/Paola Diaz-Delgado (VCU) def. Hannah Harrod/Jackie Nannery (MASON) 6-2

3. Sofia Sualehe/Marina Bakkari (VCU) def. Hannah Yang/Rachel Lee (MASON) 6-0

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1

Singles

1. Paola Exposito Diaz-Delgado (VCU) vs. Sydney Green (MASON) 6-3, 4-2, unfinished

2. Anna Rasmussen (VCU) vs. Brianna Gibbs (MASON) 6-4, 2-1, unfinished

3. Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) def. Hannah Yang (MASON) 6-0, 6-0

4. Kanako Yano (VCU) def. Hannah Harrod (MASON) 6-1, 6-0

5. Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Jackie Nannery (MASON) 6-2, 6-1

6. Melissa Ifidzhen vs. Marium Raza (MASON) 6-6, unfinished

Order of Finish: 5, 3, 4

UP NEXT

VCU returns to action when it faces off against cross-town rival, Richmond in the regular season finale on Sunday, April 14 at 1 p.m.