WOMEN'S TENNIS SWEEPS CAMPBELL

Score: VCU 5, Campbell 0

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 2-1, Campbell 0-2

The short story: The Rams did not drop a set in a 5-0 sweep of Campbell on Saturday afternoon to wrap up the VCU 4-1 Invitational.

OPENING SERVE

  • Freshman Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado won all 12 games in a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Lea Cutura at No. 2 singles. Diaz Delgado only dropped three games across four sets throughout the VCU 4-1 Invitational.
  • Sophomore Noumea Witmus and freshman Melissa Ifidzhen defeated Lou Regen and Pauline Roustan 6-4, 6-0 in their first doubles pairing of the season.
  • Junior Anna Rasmussen came from behind to take the second set in a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Ana Castillo and clinch the match for VCU.
  • Freshman Marina Alcaide Bakkari and sophomore Kanako Yano rounded out the sweep with straight-set victories, defeating Alexandra Nicoara and Georgina Segarra, respectively.

THE RESULTS

Doubles
1- Melissa Ifidzhen/Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Lou Regen/Pauline Roustan (CU)  6-4, 6-0
Singles
1- Anna Rasmussen (VCU) def. Ana Castillo (CU)  6-0, 6-4
2- Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado (VCU) def. Lea Cutura (CU)  6-0, 6-0
3- Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) def. Alexandra Nicoara (CU)  6-3, 6-2
4- Kanako Yano (VCU) def. Georgina Segarra (CU)  6-2, 6-4

Order of finish: 2, Doubles, 1, 3, 4

UP NEXT

The Rams return to action on Tuesday, Jan. 30 when they host Old Dominion at the Thalhimer Tennis Center with first serve slated for 3 p.m.

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