RAMS BEST CINCINNATI

Score: VCU 4, Cincinnati 3

Date: March 3, 2018

Location: Huntington, W.Va.

Records: VCU 9-2, Cincinnati 7-5

The short story: The top of the singles lineup carried the Rams to a 4-3 win over Cincinnati in non-conference action in a neutral site match hosted by Marshall.

OPENING SERVE

  • The Rams took the doubles point with victories on Courts 2 and 3. Freshman Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado and sophomore Noumea Witmus defeated Antonella Bramato and Ali Miller 6-2, and freshman duo Sofia Sualehe and Marina Alcaide Bakkari defeated Alexia Coutino and Emma Miceli 6-3.
  • In addition to winning in doubles, Diaz Delgado and Alcaide Bakkari both picked up singles wins. Diaz Delgado defeated Coutino 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles and Alcaide Bakkari defeated Caroline Morton at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-4.
  • Junior Anna Rasmussen rounded out VCU's scoring with a win at No. 1 singles over Ioana Guna by a score of 6-1, 6-2.

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1 – Ioana Guna/Caroline Morton (Cincy) def. Anna Rasmussen/Melissa Ifidzhen (VCU) 6-4

2 – Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado/Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Antonella Bramato/Ali Miller (Cincy) 6-2

3 – Sofia Sualehe/Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) def. Alexia Coutino/Emma Miceli (Cincy) 6-3

Order of finish: 1,2,3

Singles

1 – Anna Rasmussen (VCU) def. Ioana Guna (Cincy) 6-1, 6-2

2 – Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado (VCU) def. Alexia Coutino (Cincy) 6-4, 6-4

3 – Marina Alcaide Bakkari (VCU) def. Caroline Morton (Cincy) 6-3, 6-4

4 – Antonella Bramato (Cincy) def. Noumea Witmus (VCU) 6-4, 6-4

5 – Emma Miceli (Cincy) def. Sofia Sualehe (VCU) 6-4, 6-2

6 – Anna Philp (Cincy) def. Gabriela Araujo (VCU) 8-6

Order of finish: 1,5,3,2,4,6

UP NEXT

The Rams stay in Huntington, W. Va., to face Marshall tomorrow, March 4, at 11 a.m.

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