RICHMOND Va.—When your school's biggest rival comes to town, particularly as your first conference opponent, you want to make a statement. VCU made that statement when they went a perfect 7-0 against conference rival Old Dominion University.
In doubles competition, all three VCU pairs took down their opposition. Alexis Heugas & Antoine Baroz and Alejandro Argente & Jaime Vazquez each secured victories at 8-5, while Max Wennakoski & Filip Svensson won 8-4.
During singles competition, no match went farther than two sets, and 11 out of 12 sets were won 6-3 or less. Senior Filip Svensson had a powerful day on the court as he won his match 6-1, 6-1. Junior Jaime Vazquez took control his own singles match, winning 6-1, 6-2.
The Rams move to 11-2 on the year and 1-0 in conference play.
VCU takes to the court again Monday, Feb. 27 against Nebraska. Match-play is set for 10 a.m.
VCU 7, ODU 0
- Alexis Heugas/Antoine Baroz (VCU) def. Krzystztof Muzalewski/Fahoum Fahoum (ODU), 8-5
- Alejandro Argente/Jaime Vazquez (VCU) def. Wesley Barrett/Can Cetinel (ODU), 8-5
- Max Wennakoski/Filip Svensson (VCU) def. Carlos Lopez Villa/Alfredo Rodriguez (ODU), 8-4
- Alexis Heugas (VCU) def. Krzystztof Muzalewski (ODU) 6-3, 6-2
- Max Wennakoski (VCU) def. Carlos Lopez Villa (ODU) 6-2, 6-4
- Antoine Baroz (VCU) def. Wesley Barrett (ODU) 6-2, 6-3
- Filip Svensson (VCU) def. Alfredo Rodriguez (ODU) 6-1, 6-1
- Jaime Vazquez (VCU) def. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) 6-1, 6-2
- Camill Salomon (VCU) def. Can Cetinel (ODU) 6-3, 6-2