RAMS DROP 4-1 ROAD DECISION AT PENN STATE

The Basics

  • Score: #58 Penn State 4, #33 VCU 1
  • Records: Penn State (8-0), VCU 8-3
  • Location: PSU Indoor Tennis Center – University Park, Pa.
  • The Short Story: Senior Alejandro Argente continued his perfect spring season, but it wasn't enough as the VCU men's tennis team dropped a tough 4-1 road decision at Penn State.
How It Happened
  • Argente and freshman Jean Baptiste Mateo picked up a win at the #3 doubles spot, but sophomore Michal Voscek and freshman Wilder Pimentel dropped a tough 8-7 (11-9) tiebreaker at #2 doubles as Penn State took an early 1-0 lead.
  • The Nittany Lions quickly extended their lead to 3-0 with wins at the top two singles positions.
  • Argente got the Black & Gold on the board with a 7-5, 6-4 defeat of Roman Trkulja at #4 singles. The senior is now 9-0 this spring.
  • PSU wrapped up the match with a three-set win at #3 singles.
Penn State 4, VCU 1

Singles
1. #54 Leonard Stakhovsky (PSU) def. #73 Alexis Heugas (VCU) 7-5, 6-1
2. #119 Russell Bader (PSU) def. Nick Jones (VCU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0
3. Alex Fennell (PSU) def. Michal Voscek (VCU) 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 7-6 (7-0)
4. #66 Alejandro Argente (VCU) def. Roman Trkulja (PSU) 7-5, 6-4
5. Matt Barry (PSU) vs. Jean Baptiste Mateo (VCU) 6-2, 5-2, unfinished
6. Marc Collado Castells (PSU) vs. Wilder Pimentel (VCU) 1-5, unfinished

Doubles
1. Bader/Stakhovsky (PSU) def. Heugas/Jones (VCU) 8-6
2. Reilly/Young (PSU) def. Voscek/Pimentel (VCU) 8-7 (11-9)
3. Mateo/Argente (VCU) def. Kohan/Lutschaunig (PSU) 8-4

Up Next
  • The Rams hit the road next weekend to compete in the Blue-Grey Tournament in Montgomery, Alabama. 

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