April 9, 2014

RAMS DROP 5-2 DECISION TO VIRGINIA TECH

The Basics

  • Score: #42 Virginia Tech 5, #48 VCU 2
  • Records: VCU (13-12), Virginia Tech (12-8)
  • Location: Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center – Blacksburg, Va.
  • The Short Story: The VCU men's tennis team grabbed an early lead by winning the doubles point, but Virginia Tech rallied in singles action to drop the Rams, 5-2. Freshman Wilder Pimentel picked up the lone singles win in the #5 spot for the Black & Gold.
Virginia Tech 5, VCU 2

Singles
1) #28 Amerigo Contini (VT) def. #64 Alexis Heugas (VCU), 7-5, 6-1
2) #120 Andreas Bjerrehus (VT) def. Alejandro Argente (VCU), 6-3, 6-3
3) Joao Monteiro (VT) def. Jean Baptiste Mateo (VCU), 6-2, 6-2
4) Hunter Koontz (VT) def. Michal Voscek (VCU), 6-4, 6-3
5) Wilder Pimentel (VCU) def. Florian Nicoud (VT), 6-2, 4-4, ret.
6) Jai Corbett (VT) def. Jacob Svensson (VCU), 6-4, 6-4 

Doubles
1) #55 Heugas/Jones (VCU) def. #37 Bjerrehus/Contini (VT), 8-5
2) Pimentel/Voscek (VCU) def. Koontz/Monteiro (VT), 8-6
3) Corbett/Nicoud (VT) def. Argente/Mateo (VCU), 8-2 

Up Next

  • The Rams will take the next week to prepare for the Atlantic 10 Championships in Charlottesville, Va. First round action starts next Thursday, April 17. 
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