VCU 4-1 Invitational Day Three
Scores: VCU 3, Temple 2; VCU 4, George Mason 1
Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 4-0, Temple 1-3, George Mason 0-1
The Short Story: The Rams continued solid play as they improved to a 4-0 overall record on the season. The Black and Gold defeated Temple and George Mason to finish the VCU 4-1 Invitational with a flawless record on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Thalhimer Tennis Center.
- The Rams remain undefeated in doubles play this season. Senior Daryl Monfils and Marten Jonsson continued their strong play. The duo put VCU ahead early in the match by defeating Temple's Vineet Naran and Florian Mayer, 6-4, 7-6(5).
- The Rams compiled and 5-3 record in singles play and now hold a 13-3 overall Singles record this year.
- Freshman Javier Amantegui won both of his matches. The newcomer finished the tournament with a perfect 3-0 record.
- Arvid Noren defeated Temple's Uladzimir Dorash and George Mason's Edward Ayers.
VCU 3, Temple 2
1. Daryl Monfils/Marten Jonsson (VCU) def. Vineet Naran/ Florian Mayer, 6-4, 7-6 (5)
1. Artem Kapshuk (TU) def. Vitor Lima, 7-6 (9), 6-4
2. Thomas Sevel (TU) def. Louis Ishizaka, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
3. Arvid Noren (VCU) def, Uladzimir Dorash, 6-4, 6-1
4. Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Francisco Bohorquez, 6-4, 6-4
Order of finish: 3, 4, 1, 2
VCU 4, George Mason 1
Daryl Monfils/Louis Ishizaka (VCU) def. Andrew Curtis/Gioliano Buzoianu, 6-3, 6-2
1. Marten Jonsson (VCU) def. James Lange, 6-2, 6-2
2. Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Edward Ayers, 6-2, 6-1
3. Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Jakob Nielsen, 6-0, 5-7, 1-0
4. Alexis Pinsonneault (George Mason) def. Philip Mobius, 7-6, 2-6, 1-0
Order of finish: 2, 1, 3,
The Rams will compete in their first away match on Jan. 28 when they travel to Duke University, who was ranked ninth in the nation in the preseason polls.