RAMS DROP ROAD MATCH TO N.C. STATE

Scores: VCU 1, N.C. State 6
Location: Raleigh, N.C. (Isenhour Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 6-5, N.C. State 7-4

The short story:
 The Rams fell on the road to N.C. State at the Isenhour Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon. The Black and Gold battled hard against the Wolfpack who has multiple players ranked in the top 100 by the ITA. Senior Daryl Monfils recorded the lone point for the Rams on the first court where he defeated Igor Saveljic in consecutive sets.

FIRST SERVE

  • After dropping the first doubles match Monfils and classmate Marten Jonsson responded with a win of their own over N.C. State's Nick Horton and Alexis Galameau, 6-4.
  • Jonsson and Monfils now hold a 5-1 dual record on the doubles court this season.
  • With his win, Monfils is now 8-4 overall thus far.
  • Jonsson took on Alexis Galameau, ranked 67th by the ITA on the second court, while freshman Ignacio Rivero Crespo faced 68th ranked Nick Horton on the third court.

THE RESULTS
Doubles
1-Daryl Monfils/Marten Jonsson (VCU) def. Nick Horton/Alexis Galameau, 6-4
2-Ivan Saveljic/Michael Ogden (N.C. State) def. Arvid Noren/Philip Mobius, 6-4
3-Igor Savelijic/Georgiy Malyshev (N.C. State) def. Javier Amantegui/Ignacio Rivero Crespo, 6-1

Singles
1-Daryl Monfils (VCU) def. Igor Savelijic, 6-3, 6-4
2-#67 Alexis Galameau (N.C. State) def. Marten Jonsson, 6-1, 6-2
3-#68 Nick Horton (N.C. State) def. Ignacio Rivero Crespo, 6-2, 6-1
4-Michael Ogden (N.C. State) def. Arvid Noren, 7-5, 6-1
5-Georgiy Malyshev (N.C. State) def. Javier Amantegui, 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0 (10-7)
6-Ivan Savelijic (N.C. State) def. Philip Mobius, 6-2, 6-2

UP NEXT
The Rams will return to the Thalhimer Tennis Center on Thursday, Feb. 23 to host Saint Louis for their second conference match of the season. 

 

 

 

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