RAMS WRAP UP RICE INVITATIONAL

Score: Wichita State 4, VCU 0

Date: March 25, 2018

Location: Houston, Texas (George R. Brown Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 10-6, Wichita State 12-8

The short story: VCU men's tennis closed the 60th Texas Tamale Company Rice Invitational with a tough 4-0 loss to Wichita State on Sunday afternoon.

OPENING SERVE

  • Sophomore Javier Amantegui and junior Vitor Lima defeated Miroslav Herzan and Andrea Caligiana 6-2 at No. 1 doubles, but the Shockers took No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to score the first point of the match.
  • Wichita State notched victories at No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 singles to secure the match.
  • Junior Arvid Noren and freshman Inigo Torre Martin each battled to force third sets, but their matches went unfinished.

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1. Vitor Lima/Javier Amantegui (VCUM) def. Miroslav Herzan/Andrea Caligiana (WSU) 6-2

2. Murkel Dellien/Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCUM) 6-4

3. Eddie Stoica/Andrea Trapani (WSU) def. Philip Mobius/Timo Zgraggen (VCUM) 6-1

Order of finish: 3,1,2

Singles

1. Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Vitor Lima (VCUM) 6-1, 6-0

2. Arvid Noren (VCUM) vs. Marius Frosa (WSU) 4-6, 6-1, 1-1, unfinished

3. Murkel Dellien (WSU) def. Javier Amantegui (VCUM) 6-1, 6-2

4. Miroslav Herzan (WSU) def. Philip Mobius (VCUM) 6-2, 7-5

5. Inigo Torre Martin (VCUM) vs. Eddie Stoica (WSU) 6-2, 3-6, 1-2, unfinished

6. Ignaki Rivero Crespo (VCUM) vs. Andrea Trapani (WSU) 4-6, unfinished

Order of finish: 1,3,4

UP NEXT

The Rams return home to host in-state rival Old Dominion on Friday, March 30 at 2 p.m. at Thalhimer Tennis Center.

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