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.
- 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.
Order of finish: 3,1,2
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
The Rams return home to host in-state rival Old Dominion on Friday, March 30 at 2 p.m. at Thalhimer Tennis Center.