Score: VCU 4, William & Mary 1
Date: April 11, 2018
Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 12-8, William & Mary 10-9
The short story: Junior Arvid Noren was a part of the clinching points in both doubles and singles play as VCU men's tennis defeated in-state rival William & Mary 4-1.
- Juniors Vitor Lima and Javier Amantegui started the day with a 6-2 victory over Alec Miller and Tristan Bautil at No. 1 doubles. Noren and freshman Inigo Torre Martin then clinched the doubles point with a 6-4 win over Brenden Volk and Michael Chen.
- Torre Martin pushed the VCU lead to 2-0 as he beat Finbar Talcott at No. 4 singles by a score of 6-4, 6-2. The Bilbao, Spain product leads the Rams with a 16-5 season record, and has yet to drop a set when playing at the No. 4 position.
- Amantegui battled his way to a straight-set win over Louis Newman at No. 3 singles, 6-1, 7-5, to extend the VCU lead to 3-0
- Noren clinched the match for the Rams by smashing a winner down the line for a 7-6, 6-3 win over Christian Cargill at No. 1 singles.
Order of Finish: 1, 2
1 - Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Christian Cargill (W&M) 7-6(3), 6-3
2 - Vitor Lima (VCU) vs. Alec Miller (W&M) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 DNF
3 - Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Louis Newman (W&M) 6-1, 7-5
4 - Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Finbar Talcott (W&M) 6-4, 6-2
5 - Ignacio Rivero Crespo (VCU) vs. Sebastian Quiros (W&M) 6-7, 2-1 DNF
6 - Brenden Volk (W&M) def. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) 6-1, 7-5
Order of Finish: 4, 3, 6, 1
The Rams host another in-state rival on Friday, April 13 as they face George Mason in an Atlantic 10 match at Thalhimer Tennis Center at 2 p.m.