RAMS SWEEP BISON; IMPROVE TO 6-4 ON SEASON

Score: VCU 7, Howard 0

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 6-4, Howard 0-3

The short story: VCU dominated in both singles and doubles play to defeat Howard 7-0.

OPENING SERVE

  • VCU defeated Howard in all three doubles matches, outscoring Howard 18-5
  • Javier Amantegui swept Howard's Sagar Raju 12-0 in No. 5 singles for VCU's first singles victory of the day
  • In No. 3 singles, Philip Mobius defeated Karim Shokeir, only allowing one game against him
  • Rayane Stable continued his strong play in his first year with the Rams, defeating Cole Gittens in two sets

THE RESULTS

VCU 7 Howard 0

Doubles:

1. Javier Amantegui/Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Roger Lyn/Karim Shokeir (HOW) 6-4

2. Philip Mobius/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Cole Gittens/Sagar Raju (HOW) 6-1

3. Stefan Petrovic/Timo Zgraggen (VCU) def. Kyle Martin/Devaughn Blackburn (HOW) 6-0

Order of Finish: 3,2,1

Singles:

1. Stefan Petrovic (VCU) def. Roger Lyn (HOW) 6-3, 6-4

2. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Cole Gittens (HOW) 6-1, 6-1

3. Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Karim Shokeir (HOW) 6-0, 6-1

4. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Kyle Martin (HOW) 6-0, 6-2

5. Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Sagar Raju (HOW) 6-0, 6-0

6. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) def. Benjamin Tyus (HOW) 8-0

Order of Finish: 5,3,2,4,6,1 

UP NEXT

VCU will remain home and face off against Liberty on Saturday, March 2 at 1 p.m.