RAMS FEND OFF PHOENIX TO EARN FOURTH CONSECUTIVE WIN; EIGHTH OVERALL

Score: VCU 4, Elon 3

Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)

Records: VCU 8-4, Elon 8-3

The short story: VCU snapped Elon's two match win streak to earn its fourth consecutive win of the season, powered by strong doubles play.

OPENING SERVE

  • The combination of Arvid Noren and Inigo Torre Martin took down Kyle Frankel and Camilo Ponce of Elon to give the Rams the first doubles victory of the match
  • Inaki Rivero Crespo and Philip Mobius teamed up to beat Elon's Taylor Foote and Dino Bonetta in No. 3 doubles to gift the Rams the doubles point
  • Martin matched up against Elon's Frankel in No. 4 singles and defeated him in two sets, outscoring Frankel 12-4
  • Mobius defeated Felipe Osses-Konig in No. 3 singles to give VCU its third point of the day
  • In No. 2 singles, Rayane Stable fought hard and beat Mario Paccini in three sets, sealing the victory for the Rams

THE RESULTS

VCU 4 Elon 3

Doubles:
1. Rayane Stable/Javier Amantegui (VCU) vs. Felipe Sarrasague/Mario Paccini (ELON) 4-5 DNF
2. Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Kyle Frankel/Camilo Ponce (ELON) 6-2
3. Inaki Rivero Crespo/Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Taylor Foote/Dino Bonetta (ELON) 6-4
Order of Finish: 2, 3

Singles:
1. Felipe Sarrasague (ELON) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 6-1, (7)6-7, 10-7
2. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Mario Paccini (ELON) 6-1, 2-6, 6-0
3. Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Felipe Osses-Konig (ELON) 6-3, 6-4
4. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Kyle Frankel (ELON) 6-1, 6-3
5. Camilo Ponce (ELON) def. Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) 6-3, 1-6, 10-7
6. Taylor Foote (ELON) def. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) 6-2, (2)6-7, 10-7
Order of Finish: 4, 3, 2, 1, 5, 6

UP NEXT

VCU will return to action when it travels to William Carey on Tuesday, March 5 at 11 a.m.