RAMS TAKE DOWN GEORGE WASHINGTON; MOVE TO 2-0 IN CONFERENCE PLAY

Score: VCU 6, George Washington 1

Location: Washington, D.C. (GW-Mount Vernon Athletics Complex)

Records: VCU (12-7, 2-0 A10) George Washington (3-11, 2-1 A10)

The short story: VCU bounced back from Friday's loss after comfortably taking down George Washington to move to 2-0 in conference play 

OPENING SERVE

  • The combination of Arvid Noren and Inigo Torre Martin took down Hanyu Liu and Ryan Navarro in No. 2 doubles to give VCU its first doubles victory of the match
  • In No. 3 doubles, Philip Mobius and Inaki Rivero Crespo teamed up to defeat Lawrence Sciglitano to give VCU the doubles point
  • Mobius beat GW's Dennis Afansev in two sets, outscoring him 12-3
  • In No. 3 singles, Rayane Stable defeated Ben Barnett of GW in two sets, giving the Rams their third point of the match
  • Inigo Torre Martin sealed the victory for VCU after taking down Liu in two sets 

THE RESULTS

Doubles

1. Zicheng Zeng/Ben Barnett (GW) vs. Javier Amantegui/Rayane Stable (VCU) 5-3, unfinished

2. Arvid Noren/Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Hanyu Liu/Ryan Navarro (GW) 6-2

3. Philip Mobius/Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Lawrence Sciglitano/Dennis Afanasev (GW) 6-4

Singles

1. Zicheng Zeng (GW) def. Stefan Petrovic (VCU) 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)

2. Arvid Noren (VCU) def. Ryan Navarro (GW) 4-6, 6-4, 10-8

3. Rayane Stable (VCU) def. Ben Barnett (GW) 6-2, 6-1

4. Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Dennis Afanasev (GW) 6-2, 6-1

5. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Hanyu Liu (GW) 6-4, 6-1

6. Timo Zgraggen (VCU) def. Michael Barsky (GW) 6-3, 6-2

UP NEXT

VCU will return home to face off against Virginia Tech on Wednesday, March 27 at 2 p.m. for Senior Day!