RAMS ADVANCE TO A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 4-3 WIN OVER DAYTON

Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament Semifinals

Score: No. 1 VCU 4, No. 5 Davidson 0

Location: Orlando, Fla. (USTA National Campus)

Records: VCU (15-9), Dayton (16-8)

Photo Credit: Michelle Stojkov/Atlantic 10 Conference

The short story: No. 1 seed VCU will be playing to win its third striaght Atlantic 10 Championship after Javier Amantegui won a 6-1, 6-7(4), 7-5 thriller to clinch the semifinal match for the Rams.

OPENING SERVE

  • The Rams won the 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles to clinch the win after Dayton earned the doubles point and won the 1 and 2 singles.
  • Philip Mobius defeated Spencer Richey 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 3 singles.
  • Inigo Torre Martin won 6-0, 6-2 against Steven Karl.
  • Inaki Rivero Crespo defeated Lorenzo Rollhauser 6-0, 6-4.
  • Amantegui sealed the win for VCU as the last match to finish with a 6-1, 6-7(4), 7-5 victory. 

THE RESULTS

No.1 VCU 4, No. 4 Dayton 3

SINGLES

1. Jordan Benjamin (UD) def. Rayane Stable (VCU) 7-6(5), 6-1

2. Langford Hills (UD) def. Arvid Noren (VCU) 7-6(2), 6-4

3. Philip Mobius (VCU) def. Spencer Richey (UD) 6-3, 6-3

4. Inigo Torre Martin (VCU) def. Steven Karl (UD) 6-0, 6-2

5. Javier Amantegui (VCU) def. Joe DeMarco (UD) 6-1, 6-7(4), 7-5

6. Inaki Rivero Crespo (VCU) def. Lorenzo Rollhauser (UD) 6-0, 6-4

Order of Finish: 4, 3, 1, 6, 2, 5

DOUBLES

1. Jordan Benjamin/Spencer Richey (UD) vs. Inigo Torre Martin/Arvid Noren (VCU) 4-3, DNF

2. Langford Hills/Joe DeMarco (UD) def. Javier Amantegui/Rayane Stable (VCU) 6-3

3. Steven Karl/Lorenzo Rollhauser (UD) def. Inaki Rivero Crespo/Philip Mobius (VCU) 6-3

Order of Finish: 2, 3 

UP NEXT

VCU will face Richmond in the Atlantic 10 Championship match at 10 a.m. on April 27.