RAMS TAKE HOME TWO FLIGHT TITLES AT CLEMSON’S DUCKWORTH FALL CLASSIC

The Basics

Location: Clemson, S.C.
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The Story: Freshman Olga Barscheaskaya and the duo of Daria Yakauleva and Salome Kvitashvili took home flight championships as the Rams posted another strong fall weekend, this time at Clemson's Duckworth Fall Classic. Overall, VCU went 8-3 in singles actions and 4-2 in doubles.

The Results

Sophomore Salome Kvitashvili – Singles Flight 1 (2-1)

  • Kvitashvili d. Marlen Hacke (Armstong Atlantic), 7-5 (0-6), 6-3
  • Kvitashvili d. Virginie Stein (Kennesaw State), 7-5, 6-4
  • Jessy Rompies (Clemson) d. Kvitashvili, 6-2, 4-1, ret.

Senior Josefin Hjertquist – Singles Flight 2 (2-1)

  • Hjertquist d. Isabel Von Stryk (USC-Upstate), 6-3, 2-6, 6-1
  • Hjertquist d. Tiffany Tavares (Tennessee), 7-6 (9-7), 6-3
  • Romy Koelzer (Clemson) d. Hjertquist, 6-1, 6-1

Junior Daria Yakauleva – Singles Flight 3 (1-1)

  • Yakauleva d. Alex Apostu (Kennesaw State), 6-3, 6-4
  • Clava Perez (Armstrong Atlantic), d. Yakauleva, 6-4, ret.

Freshman Olga Barscheuskaya – Singles Flight 4 (3-0)

  • Barscheuskaya d. Candela Munoz (Troy), 6-3, 6-0
  • Barscheuskaya d. Kelly Sullivan (Furman), 6-3, 6-1
  • Barscheuskaya d. Beatrice Rosen (Emory), 6-2, 6-3

Hjertquist/Barscheaskaya – Doubles Flight 1 (1-2)

  • Rompies/Koelzer (Clemson) d. Hjertquist/Barscheaskaya, 9-7
  • Fotopaulos/Tavares (Tennessee) d. Hjertquist/Barscheaskaya, 8-1
  • Hjertquist/Barscheaskaya d. Grymel/Dorofeeva (Troy), 8-5

Yakauleva/Kvitashvili – Doubles Flight 2 (3-0)

  • Yakauleva/Kvitashvili d. Garcia/Evans (Wofford), 8-1
  • Yakauleva/Kvitashvili d. Perez/Krachok (Armstrong Atlantic/South Alabama), 8-6
  • Yakauleva/Kvitashvili d. Coots/Chadwell (UT-Chattanooga), 8-2

Up Next

The Rams wrap up their fall schedule next weekend when they compete in ITA Regionals, hosted by Virginia Tech. Play beings in Blacksburg on Thursday afternoon.

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