January 26, 2013

RAMS ROLL TO 4-0 WIN OVER DEPAUL IN OPENING ROUND OF ITA KICKOFF

  • Final: VCU 4, DePaul 0 (Opening round of ITA Kickoff)
    Records: VCU (5-0), DePaul (0-1)

How it Happened

  • VCU started off the day by taking home the doubles point led by the junior duo of Daria Yakauleva and Olga Terteac at the #2 doubles, 8-4. Freshman Olga Barscheuskaya and sophomore Salome Kvitashvili locked up the point by taking home an 8-7 win at #3 doubles.
  • Senior Josefin Hjertquist got the singles victories started at the sixth spot in VCU's lineup with a decisive 6-3, 6-1 win over Zainia Sufi.
  • Newcomer Cindy Chala kept momentum on VCU's side by taking down Matea Cutura at the top singles spot.
  • Kvitashvili locked up the win for the Black & Gold by taking down Ana Vladutu at #4 singles.

VCU 4, DePaul 0

Singles competition

1. Cindy Chala (VCU) def. #112 Matea Cutura (DU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Yukako Noi (VCU) vs. Patricia Fargas (DU) 7-6, 4-1, unfinished
3. Salome Kvitashvili (VCU) def. Ana Vladutu (DU) 6-4, 6-3
4. Olga Terteac (VCU) vs. Kelsey Lawson (DU) 6-2, 5-5, unfinished
5. Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU) vs. #119 Jarret Fisher (DU) 6-1, 3-6, 3-5, unfinished
6. Josefin Hjertquist (VCU) def. Zaina Sufi (DU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles Competition

1. Patricia Fargas/Ana Vladutu (DU) def. Cindy Chala/Yukako Noi (VCU), 8-6
2. Daria Yakauleva/Olga Terteac (VCU) def. Matea Cutura/Zaina Sufi (DU), 8-4
3. Olga Barscheuskaya/Salome Kvistashvili (VCU) def. Jarret Fisher/Kelsey Lawson (DU), 8-7 (9-7)

Order of Finish:
Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (6,1,3)

Up Next

  • The Rams will return to the courts in Chapel Hill to take on a top-10 UNC team for a chance to advance to the ITA National Indoor Team Championships on Sunday afternoon.  
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