January 27, 2013

RAMS DROP 4-0 DECISION TO EIGHTH-RANKED TAR HEELS

Final: #8 UNC 4, VCU 0 (Second round of ITA Kickoff)
Records: VCU (5-1), UNC (3-0)

How it Happened

  • Facing two of the top doubles squads in the country, VCU fell at both the first and second doubles spots as UNC claimed a 1-0 lead. 
  • UNC kept the momentum going with three of the country's top-40 singles players taking home victories to secure a spot at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Va. on Feb. 8th. 

No. 8 North Carolina 4, VCU 0

Doubles

1. #8 Ashley Dai/Whitney Kay (NC) def. Cindy Chala/Yukako Noi, (VCU) 8-1
2. #51 Tessa Lyons/Lauren McHale (NC) def. Daria Vakauleva/Olga Terteac, (VCU) 8-3
3. Gina Suarez-Malaguti/Zoe De Bruycker (NC) vs. Olga Barscheuskaya/Salome Kvitashvili (VCU), 5-4, unfinished
Order of finish: 1, 2

Singles

1. #11 Gina Suarez-Malaguti (NC) def. Cindy Chala (VCU), 6-2, 6-3
2. #28 Zoe De Bruycker (NC) def. Yukako Noi (VCU), 6-2, 6-1
3. #111 Lauren McHale (NC) vs. Salome Kvitashvili (VCU), 4-6, 0-4, unfinished
4. #21 Whitney Kay (NC) vs. Olga Terteac (VCU), 6-1, 6-6, unfinished
5. #36 Caroline Price (NC) def. Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU), 6-2, 6-0
6. #101 Tessa Lyons (NC) vs. Josefin Hjertquist (VCU), 6-1, 6-6, unfinished

Order of finish: 5, 2, 1

Up Next

  • The Rams will return to the courts on Friday, Feb. 1 when the 12th-ranked Cavaliers of Virginia visit Thalhimer Tennis Center for a 3 p.m. match.

 

 

 

 

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