March 1, 2014

RAMS ROLL TO 6-0 WIN OVER MORGAN STATE

The Basics

  • Score: VCU 6, Morgan State 0
  • Records: VCU (5-5), Morgan State (0-4)
  • Location: Thalhimer Tennis Center inside the HDL, Inc. Athletic Village
  • The Short Story: The VCU women's tennis team rolled to a dominating 6-0 win over visiting Morgan State on Saturday afternoon. All five Rams who played singles matches who in straight set fashion with the Black & Gold losing just 10 points in the entire match.

How It Happened

  • The Rams started the day by dominating the top two doubles matches by a tally of 8-1 each to grab a 1-0 advantage in the match.
  • Junior Salome Kvitashvili made it 2-0 with a 6-0, 6-0 win at #2 singles.
  • Sophomore Yukako Noi pushed it the Rams within one point of victory with a 6-1, 6-2 win at #1 singles.
  • Sophomore Olga Barscheuskaya and freshmen Ludivine Burguiere and Sitilia Rencheli wrapped up the matches with straight set victories of their own.

VCU 6, Morgan State 0

Singles
1) Yukako Noi (VCU) def. Chelsi Russell (MSU), 6-1, 6-2
2) Salome Kvitashvili (VCU) def. Arina Alilueva (MSU), 6-0, 6-0
3) Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU) def. Margarita Belyakova (MSU), 6-2, 6-2
4) Ludivine Burguiere (VCU) def. Cierra Plummer (MSU), 6-2, 6-1
5) Sitilia Rencheli (VCU) def. Tiffany Hughes (MSU), 6-0, 6-0
6) Olga Terteac vs. N/A – DNP

Doubles
1) Barscheuskaya/Yakauleva (VCU) def. Belyakova/Alilueva (MSU), 8-1
2) Kvitashvili/Noi (VCU) def. Russell/Plummer (MSU), 8-1
3) Chala/Burguiere (VCU) vs. N/A – DNP 

Up Next

  • The Rams get right back to action tomorrow morning when they host Boston University. First serve at Thalhimer Tennis Center is set for 9 a.m. 
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