Score: VCU 3, Temple 2
Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 4-0, Temple 2-2
The short story: Sophomore Janina Braun continued her dominant singles play and led the Rams to a 3-2 victory over Temple on Jan. 29 at the Thalhimer Tennis Center. The Black and Gold are now off to a solid 4-0 start in dual matches this season.
- Darya Berezhnaya and Noumea Witmus won the lone doubles match to give the Rams an early 1-0 lead.
- Braun picked up the next point by defeating Temple's Monet Stuckey-Willis in consecutive sets, 6-4, 6-2.
- Braun is now 8-1 in overall singles matches in 2016-17, with a perfect 2-0 dual record.
- Sophomore Magda Aubets collected a win in singles play. She now possesses an 8-3 overall singles record.
1. Alina Abdurakhimova (TU) def. Anna Rasmussen (VCU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
2. Janina Braun (VCU) def. Monet Stuckey-Willis (TU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Magda Aubets (VCU) def. Yana Khon (TU) 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
4. Dina Karina (TU) def. Gabriela Araujo (VCU) 6-4, 6-4
Order of finish: Doubles, 2, 4, 1
1. Darya Berezhnaya/Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Mariana Bedon/Anais Nussaume (TU) 6-4, 6-
The Rams will host the Mountaineers of West Virginia at the Thalhimer Tennis Center on Feb. 3, 2017.