RAMS FALL TO TRIBE 6-1, IN FINAL HOME MATCH

Scores: VCU 1, William & Mary 6
Location: Richmond, Va. (Thalhimer Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 13-8, William & Mary 11-10

The short story: The Rams fell short to the Tribe of William & Mary on Saturday afternoon in their final home match of the season. Sophomore Janina Braun continued her dominant singles play with a victory on the first court over Ekaterina Stepanova in consecutive sets. Braun is now 22-7 on the singles court.

FIRST SERVE
  • After securing the doubles point, the Tribe took an early 1-0 lead. William & Mary then recorded the first two points in singles play to take a 3-0 advantage.
  • Braun defeated Ekaterina Stepanova, 6-4, 6-3 to pull the Rams within two points.
  • With a 3-1 lead, William & Mary took the remaining three points to end the match with a 6-1 victory.
  • Redshirt-Freshman Isabella Capato Camargo battled Maria Groener on the sixth court in a marathon three set match. After dropping the first set 6,2, she bounced back to take thesecond set 6-2, but ultimately fell in the third and final set with a, 6-2, 2-6, 13-11 score.
THE RESULTS
Doubles
1- Marie Faure/Lauren Goodman (W&M) def. Janina Braun/Magda Aubets (VCU) 6-4
2- Darya Berezhnaya/Noumea Witmus (VCU) vs. Ekaterina Stepanova (W&M)  5-4 (DNF)
3- Natalia Perry/Cecily Wuenscher (W&M) def. Gabriela Araujo/Isabella Capato Camargo (VCU) 6-2
Order of finish: 3, 1

Singles
1-  Janina Braun (VCU) def. Ekaterina Stepanova (W&M)  6-4, 6-3
2-  Marie Faure (W&M) def. Magda Aubets (VCU) 6-3, 6-2
3-  Natalia Perry (W&M) def. Darya Berezhnaya (VCU) 6-2, 7-5
4-  Rosie Cheng (W&M) def. Gabriela Araujo (VCU) 6-1, 6-3
5-  Lauren Goodman (W&M) def. Noumea Witmus (VCU) 6-1, 6-0
6-  Maria Groener (W&M) def. Isabella Capato Camargo (VCU)   6-2, 2-6, 13-11
Order of finish: 5, 4, 1, 2, 3, 6

UP NEXT
The Rams will wrap up the regular season on Tuesday, April 18 when they travel to take on their cross-town rival, the Richmond Spiders at 3 p.m.