Scores: VCU 7, George Washington 0
Location: Washington D.C. (George Washington Tennis Center)
Records: VCU 13-7, George Washington 8-9
The short story: VCU dominated conference opponent, George Washington in Washington, D.C. on Sunday afternoon at the George Washington Tennis Center. The Rams were perfect in both singles and doubles play throughout the match, and four players defeated their opponent in consecutive sets.
- The Rams jumped to an early 1-0 lead with two victories on the doubles court. Magda Aubets and Darya Berezhnaya dominated on the second court with a 6-1 win. The pair is now 9-5 overall in doubles play.
- Sophomores Anna Rasmussen and Janina Braun secured the doubles point to put the Rams ahead with a 6-3 win over Marie-Louise Decamps and Taylor Nederlander. The dynamic duo improves to 16-9 overall on the doubles court this season.
- The Black and Gold added to the lead when Rasmussen defeated Bayraktaroglu in consecutive sets to improve to 17-7 overall in singles play.
- Aubets defeated Marie-Louise Decamps in consecutive sets as well. She is now 15-12 thus far.
- Freshman Gabriela Araujo defeated Taylor Nederlander, 6-3, 6-3. The rookie holds a 13-14 record this season.
- Braun battled Maria Siopacha on the first court and won a tough three-set match. Braun improves to 21-7 overall in singles play, and has 10 wins on the first court.
- Freshman Noumea Witmus collected a win on the sixth court. She defeated Kamilla Beisenova, 1-6, 7-5, 10-7.
- Senior Darya Berezhnaya defeated Sara Grubac in consectuve sets to improve to 20-5 thus far.
1- Anna Rasmussen/Janina Braun (VCU) def. Marie-Louise Decamps/Taylor Nederlander, 6-3
2- Magda Aubets/Darya Berezhnaya (VCU) def. Maria Sipopacha/Melis Bayraktaroglu, 6-1
3- Kamilla Beisenova/Victoria Kogan (GW) vs. Gabriela Araujo/Isabella Capato Camargo, 3-3, DNF
Order of finish: 2, 1
1- Janina Braun (VCU) def. Maria Siopacha, 6-4, 4-6, 10-7
2- Anna Rasmussen (VCU) def. Melis Bayraktaroglu, 6-0, 6-1
3- Magda Aubets (VCU) def. Marie-Louise Decamps, 6-0, 6-3
4- Darya Berezhnaya (VCU) def. Sara Grubac, 6-2, 7-5
5- Gabriela Araujo (VCU) def. Taylor Nederlander, 6-3, 6-3
6- Noumea Witmus (VCU) def. Kamilla Beisenova, 1-6, 7-5, 10-7
Order of finish: 2, 3, 5, 1, 6, 4
The Rams return home to the Thalhimer Tennis Center on Saturday, April 15 when they host the Tribe of William & Mary at 1 p.m.