RAMS FINISH OFF OPENING WEEKEND WITH SUNDAY SWEEP OF RICHMOND, JMU
Thalhimer Tennis Center - Richmond, Va.
The Short Story: VCU (4-0, 1-0 A10) got singles victories from seven different players en route to a Sunday sweep, posting wins over in-state rivals, Richmond and JMU. In their first-ever Atlantic 10 match, the Rams dominated the Spiders winning in straight sets in every match, led by senior Max Wennakoski's 6-1, 6-2 win at the second singles spot. VCU came back just a few hours later and got singles wins from three other players to defeat JMU.
Results (Match #1) - VCU 5, Richmond 0
Heugas (VCU) def. E. Dunbar (Richmond), 6-2, 6-3
Wennakoski (VCU) def. J. Feder (Richmond), 6-1, 6-2
Domnik (VCU) def. P. Nahon (Richmond), 6-1, 6-4
McCloskey (VCU) def. D. Trent (Richmond), 6-3, 6-1
Vazquez/Argente (VCU) def. S. Fauchet/A. Wicker (Richmond), 6-4, 6-2
Results (Match #2) - VCU 4, JMU 1
Argente (VCU) def. Pool (JMU), 6-3, 6-2
Voscek (VCU) def. Vladimitsky (JMU), 6-3, 6-2
Vazquez (VCU) def. Ramadier (JMU), 6-4, 6-7, 10-4
Stirling (JMU) def. Domnik (VCU), 7-5, 3-6, 11-9
Heugas/Goransson (VCU) def. Sentenac/Russo (JMU), 6-3, 6-2
The Rams head south to compete in the ITA National Indoor Championships on the campus of the University of Georgia. Play in Athens, Ga. is set to begin on Friday, Jan. 25.