Rams Continue Perfect Weekend with 5-2 Win Over 34th-ranked N.C. State
The Short Story: After picking up a dominating 5-0 win over Michigan State on Friday, VCU continued its perfect home weekend with a 5-2 victory against 34th-ranked N.C. State on Saturday. The duo of Max Wennakoski and Michal Voscek picked up a pair of singles and a doubles win, while Alejandro Argente was victorious in both singles and doubles action for the second day in a row.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
After N.C. State's Seaon Weber and Dave Thomson, the 41st-ranked doubles team in the country, knocked off VCU's Alexis Heugas and Dylan McCloskey 8-4, Wennakoski and Voscek tied it up with an 8-2 win over the Wolfpack's Austin Powell and Beck Bond. Then the 38th-ranked doubles pair of Argente and Jaime Vazquez secured the Rams' doubles point with an 8-5 triumph over Robbie Mudge and Thomas Weigel.
VCU picked up where it left off, jumping out to a 2-0 lead on the singles court as Wennakoski defeated Robbie Mudge, 6-4, 6-4. Heugas followed with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Austin Powell.
N.C. State's Thomas Weigel answered with a 7-6, 6-1 defeat of Claes Goransson before back-to-back wins from the Rams' Michael Voscek and Argente secured the Black & Gold victory.
1) Max Wennakoski (VCU) def. Robbie Mudge (N.C. State) 6-4, 6-4
2) Alexis Heugas (VCU) def. Austin Powell (N.C. State) 6-3, 6-2
3) Thomas Weigel (N.C. State) def. Claes Goransson (VCU) 7-6, 6-1
4) Michal Voscek (VCU) def. Simon Norenius (N.C. State) 6-2, 6-2
5) Alejandro Argente (VCU) def. Seaon Weber (N.C. State) 6-4, 6-1
6) Beck Bond (N.C. State) def. Jaime Vazquez (VCU) 6-4, 6-4
1) Weber/Thomson (N.C. State) def. Heugas/McCloskey (VCU) 8-4
2) Wennakoski/Voscek (VCU) def. Powell/Bond (N.C. State) 8-2
3) Vazquez/Argente (VCU) def. Mudge/Weigel (N.C. State) 8-5