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APSU Lady Govs fall to Salukis

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCarbondale, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team saw its season opening winless streak extend to seven matches as the Lady Govs lost 6-1 to Southern Illinois, Friday, at Sportsblast.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis. (APSU Sports Information) [1]

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles play for Austin Peay (0-7), the No. 3 pairing of freshman Brittney Covington [2] and sophomore Isabela Jovanovic [3] dropped a 6-4 decision while the No. 2 duo of sophomore Hannah Tatlock [4] and senior Jovana Karac [5] lost their match 6-1.

This marks the fourth consecutive match in which the Lady Govs have dropped the doubles point.

In singles action, the Lady Govs picked up their only win of the afternoon when Covington defeated Vitoria Beirao 8-7 (2) at No. 4 singles. Karac dropped an 8-3 decision against Ariadna Cairo Baza at the No. 6 position while Tatlock fell to Meagan Monaghan 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 2 slot.

The Lady Govs will return to action with a 3:00pm, Saturday contest against Lindsey Wilson at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Natasha Tomishima (SIU) def. Ornella Di Salvo [6] (APSU) 6-2, 6-0

No. 2 – Meagan Monaghan (SIU) def. Hannah Tatlock [4] (APSU) 6-1, 6-2

No. 3 – Yana Golovkina (SIU) def. Vanessa Tavares [7] (APSU) 6-1, 6-1

No. 4 – Brittney Covington [2] (APSU) def. Vitoria Beirao (SIU) 8-7 (2)

No. 5 – Athena Chrysanthou (SIU) def. Isabela Jovanovic [3] (APSU) 8-1

No. 6. – Ariadna Cairo Baza (SIU) def. Jovana Karac [5] (APSU) 8-3

Doubles

No. 1 – Tomishima/Monaghan (SIU) vs. Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) 4-4

No. 2 – Beirao/Paulina Dozortseva (SIU) def. Tatlock/Karac (APSU) 6-1

No. 3 – Golovkina/A. Baza (SIU) def. Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) 6-4