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Austin Peay Govs rally falls short against Blue Raiders

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSU [1]Clarksville, TN – After dropping the doubles point, the Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team was unable to rally as the Govs fell to Lindsey Wilson 4-3, Saturday, at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information) [2]

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles action, the No. 1 pairing of sophomore Iago Seffrin [3] and senior Dimitar Ristovski [4] dropped a hard fought 8-6 decision for Austin Peay (4-3) while the No. 2 duo of sophomore Aaron Jumonville [5] and senior Aleksas Tverijonas [6] fell to their opponents 8-2.

In singles action, the Governors were led by Tverijonas who cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at the No. 2 slot while Jumonville claimed a 6-3, 6-2 victory at the No. 3 position.

In other singles matches, Ristovski battled back after dropping the first set to earn a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory while senior Manuel Montenegro [7] dropped a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 match at No. 5 singles to clinch the match for the Blue Raiders.

The Govs return to the court with a 2:00pm, March 7th, road contest against Kennesaw State.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Dimitar Ristovski [4] (APSU) def. Edberg Espinoza (LWC) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 – Aleksas Tverijonas [6] (APSU) def. Denis Porcic (LWC) 6-1, 6-0

No. 3 – Aaron Jumonville [5] (APSU) def. Raul Mendez (LWC) 6-3, 6-2

No. 4 – Francisco Charters (LWC) def. Iago Seffrin [3] (APSU) 6-3, 6-1

No. 5 – Ignacio Huertas (LWC) def. Manuel Montenegro [7] (APSU) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

No. 6. – Pablo Vilches (LWC) def. Oleg Drobysh [8] (APSU) 7-5, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 – Espinoza/Charters (LWC) def. Seffrin/Ristovski (APSU) 8-6

No. 2 – Porcic/Mendez (LWC) def. Jumonville/Tverijonas (APSU) 8-2

No. 3 – Drobysh/Montenegro (APSU) vs. Huertas/Vilches (LWC) 8-8 unf