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APSU Lady Govs sweep Mariners

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrunswick, GA – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team picked up its second win of the season as the Lady Govs swept Coastal Georgia 9-0, Tuesday, at the Marta B. Torrey Tennis Complex.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis beats Coastal Georgia Mariners for seasons second win Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information) [1]

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis beats Coastal Georgia Mariners for seasons second win Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles play, which counted as a point per match as opposed to the usual best two-of-three earning the point format, Austin Peay (2-8), was led by the pairing of sophomore Hannah Tatlock [2] and senior Jovana Karac [3] who cruised to an 8-1 victory at the No. 2 position.

The duo of sophomore Isabela Jovanovic [4] and freshman Brittney Covington [5] picked up an 8-5 victory at the No. 3 slot and the Lady Govs wrapped up the doubles points as the team of seniors Ornella di Salvo and Vanessa Tavares [6] earned a hard fought 9-7 victory at No. 1.

In singles action, Karac was the only Lady Gov to win in straight sets as she defeated Alden Minick 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 6 position while Tatlock and Covington earned comeback wins Tuesday. Tatlock knocked off Freja Rasmussen 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2 while Covington downed Samantha Lasslett 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 at the No 4 position.

In other singles matches, Di Salvo earned a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 victory against Daniella Caruso at the No. 1 slot while Tavares defeated Emy Alplund 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 at the No. 3 position. The Lady Govs completed their undefeated afternoon when Jovanovic outlasted Krinstina Polakovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 at No. 5

The Lady Govs will open up Ohio Valley conference play with a 2:00pm, Friday contest against UT Martin at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Ornella Di Salvo [7] (APSU) def. Daniella Caruso (CCG) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

No. 2 – Hannah Tatlock [2] (APSU) def. Freja Rasmussen (CCG) 1-6, 6-4, 7-5

No. 3 – Vanessa Tavares [6] (APSU) def. Emy Alplund (CCG) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

No. 4 – Brittney Covington [5] (APSU) def. Samantha Lasslett (CCG) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

No. 5 – Isabela Jovanovic [4] (APSU) def. Krinstina Polakovic (CCG) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

No. 6. – Jovana Karac [3] (APSU) def. Alden Minick (CCG) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 – Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) def. Caruso/Alplund (CCG) 9-7

No. 2 – Tatlock/Karac (APSU) def. Lasslett/Rasmussen (CCG) 8-1

No. 3 – Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) def. Minick/Polakovic (CCG) 8-5