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APSU Govs outpace Racers

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team opened its 2015 Ohio Valley Conference slate on a positive note as the Govs defeated Murray State 6-1, Tuesday at Purcell Courts.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information) [1]

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

With the win Austin Peay, improves to 6-4 overall, with a 1-0 mark in the OVC. Murray State drops to 0-10, with a 0-1 OVC record.

In doubles play, Austin Peay was led by the duo of sophomore Aaron Jumonville [2] and senior Aleksas Tverijonas [3] who cruised to an 8-1 win at the No. 2 slot. The No. 1 pairing of seniors Dimitar Ristovski [4] and Iago Seffrin [5] claimed an 8-3 victory and the Govs were able to clinch the sweep of the doubles matches when the tandem of freshman Oleg Drobysh [6] and sophomore Manuel Montenegro [7] earned an 8-4 win at No. 3.

In singles action, Tverijonas earned his first win of the season at the No. 1 position when he defeated Will True 6-2, 6-0 while Jumonville cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 win against Max McLean at No. 2. In other singles matches, Seffrin earned a 6-3, 6-2 victory against Aleks Mitric at No. 3 singles while Montenegro and Drobysh were tested before claiming victories at the No. 4 and 5 slots.

The Govs return to the court and continue Ohio Valley Conference play with a 10:30am, Friday road contest against Eastern Illinois at Darling Courts.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Aleksas Tverijonas [3] (APSU) def. Will True (MUR) 6-2, 6-1

No. 2 – Aaron Jumonville [2] (APSU) def. Max McLean (MUR) 6-2, 6-0

No. 3 – Iago Seffrin [5] (APSU) def. Aleks Mitric (MUR) 6-3, 6-2

No. 4 – Manuel Montenegro [7] (APSU) def. Srdjan Trosic (MUR) 6-3, 7-6 (6)

No. 5 – Oleg Drobysh [6] (APSU) def. David Hess (MUR) 7-5, 6-3

No. 6. – Anjan Kashyab (MUR) def. Evan Borowski [8] (APSU) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 – Seffrin/Ristovski (APSU) def. Hess/McLean (MUR) 8-3

No. 2 – Jumonville/Tverijonas (APSU) def. True/Trosic (MUR) 8-1

No. 3 – Drobysh/Montenegro (APSU) def. Mitric/Kashyab (MUR) 8-4