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Charleston, IL – Despite a major challenge, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team remained undefeated in the Ohio Valley Conference as the Govs defeated Eastern Illinois 4-3, Friday, at Darling Courts.
With the win, Austin Peay improves to 7-4 overall, with a 2-0 mark in the OVC. Eastern Illinois drops to 2-10, with a 1-1 OVC record.
Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
In doubles play, Austin Peay was led by the duo of seniors Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin who cruised to an 8-2 victory at the No. 1 slot. The Govs were able to clinch the doubles point when the pairing of freshman Oleg Drobysh and sophomore Manuel Montenegro earned an 8-5 victory at No. 3.
In singles action, the Govs were led by Montenegro, who completed an undefeated afternoon with a 6-2, 6-0 victory against David Constantinescu at the No. 5 position and senior Aleksas Tverijonas who picked up a 6-2, 6-3 win against Ryan Henderson at No. 2. While the Panthers were able to pick up three wins in singles matches, the Govs clinched the match when Drobysh earned a hard-fought 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Grant Reiman at No. 6.
The Govs return to the court and continue Ohio Valley Conference play with a 10:00am, Saturday, road contest against SIU Edwardsville at the SIUE Tennis Courts.
No. 1 – Robert Skolik (EIU) def. Dimitar Ristovski (APSU) 7-6 (4), 6-4
No. 2 – Aleksas Tverijonas (APSU) def. Ryan Henderson (EIU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 – Preston Touliatos (EIU) def. Aaron Jumonville (APSU) 6-3, 7-5
No. 4 – Rui Silva (EIU) def. Iago Seffrin (APSU) 7-5, 6-4
No. 5 – Manuel Montenegro (APSU) def. David Constantinescu (EIU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 6. – Oleg Drobysh (APSU) def. Grant Reiman (EIU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
No. 1 – Seffrin/Ristovski (APSU) def. Skolik/Touliatos (EIU) 8-2
No. 2 – Jumonville/Tverijonas (APSU) vs. G. Reiman/Constantinescu (EIU) 7-4 (unfinished)
No. 3 – Drobysh/Montenegro (APSU) def. Trent Reiman/Henderson (EIU) 8-5
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