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Austin Peay Lady Govs drop difficult decision to Cougars

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to SIU Edwardsville, Saturday, at the SIUE Tennis Courts.

With the loss the Lady Govs fall to 2-13 overall, with a 0-5 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference. SIUE improves to 7-8 overall, with a 3-1 OVC record.

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

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

In doubles play, the senior pairing of Ornella Di Salvo [2] and Vanessa Tavares [3] dropped an 8-4 decision at the No. 1 position.

The Cougars were able to claim the doubles point when the duo of senior Jovana Karac [4] and sophomore Hannah Tatlock [5] lost an 8-3 match at No. 2.

In singles action, the Lady Govs were led by sophomore Isabela Jovanovic [6] who forced a third set before falling to Sierra Halverson 1-6, 6-0, 10-7 at No. 5. In other singles matches, Tatlock dropped a 6-0, 7-6 (4) decision to Mia Frogner at the No. 2 slot while freshman Brittney Covington [7] dropped a 6-2, 6-3 match to Kali Donner at No. 4.

The Lady Govs return to action with a 2:00pm, Friday, contest against OVC foe Morehead State at the Governors Tennis Courts.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Lexi Arnada (SIUE) def. Ornella Di Salvo [2] (APSU) 6-1, 6-2

No. 2 – Mia Frogner (SIUE) def. Hannah Tatlock [5] (APSU) 6-0, 7-6 (4)

No. 3 – Monique Krutak (SIUE) def. Vanessa Tavares [3] (APSU) 6-1, 6-0

No. 4 – Kali Donner (SIUE) def. Brittney Covington [7] (APSU) 6-2, 6-3

No. 5 – Sierra Halverson (SIUE) def. Isabela Jovanovic [6] (APSU) 1-6, 6-0, 10-7

No. 6. – Haley Ilcewicz (SIUE) def. Jovana Karac [4] (APSU) def. 6-3, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1 – Frogner/Kurtak (SIUE) def. Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) 8-4

No. 2 –ArnadaHalverson (SIUE) def. Tatlock/Karac (APSU) 8-1

No. 3 – Donner/Ilcewicz (SIUE) vs. Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) 8-4