Austin Peay Sports Information
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team picked up its first Ohio Valley Conference victory of the season when it swept Tennessee State 7-0, Saturday, in Nashville.
With the win, the Lady Govs improve to 3-16 overall, with a 1-8 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference. TSU falls to 0-12 overall, with a 0-7 OVC record.
Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
In doubles play, the Lady Govs surrendered only one game to the Tigers.
At the No. 1 position, the team of seniors Ornella Di Salvo and Vanessa Tavares claimed an 8-0 victory as did the duo of sophomore Isabela Jovanovic and freshman Brittney Covington at the No. 3 slot.
The Lady Govs clinched a sweep of the doubles matches when the pairing of senior Jovana Karac and sophomore Hannah Tatlock earned an 8-1 triumph at No. 2.
In singles action, the Lady Govs made short work of their opponents. Di Salvo, Tavares, Covington, Jovanovic and Karac all claimed 6-0, 6-0 victories against their opponents. In the remaining match, Tatlock surrendered only one game while cruising to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at the No. 2 position
The Lady Govs will wrap up their season when they host Jacksonville State in a 10:00am, Friday, match at the Governors Tennis Courts.
No. 1 – Ornella Di Salvo (APSU) def. Attallah Eiland (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 – Hannah Tatlock (APSU) def. Phyllcia Hemphill (TSU) 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 – Vanessa Tavares (APSU) def. Adrianne Presley (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 – Brittney Covington (APSU) def. Brittney Harris (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 5 – Isabela Jovanovic (APSU) def. Corlisa Clark (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 6. – Jovana Karac (APSU) def. Nicole Madden (TSU) 6-0, 6-0
No. 1 – Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) def. Eiland/Hemphill (TSU) 8-0
No. 2 – Karac/Tatlock (APSU) def. Harris/Presley (TSU) 8-1
No. 3 – Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) def. Madden/Clark (TSU) 8-0
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