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APSU Govs Outlast EIU in 5-2 Win

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's TennisCharleston, IL – The Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team took a 5-2 win on the road at Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon.

APSU took the doubles point behind a 6-4 win from Aleh Drobysh [1] and Almantas Ozelis [2] at No. 1 and a 6-4 win from Alex Kartsonis [3] and Chad Woodham [4] at No. 3.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis gets 5-2 road win over Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information) [5]

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis gets 5-2 road win over Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

The Govs went on to get wins from Ozelis, 6-1, 6-3, at No. 1, Kartsonis, 6-2, 6-0, at No. 3 and James Mitchell [6], 3-6, 6-4, 10-6 at No. 6 en route to the win.

However, it was Manuel Montenegro [7] with his win at No.2, 6-4, 6-4, that clinched the match.

APSU will return to action at home against Eastern Kentucky for senior on Friday, April 14th at 2:00pm.

Match Results

Austin Peay 5, Eastern Illinois 2

Singles

1. Almantas Ozelis [2] (APSU) def. KINGSMITH, Gage (EIUM) 6-1, 6-3

2. Manuel Montenegro [7] (APSU) def. JANJUSIC, Marko S. (EIUM) 6-4, 6-4

3. Alex Kartsonis [3] (APSU) def. REIMAN, Grant (EIUM) 6-2, 6-0

4. WOODSON, Jared (EIUM) def. Aleh Drobysh [1] (APSU) 7-6 (5-3), 1-6, 1-0 (5-3)

5. REIMAN, Trent (EIUM) def. Chad Woodham [4] (APSU) 6-1, 6-2

6. James Mitchell [6] (APSU) def. AMMER, Ferdinand (EIUM) 3-6, 6-4, 10-6

Doubles

1. Aleh Drobysh [1]/Almantas Ozelis [2] (APSU) def. KINGSMITH, Gage/REIMAN, Grant (EIUM) 6-4

2. REIMAN, Trent/AMMER, Ferdinand (EIUM) def. James Mitchell [6]/Manuel Montenegro [7] (APSU) 6-3

3. Alex Kartsonis [3]/Chad Woodham [4] (APSU) def. WENDELL, Jacob/WOODSON, Jared (EIUM) 6-4