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Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis lose to Chattanooga Lady Mocs

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsChattanooga, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team returned to action at Chattanooga, Friday, but were soundly defeated by the Lady Mocs in a 7-0 loss. The Lady Govs drop to 0-2 on the season.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

It was a tough day for the Lady Govs, who did not force a third set in any singles match. The No. 3 match between junior Andra Cornea and the Lady Mocs Kayla Jones was the closest of the day, with Cornea falling 3-6, 3-6.

Cornea and sophomore Ornella Di Salvo held it close in No. 1 doubles, falling 5-8 to Jones and Kelsey Coots. However, the next two doubles pairs did not take a set in either loss.

Austin Peay has a quick turnaround, traveling to Evansville for a 7:00pm match against the Purple Aces, Saturday.

Singles competition

1. Jenna Nurik (UTC) def. CARRE, Alison (APSUW) 6-3, 6-2

2. Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. DI SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) 6-1, 6-3

3. Kayla Jones (UTC) def. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 6-3, 6-3

4. Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) 6-1, 6-3

5. Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. KARAC, Jovana (APSUW) 6-0, 6-1

6. Jovana Pecovski (UTC) def. COVINGTON, Julie (APSUW) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Kayla Jones/Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. DI SALVO, Ornella/CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 8-5

2. Jenna Nurik/Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. CARRE, Alison/TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) 8-0

3. Katie Polk/Claire Mulyadi (UTC) def. COVINGTON, Julie/KARAC, Jovana (APSUW) 8-0

Match Notes

Austin Peay 0-2

Chattanooga 5-0

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,5,1,4,3,2)

UTC head coach Jeff Clark’s 100th win.

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