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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis loses to SIU Edwardsville


APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team’s two-match winning streak came to an end against SIU Edwardsville, with the Lady Govs falling, 5-2, to the Cougars, Friday.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

After dropping the doubles point, the Lady Govs rebounded to take two of the top three singles matches. Sophomore Ornella Di Salvo knocked off Kali Donner, 6-4, 6-1, moving her to 6-7 during the spring season.

Junior Andra Cornea won her third straight match; after dropping the first set, 2-6, to Sierra Halverson, Cornea dominated the final two sets, 6-1, 6-4, to move to 5-8 this spring.

That would be all for Austin Peay, which drops to 4-9 (1-2 OVC) in 2013. SIU Edwardsville moves to 6-8, after winning its second straight OVC match.

The Lady Govs get a rare Saturday respite before returning to action 10:00am, Sunday, in Terre Haute, IN, when they face Eastern Illinois.

Box Score


Krutak (SIUE) def. Alison Carre – 6-4, 6-3Ornella Di Salvo def. Donner (SIUE) – 6-4, 6-1
Andra Cornea def. Halverson (SIUE) – 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
Ilcewicz (SIUE) def. Vanessa Tavares – 6-1, 6-4
Thomas (SIUE) def. Jovana Karac – 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
Miller (SIUE) def. Covington – 6-0, 6-1


Halverson/Donner (SIUE) def. Cornea/Di Salvo – 8-7
Ilcewicz/Krutak (SIUE) def. Tavares/Carre – 8-4
Miller/Thomas (SIUE) def. Covington/Karac – 8-4




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