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APSU Men’s Tennis falls to Lindsey Wilson College

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN - Despite taking the top two slots in singles play, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team found itself on the wrong end of a 5-2 decision against Lindsey Wilson College, Saturday, at the Austin Peay Tennis Center.

APSU Tennis falls to Lindsey Wilson College (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Tennis falls to Lindsey Wilson College (APSU Sports Information)

The loss – Austin Peay’s first as a ranked squad – began with a resounding 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles by juniors Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin.

However, freshmen James Mitchell and Manuel Montenegro fell to Edberg Espinoza and Pablo Vilches (8-7), while junior Aleksas Tverijonas and sophomore Evan Borowski fell to Ignacio Huertas and Raul Mendez (8-4).

The Govs dropped the doubles point for the third time already in 2014; Austin Peay did not suffer its third team doubles loss in 2013 until April 14th.

Singles play started equally promising – Ristovski dispatched Espinoza in a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory and Tverijonas defeated Fabricio Morales in straight sets (6-0, 6-2) for his seventh win in a row.

However, the Govs bottom three singles players each lost in straight sets. Seffrin, playing at No. 3 with senior Jasmin Ademovic still sidelined, pushed Mendez to a third set before falling 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.

Austin Peay returns to action when the Govs open Ohio Valley Conference play against Jacksonville State, March 15th.


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