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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis loses to Murray State Racers 7-0

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team saw its two-match winning streak snapped in a 7-0 loss to Murray State, Tuesday, at the APSU Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

After sweeping a pair of Ohio Valley Conference opponents last weekend, the Lady Govs were shutout by the Racers for the second year in a row, falling to 5-8 (2-2 in the OVC). Murray State improves to 9-4 (4-0 OVC).

Senior Andra Cornea was the only Lady Gov to force a third set Tuesday. She won the opening set Carla Suga at No. 2 singles 6-3, but dropped the next two 4-6, 4-10. Including the fall campaign, Cornea is now 4-2 in a team-high six three-set matches this season. It’s her second straight three-set loss to Murray State.

The Lady Govs have to bounce back quickly with a big conference weekend looming. Austin Peay hosts Eastern Illinois, 10:00am, March 29th, before facing SIU Edwardsville in a Senior Day tilt 1:00pm, March 30th.

Box Score

Murray State 7, Austin Peay 0
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Clarksville, TN | APSU Tennis Center

Singles competition
1. Andrea Eskauriatza (MUR) def. DI SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) 6-3, 6-2
2. Carla Suga (MUR) def. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 3-6, 6-4, 10-4
3. Eleonore Tchakarova (MUR) def. TAVARES, Vanessa (APSUW) 6-1, 6-2
4. Megan Blue (MUR) def. KARAC, Jovana (APSUW) 6-4, 6-0
5. Verginie Tchakarova (MUR) def. TATLOCK, Hannah (APSUW) 8-4
6. Erin Patton (MUR) def. JOVANOVIC, Isabela (APSUW) 8-2

 

 

Doubles competition
1. Eleonore Tchakarova/Verginie Tchakarova (MUR) def. CORNEA, Andra/DI SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) 8-3
2. Andrea Eskauriatza/Erin Patton (MUR) def. KARAC, Jovana/JOVANOVIC, Isabela (APSUW) 8-2
3. TAVARES, Vanessa/TATLOCK, Hannah (APSUW) vs. Carla Suga/Megan Blue (MUR) 4-5, unfinished


 

Match Notes
Murray State 9-4 (4-0)
Austin Peay 5-8 (2-2)

 


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