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Singles wins pull Lady Govs tennis through

APSU Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team used a strong singles attack to pick up a 5-2 win against future Ohio Valley Conference opponent SIU Edwardsville, Saturday.

Without a healthy No. 6 player, the Lady Govs had to win all five singles matches after losing the doubles point without a No. 3 doubles team.

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

Sophomore Carolin Weikard and freshman Kimberly Loo remain undefeated at No. 1 doubles after an 8-2 win against Rachel Webb and Joanna Corkern. Weikard and Loo have now won first three matches. Junior Vanja Tomic and freshman Andra Cornea lost 8-6 at No. 2 doubles; suffering their second-straight defeat.

On the singles side, the Lady Govs were strong as always. Tomic rolled to a straight-set win at No. 1, pacing the top four singles matches. Freshman Rachel Margolies had to overcome a second-set loss to win 10-4 in a tiebreak at No. 5 singles.

The Lady Govs play their next four matches on the road, beginning with a 5:00pm, Saturday match against Miami (Ohio) in Louisville.

Austin Peay 5, SIU Edwardsville 2

Singles Competition

  1. TOMIC, Vanja (APSU) def. BOECKMAN, Maggie (SIUE) 6-3, 6-0
  2. WEIKARD, Carolin (APSU) def. CONNORS, Carli (SIUE) 6-3, 6-0
  3. CORNEA, Andra (APSU) def. HORNING, Laura (SIUE) 6-2, 6-2
  4. LOO, Kimberly (APSU) def. WEBB, Rachel (SIUE) 6-3, 6-4
  5. MARGOLIES, Rachel (APSU) def. CORKERN, Joanna (SIUE) 6-0, 5-7, 10-4
  6. MILLER, Amanda (SIUE) def. No player (APSU), by default

Doubles Competition

  1. WEIKARD, Carolin/LOO, Kimberly (APSU) def. WEBB, Rachel/CORKERN, Joanna (SIUE) 8-2\
  2. BOECKMAN, Maggie/HORNING, Laura (SIUE) def. TOMIC, Vanja/CORNEA, Andra (APSU) 8-6
  3. WEBB, Rachel/MILLER, Amanda (SIUE) def. No player/No player (APSU), by default
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