APSU Men and Women’s Tennis
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s tennis teams opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a pair of wins at Tennessee State, Sunday. The Govs won 4-0, while the Lady Govs took a 5-0 victory.
After falling to Miami (Ohio), Friday, the Lady Govs were in need of a quick start to open conference play. On the women’s side, every Lady Govs player won in straight sets without allowing the Lady Tigers even a game win along the way.Junior Vanja Tomic won her season’s fifth match at No. 1, while sophomore Carolin Weikard also won her fifth match at No. 2. The three freshmen – Andra Cornea, Kimberly Loo and Rachel Margolies – won matches No. 3 thru No. 5, respectively.
The Govs, meanwhile, won their third straight match, losing only one game to the Tigers. Sophomores Sean Bailey and Henrique Norbiato left the Nos. 1 and 2 matches unfinished, while freshman Joao Pagan won a straight-set match at No. 3. Pagan, who has made a steady climb in the Govs lineup, was playing his first match at the position.
Sophomore John Storie also played his season’s first match at No. 4 singles and earned the win, while sophomore Peter Conaty won a pair of shutout sets at No. 5 singles. Sophomore Drew Kerr was credited with a win-by-default at No. 6 singles.
The Lady Govs return to action with a 2:00pm, Friday match at Southern Illinois. The Govs return home to Kennesaw State in a 2:00pm, March 7th match in Clarksville.
Lady Govs 5, Tennessee State 0
- TOMIC, Vanja (APSU) def. MASON,Krystan (TSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- WEIKARD, Carolin (APSU) def. SUBER,Shardel (TSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- CORNEA, Andra (APSU) def. WILLIAMS,Khadijah (TSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- LOO, Kimberly (APSU) def. KNIGHT,Lezlie (TSUW) 6-0, 6-0
- MARGOLIES, Rachel (APSU) def. MENSAH,Kwetma (TSUW) 6-0, 6-0
Govs 4, Tennessee State 0
- WASHINGTON,Lawrence (TSUM) vs. BAILEY, Sean (APSU) unfinished
- INGRAM,Shaun (TSUM) vs. NORBIATO, Henrique (APSU) unfinished
- PAGAN, Joao (APSU) def. DOWDY,Skyler (TSUM) 6-0, 6-0
- STORIE, John (APSU) def. RUFFIN,Gregory (TSUM) 6-1, 6-0
- CONATY, Peter (APSU) def. INGRAM, Matt (TSUM) 6-0, 6-0
- KERR, Drew (APSU) def. No player (TSUM), by default