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Austin Peay Governors Tennis lock up No. 2 seed in the Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Tournament with win over Morehead State Eagles

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMorehead, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis earned the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Tournament, defeating Morehead State, 4-0, in the regular-season finale.

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

The Govs finished with a 7-1 league record, the only loss coming at Tennessee Tech, which finished undefeated and will be the No. 1 seed.  Austin Peay will face the winner of No. 4 Jacksonville State and No. 5 Morehead State, 10:00am, Saturday.

Austin Peay dealt with Morehead State in expedited fashion. Junior Sean Bailey and freshman Dimitar Ristovski finished 5-3 at No. 1 doubles with an 8-6 win, while junior John Storie and sophomore Jasmin Ademovic also improved to 5-3 at No. 2 doubles.

After winning the doubles point, the Govs won three singles matches to wrap it up. Freshman Aleksas Tverijonas won in straight sets at No. 4 singles to close out a perfect 7-0 OVC record. Ristovski improved to 7-1 in league play with a win at No. 3 singles and freshman Iago Seffrin won at No. 6 singles.

With the Govs winning four points, three matches were left unfinished; Bailey at No. 1, Ademovic at No. 2 and freshman Michal Hriciste at No. 5.

Austin Peay 4, Morehead State 0

Singles competition

1. HARLOW, Justin (MOR-M) vs. BAILEY, Sean (APSU) unfinished

2. CLIFFORD, David (MOR-M) vs. ADEMOVIC, Jasmin (APSU) unfinished

3. RISTOVSKI, Dimitar (APSU) def. MARTIN, Nathan (MOR-M) 6-1, 6-2

4. TVERIJONAS, Aleksas (APSU) def. DELIGNY, Kevin (MOR-M) 6-1, 6-0

5. WHITE, Roger (MOR-M) vs. HRICISTE, Michal (APSU) unfinished

6. SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) def. ALMONTE, Hugo (MOR-M) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. BAILEY, Sean/RISTOVSKI, Dimitar (APSU) def. HARLOW, Justin/ALMONTE, Hugo (MOR-M) 8-6

2. STORIE, John/ADEMOVIC, Jasmin (APSU) def. WHITE, Roger/DELIGNY, Kevin (MOR-M) 8-3

3. MARTIN, Nathan/BLUM, Nathan (MOR-M) def. HRICISTE, Michal/SEFFRIN, Iago (APSU) 8-4


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