Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis drops regular-season finale to Morehead State Eagles 4-3

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMorehead, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s team dropped its regular-season finale, 4-3, at Morehead State, Sunday afternoon.

Senior Vanja Tomic rebounded from Saturday’s loss with a straight-set win at No. 1 singles against Morehead State’s Alix Young.

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

Tomic also had a hand in the Lady Govs No. 1 doubles win, alongside freshman Alison Carre. The doubles win left Tomic and Carre with a  5-4 league record.

Tomic ends the regular season with a 7-1 record at No. 1 singles, while Carre finishes at 8-1 in her first trip through the Ohio Valley Conference.

It was a pair of freshmen picking up the Lady Govs other two singles win. Vanessa Tavarez overcame an opening set loss to win the next two and take No. 5 singles. Jovana Karak, meanwhile, split the first two sets and took the third at No. 6 singles.

The Lady Govs end Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5-4 record and will be the No. 4 seed at the upcoming OVC Tennis Tournament, facing No. 5 seed Eastern Illinois, 2:00pm, Friday. Morehead State, meanwhile, is the No. 6 seed, facing No. 3 Murray State, 2:00pm, Friday.

Morehead State 4, Austin Peay 3

Singles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja (APSUW) def. YOUNG, Alix (MOR-W) 6-3, 6-1

2. GARRETT, Alexis (MOR-W) def. Di SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) 6-1, 6-2

3. CRAN, Victoria (MOR-W) def. CARRE, Alison (APSUW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

4. MONTEMAYOR, Jessica (MOR-W) def. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5

5. TAVAREZ, Vanessa (APSUW) def. HELMS, Brooke (MOR-W) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

6. KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) def. NARUKA, Shilpa (MOR-W) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Doubles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja/CARRE, Alison (APSUW) def. CRAN, Victoria/HELMS, Brooke (MOR-W) 8-6

2. YOUNG, Alix/GARRETT, Alexis (MOR-W) def. Di SALVO, Ornella/CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 9-7

3. MONTEMAYOR, Jessica/NARUKA, Shilpa (MOR-W) def. TAVAREZ, Vanessa/KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) 8-4