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Austin Peay Governors Golf’s Sean Bailey advances to round 32 of ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – Senior Sean Bailey advanced to the Round of 32 at the 2012 US Tennis Association/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship, hosted by the University of Memphis at the Memphis Racquet Club.

Austin Peay Athlete of the Week Sean Bailey

Bailey, No. 44 seed overall, defeated Butler’s Pulok Bhattacharya 6-4,6-4 to open play Friday. In his Round of 64 match against East Tennessee State senior Jesus Bandres, Bailey battled back from a first-set defeat to advance on a 2-6,6-4,7-6 victory.

In late Saturday action, Bailey was finally downed by Memphis’ Johnny Grimal, who used his knowledge of the court to end Bailey’s tournament with a 6-3,6-4 defeat.

In Friday morning doubles action, Bailey and sophomore Aleksas Tverijonas fell in the opening round to Chattanooga’s Ankit Chopra and Roberto Vieira, 8-6.

In singles play, Ball State’s Cliff Morrison nipped Tverijonas 6-3,6-2 in the opening round. Tverijonas rebounded in the consolation round, defeating Wright State’s Michal Lyzwa (3-6,6-2,10-6) and Butler’s Austin Woldmoe (6-1,7-6).

This tournament closes out the fall season for the Govs, who are scheduled to resume play January 26th at Samford.

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