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APSU Women’s Tennis sends Two Players to ITA Ohio Valley Regional Tournament

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis will send a pair of representatives to the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Tournament beginning Friday at the Memphis Racquet Club.

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

Senior Andra Cornea and junior Ornella Di Salvo will represent the Lady Govs in singles and doubles play, beginning with Cornea’s 9:15am, Friday, pre-qualifying match against Xavier’s Allyson Westling. Cornea will have to win twice to qualify for the main draw.

Di Salvo is already in the main draw and has a 1:00pm, Saturday date with Vanderbilt’s Marie Casares as her first match. Casares, a 2012 second-team All-SEC performer, enters the weekend as the No. 8 seed overall.

Cornea and Di Salvo pair up in 8:00am, Saturday doubles action against Skylar Kuykendall and Marta Morga of tournament host Memphis. Kuykendall is the tournament’s ninth overall seed as an individual, while the Spanish-bred Morga ranked as high 29th among Spanish amateurs during her prep days.

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