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APSU Lady Govs Tennis loses to Chattanooga Mocs

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped the doubles point and couldn’t recover in its season-opener, Monday.

The Lady Govs fell to Chattanooga, 7-0, at the Austin Peay Tennis Center, the third consecutive season-opening loss for the Lady Govs.

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 got the first crack at replacing Alison Carre at No. 1; she fell to Kayla Jones, 6-2, 6-1, in just her second career effort at No. 1 singles.

At No. 3, junior Vanessa Tavares rallied from a 6-0 first-set loss to challenge Alexa Flynn before falling 6-4 for the loss; the four games won were the most by a Lady Gov against Chattanooga.

In her first action as a Lady Gov, freshman Hannah Tatlock fell to Alison Storie, sister of former Austin Peay men’s player John Storie, 6-1, 6-2 at No. 6 singles.

The Lady Govs return to action against Northern Kentucky, 6:00pm, Friday, January 24th at the Austin Peay Tennis Center.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Kayla Jones (UTC) def. Andra Cornea (APSU) – 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 – Kaylene Chadwell (UTC) def. Ornella Di Salvo (APSU) – 6-1, 6-0
No. 3 – Alexa Flynn (UTC) def. Vanessa Tavares (APSU) – 6-0, 6-4
No. 4 – Kelsey Coots (UTC) def. Jovana Karac (APSU) – 6-2, 6-3
No. 5 – CC Mulyadi (UTC) def. Isabela Jovanovic (APSU) – 6-1, 6-0
No. 6 – Ali Storie (UTC) def. Hannah Tatlock (APSU) – 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 – Jones/Chadwell (UTC) def. Cornea/Di Salvo (APSU) – 6-1
No. 2 – Flynn/Coots (UTC) def. Tavares/Jovanovic (APSU) – 6-2
No. 3 – Mulyadi/Pecovski (UTC) def. Karac/Tatlock (APSU – 6-3

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