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APSU Governors Tennis’ Iago Seffrin and Aleksas Tverijonas fall at ITA All-American

 

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTulsa, OK – Both representatives of the Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team lost in their opening matches in the pre-qualifying tournament of the 2014 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships, Saturday, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Mens Tennis' Iago Seffrin. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Mens Tennis’ Iago Seffrin. (APSU Sports Information)

Senior Aleksas Tverijonas earned the No. 10 seed and a first-round bye.

In the second round he faced Jonny Rigby of Southern Illinois where he dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision and was eliminated from the tournament.

Tverijonas’ teammate, Iago Seffrin, played Zachary Goldberg of North Florida in a first-round match.  After dropping the first set 6-2, Seffrin battled back to force a third set with a 6-4 win.  In the third set, Seffrin was defeated by Goldberg 6-2, eliminating Seffrin from the tournament.

Both Tverijonas and Seffrin will participate in back draw matches, Sunday, before returning home.  The Govs will host North Alabama, Friday, October 3rd.


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