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Austin State University Lady Govs Tennis sweeps Coastal Georgia Mariners

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrunswick, GA – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team picked up its second win of the season as the Lady Govs swept Coastal Georgia 9-0, Tuesday, at the Marta B. Torrey Tennis Complex.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis beats Coastal Georgia Mariners for seasons second win Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis beats Coastal Georgia Mariners for seasons second win Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles play, which counted as a point per match as opposed to the usual best two-of-three earning the point format, Austin Peay (2-8), was led by the pairing of sophomore Hannah Tatlock and senior Jovana Karac who cruised to an 8-1 victory at the No. 2 position.

The duo of sophomore Isabela Jovanovic and freshman Brittney Covington picked up an 8-5 victory at the No. 3 slot and the Lady Govs wrapped up the doubles points as the team of seniors Ornella di Salvo and Vanessa Tavares earned a hard fought 9-7 victory at No. 1.

In singles action, Karac was the only Lady Gov to win in straight sets as she defeated Alden Minick 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 6 position while Tatlock and Covington earned comeback wins Tuesday.  Tatlock knocked off Freja Rasmussen 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 at No. 2 while Covington downed Samantha Lasslett 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 at the No 4 position.

In other singles matches, Di Salvo earned a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 victory against Daniella Caruso at the No. 1 slot while Tavares defeated Emy Alplund 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 at the No. 3 position.  The Lady Govs completed their undefeated afternoon when Jovanovic outlasted Krinstina Polakovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 at No. 5

The Lady Govs will open up Ohio Valley conference play with a 2:00pm, Friday contest against UT Martin at the Austin Peay Indoor Tennis Center.

Box Score

Singles

No. 1 – Ornella Di Salvo (APSU) def. Daniella Caruso (CCG) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

No. 2 – Hannah Tatlock (APSU) def. Freja Rasmussen (CCG) 1-6, 6-4, 7-5

No. 3 – Vanessa Tavares (APSU) def. Emy Alplund (CCG) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

No. 4 – Brittney Covington (APSU) def. Samantha Lasslett (CCG) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5

No. 5 – Isabela Jovanovic (APSU) def. Krinstina Polakovic (CCG) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

No. 6. – Jovana Karac (APSU) def. Alden Minick (CCG) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 – Di Salvo/Tavares (APSU) def. Caruso/Alplund (CCG) 9-7

No. 2 – Tatlock/Karac (APSU) def. Lasslett/Rasmussen (CCG) 8-1

No. 3 – Covington/Jovanovic (APSU) def. Minick/Polakovic (CCG) 8-5

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