Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team continues Ohio Valley Conference competition when it hosts Morehead State for a 2:00pm, Friday contest before taking on Eastern Kentucky in a 10:00am, Saturday match.Austin Peay enters the weekend with an 8-4 record, and a 3-0 mark in OVC play. Last weekend, the Govs earned hard-fought road victories over Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville.
Morehead State (4-10, 2-2 OVC) enters the match having defeated Belmont and Tennessee State last weekend. The Eagles are led by sophomore Ritchie Kruunenberg. Kruuenberg holds a 7-6 record at the No. 1 position this spring, and is joined by fellow sophomore Gabriel Ruiz at No. 1 doubles.
EKU (11-6, 4-0 OVC) enters the match fresh off of a Sunday victory against Radford. The Colonels are led by junior Alex Alvaro and freshman Ramon van Flymen, who occupy the top two singles positions. Alvaro has earned a 6-8 record at the No. 1 singles position while van Flymen has recorded a 9-6 record in singles play this season.
After playing the Eagles and Colonels, the Govs will return home to face off with Belmont in a 2:00pm, April 2nd contest at the Governors Tennis Courts.