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APSU Lady Govs Tennis heads to Nashville for Lipscomb’s Bison Invitational

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team travels to Nashville this weekend to participate in Lipscomb’s Bison Invitational.

Austin Peay will be joined by Lipscomb, Western Kentucky, and Belmont at the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center for the event.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Coming off from a Flight 1 single’s title at the APSU Fall Invitational, Lidia Yanes Garcia has high hopes of keeping up her undefeated record of 7-0. Last weekend, Garcia defeated UT Martin’s Hitomi Naito in the championship match 2-6, 6-4, 10-1.

Following her twin sister in Flight 1 singles, Claudia Yanes Garcia finished the tournament as a semifinalist. She suffered her first loss as an APSU athlete to UTM’s Hitomi Naito.

In Flight 2 singles, sophomore Brittney Covington defeated Belmont’s Jenna Krakau before losing in the second round.

Junior Isabela Jovanovic, however, fell short in the second round after her opening round bye.

In doubles, Lidia and Covington defeated Belmont’s Suzanna Stapler and Maddie Gilley 8-3 and Lipscomb’s Kate Kandyba and Thabile Tshatedi by injury. The other duo, Claudia and Jovanovic, fell to Belmont’s Lindsay Whitehead and Kendall Warren.

Last season, the Lady Govs fell to the Hilltoppers 6-1 February 7th.


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