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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis gain experience against Lipscomb Bisons

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After inclement weather forced Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team to postpone Day 1 of the Dale Short Shootout, the Govs returned to their home court to host Lipscomb in a makeshift match-up, Saturday.

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

APSU and Lipscomb managed to avoid the elements at the Governors Tennis Center, with the two sides playing nine matches – six singles, three doubles.

The Govs were headed by junior Aaron Jumonville, who made his debut at the No. 1 position, followed by No. 2 junior Manuel Montenegro. Jumonville was defeated by Rob Mitchell, 6-3, 7-6 (4), while Montenegro fell to Alejandro Manzanares, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

At the No. 3 spot, sophomore Aleh Drobysh battled to earn a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 10-4 decision over Philippe Courteau.

Freshman Chad Woodham was slotted at the No. 4 for his first collegiate match, but was beaten by Daniel Cardenas, 7-5, 6-3. Rounding out the lineup, senior Evan Borowski fell to Thais Minet, 4-6, 7-5, 10-1, while freshman Taylor Graalman was upended by John Tougher, 7-6 (7), 6-4.

In doubles action, the experienced pairing of Jumonville and Montenegro picked up APSU’s lone victory, defeating Mitchell and Minet, 7-5. Drobysh and Woodham were paired with one another against Tougher and Courteau, losing 6-1, while Borowski and Graalman were edged by Manzanares and Cardenas, 6-4.

Two Govs – Jumonville and Montenegro – will return to the court on Oct. 3-12 to compete in the ITA Men’s All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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