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APSU Lady Govs Tennis plays at Lipscomb, Friday

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team travels to the Huston-Marsh-Griffith Tennis Center in Nashville to face Lipscomb, Friday. The two squads will begin the match with first serve at 7:00pm.

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

The Govs last faced the Bisons in the preseason at APSU’s own Fall Invitational. Freshman Lidia Yanes Garcia defeated Lipscomb’s Kate Kandyba, 6-1, injury en route to winning the tournament. She also teamed with sophomore Brittney Covington to earn a second win by injury over Kandyba and Thabile Tshatedi.

Austin Peay currently sits at 1-2 on the young season with a victory over Evansville, 6-1. On the other hand, the Bisons enter this weekend with a 4-2 record, with key victories over Butler and Harding and losses to Tennessee and Western Kentucky.

Friday, the Govs will continue riding the hot streak of Claudia Yanes Garcia, who is 3-0 in her first collegiate season. She, along with Covington, have paced the doubles contingent with a 2-0 record.

For Lipscomb, the Bisons have proven to be strong in doubles play following a sweep in that category over Butler. In individual action, Hannah Gamage has been the table setter with four wins all coming at the No. 1 position.


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