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APSU Lady Govs Tennis begins OVC play this weekend

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU women’s tennis team begins the Ohio Valley Conference portion of its schedule this weekend.

The Austin Peay State University Lady Govs (1-5) await Eastern Kentucky, Friday morning at 10:00am, before a Noon, Saturday dual at Morehead State.

APSU Women's Tennis faces Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State on the road this weekend to start OVC play. (APSU Sports Information)
APSU Women’s Tennis faces Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State on the road this weekend to start OVC play. (APSU Sports Information)

Since claiming a season-opening victory over Evansville, APSU has fallen into a five-match losing streak.

But it’s a new season, with only conference opponents penciled in on the schedule from this point forward. Freshman Claudia Yanes Garcia leads the team with a 5-1 singles record, followed closely behind twin sister Lidia Yanes Garcia (4-2).

The Colonels (5-8) are also seeking a turnaround, currently in the midst of a three-match winless period. All five wins have come on their home court, led by Laura Argente’s 12-7 record.

Morehead State (0-10) is searching for its first win of 2016 as of Friday morning. The Eagles have played a tough schedule to open the season, including dates with top-60 opponents Marshall and Indiana. In singles, Hayley Wild leads the way with four victories, but MSU is winless in doubles action (0-26).

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