Austin Peay Sports Information
Knoxville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team saw its three-match winning streak come to an end Sunday afternoon, falling 7-0 to Tennessee.
The Governors (3-8) dropped two doubles matches to begin the day, and could not overpower the Vols (11-12) who later cruised in singles action.Both of Tennessee’s doubles matches ended with a 6-1 line, with 26th-ranked team Jack Schipanski and Luis Valero defeating Aaron Jumonville and Manuel Montenegro, while Srdjan Jakovljevic and Tomo Stodder topped Alex Kartsonis and Chad Woodham.
In singles play, UT’s Heslin began the competition with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Woodham, followed by Valero knocking off Jumonville, 6-2, 6-0, at the No. 1 spot. In between places in the order, No. 2 Stodder defeated Ozelis, 6-4, 6-0, Jakovljevic outmatched Montenegro, 6-0, 6-2, Schipanski gained the upperhand over Drobysh, 6-1, 6-3, and Touliatos capped off the day with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Kartsonis.
Austin Peay returns to Ohio Valley Conference play for a three-match homestand beginning 2:00pm, Tuesday against Murray State.
1. Luis Valero (UT-M) def. Aaron Jumonville (APSU) 6-2, 6-0
2. Timo Stodder (UT-M) def. Almantas Ozelis (APSU) 6-4, 6-0
3. Srdjan Jakovljevic (UT-M) def. Manuel Montenegro (APSU) 6-0, 6-2
4. Jack Schipanski (UT-M) def. Aleh Drobysh (APSU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Preston Touliatos (UT-M) def. Alex Kartsonis (APSU) 6-2, 6-3
6. Jack Heslin (UT-M) def. Chad Woodham (APSU) 6-1, 6-2
1. Schipanski/Valero (UT-M) def. Jumonville/Montenegro (APSU) 6-1
2. Heslin/Touliatos (UT-M) vs. Drobysh/Ozelis (APSU) 5-3, unfinished
3. Jakovljevic/Stodder (UT-M) def. Kartsonis/Woodham (APSU) 6-1