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APSU Governors Tennis plays host to Murray State Racers tomorrow

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU men’s tennis team begins a three-match Ohio Valley Conference homestand 2:00pm, Tuesday against Murray State at the Foy Fitness Center outdoor courts.

The Governors (3-8, 2-2 OVC) have won three of their last four matches, two coming against OVC foes SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis takes on Murray State Tuesday to begin three match homestand. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Tennis takes on Murray State Tuesday to begin three match homestand. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University followed up with a victory over NAIA power Lindsey Wilson, 4-3, before its streak ended at Tennessee, Sunday.

Austin Peay’s No. 2 doubles tandem of Aleh Drobysh and Almantas Ozelis has maintained an undefeated 4-0 record in OVC play, including five-straight wins since teaming up. In singles, Manuel Montenegro leads the Govs with a 4-7 mark, while Ozelis and Chad Woodham each have three wins.

The Racers (2-18, 0-4 OVC) are seeking their first conference win of 2016 after a slow start to the season. Murray State comes into Tuesday without a win on the road (0-13), including four losses at Tennessee last weekend.

Marcel Ueltzhoeffer leads Murray State in singles wins with seven, while Javier Villar has compiled six.

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