APSU Sports Information
Pensacola, FL – The Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team lost on the road at West Florida, 6-3, Wednesday afternoon at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex.Playing under NCAA Division II rules, the doubles point was split into three points with each match carrying weight.
However, due to injury the Govs had to forfeit the No. 3 match and fell in the No. 1 doubles match giving West Florida a 2-1 lead heading into singles action.
Twins Lidia Yanes Garcia and Claudia Yanes Garcia gave the Govs their only wins in singles, while West Florida cruised to the 6-3 win. Lidia won her No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-1, while Claudia took her No. 2 singles match 6-3, 6-3.
#7 West Florida 6, Austin Peay 3
1. Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Paula Coyos (UWF) 6-0, 6-1
2. Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Jordana Lujan (UWF) 6-3, 6-3
3. Heather Mixon (UWF) def. Helena Kuppig (APSU) 6-2, 6-0
4. Valeria Mantilla (UWF) def. Ana Albertson (APSU) 6-2, 6-0
5. Samantha Echevarria (UWF) def. Brittney Covington (APSU) 6-2, 6-2
6. Isabella Calves (UWF) def. No player (APSU), by forfeit
Austin Peay 2-5
West Florida 8-1; National ranking #7; Regional ranking #4 Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,1,2,4,3,5)