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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis hosts IUPUI, Friday


Austin Peay State University Sports Information 

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team looks to continue its impressive start to the spring season, 11:00am, Friday, February 14th by hosting IUPUI.

The Governors (6-0) decimated Cumberland and Central Arkansas to stay unbeaten, only dropping one singles match over the span of two full matches.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis plays home match against IUPUI late Friday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis plays home match against IUPUI late Friday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

The Govs also boast the reigning Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Player of the Week in Claudia Yanes Garcia.

Yanes Garcia went 4-0 across the two matches last week, teaming with her twin sister Lidia Yanes Garcia for two wins at No. 1 doubles and then sweeping both of her opponents at No. 2 singles in straight sets. Both the Yanes Garcia sisters and Tatiana Lopez are still undefeated in singles matches to start the spring season.

Since the opening weekend, the Govs have played four matches and have won every completed singles and doubles match except one. While both Yanes Garcia sisters, Lopez, Helena Kuppig, and Ana Albertson are all undefeated in singles matches in that span, Claudia and Albertson have won them all in straight sets.

About the IUPUI Jaguars

The Jaguars (2-4) are coming off a 7-0 beatdown of Dayton at home. The two programs met last year in Clarksville, with the Govs coming away with a decisive 6-1 victory, despite playing with just five healthy players.

Lidia Yanes Garcia, Fabienne Schmidt, Kuppig, and Albertson all won singles matches in straight sets while Yanes Garcia and Schmidt and Kuppig and Albertson each teamed to win the doubles point.

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