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Austin Peay State University Sports Information
Florence, AL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team ended their non-conference slate undefeated after a 7-0 win over North Alabama, Wednesday, at the UNA Varsity Tennis Courts.
The Governors (12-0) have experimented with a couple different lineups and pairings in doubles as of late, but showed no signs of rust once again against the Lions (5-8)
Tatiana Lopez and Honoka Nakanishi moved up to the No. 1 doubles spot last match against Dayton and once again played there today, winning 6-2. The duo have now won eight straight doubles across the No. 1 and No. 2 positions.
The Yanes Garcia duo kept rolling along as well, winning 6-1 at No. 2 doubles to give the Govs a 1-0 lead heading into singles. Despite the Govs having won the doubles point, the new pairing of Fabienne Schmidt and Danielle Morris played out their match at No. 3 doubles, winning in a tiebreaker, 7-6.
Like they have done all throughout this season, the Govs rolled over their opponents in singles. Claudia Yanes Garcia continued her unbeaten singles season to this point with a dominant 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles to put the Govs up 2-0.
Schmidt is quickly finding her form in singles as well, winning 6-2, 6-3, at No. 4 singles to bring the win in sight. Lidia Yanes Garcia clinched it for the Govs with a workmanlike 6-4, 6-2 victory at the No. 1 spot, assuring the Govs they will be unbeaten heading into Ohio Valley Conference play.
Lopez, Morris, and Helena Kuppig all picked up straight-set wins in singles as well, as the Lions were the seventh team to fall victim to the Govs without winning a set.
The Govs host Tennessee State to open up OVC play, 10:00am, Saturday.
Austin Peay 7, North Alabama 0
1. Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Payton Andrews (UNA) 6-4, 6-2
2. Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Sydney Flesch (UNA) 6-0, 6-1
3. Tatiana Lopez (APSU) def. Nina Linke (UNA) 7-5, 6-3
4. Fabienne Schmidt (APSU) def. Nele Seitz (UNA) 6-2, 7-5
5. Helena Kuppig (APSU) def. Megan Humphreys (UNA) 6-2, 7-5
6. Danielle Morris (APSU) def. Elise Sickle (UNA) 6-2, 7-5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,4,1,6,5,3)
TopicsAPSU, APSU Athletics, APSU Sports, APSU Tennis, APSU Women's Tennis, Austin Peay State University, Claudia Yanes Garcia, Danielle Morris, Dayton, Fabienne Schmidt, Florence AL, Helena Kuppig, Honoka Nakanishi, Lady Govs, Lidia Yanes Garcia, North Alabama, Ohio Valley Conference, OVC, Tatiana Lopez, Tennessee State
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