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Lorino leads Governors completes UTC Steve Fall Classic to end fall season


APSU Men's TennisChattanooga, TN – Over the past three days, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis competed in its final event of the fall schedule, the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic.

The Governors kicked off their final event of the fall, Friday, against UNC Asheville.

Austin Peay State University Men's Tennessee sophomore Jacob Lorino leads Governors at UTC Steve Fall Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennessee sophomore Jacob Lorino leads Governors at UTC Steve Fall Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

In doubles action, Jacob Lorino and Thiago Nogueira beat the Bulldog’s Edward Colclough and Charlie Morkely, 6-2.

The Govs dropped four singles matches to the Bulldogs, but in an extra doubles match, Lorino teamed up with Anton Damberg to knock off Quinn Fender and Finlay McFadyen, 6-1.

North Alabama was next on the slate for the Govs, who would win both doubles matches over the Lions. Lorino and freshman Thiago Nogueira got things started, beating Andreas Hansen and George Markos, 7-5. Then the Governors European duo of Damberg and Julius Gold teamed up to beat Cian Maguire and Cade Reasons, 6-2

In singles play against North Alabama, Lorino and Gold each picked up another win for the Govs. Lorino won his match handily, beating Tim Heslin, 6-1 6-2. Gold played in a much closer match against Andreas Hansen, but came away with a win, 7-5 7-6(4).

Against the host-school Chattanooga, Damberg, Lorino, and Nogueira all dropped singles matches. In the doubles matches against the Mocs, Damberg and Gold fell, 6-4, and Lorino and Nogueira also fell, 6-4.

On the final day of the tournament, the Governors matched up with Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Illinois. Damberg and Gold won their doubles match, easily defeating the Panther’s duo of Christos Kyrillou and Gertjan De Wilder, 6-1. Lorino and Nogueira dropped a close a match to Daniel Hernandez and Logan Charbonneau, 6-4.

In the final singles action of the tournament, Damberg and Nogueira eached dropped a match to the Panthers, wrapping up the Governors fall season.

Lorino led the Govs in the final weekend, winning a singles match and three doubles matches. Damberg and Gold each won three times, with Damberg picking up all of his wins in doubles action. Gold won twice in doubles and added a singles win to cap off his fall season.

With the Governors four tournament fall schedule in the books, they will be not be back in action for the next two months. The Govs will retake the court when they play an 11:00am, January 18th, match at Louisville. The Governors traveled to Louisville, October 11th-13th, for the Louisville Fall Classic, and will make the trip again to kick off the spring schedule with a dual match against the Cardinals.

For news and updates on the Governors men’s tennis team during the break between fall and spring seasons, follow along on Twitter (@AustinPeayMTN).

APSU Govs Match Results

Govs vs. UNC Asheville 


Jacob Lorino/Thiago Nogueira (APSU) def. Edward Colclough/Charlie Morkel (UNCA) 6-2

Harry Thursfield/Leo Bierbaum def. Julius Gold/Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-4


Charlie Morkel (UNCA) def. Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-3 6-4

Harry Thursfield (UNCA) def. Julius Gold (APSU) 7-6 5-2

Quinn Fender (UNCA) def. Jacob Lorino (APSU) 7-5 6-2

Edward Colclough (UNCA) def. Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 6-2 6-1

Extra Doubles Match

Anton Damberg/Jacob Lorino (APSU) def. Quinn Fender/Finlay McFadyen (UNCA) 6-1

Govs vs. North Alabama 


Jacob Lorino/Thiago Nogueira (APSU) def. Andreas Hansen/George Markos 7-5

Anton Damberg/Julius Gold (APSU) def. Cian Maguire/Cade Reseasons (UNA) 6-2


Jacob Lorino (APSU) def. Tim Heslin (UNA) 6-1 6-2

Julius Gold (APSU) def. Andreas Hansen 7-5 7-6(4)

Cian Maguire (UNA) vs. Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-2 7-5

Gustavo Girao (UNA) def. Thiago Nogueira (APSU)6-3 7-5

Govs vs. Chattanooga 


Tomas Rodriguez (UTC) def. Anton Damberg (APSU) 6-4 6-2

Jeffrey Dewald (UTC) def. Jacob Lorino (APSU) 6-4 6-4

Kaisei Kuroki (UTC) def. Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 7-5 6-3


Turner Voges/Jeffrey Dewald (UTC) def. Anton Damberg/Julius Gold (APSU) 6-4

Tomas Rodriguez/Bo Nash (UTC) def. Jacob Lorino/Thiago Nogueira 6-4


Govs vs. Eastern Illinois


Anton Damberg/Julius Gold (APSU) def. Christos Kyrillou/Gertjan De Wilder (EIU) 6-1

Daniel Hernandez/Logan Charbonneau (EIU) def. Jacob Lorino/Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 6-4


Christos Kyrillou (EIU) def. Anton Damberg (APSU) 4-6 6-1 10-7

Logan Charbonneau (EIU) def. Thiago Nogueira (APSU) 6-3 6-1




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