Clarksville, TN – A match that was originally scheduled to be played on the road will now be played in Clarksville, as the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team will welcome Western Kentucky to the Governors Tennis Center for a 1:00pm, Saturday match.
After picking up a pair of wins on the road in Arkansas last weekend, the Governors will be back at home for a single match before heading to Ohio for a pair of matches next weekend.
Governor sophomores Danielle Morris and Martina Paladini-Jennings are both off to 2-1 starts this season in singles action. Paladini-Jennings enters Saturday’s match against Western Kentucky on a two-match winning streak, after winning both of her matches last weekend.
In doubles play, Morris and Leder have been paired together as the Governors No. 1 duo in all three matches, they have played to a 1-2 record this season, but picked up a win in their last match. Schmidt and Topalovic have been the Govs best doubles pair so far this season, as the duo has gone 2-1 in the first two weeks of the season while playing as the No. 2 pairing.
Thee Governors No. 3 doubles pairing has been Heckel playing with a combination of Albertson and Paladini-Jennings. Heckel has won twice in doubles play this seaosn, pciking up one win with each of her doubles partners.
About the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Western Kentucky (3-1)
All-time series: APSU trails 29-9
Last Meeting: Austin Peay State University swept Western Kentucky, 7-0, in last season’s opener on January 26th, 2019 at the Governors tennis Center.
The Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky started their season 3-0, after picking up a big 4-3 win over Butler in the season opener. But the Hilltoppers winning streak was snapped, and they have lost back-to-back matches to Northern Kentucky, 6-1, and Ball State, 5-2.
Next Up For APSU Women’s Tennis
The Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will travel to the Dayton, Ohio, for a pair of matches; first a 7:00pm, February 7th, match at Dayton and then a 2:30pm, February 8th, match at Wright State.