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Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis defeats North Alabama, 5-2

 

APSU Men's TennisClarksville, TN – After a slow start to the spring season, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis team has reeled off three-straight wins after beating North Alabama, 5-2, Saturday at the Governors Tennis Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Tennis takes down North Alabama 5-2 for Third Straight Win. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Tennis takes down North Alabama 5-2 for Third Straight Win. (APSU Sports Information)

It was the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles pairings that took care of business against the Lions of North Alabama, as the Governors picked up the doubles point.

Anton Damberg and Julius Gold were the first doubles match to go final, as the Govs No. 3 pairing picked up their third-straight win.

The Governors No. 3 pairing of Oliver Andersson and Hunter Sanders provide the double-point clinching win, as they picked up their second-straight win as a duo. In the No. 1 singles match, Jacob Lorino and Christian Edison led the Lions No. 1 pairing, 4-3, but the match was left unfinished.

In the first singles match to go final, North Alabama tied the match, picking up a win over Gold in the No. 3 position. But the Governors quickly got back out in front, as the No. 4 matchup was the next to go final, as Andersson picked up his third win of the spring for Austin Peay State University.

With Austin Peay leading 2-1, North Alabama was able to tie the match once again, as the Lions knocked off Edison in the No. 1 match to level the score. But once again the Governors bounced back quickly, as Sanders handily won on the No. 6 line to put the Govs just a point away from clinching the match.

Needing just one more point to clinch the match, the Governors wasted no more time, as Damberg wrapped up a hard-fought three-set victory in the No. 2 position to clinch the match for Austin Peay State University.

With the match already decided, Lorino picked up one more point for Austin Peay State University, winning in the No. 5 position to secure a 5-2 win over the Lions of North Alabama, as the Governors improved to 3-0 on their four-match home stand.

 


Results

Doubles

Jacob Lorino/Christian Edison (APSU) def. Cian Maguire/Andreas Hansen (UNA) 4-3, unfinished

Anton Damberg/Julius Gold (APSU) def. Yannick Pfleiderer/Cade Reasons (UNA) 6-1

Oliver Andersson/Hunter Sanders (APSU) def. George Markos/Tim Heslin (UNA) 6-3

Order of Finish: 2, 3*

Singles

Cian Maguire (UNA) def. Christian Edison (APSU) 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2

Anton Damberg (APSU) def. Yannick Pfleiderer (UNA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Gustavo Girao (UNA) def. Julius Gold (APSU) 6-4, 6-4

Oliver Andersson (APSU) def. Andreas Hansen (UNA) 6-2, 6-2

Jacob Lorino (APSU) def. Cade Reasons (UNA) 6-2, 6-4

Hunter Sanders (APSU) def. Tim Heslin (UNA) 6-2, 6-2

Order of Finish: 3, 4, 1, 6, 2*, 5

 


Next Up For Austin Peay State University

The Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team will wrap up a four-match home stand when they host Martin Methodist for a 2:00pm, Thursday match at the Governors Tennis Center.


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