Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s tennis team takes the courts on Tuesday against Cumberland at the Governors Tennis Courts. The match will begin at 1:30pm.
The Governors look to get back in the win column after dropping their last match to Cumberlands, 4-3 on February 23rd. Sota Minami and Tom Bolton both picked up a pair of wins against the Patriots, but the APSU Govs were unable to overcome a late UC comeback in singles play.
About the Cumberland Phoenix
2023 Record: 7-5 (0-0 MSC)
Cumberland’s 2023 Season: After winning both of their dual matches in the fall – which counts towards NAIA school’s overall record – the Phoenix have split their 10 spring matches. Cumberland had a three-match winning streak come to an end on February 19th against No. 2 Georgia Gwinnett.
2022 Record: 14-9 (8-2 MSC)
2022 Season Result: Despite falling to Cumberlands in the 2022 Mid-South Conference semifinals, the Phoenix earned a seed in the NAIA Championships where their season came to an end in the tournament’s first round to No. 17 Ave Maria.
Last Meeting: Austin Peay State University earned its first win of the 2022 spring season in a 5-2 victory against Cumberland on February 11th. The APSU Govs dropped doubles but rallied to earn wins across each of its top five singles positions to secure the victory.
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Next Up For APSU Men’s Tennis
Tuesday’s match is the second of six-straight home matches for the Govs. The Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team continues its homestand on Thursday against Brescia at the Governors Tennis Courts. The match starts at 1:00pm.