Topic: OVC Tennis Championships
Clarksville, TN – If you’re looking for the last time the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team lost a head-to-head match you’ll have to look back to last season, as the Governors remained undefeated after their Ohio Valley Conference-opening victory over Tennessee State this past Saturday.
The Govs are 13-0 so far this season, with their last loss coming in the finals of the OVC Tennis Championships at April 22nd to Eastern Kentucky by a narrow 4-3 final and a berth into the NCAA Tournament.
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Paducah, KY – Senior Jasmin Ademovic was named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference for the fourth time, Wednesday, becoming the first player in program history to earn first-team honors in each of his four Austin Peay seasons.
Clarksville, TN – Senior John Storie, of the Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Storie was the story for the Govs at the OVC Tennis Championships. The Johnson City, Tennessee, native won both his singles matches and both doubles matches with Aleksas Tverijonas to help Austin Peay clinch its first OVC Tennis title since 1974.
APSU Sports Information
Paducah, KY – For the second year in a row, four Austin Peay State University men’s tennis players have earned All-Ohio Valley Conference honors. The conference announced their honors at the annual awards banquet prior to the OVC Tennis Tournament Championship.
Senior Sean Bailey, junior Jasmin Ademovic and sophomore Dimitar Ristovski earned first-team honors, as voted by the conference coaches. Sophomore Aleksas Tverijonas claimed a spot on the second team. It’s the second time in three years the Govs have placed three on the first team, with Ademovic, Bailey and Henrique Norbiato earning first-team honors in 2011.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Tennis
Clarksville, TN – Malik Tabet, Austin Peay State University men and women’s tennis coach for the past three years, has announced his resignation because of “personal reasons.”
Tabet came to Austin Peay after spending five seasons at Indiana State, coaching the women (five seasons) and the men (one). He led the Lady Govs to 2010 Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship and their first NCAA tournament championship. The Lady Govs qualified for the OVC tournament in each of his three seasons as head coach.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Tennis
Clarksville, TN – In gaining a No. 2 seed for the second straight year, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team begins its Ohio Valley Conference Championship bid, 10:00am, when it faces No. 3 seed Eastern Kentucky at Nashville’s Centennial Park.
Austin Peay Women’s Tennis vs. Eastern Illinois
Friday, April 20th, 2012 | Start: 2:00pm
APSU Men’s Tennis
Paducah, KY – Experience outlasted youth in Sunday’s Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Championship match as Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team dropped a 4-1 match to Eastern Kentucky.
As regular-season champions, the Colonels (21-4) entered the tournament as the outright favorite, sporting an undefeated league record and a team comprised of juniors and seniors. In fact, the 2011 title was the second-straight for EKU and, like they did last season, the Colonels will represent the OVC in the NCAA Tennis Championships.
APSU Men’s Tennis
Paducah, KY – Freshman Jasmin Ademovic closed a three-set match with a win to put Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team on top of Tennessee Tech, 4-1, in Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinal action, Saturday, at the Larry J. Heflin Tennis Center.
The win moves the Govs (14-5) into the OVC Tournament championship match for the first time since 1987, where they face regular-season champion Eastern Kentucky at 2:00pm, Sunday
APSU Women’s Tennis
Paducah, KY – A challenging season came to an end when Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinal match to Jacksonville State, Saturday, at the Larry J. Heflin Tennis Complex.
Entering the season as defending champions placed lofty expectations on a Lady Govs team that was comprised of two returning starters and four freshmen to fill out the lineup. It was lack of depth that led to its undoing as a late-season ankle injury to freshman Rachel Margolies dismantled an already disjointed lineup just prior to the OVC Tournament.
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