Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was defeated 6-1 by Louisville, Friday, at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center. Now, The Govs kick off their three-week home run with a midday match on 25 February against Cumberlands before facing Cumberland at 11am the following afternoon.
As reported by the Austin Peay State University website, In singles, Baranov earned his first career win against a Power Five opponent after Xin retired in the first set while Baranov led 4-1. The Cardinals responded to the Govs’ singles run with a 6-1, 6-2 win against Hefti, followed by a 6-1, 6-1 win over cheng in singles no.
The Cardinals secured the win in a straight set win against top-ranked Leder. With the result decided, both Fontana and Torrealba withdrew their matches from the no. 6 and no. In doubles, Jana Leder and Melody Hefti lost only their second game of the spring after losing to Louisville’s Rhea Verma and Andrea DiPalma, while Denise Torrealba and Yu-Hua Cheng also, a series five-game winning streak, ended in a 6-2 loss to UL’s Jamilah Snells and Cici Xin.
1. Andrea DiPalma (LOU) def. Jana Leder (APSU) 6-3, 6-2 2. Jamilah Snells (LOU) def. Denise Torrealba (APSU) 6-4, 6-3 3. Rhea Verma (LOU) def. Melody Hefti (APSU) 6-1, 6-2 4. Sophia Baranov (APSU) def. Cici Xin (LOU) 4-1, retired 5.
Tyra Richardson (LOU) def. Yu-Hua Cheng (APSU) 6-1, 6-1 6. Sasha Gorchanyuk (LOU) def. Asia Fontana (APSU) 6-4, 6-2
1. Rhea Verma/Andrea DiPalma (LOU) def. Jana Leder / Melody Hefti (APSU), 6-1 2. Jamilah Snells/Cici Xin (LOU) def.
Denise Torrealba / Yu-Hua Cheng (APSU) 6-2 3. Sasha Gorchanyuk/Tyra Richardson (LOU) vs. Lucy Lascheck / Sophia Baranov (APSU) 4-5, unfinished
About Austin Peay State University
The Austin Peay State University is a public university in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Affiliated with the Tennessee Board of Regents, it is now governed by the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees as of May 2017. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and, in 2012, was the fastest-growing university in growing up in Tennessee.
Academics at Austin Peay are organized into six colleges, two schools, and 28 subordinate departments and offices. Photo credits: Austin Peay State University website