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APSU tennis teams lose to Eastern Illinois

Austin Peays mens and womens tennis teams both lost Ohio Valley Conference matches April 3 at Eastern Illinois. The Governors dropped a 5-2 decision to the Panthers, while the Lady Govs failed to win a point, losing 7-0.
Austin Peay's men's and women's tennis teams both lost Ohio Valley Conference matches April 3 at Eastern Illinois. The Governors dropped a 5-2 decision to the Panthers, while the Lady Govs failed to win a point, losing 7-0.

In men's play, the Govs gained a pair of singles wins at No. 4 and 5 singles spots from Jonathan Brown and Wes Pancho. Brown's came as a result of an injury default, while Pancho overcame losing the first set 4-6 to claim a 7-5 decision in the second set. He won the tiebreaker, 10-4, to claim the match. The Govs only other win came at No. 2 doubles as Marcos Queiroz and Cody Wall teamed for an 8-4 victory. However, the Govs lost decisively the other two doubles matches.

APSU is 7-7 overall and 0-3 in the OVC play, while EIU 8-6 overall but 3-1 in league play.

In women's play, the Lady Govs won only at No. 2 doubles with Nikki Tafolla and Isabel Rzezniczek in a 9-8 decision, but the Lady Panthers won the doubles point and swept singles play.

The Lady Govs are 4-14 overall and 1-4 in the OVC. EIU pushed its overall mark to 5-5 and 2-2 in league play.
—Brad Kirtley