Clarksville, TN – After beginning its six-match homestand with a 5-2 win against Cumberlands last week, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team hosts Cumberland on Tuesday at the Governors Tennis Courts. The match begins at 1:30pm.
Austin Peay (4-3) has claimed the doubles point in all but one match this season, with both of its top doubles pairings of Jana Leder and Melody Hefti in addition to Yu-Hua Cheng and Denise Torrealba winning five of their seven matches.
Leder also leads the Govs with a 6-1 mark in singles play, while freshman Sophia Baranov has won five-straight singles matches entering Tuesday’s game and is 5-1 on the season.
About the Cumberland Phoenix
2023 Record: 2-9 (0-0 MSC)
Cumberland’s 2023 Season: The Cumberland Phoenix have dropped six-straight matches after earning their first win of the spring in a 6-1 victory against Oakland City on February 9th.
2022 Record: 11-8 (7-3 MSC)
2022 Season Result: The Phoenix had their 2022 season come to an end in the Mid-South Conference Championship quarterfinals when it fell to UT Southern, 4-3, in the tournament’s quarterfinals.
Last Meeting: The APSu Govs cruised to a 7-0 victory against Cumberland on February 11th, 2020. Austin Peay State University did not allow more than two games in doubles matches and won all six singles matches in straight sets.
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For news and updates throughout the Governors’ inaugural ASUN Conference season, follow the APSU women’s tennis team on Twitter (@GovsWTN), Instagram (@GovsTennis), and Facebook (Austin Peay Tennis).
Next Up For APSU Women’s Tennis
The Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team continues a season-long, six-match homestand when it hosts Illinois State at noon, March 4th match at the Governors Tennis Courts.