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Lady Govs tennis drops regular-season finale
Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information
Release: 04/15/2012
Courtesy: APSU Sports Information
MOREHEAD, Ky. - Austin Peay State University women's team dropped its regular-season finale, 4-3, at Morehead State, Sunday afternoon.

Senior Vanja Tomic rebounded from Saturday's loss with a straight-set win at No. 1 singles against Morehead State's Alix Young. Tomic also had a hand in the Lady Govs No. 1 doubles win, alongside freshman Alison Carre. The doubles win left Tomic and Carre with a  5-4 league record.

Tomic ends the regular season with a 7-1 record at No. 1 singles, while Carre finishes at 8-1 in her first trip through the Ohio Valley Conference.

Austin Peay needed three set matches for its other two wins. Sophomore Andra Cornea dropped the first set, won the second 6-1 and battled to a 7-5 third-set win for the match. Freshman Jovana Karak, meanwhile, split the first two sets and but won the deciding set.

The Lady Govs end Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5-4 record and will be the No. 4 seed at the upcoming OVC Tennis Tournament, facing No. 5 seed Eastern Illinois, 2 p.m., Friday. Morehead State, meanwhile, is the No. 6 seed, facing No. 3 Murray State, 2 p.m., Friday.

Morehead State 4, Austin Peay 3

 Singles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja (APSUW) def. YOUNG, Alix (MOR-W) 6-3, 6-1

2. GARRETT, Alexis (MOR-W) def. Di SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) 6-1, 6-2

3. CRAN, Victoria (MOR-W) def. CARRE, Alison (APSUW) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

4. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) def. MONTEMAYOR, Jessica (MOR-W) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5

5. HELMS, Brooke (MOR-W) def. TAVAREZ, Vanessa (APSUW) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

6. KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) def. NARUKA, Shilpa (MOR-W) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

 Doubles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja/CARRE, Alison (APSUW) def. CRAN, Victoria/HELMS, Brooke (MOR-W) 8-6

2. YOUNG, Alix/GARRETT, Alexis (MOR-W) def. Di SALVO, Ornella/CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 9-7

3. MONTEMAYOR, Jessica/NARUKA, Shilpa (MOR-W) def. TAVAREZ, Vanessa/KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) 8-4

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