Women's Tennis Falls to Austin Peay 4-3

Women's Tennis Falls to Austin Peay 4-3

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont women's tennis team fell to future OVC foe Austin Peay 4-3 in a match played indoors on Friday in Clarksville, Tennessee.

The Lady Govs picked up the doubles point as they won two of the three matches.  Belmont did win at number three as Natalia Nunes and Carolyn Caire beat Vanessa Tavarez and Jovana Karak 8-2. 

In singles, the Bruins fought hard, winning three matches, however Austin Peay won three matches which allowed them to clinch the match victory 4-3.  Belmont's three wins came at the four, five, and six positions.  At number four, Catherine Holliday defeated Andra Cornea 6-2, 6-2, while Laura Stack won at number five over Vanessa Tavarez 6-4, 6-3.  At six, Natalia Nunes beat Jovana Karak in straight sets 6-0, 6-0. 

Belmont (3-5) is back in action tomorrow as they host Central Arkansas indoors at 5:00pm at the Wildwood Tennis Club in Brentwood.

Austin Peay 4, Belmont 3

Singles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja (APSUW) def. Fabiana Mersan (BELW) 6-0, 6-0

2. Di SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) def. Nikki Maciel (BELW) 6-3, 6-0

3. CARRE, Alison (APSUW) def. Carolyn Caire (BELW) 6-4, 6-0

4. Catherine Holliday (BELW) def. CORNEA, Andra (APSUW) 6-2, 6-2

5. Laura Stack (BELW) def. TAVAREZ, Vanessa (APSUW) 6-4, 6-3

6. Natalia Nunes (BELW) def. KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) 6-0, 6-0


Doubles competition

1. TOMIC, Vanja/CARRE, Alison (APSUW) def. Laura Stack/Abigail Hogan (BELW) 8-4

2. CORNEA, Andra/Di SALVO, Ornella (APSUW) def. Fabiana Mersan/Catherine Holliday (BELW) 8-3

3. Natalia Nunes/Carolyn Caire (BELW) def. TAVAREZ, Vanessa/KARAK, Jovana (APSUW) 8-2