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Saturday Afternoon Loss

Saturday Afternoon Loss

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont women's tennis team fell to league leader Austin Peay 6-1 in a match played indoors on Saturday at the Governors Tennis Center in Clarksville.

The Govs won the first point of the match as they posted wins at positions one and two.  At one, Tatiana Lopez and Honoka Nakanishi beat Peyton Lee and Erin Allen 6-3.  Then at two, the Yanes twins defeated Drew Hawkins and Lauren Carelli 6-3.  The match at number three was unfinished.

In singles, Austin Peay captured wins at five of the six positions to clinch the victory over Belmont.  The lone BU win came at number three as sophomore Erin Allen defeated Tatiana Lopez 6-1, 7-5.

This match ends the regular season for the women's tennis team, however their season is not over yet.  The Bruins will begin play at the OVC Championship this Friday, April 26th at 10:00am.  Their opponent and site for their first round match will be finalized on Sunday afternoon.  Check for updates. 


Austin Peay 6, Belmont 1

Singles competition

1. Claudia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Drew Hawkins (BELW) 6-0, 6-1

2. Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Peyton Lee (BELW) 6-1, 6-3

3. Erin Allen (BELW) def. Tatiana Lopez (APSU) 6-1, 7-5

4. Fabienne Schmidt (APSU) def. Maria Plaksina (BELW) 6-4, 6-1

5. Helena Kuppig (APSU) def. Terra Sheldon (BELW) 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8)

6. Danielle Morris (APSU) def. Sarah Brackin (BELW) 6-2, 6-3


Doubles competition

1. Tatiana Lopez/Honoka Nakanishi (APSU) def. Peyton Lee/Erin Allen (BELW) 6-3

2. Claudia Yanes Garcia/Lidia Yanes Garcia (APSU) def. Drew Hawkins/Lauren Carelli (BELW) 6-3

3. Danielle Morris/Fabienne Schmidt (APSU) vs. Maria Plaksina/Terra Sheldon (BELW) 5-3, unfinished


Match Notes:

Belmont 12-8, 5-3 OVC

Austin Peay 20-0, 8-0 OVC

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (1,2,4,3,6,5)