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Austin Peay State University Hall of Fame luncheon tickets still available


APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Tickets for the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame luncheon, set for February 1st, are still available.

The cost of the 11:30am luncheon is $10.00 per person and reservations can be made through Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119, or the Athletics Office at 931.221.7903.

That day two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director will be inducted to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

APSU Hall of Fame inductees (APSU Sports)

APSU Hall of Fame inductees (APSU Sports)

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, will be inducted to the Hall of Fame as part of it Honors category.

Nick Stapleton, the greatest scoring point guard in Austin Peay history who remains one of two Governors to tally more than 2,000 career points; Shawn Kelley, arguably the best “big game” pitcher in APSU history whose 2007 NCAA dual with Vanderbilt’s David Price remains as the best single-game pitching performance in APSU history, and Brad Kirtley, who has publicized Austin Peay sports for the past 30 years, have been elected to APSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Meanwhile, Reedy Sears, a wide receiver for the football team and a 5-9 guard on the basketball team in the early 1940s was chosen from the Honors category.

The quartet will also will be introduced at halftime of the APSU-Murray State, Friday, January 31st. They will become the 104th, 105th, 106th and 107th members of APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame.




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