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APSU launches GovsGROW

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University gets set to welcome another freshman class to campus—and for the athletics department, as it continues to gain prominence regionally and nationally, we welcome a new, diverse group of young student-athletes from all corners of the globe.

It was this last point that saw Governors and community leaders come together Thursday morning for brunch and to learn about a brand-new initiative at Austin Peay, the brainchild of assistant athletics director Brandi Bryant.

Austin Peay's GovsGROW was launched to connect young female student-athletes with strong women mentors in the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s GovsGROW was launched to connect young female student-athletes with strong women mentors in the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds come up short against Round Rock Express

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds squandered numerous opportunities on offense as they were edged by the Round Rock Express 3-2 Thursday night at First Tennessee Park. The Sounds went 1-for-19 with runners in scoring position on the night.

Daniel Mengden was once again outstanding for the Sounds. The right-hander twirled his fifth quality start in his last six with six shutout innings of four-hit baseball. He walked one and fanned six on the night. Offensively the Sounds scattered eight hits but were unable to cross the plate against Round Rock starter Adrian Sampson in his 5 2/3 innings of work.

Nashville Sounds Goes 1-for-19 With Runners in Scoring Position. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Goes 1-for-19 With Runners in Scoring Position. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Women’s Soccer begins season against Middle Tennessee, Evansville this weekend

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team officially opens its season with a pair of matches, the first of at home against Middle Tennessee, 7:00pm, Friday, and then going on the road to take on Evansville, 5:00pm, Sunday.

The home opener against MTSU marks the first official match in charge for Governors head coach Naomi Kolarova, who took over the program last winter after former head coach Kelley Guth left the post.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer hosts Middle Tennessee, travels to Evansville this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer hosts Middle Tennessee, travels to Evansville this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds fall to Round Rock Express, 3-1

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds’ winning streak came to a halt at 15 games as the Round Rock Express snapped it with a 3-1 win in front of 8,453 fans and 702 dogs at First Tennessee Park Wednesday night.

The 2018 Sounds team will share the longest winning streak in franchise history with the 1999 Sounds team that won 15 straight games June 2nd-20th.

Round Rock made several stellar defensive plays throughout the night and limited Nashville’s recently red-hot offense to one run on nine hits. Among Round Rock’s defensive gems was a diving catch by left fielder Scott Heineman to take away extra bases from Bruce Maxwell in the seventh, and a diving stop by second baseman Christian Lopes to take a hit away from Steve Lombardozzi in the eighth.

2018 Nashville Sounds Club Will Share the Record With 1999 Club. (Nashville Sounds)

2018 Nashville Sounds Club Will Share the Record With 1999 Club. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Women’s Golf to honor fallen hero through Folds of Honor program

 

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APSU Women's GolfClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s golf picks up the bags for the first round of the Golfweek Challenge in September, one of the Govs will be carrying more than just her clubs.

She’ll be carrying the memory of a fallen warrior.

Austin Peay Women's golf to honor fallen hero Staff Sergeant Shaun Mittler during the entire 2018-19 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s golf to honor fallen hero Staff Sergeant Shaun Mittler during the entire 2018-19 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU to hold “Meet the Govs” event after football scrimmage Saturday

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Following the Austin Peay State University  (APSU) football team’s scrimmage, Saturday, at Fortera Stadium, fans are encouraged to attend the “Meet the Govs” event, presented by ECHO Power Engineering, LLC.

“Meet the Govs” event to be held after Austin Peay Football scrimmage Saturday, August 18th. (APSU Sports Information)

“Meet the Govs” event to be held after Austin Peay Football scrimmage Saturday, August 18th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nashville Sounds defeat Round Rock Express 8-4 for Franchise Record 15th Straight Win

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Franklin Barreto homered and Dustin Fowler added three hits as the Nashville Sounds topped the Round Rock Express, 8-4, Tuesday night at First Tennessee Park to extend their winning streak to 15 games. The 15-game streak matches a franchise record set during the 1999 season.

Nashville’s winning streak started on July 29th in Salt Lake City with a 9-5 win over the Bees. They swept their last homestand – a seven-game stretch against Fresno and Sacramento – and swept Colorado Springs on the road before returning home. The Sounds have outscored their opponents 89-48 during the 15-game stretch.

Nashville Sounds 15-Game Stretch Matches Record Set by Pirates Affiliate in 1999 Season. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds 15-Game Stretch Matches Record Set by Pirates Affiliate in 1999 Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay State University Volleyball picked to finish Second in OVC

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – For a second consecutive year Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team – the defending Ohio Valley Conference champions – was picked second in the league’s preseason poll of coaches and sports information directors.

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Nashville Sounds score two in the ninth to beat Round Rock Express, 6-5

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Anthony Garcia’s walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Nashville Sounds to a dramatic, come-from-behind, 6-5 win over the Round Rock Express in front of 6,215 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night. The win extended Nashville’s winning streak to 14 games, one shy of matching a franchise record 15 games set in 1999.

The Sounds erased a 5-1 deficit with three runs in the eighth and two in the ninth to score their eighth walk-off win of the season.

Trailing 5-1 in the bottom of the eighth, Dustin Fowler sparked a rally with his second hit of the night – a sharp single to right-center. Franklin Barreto and Garcia added singles to cut the deficit to 5-2.

Anthony Garcia's Ninth-Inning Single Completes Nashville Sounds Dramatic Comeback. (Nashville Sounds)

Anthony Garcia’s Ninth-Inning Single Completes Nashville Sounds Dramatic Comeback. (Nashville Sounds)

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Former APSU Basketball star Tre’ Ivory joins pro ranks, will play 2018-19 in Germany

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TNTre’ Ivory will join the ranks of former Austin Peay State University men’s basketball players who have gone on to pro careers when the Louisville native suits up with Phoenix Hagen of the German ProA League.

The Ohio Valley Conference has long been a league that Phoenix Hagen has picked from—Belmont’s J.J. Mann was a recent signing and this year, the club—located on the outskirts of Dortmund—went to the well twice with the additions of Ivory and former SIU Edwardsville guard Kris Davis.

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