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APSU Volleyball cant get on track at Murray State

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team could not get its offense on track and dropped a three-set decision (19-25, 16-25, 14-25) to Murray State in Ohio Valley Conference action, Tuesday night at Racer Arena in the first contest of the newly minted Battle of the Border presented by Heritage Bank.

Austin Peay Volleyball loses in straight sets to Murray State Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball loses in straight sets to Murray State Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Kaitlyn Teeter earns second-straight adidas® OVC Newcomer Honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – For a second consecutive week, Austin Peay State University junior transfer Kaitlyn Teeter has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

Teeter, of Lebanon, Tennessee, finished with 27 kills (4.50 kills per set) as the Governors swept both Southeast Missouri and UT Martin to begin OVC play last weekend. She had 13 kills (4.33 kps) and a .375 attack percentage along with seven digs against the Redhawks, Friday. Teeter followed that with a 13-kill (4.67 kps) performance against UT Martin, Saturday, that included three service aces and nine digs.

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APSU Volleyball travels to Murray State, Eastern Kentucky

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After a successful Ohio Valley Conference-opening weekend at home, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team begins a four-match OVC road trip this week with a pair of matches in Kentucky.

The Govs first face Murray State in a 7:00pm, Tuesday contest that will kickoff the “Battle of the Border” presented by Heritage Bank. Austin Peay then travels to Eastern Kentucky for a 1:00pm (CT), Saturday contest.

Austin Peay Volleyball travels to Kentucky to take on Murray State Racers and Eastern Kentucky Colonels. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball travels to Kentucky to take on Murray State Racers and Eastern Kentucky Colonels. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University, Murray State announce Battle of the Border rivalry competition

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsHopkinsville, KY – Austin Peay State University Athletics, Murray State University Athletics and Heritage Bank announced Monday they have partnered to present the Battle of the Border, featuring a season-long multi-sport competition between the two Ohio Valley Conference rivals.

“It’s been a long-standing rivalry between two bordering states and two excellent institutions,” says John Peck, CEO of Heritage Bank. “We thought it would be fun to get into the fray on both sides of the state line and, at the same time, highlight the excellent sports histories and talented student athletes that represent Austin Peay and Murray State.”

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Instant Peay Play: Huge tests await APSU Govs this week in key OVC matchups

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When you get into conference play each game is important, but for Austin Peay State University’s football, soccer and volleyball teams this maybe the biggest week of the year so far and one that may set the stage for the rest of the season.

For football, which is still looking for its first win of the season despite putting on a strong showing versus No. 16-ranked Eastern Illinois last Saturday, they renew their rivalry with Murray State – the last team they defeated back on October 18th, 2014 – and the only other team in the Ohio Valley Conference yet to win a game this season.

Austin Peay's Football, Volleyball and Soccer Teams face big tests this week.

Austin Peay’s Football, Volleyball and Soccer Teams face big tests this week.

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APSU Football’s Kyran Moore Named OVC Specialist of the Week

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After his 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to open the second half on the road at No. 16 Eastern Illinois Saturday, the Ohio Valley Conference honored Kyran Moore with OVC Specialist of the Week.

Moore, a junior from Bessemer, AL, knotted the game at 21 when he took the opening kickoff in the second half 98 yards to the house for the score.

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country Teams do well at APSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a welcome return to home soil for Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams, who posted successful results at the third annual APSU Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center.

The Governors men’s team placed 3rd in the 10-team four mile competition, while the women were fifth out of ninth place. Memphis won both the men and women’s race.

For the Govs men’s team, three runners posted top 25 finishes. Freshmen Tyler Smith (15th, 22:34) and Hezron Kiptoo (16th, 22:35) led the pack, followed by Daniel Hamm in 25th (23:13).

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country places 3rd at APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country places 3rd at APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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#14 Tennessee Volunteers rally from behind to beat #19 Florida Gators 38-28

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 14/12 Tennessee scored 38-straight points, Joshua Dobbs was responsible for five touchdowns and the Vols roared back in the second half to take a 38-28 victory over No. 19/16 Florida.

Tennessee (4-0, 1-0 SEC) trailed 21-0 in the second quarter and 21-3 at the half. After Florida (3-1, 1-1 SEC) had outgained UT 300-162 in the first half, the Vols dominated the second half with 336 yards to the Gators’ 102. Derek Barnett sparked the defense in the second half with a pair of sacks on key third downs.

With the win, Tennessee snapped an 11-game losing streak against Florida (3-1, 1-1 SEC). The Vols also earned their first win in its SEC opener since 2004 when they also defeated the Gators 30-28 to begin the conference schedule.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) drops back to pass the ball against the Florida Gators during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) drops back to pass the ball against the Florida Gators during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University Football hangs with #16 Eastern Illinois Saturday

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityCharleston, IL – Austin Peay State University’s football team showcased its offensive prowess against one of the nation’s top teams, but fell short on the road at No. 16 Eastern Illinois, 56-35, Saturday at O’Brien Field.

Austin Peay junior wide receiver Jared Beard scored two touchdowns Saturday in loss to Eastern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior wide receiver Jared Beard scored two touchdowns Saturday in loss to Eastern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball sweeps UT Martin for Sixth Straight Win

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Junior Kaitlyn Teeter had 14 kills, leading Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a three-set victory (25-21, 25-21, 25-16) against UT Martin, Saturday afternoon in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball sweeps UT Martin at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball sweeps UT Martin at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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