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APSU Sports cap impressive 2018-19 campaign with best-ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN –  The Austin Peay State University (APSU)s athletics department posted its best-ever finish in the 2018-19 OVC Commissioner’s Cup behind two regular-season championships and another pair of Top 3 finishes in Ohio Valley Conference play

APSU delivered its second-straight 100-point tally in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, with its 109 points this season an improvement over last season’s 101.5 points. That total pushed the Governors to fourth among the league’s 12 members. Murray State won the 2019 competition with 128 points, its first victory since the inaugural commissioner’s cup was awarded in 2008-09. Jacksonville State finished second (115) followed by Belmont (114) and Austin Peay.  

Austin Peay Athletics post best ever finish in OVC Commissioner's Cup. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics post best ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University student-athletes average 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes posted a departmental grade-point average of 3.0 or better for a program-record fourth consecutive semester finishing the Spring 2019 semester with a 3.096 mark.

A department-record 70 percent of Austin Peay’s 289 varsity student-athletes earned academic honors for the spring semester. The last eight semesters dating back to Fall 2015 have yielded eight of the top-10 semester GPA’s since tracking data began in 1993. For just the fourth time, more than 100 Govs earned a spot on the Dean’s List, with 48 posting perfect 4.0 GPA’s for the semester.

Austin Peay student-athletes post department-wide 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field comes in Third at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldCape Girardeau, MO – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field earned a top-three finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships for the first time since 2015, placing third in the 2019 event thanks to some outstanding final-day performances.

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker won Gold in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.89 at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker won Gold in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.89 at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field’s Maya Perry-Grimes earns Gold, Govs busy at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field athletes laid it out there during Friday’s second day of competition at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Track and Field Championships at Abe Stuber Track and Field Complex, leaving the Govs on solid footing heading into the final day.

Day Two featured another trip to the podium, multiple high-level qualification marks and the conclusion of the heptathlon, where a Governor held her own and then some.

Austin Peay Track and Field's Maya Perry-Grimes gets gold in the long jump at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field’s Maya Perry-Grimes gets gold in the long jump at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field competes in 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships, Thursday

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field heads to Cape Girardeau, MO, to take on the best the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) has to offer beginning Thursday, May 9th at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Track and Field travels to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Outdoor Championships that begin, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field travels to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Outdoor Championships that begin, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track travels to Bluff City for Memphis Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field will make what’s become an annual trip to the Bluff City for the Memphis Invitational, beginning Friday afternoon at the Billy J. Murphy Track and Field Complex.

Austin Peay Track and Field takes part in the Memphis Invitational this afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field takes part in the Memphis Invitational this afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track finds success at Georgia Tech Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldAtlanta, GA – For sophomore Sabrina Richman, it was a homecoming to be proud of. In a return to her hometown, the Atlanta native posted a pair of top-five finishes for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s track and field team at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational, cementing her status as one of the league’s best on-the-track talents.

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Sabrina Richman had a pair of top five finishes at Georgia Tech Invitational. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Sabrina Richman had a pair of top five finishes at Georgia Tech Invitational. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field heads to Atlanta for Georgia Tech Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field will spend two days in the Peach State for the Georgia Tech Invitational. It began Friday night in Atlanta at George C. Griffin Track.

Austin Peay Track and Field to compete in Georgia Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field to compete in Georgia Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field dominates Austin Peay Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Inclement weather may have forced Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field team to condense its annual home meet to a one-day, Friday, affair at Fortera Stadium, but the Govs seemed to rally around their circumstances and posted some of the best marks Austin Peay student-athletes have put forth in 2018-19.

Austin Peay Track and Field has an outstanding day at home event, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has an outstanding day at home event, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field shines at Hilltopper Relays

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBowling Green, KY – Across the board, Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes not only held their own at the Hilltopper Relays; the Govs posted some of their season’s best performances and raised their profile as one of the area’s best squads.

Austin Peay Track and Field have some of their best performances at the Hilltopper Relays, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field have some of their best performances at the Hilltopper Relays, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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