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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Breigh Jones

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the third week in a row junior Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones broke the school record – again – at the Alex Wilson Invitational, becoming the first Austin Peay athlete to break the 54-second barrier in the indoor 400m dash with a 53.96 mark, finishing third. According to research, that is the best mark posted by an Ohio Valley Conference athlete in the indoor 400m this century.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Breigh Jones

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones staked her claim as the best sprinter in the Ohio Valley Conference, posting wins in the 60m (7.64) and 200m (25.05) dashes at last weekend’s SIU Invitational. The Memphis, TN native also posted a strong leg in the Lady Govs’ eventual runner-up posting in the 4x400m relay (3:54.09).

Austin Peay Track and Field's Breigh Jones selected as APSU Athlete of the Week. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field’s Breigh Jones selected as APSU Athlete of the Week. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay names Breigh Jones APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior sprinter Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones broke her own school record in the 400m dash over the weekend, becoming the first Lady Gov to post a sub-55 second mark with a 54.97 run at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, TN, taking runner-up honors in the 92-runner event.

While second place might be enough to temper the excitement of earning a school record, Jones finished second to 2014 World Indoor Champion Jernail Hayes, and was stride-for-stride against one of the top runners in the nation for the better part of 300 meters.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Brianne Alexander

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman center Brianne Alexander, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Alexander averaged 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds last week, helping Austin Peay earn a split on its road trip to Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech. Her first career double-double – a 13-point, 10-rebound affair against the Gamecocks – paced the Lady Govs to a 57-54 win at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Kristen Stainback

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard Kristen Stainback, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Stainback averaged 20.5 points on 15-for-31 shooting last week as the Lady Govs closed non-conference action with a loss at Central Arkansas before opening Ohio Valley Conference play with a road win at Eastern Kentucky.

Stainback also drilled nine three-pointers and averaged 4.0 assists on the week.

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Ed Dyson named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports Information - , APSU, Governors, Govs, Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard Ed Dyson, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Dyson led the Govs in scoring as the Govs split a pair of home contests against Lipscomb and Troy last week. He averaged 18.0 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 52.4 percent (11-for-21) from the floor.

The Washington, D.C., native posted a season-high 21 points in Saturday’s loss to Lipscomb, hitting four shots from beyond the arc.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Ed Dyson

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard Ed Dyson, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Dyson led the Govs in scoring as the Govs split a pair of home contests against Lipscomb and Troy last week. He averaged 18.0 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 52.4 percent (11-for-21) from the floor.

The Washington, D.C., native posted a season-high 21 points in Saturday’s loss to Lipscomb, hitting four shots from beyond the arc.

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APSU Athlete of the Week Tiasha Gray

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior guard Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray scored 20 points in back-to-back games for just the second time in her career, averaging 20.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.5 steals in the Lady Govs Thanksgiving weekend trip to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for the Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational.

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APSU Athlete of the Week Tearra Banks

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore center Tearra Banks, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Banks averaged 20.5 points and 8.0 rebounds for Austin Peay against Grand Canyon and Chattanooga, leading the Lady Govs to their season’s first victory Saturday against the Antelopes. From the floor, Banks hit 17-for-32 (53.1 percent) in the two contests.

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Chris Horton named APSU Athlete of the Week November 18th, 2014

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Horton turned in the first triple-double by a Gov since 2001 – and just the 10th in Ohio Valley Conference history – when he posted 15 points, 13 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots in the Govs’ 68-63 home-opening win against Berea, Sunday. He was at his best in the second half against the Mountaineers, scoring 13 points, pulling down eight boards and blocking eight shots over the final 20 minutes to lead the Govs back from a 17-point deficit.

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