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Austin Peay State University’s Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest golfers in the Governors illustrious history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help coach the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Honors category.

Grant Leaver, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference honoree who won five individual championships and played in the 2008 NCAA East Regional; Ed Bunio, a two-way player who was an All-OVC offensive tackle for the 1964 8-1-1 club and later was the architect for 1977 Governors’ championship defense, have been elected to APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, Bob Bradley, who was a key member of two College Division NCAA teams in 1960-61, was chosen as this year’s honors inductee.

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Golf finishes tied for 7th at NCAA Regional, Dustin Korte advances to NCAA Championship

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsTempe, AZ – It was a bitter sweet day for Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, Saturday. The Governors failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships but senior Dustin Korte did.

Korte shot a final-round 1-under 69 for a three-day 6-under 204 to finish eight individually at the Tempe Division I Golf Regional. He earned the NCAA Championship invitation, May 28th-June 2nd at the Capital City Club/Crabapple Course in Atlanta, GA, by recording the best individual score exclusive of the five qualifying regional teams.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Preston Gilbreath and Antwaun Majors earn National Football Foundation honors

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It was only fitting Preston Gilbreath received the 2012 Bonnie Sloan Courage Award earlier this week at the National Football Foundation Middle Tennessee Chapter Awards banquet.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay inducts Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson into APSU Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, were inducted into to the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also was inducted through the University’s new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago. Loren McCamey Schanding, granddaughter of the late Lorentzson, who died in 1971, accepted the award for the family.

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Adrian Henning, Paige Smith, Ryan Bennett to be inducted into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Adrian Henning, a two-time first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference forward who led the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team to back-to-back league championships and a 2003 NCAA tournament appearance; Paige Smith, who helped lead the Lady Govs basketball team to a trio of NCAA tournaments also during the early part of this decade, and Ryan Bennett, one of the best two-way catchers in APSU history who helped lead the Bats Govs to their first NCAA tournament appearance in 1996, will be inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

The 9:00am, induction ceremonies in the Dunn Center’s front lobby will see the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame grow to 97. The newest inductees and their families also will be honored during halftime ceremonies of APSU’s home contest against Murray State.

APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Adrian Henning, Paige Smith, Ryan Bennett to be inducted into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Male and female Austin Peay State University basketball players whose respective careers’ success mirrored each other during the early part of this decade and a baseball player who  played a key role in the Governors first NCAA baseball tournament appearance, will be inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, February 5th.

Adrian Henning, a two-time first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference forward who led the Governors to back-to-back league championships and a 2003 NCAA tournament appearance; Paige Smith, who helped lead the Lady Govs basketball team to a trio of NCAA tournaments also during the early part of this decade, and Ryan Bennett, one of the best two-way catchers in APSU history who helped lead the Governors to the 1996 OVC tournament championship, will be inducted 9:00am, Saturday, February 5th, in breakfast ceremonies in the Dunn Center’s front lobby.

APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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