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Former APSU Track Star Breigh Jones an NCAA Woman of the Year conference honoree

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University, APSU track and field standout Breigh Jones has been selected as one of two Ohio Valley Conference nominees for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

A Memphis native, Jones is one of 141 female student-athletes designated as a conference honoree, joining Belmont distance runner Hannah Wittman as an OVC nominee.  She is one of 54 Division I athletes up for the honor.

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103 APSU Student Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes accounted for 103 of a record 1,335 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

“Academic success is part of our department’s responsibility and a mission for our student-athletes,” said Austin Peay athletics director Ryan Ivey. “Similar to a successful on-field performance, what you do in the classroom comes down to how hard you’re willing to work; the sacrifice and dedication these student-athletes put in to have success on and off the field is second to none.”

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Football announces kickoff time for season-opener at Troy

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityTroy, AL – Austin Peay State University football’s season-opener at Troy, September 3rd, will kick off at 5:00pm (CT) from Veterans Memorial Stadium.

This will be the 17th meeting between the schools in a series that dates back to 1947; the last meeting between the Governors and Trojans came in 2002.

Austin Peay Football kicks off the 2016 season September 3rd, at Troy. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football kicks off the 2016 season September 3rd, at Troy. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityLexington, KY – For a fourth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Awards, Monday.

A record 762 programs at all levels were recognized for their academic accomplishments during the 2015-16 academic year. That total included 131 Division I women’s volleyball programs.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball team earns American Volleyball Coaches Association's Team Academic Award. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Volleyball team earns American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Award. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football Govs have positives despite low pick in preseason polls

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – To no one’s surprise, Austin Peay State University’s football team was picked to finish last the official Ohio Valley Conference poll – as well as the media poll – at last week’s OVC Football Media Day, but a closer look inside some key numbers shows the 2016 season outlook may not be as bleak as predicted.

First, the Governors return 56 letter winners from 2015, which is the third most among conference teams, and over 10 more than five OVC opponents – including the prohibitive favorite to win the conference, Jacksonville State.

Austin Peay Governors Football has reasons to feel good about the 2016 Season.

Austin Peay Governors Football has reasons to feel good about the 2016 Season.

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Over 250 compete in annual APSU Governors Golf Classic

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU Clarksville, TN – The annual APSU Governors Golf Classic had more than 250 area golfers flocked to Clarksville Country Club, Swan Lake Golf Course and the Links at Novadell on Friday.

For the second year in a row, three courses were needed for the four-man scramble that raises scholarship money for Austin Peay student-athletes. Afterward, participants were treated to a dinner, silent auction and music from local artist Mike Robinson at the Country Club.

At the Country Club—packed to capacity with 36 teams—the foursome of Jeff Truitt, Groovy Truitt, Jim Durrett and Mark Blaze scored a two-shot victory (47) over Michael Rye’s foursome (49). The Hal Matthews-Dennis Kolb-Doyle Robertson-Tyler Guy quartet (50) finished third.

Team Jeff Truitt, Groovy Truitt, Mark Blaze and Jim Durrett win Austin Peay Governors Golf Classic. (APSU)

Team Jeff Truitt, Groovy Truitt, Mark Blaze and Jim Durrett win Austin Peay Governors Golf Classic. (APSU)

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Get your APSU Football season tickets today

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football season tickets are on sale, and they’re going quickly.

Under a new ticketing structure implemented by assistant athletics director Josh Jorgensen, less than 30 reserved seat backs (Sections D and E) remain.

Austin Peay Governors Football tickets are on sale now for the 2016 Season.

Austin Peay Governors Football tickets are on sale now for the 2016 Season.

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APSU Governors Football picked ninth in preseason poll at OVC Media Day

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University football was picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference by a vote of the conference coaches and sports information directors announced Monday at the annual OVC Media Day.

Defending champion Jacksonville State was the top preseason choice for a third straight year, picking up 16 of 18 first-place votes and 128 points total.

Austin Peay State University Football picked to finish last in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football picked to finish last in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Golf Classic on schedule for this Friday, July 22nd

 

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Pairings to be released Wednesday

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s annual Governors Golf Classic will be held Friday, July 22nd at the Swan Lake Gold Course, the Clarksville Country Club and the Links at Novadell.

Tee times will be available Wednesday, on LetsGoPeay.com, Facebook and Twitter, with assignments also emailed to each golfer.

Registration begins at 9:30am with a 10:30am shotgun start at all three courses.

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Former APSU Soccer star Tatiana Ariza to reprise her role with Colombian National Team in Rio

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University soccer standout Tatiana Ariza will once again represent her native Colombia at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, August 3rd-20th, in Brazil.

Ariza was one of 18 players chosen Thursday to represent Las Cafeteras (The Coffee Growers), beginning August 3rd against France in Belo Horizonte. Colombia also is scheduled to face New Zealand (August 6th) and the United States (August 9th) in the first stage of Group G.

Former Austin Peay Soccer player Tatiana Ariza. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

Former Austin Peay Soccer player Tatiana Ariza. (Michael Rios-Clarksville Sports Network)

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