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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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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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APSU Basketball’s “Sneak Peayk” set for October 25th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – By the time November rolls around, it will have been eight long months since fans last saw Austin Peay State University men and women’s basketball teams in action at the Dunn Center.

That’s a little too long.

So on October 25th, fans can get their first look at the 2016-17 versions and help the Governors raise a banner commemorating their 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship at the Sneak Peayk event at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men and Women's Basketball teams to hold a "Sneak Peayk" on October 25th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men and Women’s Basketball teams to hold a “Sneak Peayk” on October 25th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Vollyball’s Cecily Gable named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore outside hitter Cecily Gable, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gable was named Tournament MVP at The Citadel’s Bulldog Invitational last week, posting 55 kills and a .322 attack percentage for the tournament.

The Memphis native posted career-highs in kills in three straight contests—16 against Charleston Southern, Friday, followed by 17 in Saturday contests against Elon and Savannah State.

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Decisive start paces APSU Volleyball to OVC sweep of Southeast Missouri

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team started Ohio Valley Conference play with a decisive three-set sweep (25-9, 25-20, 25-22) of Southeast Missouri, Friday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (10-6, 1-0 OVC) set the tone in the first set piecing together runs of six and 10 points en route to a 18-2 lead.

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri at home in straight sets. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri at home in straight sets. (APSU Sports Information)

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