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Clarksville to Host its Third TMSAA Cross Country State Championship October 7th

 

Event to Bring 1,400; $182,000 in Visitor Spending

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – More than 1,400 athletes, coaches, and spectators will visit Clarksville on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 for the Class A and AA Boys and Girls Cross Country State Championships.

Armed with tents, coolers and plenty of water, family members will cheer runners along the two-mile course beside the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center, 250 Old Farmers Road.

TMSAA Cross Country State Championship to be held in Clarksville on Saturday, October 7th.

TMSAA Cross Country State Championship to be held in Clarksville on Saturday, October 7th.

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APSU Student-Athletes shape the future with Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Policies surrounding the well-being of a student-athletes is something often talked about, but not always implemented.

For senior softball player Alexis Hill, who has been the president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee the past two years, promoting a healthy and manageable balance for athletes on the campus of Austin Peay has been a goal from the very beginning. This year, that goal has become a reality.

Hill, along with the SAAC secretary at APSU and women’s cross country/track athlete Sarah-Emily Woodward, recently attended the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Fall Meetings, in which athletes across the conference made their way to Nashville to discuss championship strategies, mental health, mentoring programs and much more with conference and national officials.

(L to R) APSU Women's Cross Country/Track's Sarah-Emily Woodward, APSU Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey and APSU Softball's Alexis Hill. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU Women’s Cross Country/Track’s Sarah-Emily Woodward, APSU Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey and APSU Softball’s Alexis Hill. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country has great showing at Belmont Opener

 

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APSU Men's Cross CountryNashville, TN – A career-best showing by Nash Young paced Austin Peay State University men’s cross country in the Belmont Opener, while the upper class led the way for the Governors in the women’s event.

The men’s fourth-place finish was led by Young, a sophomore whose 16:01.21 mark was good for 18th place—both career-bests for the Hendersonville native.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country place fourth at Belmont Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country place fourth at Belmont Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country kicks off season at Belmont Opener

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country gets the regular season started Saturday when the Govs make the trek down I-24 to compete in the Belmont Opener at Percy Warner Park.

The women’s race is scheduled to get underway at 9:00am, with the men to follow at roughly 9:30am.

Austin Peay Men and Women's Cross Country teams travel to Nashville for Belmont Opener Satuday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men and Women’s Cross Country teams travel to Nashville for Belmont Opener Satuday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors shine in classroom during past school year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When the Ohio Valley Conference announced its year-end totals for academic excellence among its member schools, Austin Peay State University’s student athletes again proved to be among the best in the OVC.

First, the OVC announced that among all the conference sponsored sports 221 total student athletes earned the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2016-17 school year.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given to the student athletes who post the highest grade-point average in each sport, which this year required a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the year.

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88 APSU Governors named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Eighty-eight Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Friday, following the 2016-17 academic year.

Student-athletes must have achieved a 3.25 grade-point average, were eligible and on the team throughout the competitive season in their chose NCAA-sponsored sport(s) and used a season of competition in that sport.

Austin Peay’s numbers include 22 athletes who competed in multiple sports during the season and are counted just once in the department’s total.

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

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Seventeen APSU Athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Seventeen Austin Peay State University student-athletes have earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s Academic Medal of Honor for their performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year.

The 17 Governors recognized were among a group of 221 OVC student-athletes that will receive the Academic Medal of Honor, which recognizes those student-athletes that achieve the highest grade-point average in a league sponsored sport.

Austin Peay has seventeen student athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has seventeen student athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Less than a month until APSU Govs return to action

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the Fourth of July holiday in the rearview mirror and the dog days of summer just hitting their stride, it is less than a month before the return of Austin Peay State University student athletes and the beginning of the 2017-18 athletic school year.

Although the first day of classes on the main Austin Peay campus isn’t until August 28th – eight weeks away – over the next few weeks members of the football, volleyball, soccer and cross country teams will return to campus to hold their respective pre-season workouts.

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Nine APSU Governors squads post best-ever NCAA APR number

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Nine of Austin Peay State University’s 14 intercollegiate athletic teams posted their best-ever multi-year Academic Progress Rate in the most recent release NCAA’s APR Report, Wednesday.

The NCAA released the complete four-year APR rates for each of Austin Peay’s 14 teams – women’s indoor and outdoor track and field were combined into one sport-group beginning with this year’s data.

Austin Peay State University has nine athletic teams post best-ever multi-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University has nine athletic teams post best-ever multi-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate. (APSU Sports Information)

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Four APSU Govs teams earn Public Recognition Awards from NCAA

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Four Austin Peay State University athletic teams earned one of the NCAA’s top academic honors, Wednesday, receiving a Public Recognition Award from the organization for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport.

“One our department’s goals is to guide our athletes from their initial enrollment to receiving their diploma,” said Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey.

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