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APSU Women’s Golf head coach Amy McCollum resigns

 

APSU Women's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced Tuesday, May 14th, that APSU Women’s golf head coach Amy McCollum has resigned. McCollum was the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference co-Coach of the Year.

Amy McCollum has resigned as the Austin Peay Women's Golf head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Amy McCollum has resigned as the Austin Peay Women’s Golf head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Doug Molnar will not return as head coach of Track and Field, Cross Country

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 that Doug Molnar will not return as the APSU’s head track and field and cross country coach for the 2019-20 season.  Molnar’s contract will not be renewed. Molnar has been with the programs since 2005.

“I would like to thank Doug for his 14 years of leadership and commitment to Austin Peay Athletics,” Harrison said. “The Austin Peay track and cross country programs have taken a positive step during his tenure and is in a better position in the Ohio Valley Conference than he found it.

Austin Peay Track and Field, Cross Country Couch Doug Molnar's contract will not be renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field, Cross Country Couch Doug Molnar’s contract will not be renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball Head Coach David Midlick signs Contract Extension

 

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced, Thursday, May 9th, 2019 that head APSU women’s basketball coach David Midlick will remain at the helm of the program after agreeing to terms on a contract extension.

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APSU Twins get second chance at Graduation they missed leading Women’s Tennis Team to NCAAs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay University (APSU) women’s tennis players, twins Claudia Yanes Garcia and Lidia Yanes Garcia, stood shoulder to shoulder adorned in graduation caps and gowns Monday afternoon in Austin Peay’s Iris Room as the University’s top leaders took turns honoring them.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White talks to Lidia Yanes Garcia, left, and Claudia Yanes Garcia prior to their commencement. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White talks to Lidia Yanes Garcia, left, and Claudia Yanes Garcia prior to their commencement. (APSU)

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APSU Sports has Five squads post best-ever APR number in latest NCAA updates

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – The NCAA released Wednesday, May 8th, that five Austin Peay State University (APSU) intercollegiate athletic teams posted their best-ever multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).

The NCAA released the complete four-year APR rates for 14 of Austin Peay’s teams—beach volleyball, in its third season, is still building an APR while indoor and outdoor track and field were combined into one data sport-group in 2015. Baseball (985) posted its best-ever APR for the fifth year in a row, increasing from 949 after the 2013 season to 985 via the 2017-18 data.

Meanwhile, a quartet of Austin Peay programs were honored by the NCAA with the Public Recognition Award last week for landing in the top-10 percent among their respective sports.

Austin Peay Baseball got it's best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball got it’s best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Tennis coach Ross Brown gets contract extension

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced, Tuesday, May 7th, that tennis head coach Ross Brown has been given a contract extension. Brown is fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Tournament after Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships in women’s tennis.

The women’s tennis team entered the NCAA Tournament with a 22-0 record – the only undefeated program in the nation heading into the weekend.

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Austin Peay State University Football home opener moved to Thursday, August 29th

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) 2019 football season opener against North Carolina Central has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 29th, 2019.

The contest between the Governors and the Eagles was originally scheduled for Saturday, August 31st.

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APSU Partners with Teamworks to Enhance Communication to Improve Student-Athlete Experience

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsDurham, NC – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for collegiate and professional organizations, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department.  The Governors will streamline logistics for student-athletes, coaches and staff through Teamworks.

“Teamworks is a catalyst to help us meet and exceed our student-athletes’ needs,” said Gerald Harrison, Austin Peay Director of Athletics.  “Every decision we make is driven by enhancing the student-athlete experience.  Investing in Teamworks is an investment in our student-athletes to better connect them with the resources we provide for their success.” 

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APSU breaks ground on new Baseball Clubhouse

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Last month, Austin Peay State University (APSU) hosted a groundbreaking for the new APSU Baseball Clubhouse at Raymond C. Hand Park. Special recognition was given to lead supporters Doug and Linda Downey and Joe and Cathi Maynard for their generous contributions to the Baseball Facility Improvement Fund.

Several years ago, Joe and Cathi Maynard moved with their family to Montgomery County. As co-owners of ECHO Power Engineering, LLC, Joe and his business partner decided to form a 10-year partnership with APSU to give back to their new community.

Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison is joined by Joe and Cathi Maynard, APSU president Dr. Alisa White, Linda and Doug Downey and Governors baseball head coach Travis Janssen in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Governors new baseball clubhouse in February. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison is joined by Joe and Cathi Maynard, APSU president Dr. Alisa White, Linda and Doug Downey and Governors baseball head coach Travis Janssen in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Governors new baseball clubhouse in February. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball welcomes rival Murray State to the Dunn Center for a Thursday night showdown on ESPN2

 

Austin Peay (18-7 | 10-2) vs. Murray State (18-4 | 10-2 OVC)

Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center | TV: ESPN2

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Little preamble is required when Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball and arch rival Murray State get together, which they will for the first time this season before an ESPN2 audience, 8:00pm, Thursday, February 14th in the Dunn Center as part of the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hosts Murray State Thursday night at the Dunn Center. Game to be televised on ESPN2. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hosts Murray State Thursday night at the Dunn Center. Game to be televised on ESPN2. (APSU Sports Information)

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