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Austin Peay State University to host full slate of fall athletic reunions

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Athletics, in conjunction with the APSU Alumni Relations Department, is pleased to welcome back a large group of athletic alumni during the coming months as part of the 2016-17 Athletic Alumni Reunions schedule.

July 21st-22nd, the Women’s Golf Alumni Association, in conjunction with the annual Governors Golf Classic, with a mix-and-mingle in downtown Clarksville to go along with participation in APSU’s annual fundraiser.

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APSU has Thirty-seven athletes participate in Spring 2016 Commencement exercises

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Thirty-seven Austin Peay State University student-athletes participated in Spring Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

The following student-athletes, athletics alumni and departmental employees were bachelor’s degree candidates for the May 2016 Commencement (master’s candidates noted in parentheses).

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APSU Football’s Adam Noble, Evan Toby recognized by NFF Hampshire Society Honors

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityDallas, TX – Two Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players are part of the 2016 National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, recognizing college football players from all divisions who maintain a 3.2 GPA or better.

Linebacker Adam Noble and punter Evan Toby were among the record 868 players honored as the Society celebrates its 10th year.

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APSU Football’s Offensive highlights Govs Spring Game at Fortera Stadium

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNWill Healy was brought in to provide direction to Austin Peay State University football team, but part of his appeal was his experience coaching the offensive side of the ball.

If Saturday’s Red-and-White Spring Game was any indication, Healy (and new Governors offensive coordinator Wes Satterfield) have got the Midas Touch.

Austin Peay Football holds annual Red and White Game Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football holds annual Red and White Game Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors athletics teams continue NCAA APR improvement

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Ten of Austin Peay State University’s 14 intercollegiate athletic teams improved or posted a perfect score in the most recent release NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate, Wednesday.

Last week, the NCAA released its public recognition awards which are presented annually to those programs that post the top marks in their respective sport-groups. Austin Peay saw its women’s cross country, women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams recognized as each scored a perfect 1000 Academic Progress Rate.

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APSU Govs Football’s Red-White Game to culminate Will Healy’s first spring; Stadium renaming ceremony follows

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The first spring of the Will Healy Era will culminate, 4:00pm, Saturday, with the annual Red-White Spring Game in what afterwards officially becomes Fortera Stadium.

This is the third and final Governors scrimmage—the first in two weeks—and it will conclude a spring of change that started when Healy was named head football coach—the second youngest at the FBS/FCS level back in mid-December.

Austin Peay head football coach Will Healy. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay head football coach Will Healy. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics to hold Spring Fling this Saturday, April 23rd

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Spring has officially been in season for nearly a month and Austin Peay State University athletics will get in on the action Saturday, April 23rd by hosting its Spring Fling, a cross-sport initiative that will culminate in the stadium naming rights celebration at Fortera Stadium.

At 5:45pm, following the Spring Game, there will be a brief ceremony as the home of Governors football officially becomes Fortera Stadium, part of a 25-year, $2.5 million partnership between APSU Athletics and Fortera Credit Union.

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APSU to have Nashville recording artist Maggie Rose perform a concert this Saturday, April 23rd

 

Concert part of ceremony to unveil newly renamed Fortera Stadium

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 23rd, Austin Peay State University and Fortera Credit Union celebrate a new era in Governors Football with the unveiling of the newly renamed Fortera Stadium, capped off with a concert by Nashville recording artist Maggie Rose in the stadium lot.

Rose’s performance will conclude a day’s worth of activities, beginning with a noon baseball game, as the Governors take on Eastern Kentucky in Raymond C. Hand Park. At 1:00pm, Governors Softball will compete against Jacksonville State at Cheryl Holt Field.

Maggie Rose to perform at newly renamed Fortera Stadium.

Maggie Rose to perform at newly renamed Fortera Stadium.

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Austin Peay State University announces APSU Governors Stadium to be renamed Fortera Stadium

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s historic Governors Stadium will soon don a new name through a partnership with Fortera Credit Union. The 25-year, $2.5 million agreement will see the home of APSU football be renamed Fortera Stadium.

Crews will begin work to install signage reflecting its new identity in the days to come as the University and Fortera prepare to celebrate a new era.  A celebration will take place Saturday, April 23rd at the home entrance of the stadium, following the final day of spring football practice. The event is free and open to the public.

APSU Governors Stadium to become Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Governors Stadium to become Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football scrimmages have Govs showing promise with up-tempo style

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU Sports - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When Will Healy was hired as the new football coach at Austin Peay State University back in December he said he wanted to win and win sooner than later.

Now three weeks into his first spring practice at the helm, and two scrimmages in the books, it looks like the Governors are starting to get the up-tempo style of offense.

Running around 90-to-100 plays in both scrimmages the Govs playmakers have shown they can handle the quicker paced offensive style, putting up solid numbers – both in the running game, that isn’t a surprise – but also in the passing game that has been as best inconsistent the past several years.

Austin Peay football running backs are averaging 4.8 yards per rush through the first two scrimmages.

Austin Peay football running backs are averaging 4.8 yards per rush through the first two scrimmages.

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