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Instant Peay Play: APSU Baseball, Men’s Golf Teams open seasons with a flourish

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball and men’s golf teams opened their respective spring schedules this past weekend with impressive starts, as Governors athletics continue to shine during the 2017-18 school year.

Both teams couldn’t have asked for much more to kick-off their seasons, with baseball going 3-0, with two wins versus South Dakota State and a victory versus Big-10 Conference member Illinois, while men’s golf went right down to the wire in finishing second out of 16 teams at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor – won and hosted by William & Mary.

Austin Peay Baseball and Men's Golf starts the 2018 season with a bang. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball and Men’s Golf starts the 2018 season with a bang. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf moves into Second on final day of Invitational at Savannah Harbor

 

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APSU Men's GolfSavannah, GA – Another strong round bumped a young Austin Peay State University men’s golf team into second on the final day of the Invitational at Savannah Harbor, hosted by William & Mary.

Austin Peay’s three-round 857 (286-286-285) was its best during the tenure of head coach Robbie Wilson, making the Govs the lone team in the tournament to post a score under-par in all three rounds.

Austin Peay Men's Golf has strong last round at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor that moves them into second. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf has strong last round at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor that moves them into second. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf sits in Third at Invitational at Savannah Harbor

 

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APSU Men's GolfSavannah, GA – Austin Peay State University men’s golf got the spring session off to a rollicking start, firing matching 286s to sit in third at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor, hosted by William & Mary.

With a four-under par 572 through two rounds, the Govs are one of three teams to shoot under par on the first day of competition.

Austin Peay Men's Golf start off hot at Invitational at Savannah Harbor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf start off hot at Invitational at Savannah Harbor. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf heads to Georgia for Invitational at Savannah Harbor

 

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APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – With impending weather in the middle Tennessee area, the timing could not be more perfect for Austin Peay State University men’s golf to take off for the sunny shores of Savannah, Georgia for the Invitational at Savannah Harbor, hosted by William & Mary.

The two-day event kicks off with 36 holes, Saturday, on the 7,287-yard par-72 track, wrapping up with 18 more on Sunday.

Austin Peay Men's Golf plays in the Invitational at Savannah Harbor at Savannah Georgia this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf plays in the Invitational at Savannah Harbor at Savannah Georgia this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University to inducted Three Gov Legends into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics will welcome three inductees into the 41st class of the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday, February 17th, 2018.

Erik Barnes, Terrence Holt and Bob Swope will become the 119th, 120th and 121st members of the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame during the annual Hall of Fame induction breakfast, 9:00am, February 17th, 2018 in the Dunn Center front lobby.

They will be introduced during halftime of that night’s men’s basketball contest against Jacksonville State. For more information about the Hall of Fame breakfast and to make reservations to attend, call Tara Pfeifler, 931.221.6119 or email pfeiflert@apsu.edu.

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APSU Hall of Fame Inductee Erik Barnes: Delivering on Promises

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information Director Emeritus

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNBrad Kirtley, who was Austin Peay’s Sports Information Director from 1984-2016 and is himself a Hall of Fame inductee, takes a look back at this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, continuing today with Erik Barnes…

Former Austin Peay golf coach Kirk Kayden, along with current Govs coach Robbie Wilson, were in Chandler, AZ, this past weekend, watching a trio of former Govs attempt to earn their playing cards in the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

Kayden, now the Mercer men’s golf coach, couldn’t help but gush about watching the three former Govs: “It was so much fun watching these guys getting a chance to realize their dreams. It was a pretty special thing, a once-in-a-lifetime deal…Three of your former players are playing in Web.com final. That just doesn’t happen. I had to make it work; I had to be there.”

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Austin Peay State University to induct Terrence Holt, Erik Barnes, Bob Swope into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics will welcome three inductees into the 41st class of the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, February 17th, 2018.

Terrence Holt, an All-American kick returner who electrified crowds and terrified opponents, and Erik Barnes, the only player in program history to earn both OVC Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year during his illustrious golf career, have been selected for induction as part of the 2018 class, while Bob Swope, who starred on the diamond, gridiron, hardwood and course during his career, will go in as the Honors category representative.

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APSU Men’s Golf Alumni having success around the World

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – With professional golf tours across the globe slowly winding toward their respective conclusions as winter approaches, it’s time once more to check in on Austin Peay State University men’s golf alumni as they pursue their professional ambitions.

One Gov whose career certainly moved forward in 2017 was Grant Leaver. The 2016 APSU Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee blew through the SwingThought Tour this season, winning the points race (24,481), leading the national series in winnings ($31,170) and winning “The 44”, SwingThought’s sponsorship element for the Web.com Tour’s qualifying school.

Austin Peay State University Men's Golf Alumni Marco Iten wins the Gut Bissenmoore Classic and was a runner-up in the Starnberg Open, both held in Germany. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf Alumni Marco Iten wins the Gut Bissenmoore Classic and was a runner-up in the Starnberg Open, both held in Germany. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf add Micah Knisley and Jordan Rodrigues for 2018-19

 

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APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s golf coach Robbie Wilson has added two Governors during the November signing period to his 2018-19 roster, with Micah Knisley of Jefferson City, TN and Jordan Rodriguez from Buford, Georgia set to usher in the next generation of Austin Peay golf.

Austin Peay Men's Golf coach Robbie Wilson signs Micah Knisley and Jordan Rodriguez for next season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf coach Robbie Wilson signs Micah Knisley and Jordan Rodriguez for next season. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Golf finishes strong at MTSU Intercollegiate

 

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APSU Men's GolfMurfreesboro, TN – A brisk, one-day, 36-hole jaunt across Old Fort Golf Club saw Austin Peay State University men’s golf take a fourth-place finish at the MTSU Intercollegiate into winter break.

The Governors rallied with a second-round 295, blowing past Bowling Green State and into fourth place.

Austin Peay Men's Golf comes in fourth at MTSU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf comes in fourth at MTSU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

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