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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs continue to shine in classroom with new school year nearing start

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department is just a day or two away from having its first student-athletes of the 2015-16 school year report to begin fall workouts, but that hasn’t kept the classroom accolades from this past year from coming in.

The Ohio Valley Conference announced this past week that 79 Govs and Lady Govs were among a conference record 1,279 student-athletes to be named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2014-15 school year.

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APSU has 79 Student-Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Seventy-nine Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Friday.

Austin Peay’s 79 honorees were among a record 1,279 student-athletes recognized for their performance in the classroom, topping last year’s 1,255 honorees.

“I want to congratulate each of the student-athletes who earned recognition on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll,” said interim athletics director Cheryl Holt. “This award recognizes their hard work in the classroom throughout the year. I also want to thank our coaching staffs and academic support staff for their support of our student-athletes academic goals.”

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Christiana Gable aids Germany in best finish at European Softball Championships since 2009

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University softball player Christiana Gable helped the Germany Women’s National Team to its best finish in six years, July 19th-25th, at the 19th European Softball Championship that was played at Rosmalen, Netherlands.

Germany would finish its tournament run with a 4-4 overall record, advancing to the tournament’s second-round, and a seventh-place overall finish in the 20-team field, its best finish in the tournament since a fifth-place finish back in the 2009 tournament.

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APSU announces Shane Showalter as new Lady Govs Softball Coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TNShane Showalter, who has been Austin Peay State University assistant softball coach for the past three seasons, has been named as Lady Govs head coach for the 2015-16 season.

That was announced Monday by APSU interim athletics director Cheryl Holt.

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Instant Peay Play: July opens with coaching carrousel still turning for APSU Govs, Lady Govs

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department looked like it was close to filling its’ final open positions, as the calendar neared July, but the last days of June into the first days of July saw two coaches leave the department.

The first was Lady Govs head softball coach Stephanie Paris, who informed interim athletics director Cheryl Holt on June 28th that she was stepping down from her position that she had held for three seasons to go into private industry.

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APSU Athletics rebrands team Twitter accounts

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – In the waning hours of the 2014-15 season, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department worked to unify the department’s presence across all its Twitter platforms.

In all, Austin Peay athletics maintains 13 Twitter accounts. In addition to its primary account @LetsGoPeay, each of the department’s teams occupies its own space in the Twitter-verse. During the 2014-15 season, those accounts had varying names incorporating either the words Austin Peay or the university’s abbreviated name, APSU.

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Austin Peay Softball coach Stephanie Paris steps down to enter private industry

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TNStephanie Paris, Austin Peay State University’s softball coach for the past three seasons, has announced her resignation in order to enter private industry.

Paris informed interim APSU Athletics Director Cheryl Holt, Sunday, about her decision as well as her players.

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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU softball standout Lauren de Castro helps former high school to state title in California

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Lauren de Castro, just a year removed from a three-time First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference softball career at Austin Peay State University, put her playing experience to work this spring in being a part of the coaching staff at Torrance (CA) High School and winning the CIF Southern Section Division 4 title.

The tournament victory was the first CIF Southern Section title for the Torrance Tartars (27-9) since 1991 and would translate to winning a state championship title game in the Tennessee State Secondary Athletic Association (TSSAA).

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APSU has 37 Student-Athletes achieve perfect 4.0 GPAs in Spring Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A department-record 37 student-athletes earned 4.0 grade-point averages during the Spring 2015 semester, the Austin Peay State University athletics department announced Wednesday.

Those 37 student-athletes were among 159 named to the Spring 2015 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, representing more than half (52.3 percent) of the department’s student-athletes.

In addition, 83 student-athletes were named to Austin Peay’s dean’s list. The department finished both the spring semester and 2014-15 academic year with a 2.88 GPA.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball’s Laurel Burroughs gets All-OVC Softball Second-Team honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Capping off an outstanding senior season on the softball field, Austin Peay State University’s Laurel Burroughs has been named to the Ohio Valley Conference Second-Team, by the league’s coaches and sports information directors.

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