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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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Twelve APSU Governors cross the stage at 2017 Summer Commencement

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Twelve Austin Peay State University student-athletes, alumni and staff participated in Friday’s Summer Commencement exercises at the Dunn Center, bringing Austin Peay’s total for the 2016-17 academic year to 87—a program-record for an academic year.

Austin Peay Athletics has twelve student athletes, alumni and staff take part in Summer 2017 Commencement. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics has twelve student athletes, alumni and staff take part in Summer 2017 Commencement. (APSU Sports Information)

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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: Long-time APSU Coach, Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – This coming Friday, June 30th, will see the career of long-time Austin Peay State University coach and administrator Cheryl Holt come full circle, as she is set to retire after 35-plus years of service to the university.

Holt, who first came to Austin Peay to earn her master’s degree in the early 1970’s after graduating from The Ohio State University, returned to the school in 1982 to become the head volleyball and tennis coach after serving at both the University of Mississippi and the University of Miami as volleyball coach.

Austin Peay Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire this Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator Cheryl Holt set to retire this Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University names Rodney DeLong as APSU Softball Head Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Rodney DeLong, an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season, has been named the newest Austin Peay State University softball head coach, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced, Wednesday.

Delong served as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season after three successful 30-plus win campaigns as the head coach at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU Softball Gov has big month on international stage ahead

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Recently graduated Austin Peay State University senior softball player Christiana Gable has a busy next month in front of her, as she once again joins the German Women’s National Team as they prepare for the 20th European Softball Championships in Bollate, Italy.

Gable, who is from Nolensville, TN, is eligible to play for the German National Team due to her mother being a native of the country and thus she has dual citizenship with a German passport.

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Austin Peay State University Softball receives OVC Team Sportsmanship Award

 

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APSU SoftballBrentwood, TN – On Friday, the Ohio Valley Conference announced that Austin Peay State University is the recipient of the 2016-17 Team Sportsmanship Award for softball.

The announcement marks the second straight year that the Govs have received the honor from the conference.

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Shane Showalter’s contract not renewed as APSU Softball Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Shane Showalter, who has served as softball coach for the past two seasons, will not return in 2017-18. APSU Athletics Director Ryan Ivey announced Friday his contract would not be renewed.

“I want to thank Coach Showalter for his service to our softball program over the past five years.  He has worked tirelessly to provide our student-athletes a quality experience, and for that we are thankful.”

Austin Peay Softball Coach Shane Showalter's contract not renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball Coach Shane Showalter’s contract not renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball splits doubleheader with Murray State on Senior Day

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball seniors went out with a bang, Saturday at Cheryl Holt Field, as they defeated Murray State in their season-closing game, 8-2, after dropping the first game of the Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader, 9-1.

Austin Peay Seniors Rikki Arkansas, Chandler Groves, Allie Blackwood, Autumn Hanners, Christiana Gable, and Sidney Hooper were celebrated before the game. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Seniors Rikki Arkansas, Chandler Groves, Allie Blackwood, Autumn Hanners, Christiana Gable, and Sidney Hooper were celebrated before the game. (APSU Sports Information)

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