Topic: APSU Softball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team has been picked to finish in a tie for ninth place in the pre-season Ohio Valley Conference poll, as released by the OVC home office.
The Lady Govs, who finished ninth in the final conference standings last season with an overall record of 20-32 and 8-18 in conference play, received 73 points in voting from the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors to tie with Belmont.
Austin Peay State University Softball inks Chicagoland-area standout as second member of 2014-15 class
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team’s 2014-15 early signing period class continues to grow with Carly Mattson casting her lot with the Lady Govs.
Mattson, a 5-foot-4 catcher/shortstop, plays for coach John DiFrancesca at McHenry East High School, where she has been a starter and team co-captain on a squad that has won three straight regional titles.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team opened the 2014-15 early signing period, Wednesday, by adding to its middle infield with shortstop Kendall Vedder of Palmetto, FL being added to the fold.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play four in-season tournaments, including their first home tourney since 2011, while totaling 29 home games to highlight its 2015 schedule.
“We’re looking to compete a little bit better this year and I think our schedule shows that,” Austin Peay coach Stephanie Paris said. “It’s not going to hurt us to play great teams before we get into Ohio Valley Conference play, so we’re looking at going to some tournament to play some high-caliber teams and getting tested a little bit early.”
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team closed out its 2014 fall schedule, October 13th at Cheryl Holt Field, on a down note, as they fell to Trevecca Nazarene University, 9-1 in five innings.
The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was called due to severe weather after four innings, giving Austin Peay a 3-2 overall record in its fall contests.
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
Gallatin, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team completed the road part of its fall schedule with a 3-1 record after sweeping Volunteer State Community College, Friday evening, by scores of 7-4 and 14-4.
The Lady Govs never trailed the Lady Pioneers in the doubleheader, scoring in five of seven innings in Game 1, while putting together two innings of five or more runs in Game 2.
Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Softball’s Erica Inagaki’s 4,000 mile journey already off to great start
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball program has brought in players from almost every part of the country over the 29 years of the program, but this year’s squad has a first in Erica Inagaki – the first player signed from the state of Hawaii.
Inagaki, a 5-foot-1 middle infielder is from the island of Oahu — the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and over 4,200 miles from Clarksville – was found and recruited by coach Stephanie Paris and her coaching staff after getting a skills tape she had sent out.
APSU Sports Information Office
Martin, TN - Austin Peay State University’s softball team played well, Saturday afternoon at the Martin Sports and Recreation Sports Complex, in earning a split of its two contests at the UT Martin Fall Classic with a 13-3 win over Northeast Mississippi Community College and a 4-3 loss to the University of Memphis.
Brentwood, TN – Ninety-five Austin Peay State University student-athletes were recognized on the Ohio Valley Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll for their academic achievements during the 2013-14 academic year. That total included 15 student-athletes who received the league’s Academic Medal of Honor.
“The greatest metric of our success at Austin Peay is our commitment to excellence in the classroom,” said van der Merwe. “The student-athletes at this great University are special and represent the very best of the Ohio Valley Conference. We are proud of what this says about our student-athletes, our University, and the many great faculty and staff to rally behind our students every day.”
As most you who know me, I’m into sports – have been all my life, as a player, coach, umpire, scorekeeper, etc.
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