Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University’s Breigh Jones named Athletic of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior sprinter Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones emerged from last weekend’s 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships with some serious hardware, earning two gold medals and two silver medals alongside her 2015 OVC Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year honor. She led Austin Peay to a third-place finish in the first OVC Track and Field Championship hosted by Austin Peay since 2001.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Kaylnn Pitts named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore Kaylnn Pitts, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Pitts continued her quest to put the school triple jump record out of reach, hitting 12.73m in the event at the prestigious Drake Relays. She finished second among collegians and fourth overall.

The Woonsocket, RI, native has ascended to the top of the lists in the Ohio Valley Conference, leading the league in the triple jump and ranking third in the long jump entering the weekend.

Austin Peay's Kaylnn Pitts. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Kaylnn Pitts. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

APSU Athletics announces Brandi Bryant as new Operations Manager

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Brandi Bryant, who has extensive background in public accounting, controllership and management while also evolving as a community leader, has been named the new Operations Manager for Austin Peay State University athletics.

Bryant replaces Sharon Silva, who retired last week after serving since 2009 as APSU Athletics Operations Manager and three decades total at the University.

New Austin Peay Athletics Operations Manager Brandi Bryant. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 


Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Chandler Groves

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore outfielder Chandler Groves, of the Austin Peay State University softball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Groves hit .556 (10-for-18) in five games last week, smacking three home runs and driving in 12 from her spot as the lead-off hitter for an Austin Peay squad that went 3-2 on the week.

The Cross Plains, Tennessee, native collected multiple hits in four of five contests last week, scoring a run in four of five games as well.

APSU's Chandler Groves «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

APSU Athlete of the Week Patrick Massoni

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior outfielder Patrick Massoni, of the Austin Peay State University baseball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Massoni was a catalyst from the lead-off spot last week for the Governors, hitting .615 (8-for-13) with a home run, two doubles, dour RBI and four runs scored as Austin Peay opened its Ohio Valley Conference scheduled with a sweep of Eastern Illinois.

The Danville, CA, native opened the series with a 5-for-5 effort – the first five-hit game by a Governor since Reed Harper in 2013 – that included a solo home run and a double, driving in two in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader.

APSU's Patrick Massoni «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

APSU Athlete of the Week Tiasha Gray

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray took home adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors after her 36-point, six-steal performance helped Austin Peay clinch the No. 7 seed on the regular season’s final day with a comeback win at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. She also was tabbed as CollegeSportsMadness.com OVC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her work against the Redhawks.

APSU's Tiasha Gray «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Breigh Jones

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the third week in a row junior Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones broke the school record – again – at the Alex Wilson Invitational, becoming the first Austin Peay athlete to break the 54-second barrier in the indoor 400m dash with a 53.96 mark, finishing third. According to research, that is the best mark posted by an Ohio Valley Conference athlete in the indoor 400m this century.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 


Chris Horton name APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

In perhaps the best week of a stellar career, Horton averaged 23.0 points – equaling his career-best with 23 points in both games – alongside 14.5 boards and 2.5 blocks for the Govs. The 6-9 big man shot 50 percent from the floor (14-for-28) and 72 percent (18-for-25) from the free-throw line.

Against Morehead State, Horton became the first Gov since Derek Wright in 2008 to get to the free-throw line 20 times in a game – he hit 15 of those on the way to a 23-point, 11-rebound night against the Eagles.

APSU's Chris Horton «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley inducted into APSU’s Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest Golf Governors in Austin Peay State University history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help guide the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center’s Hall of Fame lobby.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Honors category.

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University's Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 

Ed Bunio forged Hall of Fame playing, coaching career at Austin Peay State University

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It’s a long way from Carnegie, PA, to Tucson, AZ, in more ways than one. Raised by his grandparents, Ed Bunio needed an athletic scholarship if he wanted to attend college. After his outstanding prep career, Michigan came offering so did Miami…but Bunio chose Arizona.

Some 2,100 miles from home, Bunio literally went from a small town of barely 5,000 people to a campus of 15,000. Bunio loved the campus, the city and all the extracurricular activities that were available. In fact this new world was eye opening, except during the daytime…during class time.

2015 APSU Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee Ed Bunio «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | No Comments
 


Page 1 of 1912345...»

Personal Controls

Archives

    September 2015
    S M T W T F S
    « Aug    
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    27282930