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Baseball’s Dre Gleason named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball team senior first baseman Dre Gleason has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The O’Fallon, MO, native picked up his season’s second adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week honor after hitting .533 (8-for-15) with nine RBI, two doubles and two home runs.

Gleason opened the week with a monstrous 4-for-5, seven RBI effort in the Govs 21-8 rout of Middle Tennessee, Tuesday. Each of his four base hits produced a run, including a two-run first-inning double and a two-run third-inning home run.

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APSU names Tearra Banks Athlete of the Week

 

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

Banks led Austin Peay to a pair of victories to clinch an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament berth, averaging 14.5 points and 10.5 rebounds against UT Martin and Southeast Missouri—she hit 59.1 percent (13-for-22) from the floor and tallied two blocks during the week, placing her among the top-10 in APSU history. She capped the regular season with a 21-point, 13-rebound effort at Southeast Missouri.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week John Murry

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard John Murry, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Murry won a trio of weekly awards—from the Ohio Valley Conference, College Sports Madness and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association—after averaging 28.5 ppg in a pair of crucial wins for the Govs last week. The Indianapolis native shot 46.0 percent (17-for-37) from the floor, 88.2 percent (15-for-17) at the free-throw line and 53.3 percent (8-for-15) from beyond the arc.

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Carly Mattson named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Sophomore catcher Carly Mattson, of the Austin Peay State University softball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The McHenry, IL native was white-hot at the plate this past weekend collecting hits in all four games at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament, in Kennesaw, GA, finishing with a .615 batting average, a 1.462 slugging percentage and a .615 on-base percentage.

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Tearra Banks named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Banks picked up her season’s second adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week honor, posting a 23-point, 12-rebound effort in the Governors home win against rival Murray State, Saturday. It was her season’s seventh double-double and the 14th of her Austin Peay career.

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Josh Robinson named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Robinson helped the Govs get on track in OVC play with an Illinois sweep last week, earning adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week in the process. The St. Louis, MO native returned to nearby SIU Edwardsville Thursday night with a 26-point performance in the Governors overtime victory against the Cougars.

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Josh Robinson named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Robinson averaged 26.5 points in contests against Western Kentucky and Belmont last week, running his streak of 20-point games to six straight—longest since 2009 (Drake Reed, January 31st-February 28th).

The St. Louis native scored 26 against the Hilltoppers and opened conference play with 27 points against Belmont.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Brad Kirtley about to put -30- mark on Hall of Fame career

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With July quickly approaching on the calendar, Austin Peay State University’s all-time sports information director, and Athletics Department Hall of Famer member, Brad Kirtley is nearing the end of a 30+ year career at the university as he heads into retirement.

Kirtley became APSU’s sports information director in February 1984 — replacing another Athletics Department Hall of Famer member Sherwin Clift — after working in the Southeast Missouri State University’s sports information office.

APSU Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

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Savannah Amato selected APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman pole vaulter Savannah Amato, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Amato took gold at the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships, hitting a career-best 4.04m (13’ 3”) for her first career OVC gold medal. The 10 points she contributed to Austin Peay’s team score proved crucial to the Governors third-place finish—the third consecutive top-three showing by Austin Peay at the OVC Outdoor Championships.

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Chase Hamilton named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Hamilton homered twice in the opening game of Austin Peay’s series against UT Martin, part of a 3-for-4, three-RBI outing that allowed the Govs to take Game 1, 8-3.

He followed that up with a 3-for-5 performance the following day after moving into the clean-up spot in the lineup.

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