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Instant Peay Play: Less than a month until APSU Govs return to action

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the Fourth of July holiday in the rearview mirror and the dog days of summer just hitting their stride, it is less than a month before the return of Austin Peay State University student athletes and the beginning of the 2017-18 athletic school year.

Although the first day of classes on the main Austin Peay campus isn’t until August 28th – eight weeks away – over the next few weeks members of the football, volleyball, soccer and cross country teams will return to campus to hold their respective pre-season workouts.

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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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2017 APSU Volleyball schedule highlighted by Season-Opening Tournament, Nationally-Ranked Teams

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – An impressive season-opening home tournament highlights Austin Peay State University’s 2017 Volleyball Schedule released by head coach Taylor Mott, Thursday.

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletes post fourth-best semester GPA in department history

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Twelve Austin Peay State University athletics’ teams posted 3.0 grade point averages during the spring semester marking the fourth-best GPA in department history.

The women’s tennis program led the way with a 3.892 mark, placing all seven team members on the Dean’s List. The rest of the top-five included women’s cross country (3.605), women’s golf (3.530), dance team (3.378) and women’s soccer (3.355).

Austin Peay has twelve athletic teams with 3.0 grade point average. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has twelve athletic teams with 3.0 grade point average. (APSU Sports Information)

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Nine APSU Governors squads post best-ever NCAA APR number

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Nine of Austin Peay State University’s 14 intercollegiate athletic teams posted their best-ever multi-year Academic Progress Rate in the most recent release NCAA’s APR Report, Wednesday.

The NCAA released the complete four-year APR rates for each of Austin Peay’s 14 teams – women’s indoor and outdoor track and field were combined into one sport-group beginning with this year’s data.

Austin Peay State University has nine athletic teams post best-ever multi-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University has nine athletic teams post best-ever multi-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate. (APSU Sports Information)

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Four APSU Govs teams earn Public Recognition Awards from NCAA

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Four Austin Peay State University athletic teams earned one of the NCAA’s top academic honors, Wednesday, receiving a Public Recognition Award from the organization for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport.

“One our department’s goals is to guide our athletes from their initial enrollment to receiving their diploma,” said Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey.

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APSU announces Morris Cephas joins Volleyball staff

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Morris Cephas, who was head coach at King University the past three seasons, will join Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team as assistant coach effective Monday. He replaces Brian Netzler, who accepted a position at Miami University (Ohio) in March.

Cephas, a 2011 graduate of King University, had been King University women’s volleyball head coach since 2013, leading the Division II program to 54 victories overall.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governor Athletes continue to shine in classroom

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – If you’ve watched just about any NCAA Basketball regular-season or tournament game, or a few college football regular-season or bowl games over the past six or seven years you’ve probable the NCAA sponsored commercial spot that goes ‘over 400,000 student athletes and just about all of us will go pro in something other than sports’.

The Austin Peay State University Athletic Department has once again lived up to that NCAA standard with over 50 percent of its total number of student athletes recording at least a 3.0 grade-point average over this past fall semester.

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180 APSU Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the fourth consecutive semester, more than half of Austin Peay State University’s athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester.

The department saw 180 athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 grade-point average during the semester. That amounted to more than 53 percent of the department’s near-record 335 athletes earning academic recognition from the department.

It is the fourth consecutive semester the department has seen more than 50 percent of its athletes post a 3.0 or better GPA.

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletes post 2.922 GPA for Fall Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Eleven Austin Peay State University athletics’ teams surpassed the 3.0 grade point average during the fall semester highlighted by a department-high 3.875 GPA from the women’s tennis team as announced Tuesday.

Women’s golf followed women’s tennis with a 3.626 GPA, while volleyball posted a 3.453 GPA. Tennis also posted the top GPA in a men’s sport with a 3.286 GPA with men’s cross country and baseball following with 3.109 and 3.078 GPAs respectively. 

Fall Semester sees Austin Peay Athletes post 2.911 GPA. (APSU Sports Information)

Fall Semester sees Austin Peay Athletes post 2.911 GPA. (APSU Sports Information)

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