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Austin Peay State University names Valerie Brown APSU Track and Field, Cross Country Head Coach

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Sports Information has announced that Valerie Brown, who has been a member of the APSU track and field and cross country coaching staff since 2011 and served as associate head coach since 2014, has been elevated to the head coaching role.

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Austin Peay State University student-athletes average 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes posted a departmental grade-point average of 3.0 or better for a program-record fourth consecutive semester finishing the Spring 2019 semester with a 3.096 mark.

A department-record 70 percent of Austin Peay’s 289 varsity student-athletes earned academic honors for the spring semester. The last eight semesters dating back to Fall 2015 have yielded eight of the top-10 semester GPA’s since tracking data began in 1993. For just the fourth time, more than 100 Govs earned a spot on the Dean’s List, with 48 posting perfect 4.0 GPA’s for the semester.

Austin Peay student-athletes post department-wide 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Doug Molnar will not return as head coach of Track and Field, Cross Country

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 that Doug Molnar will not return as the APSU’s head track and field and cross country coach for the 2019-20 season.  Molnar’s contract will not be renewed. Molnar has been with the programs since 2005.

“I would like to thank Doug for his 14 years of leadership and commitment to Austin Peay Athletics,” Harrison said. “The Austin Peay track and cross country programs have taken a positive step during his tenure and is in a better position in the Ohio Valley Conference than he found it.

Austin Peay Track and Field, Cross Country Couch Doug Molnar's contract will not be renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field, Cross Country Couch Doug Molnar’s contract will not be renewed. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Sports has Five squads post best-ever APR number in latest NCAA updates

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – The NCAA released Wednesday, May 8th, that five Austin Peay State University (APSU) intercollegiate athletic teams posted their best-ever multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).

The NCAA released the complete four-year APR rates for 14 of Austin Peay’s teams—beach volleyball, in its third season, is still building an APR while indoor and outdoor track and field were combined into one data sport-group in 2015. Baseball (985) posted its best-ever APR for the fifth year in a row, increasing from 949 after the 2013 season to 985 via the 2017-18 data.

Meanwhile, a quartet of Austin Peay programs were honored by the NCAA with the Public Recognition Award last week for landing in the top-10 percent among their respective sports.

Austin Peay Baseball got it's best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball got it’s best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s and Women’s Cross Country finish season at NCAA South Regional

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsTallahassee, FL – As postseason play comes to a close, representatives from Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s and women’s cross country team squared off in Tallahassee, Florida as four Governors fought at the NCAA South Regional.

Over 30 teams competed in the women’s 6k race to go along with over 200 runners. On the men’s behalf, 24 teams battled in the 10 kilometer race with over 160 runners.

Seniors Caroline Kiplagat and Wesley Gray both led Austin Peay to the line as they brought an end to their collegiate cross country careers.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams compete hard at NCAA South Regional. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams compete hard at NCAA South Regional. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country teams to compete in NCAA South Region Cross Country Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Four members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s and women’s cross country team are headed to Tallahassee, Florida to compete in the NCAA South Region Cross Country Championships, Friday, November 9th, 2018. 

Senior Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter will participate in the men’s 10k race, which begins 9:30am (CT) at Apalachee Regional Park. Senior Caroline Kiplagat and junior Maisie Lay will be the runners for the Govs women’s team as the 6k race, scheduled for 8:30am. 

Austin Peay has four Cross Country athletes competing in NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has four Cross Country athletes competing in NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country places 10th at OVC Championships

 

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APSU Women's Cross CountryCape Girardeau, MO – Senior Caroline Kiplagat posted her season-best time as she led the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Austin Peay Womnen's Cross Country has strong showing at OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Womnen’s Cross Country has strong showing at OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Track and Field

 

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APSU Women's Cross CountryClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team heads up north for Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference Championships, hosted by Southeast Missouri at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country travel to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Championships, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country travel to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Championships, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Cross Country heads to Evansville for seasons final event

 

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APSU Women's Cross CountryClarksville, TN – Following a week off from competition, Austin Peay State University women’s (APSU) cross country team will have regrouped and refreshed as the Governors participate in the regular season finale at Saturday’s Evansville Invitational.

The race will be held will begin 10:00am, Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville, Indiana.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country to close out the season at the Evansville Invitational Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country to close out the season at the Evansville Invitational Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country does well at Greater Louisville Classic

 

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APSU Women's Cross CountryLouisville, KYMaisie Lay posted her best five-kilometer time of the season to lead Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team at the Greater Louisville Classic, Saturday, at Tom Sawyer State Park.

Austin Peay Woman's Cross Country continued to improve at Greater Louisville Classic Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Woman’s Cross Country continued to improve at Greater Louisville Classic Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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