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123 APSU Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – A program-record 123 Austin Peay State University student-athletes have been named to the 2017-18 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, released Wednesday by the conference office.

Student-athletes must have achieved a 3.25 grade-point average, were eligible and on the team throughout the competitive season in their chosen NCAA-sponsored sport(s) and used a season of competition in that sport.

Austin Peay State University has 123 athletes named to 2017-18 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University has 123 athletes named to 2017-18 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletic storylines to watch as school year nears

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As summer rounds the bend and heads into the final stretch, there are several early storylines for Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) athletic department to watch as the new school year nears.

Leading the list of storylines is there are still a few staff positions still vacant in the department, including athletic director and head softball coach among others.

The athletic director’s position could be filled very soon, with the university having held interviews with three prospective candidates for the job last week.

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Austin Peay State University to search Nationally for next Softball Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) athletics department announced Monday, July 8th, 2018 that it will conduct a national search for its head softball coaching position.

The search begins after Rodney DeLong departed June 13th to accept a similar position at North Texas and assistant coaches Dillon Bryant and Jamie Allred departed to join DeLong at North Texas.

Austin Peay State University begins the search for a new head coach for the Softball program.

Austin Peay State University begins the search for a new head coach for the Softball program.

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 4: APSU has an abundance of OVC honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Usually in Austin Peay State  University’s yearly top-10 countdown, APSU takes special care to identify each individual who was named Ohio Valley Conference Coach, Player, Freshman or other comparable “Of the Year” honor for their respective sport, because that’s a big deal and needs to be recognized as such.

But, well… there were too many this year, so they all get to go here.

Between coaches and players, 14 members of the Austin Peay extended family earned one of the top honors for their respective sport in 2017-18, including five Freshman of the Year honors.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball's Terry Taylor has named OVC Freshman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball’s Terry Taylor has named OVC Freshman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information)

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 5: APSU Softball has season for the ages

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – With a third head coach in four seasons taking over, it was tough to get a bead on the potential for Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball’s chances prior to the season.

It would’ve been difficult to suspect that the best season in program history was getting ready to kick off.

Austin Peay Softball pitcher Morgan Rackel. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball pitcher Morgan Rackel. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Softball coach Rodney DeLong resigns, heads to North Texas

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TNRodney DeLong, who led Austin Peay State University’s softball team to a 39-win campaign in 2018, has announced his resignation, effective immediately after accepting the head coaching position at North Texas, Wednesday morning.

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball head coach Rodney DeLong resigns, accepts head coaching job at North Texas. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors athletics posts best-ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Behind a quartet of Top 3 finishes in Ohio Valley Conference play, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department posted its best-ever finish in the 2017-18 OVC Commissioner’s Cup.

Austin Peay posted its first-ever 100-point tally in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, under the new format that began 10 years ago. The Governors 101.5 points pushed them to fifth among the league’s 12 members. Eastern Kentucky won the title for the fifth consecutive season with 118.5 points followed by Murray State (114.5), Belmont (111.25) and Jacksonville State (110).

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APSU Softball season ends with 3-0 loss to Toledo at National Invitational Softball Championship

 

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APSU SoftballRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team saw its best season in program history come to an end, Friday at Gertrude Hood Field, with a 3-0 loss to Toledo in the regional round of the National Invitational Softball Championship.

The Governors (39-19) and Rockets (35-22) traded scoreless innings through the first four frames, but a leadoff triple to open the fifth inning, followed by a sacrifice fly to center field gave Toledo a 1-0 lead.

Austin Peay Softball falls to Toledo 3-0 Friday afternoon in the regional round of the National Invitational Softball Championship at Richmond, KY. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball falls to Toledo 3-0 Friday afternoon in the regional round of the National Invitational Softball Championship at Richmond, KY. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball’s Morgan Rackel named to NFCA Central Region Third-Team

 

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APSU SoftballLouisville, KY – Austin Peay State University’s Morgan Rackel made history on Thursday for the APSU softball program as she became the first player in school history to earn National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region honors, being placed on the Central Region’s Third-Team.

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APSU Softball loses 3-0 to Towson at National Invitational Softball Championship

 

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APSU SoftballRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team had one inning go against them versus Towson, Thursday at Gertrude Hood Field in the opening round of the National Invitational Softball Championship, with the Govs falling to the Tigers, 3-0.

The Govs (39-18) and Tigers matched zeros for the first two innings, including APSU starter Morgan Rackel (22-7) getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the top of the first inning.

Austin Peay Softball has call go against them in 3-0 loss to Towson Thursday at the National Invitational Softball Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball has call go against them in 3-0 loss to Towson Thursday at the National Invitational Softball Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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