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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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Austin Peay State University has 13 Govs earn ITA academic honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsTempe, AZ – Thirteen Austin Peay State University tennis student-athletes were recognized for the academic accomplishments as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athlete, Tuesday. In addition, both the Governors men and women’s tennis programs were listed on the ITA All-Academic Team listing.

It is the second consecutive year the Governors women’s tennis team earned ITA All-Academic Team status. All six women’s tennis student-athletes earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors: Brittney Covington, Lidia Yanes Garcia, Claudia Yanes Garcia, Fabienne Schmidt, Ana Albertson and Helena Kuppig.

Both Austin Peay Tennis Teams nab ITA academic award. (APSU Sports Information)

Both Austin Peay Tennis Teams nab ITA academic award. (APSU Sports Information)

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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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Instant Peay Play: APSU Tennis’ Lidia Yanes Garcia continues to add to probable HOF resume

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With a year still to go in a career what should be remembered as an Austin Peay State University Athletics Department Hall of Fame career, Lidia Yanes Garcia continues to add accolades to her resume.

This past week, Garcia – a native of Los Realejos, Spain – became the first APSU women’s tennis player to earn a spot in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Ohio Valley Regional rankings; coming in 15th.

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 6: Back-to-back 3.0 semesters for APSU Student-Athletes

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – APSU enjoyed huge successes on the field of competition in 2017-18, but might have been even better in the classroom.

For the first time since 2008-09, Austin Peay State University student-athletes posted back-to-back semesters with a department-wide 3.0 grade-point average, including a program-record 3.110 mark for the fall semester.

The tennis program’s led the way, with the women’s team posting a 3.964 in the fall and a 3.957 in the spring; all eight members of the men’s team earned Dean’s List honors after a 3.890 in the fall, and followed that up with a 3.691 in the spring.

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis' Brittney Covington. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis’ Brittney Covington. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Tennis’ Lidia Yanes Garcia picks up a spot in latest ITA rankings

 

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APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Rising APSU senior Lidia Yanes Garcia has been named the 15th-ranked player in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association Ohio Valley Regional rankings, released Monday night.

The three-time reigning Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year is the first player during the Ross Brown era to earn a regional ranking from collegiate tennis’ governing body, and may be the first in Austin Peay State University history.

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APSU Tennis’ Brittney Covington, Lidia Yanes Garcia named to Google Cloud Academic All-America team

 

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APSU Women's TennisAustin, TX – Two Austin Peay State University women’s tennis players are among the 45 student-athletes across all of Division I to be named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I At-Large Teams, announced Thursday.

Clarksville native Brittney Covington and Spanish sensation Lidia Yanes Garcia are the second and third Governors to earn Academic All-American honors for the 2017-18 academic year, joining volleyball standout Kristen Stucker.

APSU Tennis' Brittney Covington, Lidia Yanes Garcia named to Google Cloud Academic All-America team

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APSU Women’s Tennis Team, Lidia Yanes Garcia receive ITA Regional honors

 

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APSU Women's TennisTempe, AZ – Austin Peay State University’s Lidia Yanes Garcia and the APSU women’s tennis team were recognized with two regional awards the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced, Wednesday.

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Austin Peay State University Record Three Govs named to Google Cloud Academic All-District Teams

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A trio of Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Women’s At-Large Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Women’s tennis athletes Brittney Covington and Lidia Yanes Garcia as well as women’s golf athlete Ashton Goodley were each first-team selections in District 3 which includes Division I schools in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. It is Austin Peay’s largest group of All-District Women’s At-Large selections in any year.

Austin Peay's Brittney Covington, Ashton Goodley and Lidia Yanes Garcia named 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Women's At-Large Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Four Austin Peay State University sports teams earn NCAA public recognition for second-straight year

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – For a second consecutive year, 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.

“Our big picture goal is for each student-athlete to leave APSU with a championship ring on one hand and a diploma in the other and these recognitions show we are committed to that ideal” said Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey. “I want to congratulate the coaches and student-athletes on those teams for receiving public recognition from the NCAA. I also want to thank our dedicated academic services staff and university faculty for their service.”

Four Austin Peay Govs Teams receive NCAA's Public Recognition Award academic honor. (APSU Sports Information)

Four Austin Peay Govs Teams receive NCAA’s Public Recognition Award academic honor. (APSU Sports Information)

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