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APSU Track and Field bring 2017 season to a close with more medals at OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – With parity at an all-time high in the Ohio Valley Conference and faced with one of the toughest fields the league has produced in years, Austin Peay State University track and field battled down to the final event at the 2017 OVC Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park, Saturday, bringing four more medals back to Clarksville Tennessee.

The Governors final tally of 87.33 points placed them fifth—the fourth consecutive year Austin Peay posted top-five team finishes in both the OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in fifth at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in fifth at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field second heading into final day of OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – A successful defense of sophomore Savannah Amato‘s gold medal in the pole vault was one of several highlights for Austin Peay State University track and field on the second day of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

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Christiana Harris, Emmaculate Kiplagat get APSU off to good start at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – A pair of Austin Peay State University track and field athletes helped the Govs get off to a good start at the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Choccolocco Park.

“Good first day in the books,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “The people we had competing today got us out to a good start.”

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field ready for OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field kicks off its bid for a conference title, Thursday afternoon, at the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Alabama.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Alabama Thursday for OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Alabama Thursday for OVC Outdoor Championships. (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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APSU’s Chancis Jones earns OVC Field Athlete of the Week honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University jumps specialist Chancis Jones has been named adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Female Co-Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.

Jones got the nod thanks to an exemplary weekend in at the Memphis Tiger Invitational that saw her shoot up the OVC best lists in both the long and triple jump.

Her fourth-place leap in the long jump at 6.08m (19-11.50) equaled Kaylnn Pitts for best by a Gov, third-best in the OVC and 42nd in the NCAA East this season, while her third-place, 12.90m (42-4.00) triple jump was a personal-best which moved her into second in the league.

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For Jones, it’s her first career weekly honor from the Ohio Valley Conference and third by a Governor in 2016-17; Savannah Amato won for weeks of February 22nd (Indoor) and April 5th (Outdoor).

A handful of Govs, minus Jones, will compete at the Billy Hayes Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.

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APSU’s Chancis Jones, Myiah Johnson with huge outings for Track and Field at Memphis

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldMemphis, TN – A school record fell and another Governor likely punched their ticket to the NCAA East Preliminary during Austin Peay State University track and field’s appearance at the University of Memphis’ Tiger Invitational.

After coming close several times during the course of her senior season, Myiah Johnson finally toppled her 2015 school-record in the 100m hurdles.

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field at Memphis Tiger Invitational this weekend

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – As the calendar gets set to turn over to May—with the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships and NCAA East Preliminary looming—Austin Peay State University track and field gets another chance to refine its skills at the Memphis Tiger Invitational, hosted by the University of Memphis.

Austin Peay Track and Field to complete in Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field to complete in Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs Savannah Amato already among all-time best in pole vault

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s track and field team has had many outstanding athletes come through its program over the years, but sophomore pole vaulter Savannah Amato is on the verge of adding her name as one of the all-time greats in Ohio Valley Conference history.

The 5-5 Delaware, OH native is currently the defending OVC indoor and outdoor pole vault champion and is the odds-on favorite to repeat as outdoor champion.

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APSU Track and Field has solid performance at Georgia Tech Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldAtlanta, GA – Against some of the south’s best competition, Austin Peay State University track and field again put forth some excellent performances at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational.

“I think we made another step in the right direction,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “We competed very well under slightly windy conditions.”

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field have great day at Georgia Tech Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field have great day at Georgia Tech Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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