Topic: Austin Peay
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team kicks off the 2014 regular season with a road match at Evansville, 7:00pm, Friday before returning for the home opener 2:00pm, Sunday against Chattanooga.
Clarksville, TN – Determined to put last year’s injury-hampered season behind her, Austin Peay State University volleyball senior outside hitter Jada Stotts is ready to take her spot as one of the elite all-around players in the Ohio Valley Conference.
One play into the second half, junior safety Brad Wilmer suffered a significant leg injury. After realizing the seriousness of the injury, APSU head coach Kirby Cannon called off the scrimmage remainder.
“Our feeling with something like that is we should not even try to resume,” Cannon said. “When you have a horrific injury like that, where there is pain and an injury that is going to end a young man’s season, it is hard to refocus the team. You put them at danger.
Brentwood, TN – Senior outside hitter Jada Stotts was named to the preseason team and Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was picked fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference’s preseason poll, Wednesday.
Stotts, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, was named to the league’s preseason team for the second consecutive year.
Lexington, KY - After failing to score in Monday’s exhibition opener at Indiana State, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team is still searching for its offensive identity after a 5-0 loss at Kentucky, Wednesday.
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Terre Haute, IN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team stood tough in the face of an offensive barrage against Indiana State but dropped the exhibition opener, 1-0, Monday at Memorial Stadium.
The Sycamores attempted 25 shots, putting eight on net. Conversely, Austin Peay could muster only three shots total, and did not force a save from Indiana State during the entire match.
Clarksville, TN – Coming off a 0-12 season in 2013, second-year head coach Kirby Cannon sees improvement in his youthful Governors football squad, as 40-plus returners are joined by 40 freshmen in what could be thought of as a rebirth of the program.
Practicing in pads for the first time in the shadow of the new Governors Stadium, Cannon sees the effort of his players to put last year behind them and the excitement of the influx of new players, in what is his first true recruiting class.
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
Brentwood, TN - Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team has been tabbed to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference for the upcoming 2014 season according to the preseason poll tabulated by conference coaches and sports information directors.
After reaching at least the OVC Championship semifinal stage for the third time in four years, the Lady Govs replace eight seniors who led the squad to a 48-27-5 composite four-year mark in their time on campus.
Instant Peay Play: Several new faces will help greet APSU Student Athletes, Fans as school year begins
Clarksville, TN – With Austin Peay football players reporting this weekend, the 2014-15 athletic school year has officially begun, and with it there will be several new and old faces on the sidelines, courts and dugouts as they go there their seasons, as well as several coaching slots still to be filled.
One of the open spots just came open this past week, with men’s golf coach Kirk Kayden announcing that he would be leaving after almost 10 years at the helm to take the same position at Mercer University in Macon, GA.
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Clarksville, TN - Kirk Kayden, who has guided Austin Peay State University men’s golf program to unprecedented success during 10 years as the program’s head, resigned Thursday afternoon to accept another head-coaching opportunity.
Kayden guided the Govs to two Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championships since taking over in 2004, capturing the crown in 2009 and 2013.
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