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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Christiana Gable becoming steady offensive threat for Lady Govs softball

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the top three offensive leaders from last season lost to graduation, including three-time first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference performer Lauren de Castro, this year’s Austin Peay softball team was going to have to have several players step up and do their best to replace those numbers lost to graduation.

One of those that have answered the need has been sophomore first baseman Christiana Gable, who has proven through the first half of the season to be among the best in being able to drive runs in when the opportunities presents themselves.

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Instant Peay Play: What a difference a year has made for youthful APSU Baseball Governors

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – An old saying in college sports is ‘a good thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores’ and the 2015 Austin Peay State University baseball team is living up to that adage.

After a three-year run that saw two regular-season Ohio Valley Conference titles, three OVC tournament championships, three trips to the NCAA Tournament and an average of 40 wins per season, the Govs missed the post season in 2014 with a squad that featured 13 freshmen on its 33-man roster.

Austin Peay Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Weather has been APSU’s biggest opponent so far this Spring

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN - Spring sports for Austin Peay always have to deal with the possibility of bad weather, but so far this spring the weather had more than proven to be the Governors main opponent over the first month of play.

Baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track and field have all felt the grip of the late winter weather forcing game time changes, postponements, cancellations and even venue changes just to try to get their respective seasons in.

Weather has played havoc on APSU Spring Sports. (APSU Sports Information)

Weather has played havoc on APSU Spring Sports. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Breigh Jones continues to shine on the track when it matters most

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Some athletes play big and others play big when the lights shine brightest and Austin Peay track and field standout Breigh Jones continues to show she is one of the best to ever run for the Lady Govs.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Softball lose to Applachian State, Winthrop Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSURock Hill, SC – Austin Peay State University’s softball team couldn’t shake off the rust of a 15-day weather induced layoff Saturday, February 28th in the opening day of the Winthrop Adidas Tournament, with the Lady Govs falling to Appalachian State 13-7 and to Winthrop 11-3.

Austin Peay Softball looked rusty losing two games at Winthrop Adidas Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball looked rusty losing two games at Winthrop Adidas Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Tiasha Gray continues to add to season for the ages

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Over the years there have been more than a few outstanding seasons put together by Austin Peay women’s basketball players, but the 2014-15 season being authored by point guard Tiasha Gray may go down as the best all-around season of all time.

With one final regular-season game remaining against Southeast Missouri — and what is almost an assured spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament – it’s not surprising the junior guard is leading the team in scoring, assists and steals, but also tops the team in rebounds.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Chris Horton quietly making a case to be among Govs all-time greats

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With his junior season winding down, Austin Peay men’s basketball standout Chris Horton is starting to pile up some impressive numbers, that by the end of his senior campaign may put him in the realm among some of the best to ever wear the Governors uniform.

This past weekend versus Tennessee Martin, Horton not only became the 33rd Austin Peay basketball player to score at least 1,000 points in a career, but just the seventh player all-time to have at least 750 rebounds to go with those points.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Baseball looks to return to the OVC Elite in 2015

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team opens its 2015 regular season Friday, February 13th versus Niagara looking to get off to a good start in what hopes to be a return to the top of the Ohio Valley Conference after suffering growing pains and injuries in 2014.

The Governors had 13 freshmen on last years’ squad, including eight that played significant time, which led to some growing pains for a team that had won the conference’s tournament the three previous seasons.

Austin Peay State University Baseball begins 2015 season with eye on the OVC Tournament.

Austin Peay State University Baseball begins 2015 season with eye on the OVC Tournament.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball opens season looking to make postseason after two near misses

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The past two seasons Austin Peay State University’s softball team went into the final weekend of the regular season with a chance to make the Ohio Valley Conference post-season tournament – only to come up short.

But as they open their 2015 regular season this weekend at the Mississippi State Bulldog Kickoff Classic, the Lady Govs hope to clear that final hurdle and make a return to the postseason.

Austin Peay Softball ready to make run at postseason.

Austin Peay Softball ready to make run at postseason.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors continue to be good neighbor in Clarksville community

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – For student-athletes in college it’s more than just about the sports that they play and classes they attend, it’s about learning to giving back to the community and citizenship.

Austin Peay State University’s Athletic Department and its student-athletes continue to show that they live up to that standard and be a good neighbor and supporter of the Clarksville community.

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

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