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Instant Peay Play: APSU Baseball, Savannah Amato, Tymeitha Tolbert have a big week ahead

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic school year is winding down, but there is still plenty on the line this coming week, with the Governors baseball team heading to the Ohio Valley Conference baseball Championship Tournament, while APSU pole vaulter Savannah Amato and sprinter Tymeitha Tolbert head to the NCAA East Preliminary Meet.

Opening the week will be the Governors baseball team (30-25, 17-13 OVC), who will be the OVC Tournament’s fifth-seed, and will open play, 9:00am, Wednesday at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, AL, versus the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (30-23, 18-12 OVC), the tournament’s fourth-seed.

Austin Peay Baseball begins OVC Baseball Championship Wednesday when it faces Jacksonville State at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay Baseball begins OVC Baseball Championship Wednesday when it faces Jacksonville State at Choccolocco Park.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors athletics have historic week on several fronts

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s spring sports continue to shine and impress, as baseball, softball and track & field continue to add to what has been a very successful school year for the Governors.

First, the Governors softball team (39-17) earned its first appearance in a national postseason tournament, with its selection into the National Invitational Softball Championship – the NCAA Division I softball equivalent to the men’s N.I.T Basketball Tournament.

Austin Peay Softball, Baseball and Track & Field are having a successful year.

Austin Peay Softball, Baseball and Track & Field are having a successful year.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball team heads into uncharted territory

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team wrapped up its best regular season in school history May 6th, including a school-record 11-game win streak to put a final bow on the season, but now the stakes are even higher as they head into the post season for the first time since 2007.

The Govs enter the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship as the overall #2-seed — finishing with a 36-15 overall record and a 17-4 mark in conference play this spring – but of the field of eight teams it has the least post-season experience.

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball continues to add chapters to historic season

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Early-on this season it became evident that Austin Peay State University’s softball team would be much improved team this season, but as the regular-season ends this week the APSU Governors continue to rewrite their record book with new chapters in each game they play.

Entering the season, the Govs softball team hadn’t finished a campaign above .500 since posting a 28-22 record back in 1993, hadn’t qualified for the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament since 2007 and had never recorded 30 wins in a season.

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Academy Students to perform “The Montgomery County Chronicles” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy students will present two free public viewings of a new play about the history of Clarksville. “The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” is a new stage play, created by Shana Thornton, local author and publisher, that is scheduled to debut at The Roxy Regional Theatre for two performances.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors should challenge at OVC Golf Championship

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – It’s been five years since Austin Peay State University men’s golf team last won the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament but come Wednesday afternoon this year’s squad should find itself in the running for its ninth overall tournament title in school history.

The Govs open the 54-hole OVC Men’s Golf Championships, April 23rd, at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at the Shoals in Muscle Shoals, AL, on the Fighting Joe Course – a par 72, 7,258-yard course — paired with Morehead State and Belmont in the tournament’s first day and teeing off starting at 8:50am.

Austin Peay Men's Golf team looks to make some noise at the OVC Tournament this week. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf team looks to make some noise at the OVC Tournament this week. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Spring OVC championships begin this week for APSU

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Ohio Valley Conference championship tournament play begins this week for Austin Peay State University’s women’s golf team and both men’s and women’s tennis teams, as they look to join the Governors volleyball team in winning a conference title in the 2017-18 school year.

The women’s golf team will open play April 15th at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at the Shoals in Muscle Shoals, AL, while the tennis teams will play on April 20th at the Centennial Sportsplex Tennis Center in Nashville, TN.

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APSU Beach Volleyball loses two matches Central Arkansas Invitational

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballConway, AR – Austin Peay State University beach volleyball team drops two matches at Central Arkansas Invitational.

The matches originally scheduled for mid-afternoon were moved up due to incoming weather, and the Govs had a cold start against Central Arkansas in the morning, failing to take a set from the Bears.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball loses to Central Arkansas and Louisiana-Monroe, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball loses to Central Arkansas and Louisiana-Monroe, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Tennis loses at Eastern Kentucky, 6-1

 

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APSU Women's TennisRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team could not overcome Eastern Kentucky in the regular season finale, falling 6-1, Friday, at the Tom Higgins Outdoor Courts.

The Govs (10-8, 6-3 OVC) knew they would be playing for seeding in next week’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, but the Colonels (13-8, 8-0 OVC) still were playing for an OVC regular season title, which will be decided tomorrow. The Colonels came out of the gate fast, winning easily at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles to claim the doubles point.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis falls to Eastern Kentucky in final regular season match. (APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis falls to Eastern Kentucky in final regular season match. (APSU Sports Information

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball’s Danielle Liermann could be having best season in program’s history

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has had several outstanding hitters go through its softball program, over its 33-year history, but the current year at the plate that third baseman Danielle Liermann is having this spring may be the best season by any player to ever wear the Red and White.

Liermann, a junior from Simi Valley, CA, is batting .410 this season for the Govs (26-11, 8-2 OVC), after the April 8th sweep of fellow Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee Martin, with eight doubles, 15 home runs and 44 RBIs.

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