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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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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Indoor Track Team continues to build momentum

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The attention of Govs fans have been focused on the Austin Peay men’s and women’s basketball teams this past month, with the indoor track and field team having had a 41-day layoff between meets, but even that layoff hasn’t kept the Lady Govs from showing their mettle in trying to better their third-place finish in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor championships.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Brianne Alexander’s quick start helps spark APSU Lady Govs basketball resent surge

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball player Brianne Alexander may have had to sit out the first half of the season for the Lady Govs basketball team with an injury, but her return to action has helped spark the team to a strong start in Ohio Valley Conference play.

Alexander, a 6-foot-1 freshman center from Smyrna, TN, missed the first 12 games of the regular season after tearing the meniscus in her knee – with the Lady Govs going 3-9 over that stretch.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors, Lady Govs begin OVC play looking to return to postseason

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s men’s and women’s basketball team’s enter Ohio Valley Conference play this week looking to end their two-year runs of not making the postseason, have they shown enough in pre-conference play to give Govs fans hope that those runs will end?

In the pre-season polls that were released back in October, the Govs were picked to finish fourth in the OVC’s western division and in what would be eighth-place overall – or the last spot into the tournament field.

APSU Lady Govs and Governors Basketball teams. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs and Governors Basketball teams. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

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Instant Peay Play: Jeremy Purvis’ basketball career at APSU has been a testament to perseverance

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.

Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.

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