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Instant Peay Play: Two APSU Governors have Historic Weekends

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Sometimes historic moments in sports are almost expected and sometimes it strikes like lighting out of a clear-blue sky. Well both happened this past weekend for a pair of Austin Peay State University (APSU) student athletes, with Governors pole vaulter Savannah Amato making Ohio Valley Conference history at the conference’s indoor championship meet, while softball’s Morgan Rackel pitched a game for the ages down in the Louisiana bayou.

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APSU Track has big second day to finish fifth at 2019 OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – What a difference a day makes. After recording just 4.5 points on Day One of the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, Austin Peay State University (APSU) picked up 64 points—the fourth-most on the day—on the final day of competition to finish fifth overall, the fifth top-five finish in the indoor championships in the last six seasons for the Governors.  

Austin Peay's (L to R) Dascha Hix, Savannah Amato and Tymeitha Tolbert metaled at 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s (L to R) Dascha Hix, Savannah Amato and Tymeitha Tolbert metaled at 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field finishes Day One of OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – Much remains to be decided after Day One at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, and Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field will be among those looking to make a big move on the final day of competition at the Birmingham Crossplex.

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker comes places sixth in the long jump. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker comes places sixth in the long jump. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field ready for 2019 OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The time has come for Austin Peay State University track and field to put it all on the line at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, which begins Wednesday, February 20th in Birmingham, Alabama.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Birmingham Alabama for 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Birmingham Alabama for 2019 OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: History awaits APSU’s Savannah Amato this week at OVC Championships

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – There is little question that Austin Peay State University (APSU) senior pole vaulter Savannah Amato is arguably the best at her event in school history.

But this week she could cement that into the best all-time in Ohio Valley Conference history as well, as she looks for an unprecedented sixth gold medal in seven tries (indoor and outdoor) at this week’s OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

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Austin Peay State University Softball falls to UAB 11-6

 

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APSU SoftballBirmingham, AL – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team saw its late-inning rally fall short, Sunday at Mary Bowers Field in the final day of the UAB Tournament, as the Govs came up short to the Blazers, 11-6.

Austin Peay Softball loses to UAB on final day of UAB Tournament, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball loses to UAB on final day of UAB Tournament, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track shines in regular-season indoor finale in Birmingham

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – As final tune-ups go, this was a great one for the Governors.

Austin Peay State University track and field got 14 personal-bests and some movement up the league-leaderboard at the 2019 Samford Open, concluding regular-season indoor action with a bevy of solid performances that head coach Doug Molnar hopes will portend to good things two weeks from now at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships.

APSU Track And Field. ( Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track And Field. ( Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Softball falls to Louisiana Monroe, beats UAB at UAB Tournament

 

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APSU SoftballBirmingham, AL – Austin Peay State University’s softball team split a pair of games, on Day 2 of the UAB Tournament Saturday at Mary Bowers Field, dropping the opener to Louisiana Monroe 5-3 before exploding for a 18-4 victory versus UAB in the nightcap.

The victory moves the Govs to 3-1 on the season and guarantees Austin Peay a winning opening weekend to their 2019 season, with the tournament concluding Sunday with a, 2:00pm, rematch versus UAB.

Austin Peay Softball splits games Saturday at UAB Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball splits games Saturday at UAB Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball wins two on first day of UAB Tournament

 

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APSU SoftballBirmingham, AL – Austin Peay State University’s softball team got the Kassie Stanfill Era off to a great start, Friday afternoon at Mary Bowers Field in the opening day of the UAB Tournament, as they rolled to 10-0 and 8-3 victories over Louisiana Monroe and Wright State.

Austin Peay Softball beats Louisiana Monroe and Wright State at UAB Tournament, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball beats Louisiana Monroe and Wright State at UAB Tournament, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track plays in Samford Open this weekend

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – In its final test ahead of the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships, Austin Peay State University track and field also will be in Birmingham this weekend for the Samford Open, February 8th-9th, at the Birmingham Crossplex.

Austin Peay Track and Field takes part in the Samford Open as last meet before OVC Indoor Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field takes part in the Samford Open as last meet before OVC Indoor Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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