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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU softball standout Lauren de Castro helps former high school to state title in California

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Lauren de Castro, just a year removed from a three-time First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference softball career at Austin Peay State University, put her playing experience to work this spring in being a part of the coaching staff at Torrance (CA) High School and winning the CIF Southern Section Division 4 title.

The tournament victory was the first CIF Southern Section title for the Torrance Tartars (27-9) since 1991 and would translate to winning a state championship title game in the Tennessee State Secondary Athletic Association (TSSAA).

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Nashville Sounds rip eleven hits on way to 7-0 win over Round Rock Express

 

Josh Hamilton Goes 1-for-3 in First Rehab Appearance

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Barry Zito and the Nashville Sounds spoiled Josh Hamilton’s return to baseball with a 7-0 victory over the Round Rock Express on Mother’s Day at First Tennessee Park.

The game marked the first time a former Cy Young Winner and a former MVP played against one another in a Nashville Sounds game. While Hamilton (1-for-3) was the story coming into the action, it was Zito who stole the show.

The Sounds’ southpaw earned his first win of the season, pitching seven scoreless innings, surrendering just four hits and striking out five. Sounds pitching has been outstanding as of late, throwing five quality starts in their last seven games, posting a  2.47 ERA over that stretch.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Chandler Groves

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore outfielder Chandler Groves, of the Austin Peay State University softball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Groves hit .556 (10-for-18) in five games last week, smacking three home runs and driving in 12 from her spot as the lead-off hitter for an Austin Peay squad that went 3-2 on the week.

The Cross Plains, Tennessee, native collected multiple hits in four of five contests last week, scoring a run in four of five games as well.

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Austin Peay State University Softball’s Chandler Groves named Softball Player of the Week by TSWA

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – On the heels of being named Ohio Valley Conference Softball Player of the Week, Austin Peay’s Chandler Groves was named Softball Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Tuesday, for games from March 23rd-29th.

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APSU’s Chandler Groves selected as adidas® OVC Softball Player of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Sophomore left fielder Chandler Groves earned her first Ohio Valley Conference in-season honor of her career, Monday, being named adidas® softball Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office.

It is the first weekly conference honor for an Austin Peay softball player this season and the first since Lauren de Castro was named Player of the Week back on March 24th, 2014.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball’s Morgan Hoeg, Chandler Groves both hit grand slams in sweep of Samford Bulldogs

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Morgan Hoeg and Chandler Groves each hit grand slam home runs, Wednesday, to power Austin Peay State University’s softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Samford University by 8-6 and 8-7 finals at Cheryl Holt Field.

The doubleheader sweep was the first for the Lady Govs versus Samford since March 15th, 1989, when they won back-to-back 7-0 finals.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball takes two from Samford Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball takes two from Samford Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Softball plays doubleheader at home Wednesday against Samford Bulldogs

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play host to former Ohio Valley Conference member Samford University for a 1:00pm, Wednesday doubleheader at Cheryl Holt Field.

Austin Peay Softball takes on Samford in doubleheader action at Cheryl Holt Field Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball takes on Samford in doubleheader action at Cheryl Holt Field Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball’s Cayce Bredlau’s grand slam powers Governors to 17-8 win over Samford Bulldogs

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHomewood, AL – Left fielder Cayce Bredlau‘s second-inning grand slam catapulted Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 17-8 victory, Sunday afternoon at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

After having difficulty pushing in runs during the series’ first two games, Austin Peay (3-2) broke through quickly in Sunday’s series finale.

Austin Peay Baseball gets 17-8 win over Samford. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball gets 17-8 win over Samford. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball falls to Samford Bulldogs late rally 6-4

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHomewood, AL – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team continued to create offensive opportunities, but could not cash in enough of them in a 6-4 loss to Samford, Saturday, at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

For the second straight game, Austin Peay (2-2) scored the game’s first runs.

Austin Peay Baseball loses Saturay to Samform. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball loses Saturay to Samform. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball drops game 11-3 to Samford

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUHomewood, AL – A failure to execute in key situations doomed Austin Peay State University’s baseball team in an 11-3 series-opening loss to Samford, Friday night, at Joe Lee Griffin Field.

Austin Peay (2-1) left 14 men on base in the contest, including nine in scoring position, out of 17 baserunners allowed by Samford pitching.

Austin Peay Men's Baseball loses to Samford Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Baseball loses to Samford Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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