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APSU Women’s Tennis has Three Players voted Preseason Top 10, Govs picked to win share of OVC title

 

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APSU Women's TennisBrentwood, TN – Highlighted by having three players in the top five of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Preseason Player Rankings, Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was picked to share the OVC Regular Season title, as announced by the league office, Friday.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis players Lidia Yanes Garcia, Fabienne Schmidt, Tatiana Lopez selected OVC Preseason Top 10. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis players Lidia Yanes Garcia, Fabienne Schmidt, Tatiana Lopez selected OVC Preseason Top 10. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay’s Chris Horton sweeps Men’s Awards at APSU Athletic Banquet

 

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Lidia Yanes Garcia named Outstanding Female Athlete, Track’s Breigh Jones chosen Female Legends

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who punctuated a consummate basketball career with Ohio Valley Conference tournament most valuable player honors, has been chosen as both Austin Peay State University’s 2015-16 Outstanding Male Athlete as well as the Legends Award recipient as the most valuable male senior athlete.

Meanwhile, Lidia Yanes Garcia, who became the first women’s tennis player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season, was named APSU’s Outstanding Female Athlete.

(L to R) APSU's Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU’s Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Lidia Yanes Garcia’s historic double-up on OVC honors could be just the start

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s tennis team has had several outstanding players over the years, but none accomplished what Lidia Yanes Garcia did as a freshman.

This past week Garcia became the first women’s tennis player in Ohio Valley Conference history to take both the OVC Player of the Year and OVC Freshman of the Year honors, while being First-Team All-OVC along with her twin sister Claudia Yanes Garcia.

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Lady Govs golf team earns OVC Team Academic Achievement Award for third straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For a third straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has been saluted with the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award.

The award is presented annually in each Conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade-point average or higher—OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.  The Lady Govs golf team had seven of its student-athletes earn such distinction. As a team the Lady Govs golfers posted a 3.738 grade-point average in the fall and 3.640 in the spring. «Read the rest of this article»

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Hogan named CIAF APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay State UniversityJohn HoganClarksville, TN – Sophomore John Hogan, of the Austin Peay State University baseball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

In five games last week Hogan hit .333 (7-for-21) with two runs scored, four doubles, and seven RBI. The Governors won two of three at Jacksonville State, giving the Govs their third-straight conference series win.

The Saint Louis, MO native was clutch in the Governors two victories over Jacksonville State. In Game 1, Hogan started strong with a first-inning RBI double. Then with the Govs down 2-1 in the fifth-inning, Hogan hit a two-run double giving the Governors a lead they would not release. «Read the rest of this article»

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Season ends for Lady Govs tennis with loss to JSU

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsPaducah, KY – A challenging season came to an end when Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinal match to Jacksonville State, Saturday, at the Larry J. Heflin Tennis Complex.

Entering the season as defending champions placed lofty expectations on a Lady Govs team that was comprised of two returning starters and four freshmen to fill out the lineup. It was lack of depth that led to its undoing as a late-season ankle injury to freshman Rachel Margolies dismantled an already disjointed lineup just prior to the OVC Tournament.

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APSU Women's Tennis (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Loo’s match downs Murray State at OVC Tennis Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsPaducah, KY – Freshman Kimberly Loo had to grind out a three-set win at No. 4 singles in order for Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team to defeat Murray State, 4-3, in first-round Ohio Valley Conference Tournament action.

It was a match both teams had played just 10 days earlier, in Murray, KY, ending in the same result. Ten days ago it was sophomore Carolin Weikard winning the deciding match at No. 2 singles. This time, the decider fell in the hands of a freshman and Loo pulled through.

APSU Women's Tennis. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Women's Tennis. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Tomic and Wiekard named First-Team All-OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Junior Vanja Tomic and sophomore Carolin Weikard, of the Austin Peay State University tennis team, were each named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, as voted on by the league’s coaches, Thursday, the league office announced.

It is the second-straight year for Tomic and Weikard to earn first-team All-OVC honors and also marks the third consecutive year for the Lady Govs to have a player named to the first team. Last season, Tomic was the league’s Player of the Year and Weikard was Freshman of the Year as the Lady Govs won the tournament championship and advanced to play Georgia Tech in the NCAA Regional.

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OVC Tennis Tourney has Lady Govs seeded fourth

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will begin its Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title defense as the No. 4 seed with a 10:00am, Friday match against No. 5 Murray State at the Larry J. Heflin Tennis Center, in Paducah, KY.

With a win, the Lady Govs would advance to play regular-season champion Jacksonville State in a 10:00am, Saturday match. No. 3 Eastern Kentucky and No. 6 Morehead State also play in first-round action, Friday, with the winner advancing to play No. 2 UT Martin.

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JSU outduels Lady Govs Tennis

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team suffered an traumatic collapse, falling 5-2 to Jacksonville State, Friday, at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts.

It all started when the No. 2 doubles team of  junior Vanja Tomic and freshman Andra Cornea allowed JSU’s Ralphaela Lima and Raisa Guasti to comeback from a 7-2 deficit. Lima and Guasti broke the Lady Govs serve a number of times and went on to win the match, 9-7.

APSU Women's Tennis, Clarksville TN.

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