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Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin named Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

 

Vanderbilt CommodoresNashville, Tn -Two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title Commodores’ head coach Tim Corbin has been named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball.

Corbin led Vanderbilt to a 51-21 record, the Dores’ second straight 50-win season and third in the last four years. The Commodores returned to Omaha for the second time in four years winning the national title in just the school’s second-ever trip to the College World Series. Corbin surpassed 600 career wins during the season and now has 517 wins as the Commodores’ head coach, second-most in program history.

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Vanderbilt Commodores beat Texas 4-3 at College World Series will play for National Championship

 

Men's College World Series - CWSOmaha, NE - The Commodores are going to be playing for a national championship on Monday night after defeating Texas, 4-3, in a winner-take-all contest Saturday night at the College World Series in Omaha.

Vanderbilt loaded the bases in the bottom of the 10th inning and won the game on an infield hit from Tyler Campbell that scored right fielder Rhett Wiseman from third. Wiseman was among five Commodore players to notch two hits on the night.

Vanderbilt Commodores runner Bryan Reynolds (20) celebrates his run with pitcher Jared Miller (28) against the Texas Longhorns during game thirteen of the 2014 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores runner Bryan Reynolds (20) celebrates his run with pitcher Jared Miller (28) against the Texas Longhorns during game thirteen of the 2014 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. (Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Basketball take Vanderbilt Commodores to the limit before losing 58-56

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN - Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team went on the road and stood toe-to-toe with SEC foe Vanderbilt, taking the Commodores down to the wire in a 58-56 battle at Memorial Gym.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball drops heart-breaker to Vanderbilt 56-54.

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball drops heart-breaker to Vanderbilt 56-54.

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APSU Governors Football to face University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Chattanooga Mocs

September 14th, 2013 | 5:00pm CDT
Chattanooga, TN | Finley Stadium (Davenport Field) (20,668)

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUChattanooga, TN – It is remarkable that two schools, separated by some 175 miles, have played football just four times in their respective histories and not since the 1968 season.

But such is the case when Austin Peay and Chattanooga meet for the first time in 45 years, 5:00pm (CT), Saturday, at Finley Stadium. The Mocs own a 4-0 series lead, with this being the first meeting in the Scenic City since 1967.

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Huge second quarter powers Vanderbilt Commodores to 38-3 victory over APSU Governors Football

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team would hang in with Southeastern Conference member Vanderbilt University of a quarter, but the Commodores would get their offense rolling in the second 12 minutes of play by scoring 35 second-quarter points on the way to a 38-3 victory over the Governors at Vanderbilt Stadium.

After being held to a field goal in the first quarter, Vanderbilt (1-1) would finally get into the end zone on its fourth drive of the night, going 76 yards on nine plays, with Brian Kimbrow plowing in from six yards out for the TD, with 12:50 left before intermission.

Austin Peay Football vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Austin Peay Football vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

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APSU Governors Football pregame tailgate set for Saturday in Nashville

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University alumni and fans are being invited to a pregame tailgate, Saturday, prior to the Governors’ football contest against Vanderbilt.

Austin Peay Football pregame tailgate at Logan's Roadhouse in Nashville Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football pregame tailgate at Logan’s Roadhouse in Nashville Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football to take on Vanderbilt Commodores Saturday in Nashville

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – After failing to play a Southeastern Conference opponent in its first 76 seasons of football existence, Austin Peay will play its second in as many weeks when the Governors travel down the road to Nashville, 6:30pm, Saturday, to play Vanderbilt in Vanderbilt Stadium.

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alden Hill (30) runs the ball against the Austin Peay Governors at Neyland Stadium. ( Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alden Hill (30) runs the ball against the Austin Peay Governors at Neyland Stadium. ( Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Football receiver Darryl Clack ready to emerge from shadows

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – How does a man who stands six-feet, six-inches get overshadowed?

Junior wide receiver Darryl Clack seems shy at first glance. The soft-spoken Nashville native never seems to raise his voice. He glides onto the field with grace, but not fanfare. He remains as inconspicuous as a man of his stature and skills can be, especially someone who commands such attention from opposing defensive backs.

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APSU Governors Football set to play Tennessee Volunteers for first time

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUKnoxville, TN – The curtain will rise on the Kirby Cannon Era, 5:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays Tennessee for the first time in program history.

Cannon, who was hired as Austin Peay’s 18th head coach in mid-March, is only the third APSU coach hired in the last 50 years that owned previous college-coaching head-coaching experience.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football Game Times set for Tennessee, Vanderbilt contests

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Game times for Austin Peay State University’s first two 2013 football contests have been determined.

Earlier Tuesday the Southeastern Conference announced its television schedule for the season’s first three weeks and with that came APSU’s game times at Tennessee (August 31st) and at Vanderbilt (September 7th).

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Austin Peay State University Football

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