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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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APSU’s Chris Horton named All-District by National Association of Basketball Coaches

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUKansas City, MOChris Horton, who propelled Austin Peay State University to a miracle run in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament and its first NCAA tourney appearance since 2008, has been named first-team All-District 19 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as selected by member coaches.

That was announced Friday by the NABC.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named first-team All-OVC, Josh Robinson earns second-team honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TNChris Horton, who capped out off a landmark Austin Peay career with a superb senior season, has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference in a vote of league coaches and sports information directors. Meanwhile, sophomore guard Josh Robinson, who became Mr. Outside to Horton’s Mr. Inside, was named second-team All-OVC.

That was announced Tuesday by the OVC office.

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Instant Peay Play: Two APSU basketball greats enter home stretch of record-breaking careers

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the calendar switching from January to February, Austin Peay State University basketball standouts Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray enter the final regular-season month of their respective record-breaking careers.

Both arrived on Austin Peay’s campus in 2012, Horton from Columbus High School in Decatur, GA; while Gray stayed near home to continue her hoops career after playing at Clarksville High School.

While the pair play different positions for their teams – Horton is a 6-8 center, while Gray is a 5-4 point guard – both have helped re-write the record book, both at Austin Peay and the Ohio Valley Conference.

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Instant Peay Play: Austin Peay’s Chris Horton, Tiasha Gray will be opponent focus again this Basketball Season

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s basketball teams open up their respective season’s this week with exhibition games, but with the regular season beginning next week, opponents know they will have to prepare to stop two key APSU players.

Those two are the Governors senior center Chris Horton and the Lady Govs senior point guard Tiasha Gray, who were both selected to their respective preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference teams, and are key for success in the upcoming year.

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APSU Governors Basketball picked fifth in West; Chris Horton selected preseason All-OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – For a second straight year Austin Peay State University post player Chris Horton has been named to the Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference team, as chosen by league coaches and sports information directors.

That was announced Tuesday at the OVC’s annual basketball media day, held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.

Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos at OVC Basketball Media Day, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos at OVC Basketball Media Day, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball to begin practice Sunday, October 4th

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Even though this will be the 30th time—26 at Austin Peay State University—Dave Loos has prepared to tipoff practice as head men’s basketball coach, he nonetheless still gets excited this time of year.

And as Loos and his Governors are set to initiate practice, 6:00pm, Sunday, in Dave Aaron Arena, the Governors longtime head man anxiously awaits the official start.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Chris Horton left his mark for 2014-15 Governors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Although Austin Peay junior center Chris Horton was bypassed for Ohio Valley Conference honors—he was named first team by College Hoops Daily and second team by College Sports Madness—his 2014-15 season certainly left its mark and cannot be overlooked for multiple achievements by the lanky 6-8 Decatur, Georgia native.

Austin Peay Basketball's Chris Horton. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball’s Chris Horton. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball’s Chris Horton takes OVC Player of the Week honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBrentwood, TN – Junior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball co-Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

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APSU’s Chris Horton earns Tennessee Sports Writers Association weekly award again

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University sophomore center Chris Horton has been named the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association after registering a pair of double-doubles in Ohio Valley Conference-opening weekend action.

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