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OVC Preseason Poll ranks APSU Men’s Cross Country ninth, Women’s tenth

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference released its 2016 men’s and women’s cross country predicted order of finish, Wednesday, voted on by the league’s head coaches.

Austin Peay State University men’s team was ranked tied for ninth in the poll, while the women were predicted to finish 10th. Last season, the men’s and women’s teams each had three top three finishes, including wins in the annual Austin Peay Cross Country Festival.

On the men’s side, the Govs will be led by three seniors with ample experience – Daniel Hamm, Kyle Harmon and Martin Rejman.

APSU Men's Cross Country tied for ninth in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU)

APSU Men’s Cross Country tied for ninth in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU)

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Reunion weekends, giveaways highlight APSU Women’s Soccer and Volleyball game day promotions

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The complete list of gameday promotions for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer and volleyball home matches was released Wednesday, featuring family fun and welcoming back our Governors alumni.

The events begin with the annual Governors FanFest, which will coincide with the women’s soccer home opener vs. Evansville, August 28th. Reunion weekends and giveaways highlight the promo schedule for both sports, helping make the events fun for people of all ages.

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer and Volleyball gameday promotions to include giveaways, Breast Cancer Awareness, reunions and more. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer and Volleyball gameday promotions to include giveaways, Breast Cancer Awareness, reunions and more. (APSU Sports Information)

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Bill Herndon, APSU’s longtime ‘Voice of the Govs’, awarded OVC Lifetime Achievement honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Longtime ‘Voice of the Govs’ Bill Herndon has been awarded the Ohio Valley Conference’s Media Lifetime Achievement honor, accorded to a media member who formerly covered the league.

The awards were established in 2010 as a way to recognize these media members who provide publicity for the conference, its member institutions and intercollegiate athletics; perform their jobs in a fair, consistent and accurate manner; provide all-around coverage for a variety of sports; and demonstrate the ability to go above and beyond their normal beat or job description.

Longtime 'Voice of the Govs' Bill Herndon interviewing Bubba Wells. (APSU Sports Information)

Longtime ‘Voice of the Govs’ Bill Herndon interviewing Bubba Wells. (APSU Sports Information)

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Experienced APSU Governor Soccer picked seventh in OVC preseason poll

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team was predicted to finish tied for seventh place in the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, as voted on by head coaches and sports information representatives.

Defending OVC regular season and tournament champion Murray State was the overwhelming pick to win the league, receiving 18 first-place votes.

Austin Peay Soccer has exhibition game against Georgia State August 14th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer has exhibition game against Georgia State August 14th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball 2016-17 Schedule announced

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The slate is set for the defending Ohio Valley Conference champions.

After a whirlwind trip through the 2016 OVC Tournament, winning four games in four days to claim the title, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball and head coach Dave Loos have released the 2016-17 regular season schedule.

Competitive slate awaits Austin Peay Governors Basketball in 2016-17. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Competitive slate awaits Austin Peay Governors Basketball in 2016-17. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball releases season Schedule

 

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APSU Women's Basketball Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball 2016-17 schedule , released Monday by second year head coach David Midlick highlighted by fifteen home games.

The home slate will be the Governors largest since the 1983-84 campaign – one of three seasons which featured a program-record 16 contests at the Dunn Center. In addition, Austin Peay will host seven meetings against nonconference opponents, the most since 1985-86.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball has 15 Home Games this coming season. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball has 15 Home Games this coming season. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Get your APSU Football season tickets today

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football season tickets are on sale, and they’re going quickly.

Under a new ticketing structure implemented by assistant athletics director Josh Jorgensen, less than 30 reserved seat backs (Sections D and E) remain.

Austin Peay Governors Football tickets are on sale now for the 2016 Season.

Austin Peay Governors Football tickets are on sale now for the 2016 Season.

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APSU Governors Football picked ninth in preseason poll at OVC Media Day

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University football was picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference by a vote of the conference coaches and sports information directors announced Monday at the annual OVC Media Day.

Defending champion Jacksonville State was the top preseason choice for a third straight year, picking up 16 of 18 first-place votes and 128 points total.

Austin Peay State University Football picked to finish last in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football picked to finish last in OVC Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Four names added to pantheon of APSU Baseball Draft Picks

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – This past week in New York City, Major League Baseball held its annual amateur draft with four Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball players having their names called, bring the all-time total to 40 players selected in the draft from APSU since the first Gov was drafted in 1972.

Juniors Ridge Smith (catcher), Logan Gray (third base), Garrett Copeland (second base) and senior pitcher Jared Carkuff were chosen in the 12th, 13th, 30th and 35th rounds, respectively, marking the second time Austin Peay had has as many as four players drafted at one time – and trailing only the 2013 MLB draft were the Govs had five players picked.

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Four APSU Govs picked in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player draft, Saturday

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityNew York, NY  – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw a quartet of student-athletes drafted in the third day of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, Saturday.

Junior catcher Ridge Smith was the first Governors player to be drafted, hearing his named called in the 12th round (372nd pick) by the Toronto Blue Jays. Junior third baseman/outfielder Logan Gray went next with his hometown Kansas City Royals nabbing him in the 13th round (403rd pick).

APSU Baseball's Ridge Smith, Logan Gray, Garrett Copeland and Jared Carkuff drafted in Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft, Saturday.

APSU Baseball’s Ridge Smith, Logan Gray, Garrett Copeland and Jared Carkuff drafted in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, Saturday.

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