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APSU Softball nails five home runs in doubleheader sweep of Samford

 

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APSU Softball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN –  On Wednesday at Cheryl Holt Field, Austin Peay State University’s softball team hit five home runs to power its way past Samford University, 5-2 and 10-7, in its final pre-Ohio Valley Conference contests.

Of all the home runs the Govs (10-14) hit on Wednesday, none may have been bigger that the final one of the day, a three-run shot by Kendall Vedder in the bottom of the sixth inning of Game 2, to cap a six-run, sixth inning, rally past Samford (10-21), who had scored five runs of their own in the top of the inning to take their only lead of the day, 7-4.

Austin Peay Softball sweeps Samford Bulldogs at Cheryl Holt Field, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball sweeps Samford Bulldogs at Cheryl Holt Field, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU releases 2017 Football Schedule

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Football head coach Will Healy announced the 11-game 2017 football schedule Monday evening, March 20th with five games slated to be played in Fortera Stadium.

The Governors will kickoff the 2017 campaign on Thursday, August 31st on the road at BCS and American Conference opponent Cincinnati in Nippert Stadium.

2017 Austin Peay Football Schedule announced. (APSU Sports Information)

2017 Austin Peay Football Schedule announced. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Busy and key home week for APSU Governors athletics

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – If you’re a fan of Austin Peay State University athletics — or spring sports in general — this may be the week for you, as the Govs have several key home events coming up over the next seven days that should have huge Ohio Valley Conference implications for those teams.

For baseball (10-9, 4-2 OVC) , the Govs open the week with a couple of mid-week games (Tuesday-Wednesday) versus Arkansas State (11-8) — who have played 10 straight games at home – having not played away from Jonesboro, AR, since February 26th.

Busy week for Austin Peay Sports. (APSU Sports Information)

Busy week for Austin Peay Sports. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos officially retired, Monday

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An era of unprecedented success at Austin Peay came to a close this morning.

After 27 years on the sidelines, Dave Loos has called it a career as Austin Peay men’s basketball coach, bringing to an end a tenure marked by integrity, ingenuity and achievement.

“The takeaway for me today is how proud I am of the things we accomplished,” Loos said during Monday’s press conference. “The thing I’m celebrating is that we helped make a lot of young people better. We helped them better themselves in the classroom. The game-changer is a college degree, and that’s the thing we really emphasized—getting the diploma and growing as a person.”

Austin Peay Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball face UT Martin Skyhawks in OVC Tournament first round

 

Austin Peay vs. UT Martin

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will play in it’s third consecutive Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance when it faces UT Martin at 1:000pm in opening round action at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.

It will be APSU’s 23rd postseason trip dating back to 1982.

2017 OVC Basketball Tournament

2017 OVC Basketball Tournament

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Savannah Amato earns gold as APSU Track and Field finishes strong at OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityCharleston, IL – Austin Peay State University track and field got a number of top marks, particularly in the pole vault, to close out the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships at Lantz Fieldhouse.

Overall, the Govs finished fifth with 70 points—one point behind Eastern Kentucky (71) for fourth.

Austin Peay Track and Field places fifth at OVC Indoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field places fifth at OVC Indoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Christiana Harris, Diamond Battle post historic days for APSU Track at OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityCharleston, ILChristiana Harris got Day One off to a good start for Austin Peay State University track and field at the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships, earning bronze in the pentathlon, while a school record fell on the track for one of Austin Peay’s precocious sprint standouts.  

Austin Peay Track and Field has strong first day at OVC Indoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has strong first day at OVC Indoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball looks to secure OVC Tournament bid at Southeast Missouri

 

Austin Peay (13-15/7-8 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (13-15/7-8 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team completes its regular season schedule, 2:00pm, Saturday at Southeast Missouri, with a win guaranteeing a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament field.

The Governors (13-15, 7-8 OVC) enter the final weekend in a five-way tie for fourth place, with the top eight teams advancing to the tourney beginning on March 1st.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball takes on UT Martin Skyhawks in season’s final home game

 

Austin Peay (12-15/6-8 OVC) vs. UT Martin (10-17/7-7 OVC)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team prepares for the home finale, 7:00pm, Wednesday, in the Dunn Center against UT Martin – a crucial matchup to improve its postseason chances.

The game will serve as “Peayk Out” night, with all fans encouraged to wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays UT Martin at the Dunn Center Wednesday at 7:00pm CT. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball plays UT Martin at the Dunn Center Wednesday at 7:00pm CT. (APSU Sports Information)

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Alex Vegh career day puts APSU Golf in Sixth place

 

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APSU Men's Golf - Austin Peay State UniversitySavannah, GA – Freshman Alex Vegh carded the finest 36 holes of his Austin Peay State University men’s golf career to help put the Govs in sixth place after the first day of the Invitational at Savannah Harbor.

The Govs are certainly within striking distance of a top-five finish, one shot behind Bethune-Cookman (seven-over) entering Tuesday’s final round.

Austin Peay Men's Golf sits in sixth place at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf sits in sixth place at the Invitational at Savannah Harbor. (APSU Sports Information)

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