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APSU Governors sit in Third for OVC Commissioner’s Cup after Fall Season

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – After a fall campaign that saw its volleyball team win a championship and its football team post its best finish in four decades, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department finished the fall season ranked third among all Ohio Valley Conference programs in the season-long Commissioner’s Cup competition.

The Governors third-place ranking after the fall season’s events – men and women’s cross country, women’s soccer, volleyball and football – was their best fall finish since the Commissioner’s Cup was reformatted in 2008-09. Austin Peay’s volleyball team received 13 points for claiming the both the regular-season and tournament titles. Meanwhile, the Governors football team scored 11 points for its second-place finish.

Austin Peay Volleyball won the OVC Regular Season title as well as the 2017 OVC Tournament Championship.

Austin Peay Volleyball won the OVC Regular Season title as well as the 2017 OVC Tournament Championship.

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APSU Softball releases schedule for 2018

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Five in-season tournaments and 12 total games versus programs that saw post-season action last year highlight the 2018 Austin Peay State University softball schedule under first-year head coach Rodney DeLong, released Monday, November 27th, 2017.

Austin Peay Women's Softball 2018 schedule announced. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball 2018 schedule announced. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Volleyball heads to UCLA for NCAA Tournament opener

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – In its second ever NCAA Volleyball Championship Tournament appearance, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will make a cross-country trek to Los Angeles and historic Pauley Pavilion for a 10:00pm (central time), December 1st, match versus the tournament’s number 15 overall-seed UCLA.

The Governors (30-5) earned their bid to the tournament by winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship back on November 18th in the Dunn Center, while nationally-ranked UCLA (19-10) earned a national seed despite tying for fifth-place in the Pac-12 Conference.

2017 OVC Champions Austin Peay Volleyball heads west to take on UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

2017 OVC Champions Austin Peay Volleyball heads west to take on UCLA in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

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APSU Athlete of the Week Brooke Moore

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman outside hitter Brooke Moore, of the Austin Peay State University football team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Louisville native led Austin Peay to its first Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title since 2010, leading the tournament with 48 kills and posting a .305 attack percentage in contests against Southeast Missouri, Eastern Kentucky and Murray State. In the process, she became the first freshman in league history to take tournament MVP honors.

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Top-seeded APSU Govs roll into OVC Tournament finals with win over Eastern Kentucky

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville TN – As the top seed and playing on their home floor, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was expected to make the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament finals and they didn’t disappoint, as they defeated Eastern Kentucky, Friday, November 17th, 2017 at the Dunn Center, by a 3-1 final (19-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-12) to advance to the tournament’s championship game.

The win, along with earning the Governors a spot in the championship game, set a school record for wins in a season, moving them to 29-5, and breaking a tie with the 1992 team.

Austin Peay Volleyball advances to the OVC Volleyball Championship game with three set win over Eastern Kentucky Friday night at the APSU Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball advances to the OVC Volleyball Championship game with three set win over Eastern Kentucky Friday night at the APSU Dunn Center.

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Murray State earns spot in OVC Volleyball finals with victory over Eastern Illinois

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville TN – Third-seeded Murray State defeated seventh-seed Eastern Illinois, Friday, November 17th, 2017 at the Dunn Center, to advance to the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament finals with a 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 25-19, 25-17) victory.

Much like their quarterfinal match, Murray State (22-8) got off to a slow start despite jumping out to a quick 3-0 lead before Eastern Illinois (15-15) rallied back to take a 7-4 lead.

Murray State Racers advance to OVC Volleyball Championship game with four set win over Eastern Illinois Panthers Friday at the APSU Dunn Center.

Murray State Racers advance to OVC Volleyball Championship game with four set win over Eastern Illinois Panthers Friday at the APSU Dunn Center.

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APSU Football hosts Eastern Illinois Saturday in regular season finale

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – In the final game of the 2017 regular season, the Austin Peay State University football team will take on Ohio Valley Conference for Eastern Illinois 4:00pm, Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at Fortera Stadium in Clarksville.

The Governors return home for the first time in almost a month after picking up back-to-back road wins at Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky.

Austin Peay Football hosts Eastern Illinois Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

Austin Peay Football hosts Eastern Illinois Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

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Top-seeded APSU Governors sweep Southeast Missouri to reach OVC Volleyball Tournament semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team only needed 74 minutes to sweep Southeast Missouri Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at the Dunn Center, in the quarterfinal round of the Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Championship by scores of 25-18, 25-19, 25-13.

It was the only one of the four OVC quarterfinal round matches that needed just three games to decide things.

With the win, Austin Peay moves to 28-5 on the season, tying the 1992 Govs volleyball team for most wins in a single season, while the eighth-seeded Redhawks sees their season come to an end with an overall mark of 11-20.

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri in straight sets in the OVC Volleyball Championships Thursday night at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball beats Southeast Missouri in straight sets in the OVC Volleyball Championships Thursday night at the Dunn Center.

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Eastern Kentucky outlasts stubborn Belmont squad to reach OVC semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – As typical of a four versus five-seed match, Eastern Kentucky survived a five-set thriller versus Belmont, November 16th in the Dunn Center, 25-18, 25-18, 17-25, 20-25, 16-14.

The fourth-seeded Colonels (13-18) looked to put the fifth set way early, jumping out to a 4-1 advantage over the Bruins (14-15), but Belmont rattled off three straight points to tie the set, 4-4.

The two teams would then trade the next 12 points, with the deciding set still tied 10-10 after the first 20 points.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

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APSU Men’s Basketball play Oakland City in home opener Wednesday

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball returns home to open regular season play by hosting Oakland City, 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 15th in the Dunn Center as the Govs continue their four-game stint in the NIT Tip-Off Classic.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hosts Oakland City at the Dunn Center as part of the NIT Tip-Off Classic, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hosts Oakland City at the Dunn Center as part of the NIT Tip-Off Classic, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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