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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Football has its share of questions as reporting date nears

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the return and report date for Austin Peay State University football players nearing, questions abound for coach Kirby Cannon’s squad, as he enters his second season leading the program.

The one thing that probably wasn’t in question was any surprise in the Governors being picked ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll of conference coaches and sports information directors.

But that is where most of the non-questions end.

Austin Peay Football head coach Kirby Cannon at OVC Media Day. (Brittney Sparn - APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football head coach Kirby Cannon at OVC Media Day. (Brittney Sparn – APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University football picked ninth at OVC Media Day

 

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

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Governors Football picked to finish ninth at OVC Media Day. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf adds fourth freshman for 2014-15

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will feature four freshmen for the 2014-15 season.

Head coach Kirk Kayden has announced the signing of Colton Godwin, an Ocala, FL, native who has enjoyed a superb high school and junior golf career.

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

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

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Derek van der Merwe faces ever changing athletics landscape as Governors Athletics Director

 

Editor’s note: With the passing of Chris Austin’s father last week, he was unable to present a new “Instant Peay Play” for today. Therefore, we re-introduce you to a previous post about APSU Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Since being named as Austin Peay State University’s athletics director on June 5th of last year, Derek van der Merwe has had to make a lot of adjustments with the move and new position, but that’s the nature of the job.

APSU's Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

APSU’s Athletic Director Derek van der Merwe.

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Austin Peay State University baseball players having successful 2014 professional season

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s 12 professional baseball players have largely enjoyed a successful 2014 campaign with their respective clubs.

As the season nears its midpoint, three Govs alumni have been named to their All-Star teams at the minor league level.

Jack Snodgrass, seen here pitching for the Austin Peay Govs, was named to the Eastern League All-Star Game for the second consecutive year. (APSU Sports Information)

Jack Snodgrass, seen here pitching for the Austin Peay Govs, was named to the Eastern League All-Star Game for the second consecutive year. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Golf releases fall schedule

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - It will be a mixture of some familiar tournaments and different ones greeting a much younger Austin Peay State University men’s golf team this fall.

The Govs, who lost four-year starters Marco Iten and Anthony Bradley along with four-season contributor Trey Tarpley among others, potentially could feature an extremely young lineup, although rising senior Tucker Wallace and juniors Chris Baker and Austin Kramer will offer much experience.

Austin Peay State Univerisity Men's Golf releases 2014 Fall Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Univerisity Men’s Golf releases 2014 Fall Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Approaching Dog Days of Summer signal fall seasons just around the corner for Austin Peay State University

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the July 4th holiday behind us, and the hottest days of summer still to come, the calendar counts down to less than a month before Austin Peay fall sports start to report to begin their 2014 seasons.

Football, soccer, volleyball and cross country begin their respective regular seasons in August, with the men’s and women’s golf and tennis teams also having fall schedules in their respective non-traditional seasons.

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APSU Governor’s Alex Robles named to Baseball America Freshman All-America squad

 

Written by Cody Bush
Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUDurham, NC – Austin Peay State University baseball standout freshman Alex Robles earned his third Freshman All-America honor, Monday, as he was named to the 2014 Baseball America Freshman All-America First Team.

The honor joins Robles’ First-Team Freshman All-America selection by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

Freshman Alex Robles was named to the 2014 Baseball America Freshman All-America Team, Monday. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Freshman Alex Robles was named to the 2014 Baseball America Freshman All-America Team, Monday. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: New Era starts today for Austin Peay State University as new President officially assumes duties

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – In the history, or timeline, of any university there are mileposts that dot the progress of that institution over the years and Austin Peay State University is no different.

One of those events will occur June 30th, as Alisa White will assume the leadership role of president of the university – taking over for Tim Hall, who served in that capacity the past seven years.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf Classic sets record at 280 participants

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – More than 280 golfers participated in the 27th Annual Governors Golf Classic, held Friday, at Swan Lake Golf Course and the Clarksville Country Club.

It was the largest Govs Classic since it was initiated in 1987 and believed to be the largest tournament of its kind as far as participants in Clarksville history as 34 teams played at Swan Lake and the 36 at the Country Club.

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