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Instant Peay Play: With streak behind them, OVC season looms for APSU Football

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team put one big hurdle behind them September 16th, 2017 with its victory over Morehead State, at Fortera Stadium, to end the nation’s longest overall losing streak at 29 games, but now they must refocus and get ready for Ohio Valley Conference play and a couple of another streaks they want to put to bed as soon as possible.

The others are a current 21-game losing streak in OVC contests, dating back to October 18th, 2014, when the Govs handed Murray State a 20-13 loss in Clarksville, while they also have a 45-game losing streak in road games – dating back to September 18th, 2010 — when the Governors handed Tennessee State a 26-23 setback at the then LP Field.

APSU Football defeated Morehead State 69-13 Saturday night at Fortera Stadium.

APSU Football defeated Morehead State 69-13 Saturday night at Fortera Stadium.

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APSU Women’s Basketball has 15 home games in 2017-2018 Schedule

 

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APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – A backloaded nonconference schedule, a 15-game home slate and an 18-game marathon Ohio Valley Conference slate all highlight the 2017-18 Austin Peay State University women’s basketball schedule, released Monday.

Austin Peay opens its 2017-18 slate on the road with a November 11th contest in historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis to face Butler for the first time since 2004.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball schedule released today. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball schedule released today. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Mens Basketball 2017-18 Schedule filled with Quality Opponents

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – First-year head coach Matt Figger has put together a 2017-18 slate that will test his new-look Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team early and often.

A quartet of high-major opponents, an appearance in the NIT Season Tip-Off and five participants in the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament dot the schedule—an ambitious 12-game non-conference slate ahead of the grueling, expanded 18-game gauntlet that is the Ohio Valley Conference schedule in 2017-18.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball selected second in OVC Preseason Poll

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – Expectations will run high for Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team after the Ohio Valley Conference’s coaches and sports information directors picked them to finish second in the 2017 regular-season race, Tuesday.

In addition to the preseason poll, senior middle blocker Ashley Slay and junior setter Kristen Stucker were named to the 14-member Preseason All-OVC team. Each following a First-Team All-OVC appearance for each last season.

Austin Peay Volleyball picked to finish second in the 2017 Season by OVC Coaches and Sports Information Directors. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball picked to finish second in the 2017 Season by OVC Coaches and Sports Information Directors. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Soccer selected to repeat postseason appearance in OVC preseason poll

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – After capturing its fourth postseason appearance since 2010 a year ago, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer will be one of the league’s more formidable squads heading into the 2017 season.

The Governors were tabbed to finish fifth in the Ohio Valley Conference’s annual preseason poll, tied with Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Soccer picked to finish fifth in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer picked to finish fifth in OVC preseason poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football single-game tickets on sale August 1st

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Single game tickets for Austin Peay State University football’s five-game home schedule will go on sale starting 9:00am, Tuesday, August 1st, 2017.

Reserved single-game tickets are available for $15.00 each while general admission tickets are $10.00 each. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting LetsGoPeay.com/Tickets – the official athletics website of Austin Peay Athletics – or contacting the APSU Athletics Ticket Office by phone at 931.221.PEAY [7328].

Austin Peay State University Football tickets will go on sale on August 1st at 9:00am.

Austin Peay State University Football tickets will go on sale on August 1st at 9:00am.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs hope to impress at OVC Football Media Day

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head football coach Will Healy will be making his second appearance at the Ohio Valley Conference Media Day, in Nashville, TN, July 24th looking to tell the conference’s media members why this year’s Govs are ready to make some noise in conference play.

So far there hasn’t been much in the way of respect for the Governors, who finished the 2016 season winless at 0-11 and 0-8 in OVC play, with several preseason polls all having Austin Peay as a distant last-place ninth in the projected standing, including Street & Smith, Lindy’s Sports and the OVC Media picks that came last week.

Austin Peay Football hosts Tennessee State this Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

Austin Peay Football hosts Tennessee State this Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

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Instant Peay Play: 2017 APSU Football Govs looking to end streaks

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With Austin Peay State University head football coach Will Healy’s second nationally-ranked recruiting class ready to take their place, with preseason practice right around the corner, the Governors are looking to put not one but three losing streaks in the rearview mirror during the 2017 season.

Entering the season, the Govs have lost their last 27 contests overall, as well as their last 21 Ohio Valley Conference games – with their last overall win — and conference victory — coming in a 20-13 final versus Murray State on November 18th, 2014 at Fortera Stadium.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2017 Season on the road against Cincinnati and Miami (Ohio) University.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2017 Season on the road against Cincinnati and Miami (Ohio) University.

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2017 APSU Volleyball schedule highlighted by Season-Opening Tournament, Nationally-Ranked Teams

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – An impressive season-opening home tournament highlights Austin Peay State University’s 2017 Volleyball Schedule released by head coach Taylor Mott, Thursday.

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU receives top OVC Digital Network award

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – For a second straight year, Austin Peay State University received one of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Digital Network Overall Awards of Excellence, presented, Thursday, as part of the OVC Digital Network Program of Excellence.

The university was recognized with three of the program’s seven awards for the 2016-17 academic year. In addition to winning the Overall Award of Excellence by a Campus Production, the university earned awards for Clarity of Production and Professionalism in Announcing.

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