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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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170 APSU Student-Athletes earn Spring Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Over half of Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester with the department announcing its student-athletes posted a 2.91 grade-point average.

The department saw 170 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 GPA during the semester. The athletics department saw 84 student-athletes named to Austin Peay’s Dean’s List and 34 of those were recognized on the President’s list, each posting an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

170 Austin Peay State University's student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women's Golf's Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President's list. (APSU Sports Information)

170 Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women’s Golf’s Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President’s list. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Baseball’s return to post season caps-off Governors spring semester

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With Austin Peay State University’s baseball team elimination from the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament this past Saturday the 2015-16 spring sports semester and overall athletic school year came to an end for the Governors.

Although their third-place finish isn’t what the Govs wanted as they went into the tournament, their return to the post season, after falling just short of making the postseason the past two years, is a great starting point for the program and first-year head coach Travis Janssen.

Austin Peay Baseball comes in third place at OVC Tournament in Jackson, TN. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball comes in third place at OVC Tournament in Jackson, TN. (APSU Sports Information)

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13 inning affair ends with APSU Baseball besting Belmont Bruins, 7-4

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityJacksonville, TNRidge Smith and Clayton Smithson slashed run-producing 13th-inning doubles while senior closer Jared Carkuff threw 6.2 innings of relief as Austin Peay State University survived against Belmont, 7-4, Saturday afternoon, in a marathon Ohio Valley Conference baseball tourney elimination game at the Ballpark at Jackson.

Austin Peay's Jared Carkuff pitches 6.2 innings in relief to help Govs beat Belmont in OVC Baseball Tournament, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Jared Carkuff pitches 6.2 innings in relief to help Govs beat Belmont in OVC Baseball Tournament, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has four Govs earn All-OVC honors

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityJackson, TN – Junior utility man Logan Gray led a group of four Austin Peay State University baseball players named to the 2016 All-Ohio Valley Conference teams and recognized during Tuesday’s banquet preceding the OVC Baseball Championship.

Gray was the only Governors player to receive first-team recognition in a vote of league’s baseball coaches and sports information directors. Junior right fielder Chase Hamilton, junior starting pitcher Alex Robles and senior relief pitcher Jared Carkuff were each named to the league’s second team.

Austin Peay Baseball's Jared Carkuff, Alex Robles, Chase Hamilton, and Logan Gray. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Jared Carkuff, Alex Robles, Chase Hamilton, and Logan Gray. (APSU Sports Information)

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OVC Baseball Tournament awaits APSU Governors

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityJackson, TN – After a two-year hiatus, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team returns to the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship.

The Govs open the double-elimination tournament with a 5:00pm, Wednesday contest against Belmont at The Ballpark at Jackson.

Austin Peay Baseball plays three OVC games at Morehead State starting with a Friday doubleheader. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays three OVC games at Morehead State starting with a Friday doubleheader. (APSU Sports Information)

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Seniors lead APSU Baseball to 17-7 rout of Oklahoma Sooners

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Senior outfielder Patrick Massoni went 6-for-6 with four RBI to lead Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 17-7 nonconference victory against Big 12 Conference foe Oklahoma, Saturday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Senior Day was held Sunday before the Oklahoma game. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Senior Day was held Sunday before the Oklahoma game. (APSU Sports Information)

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Lipscomb Bisons rally late to defeat APSU Governors Baseball, 8-7

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – Lipscomb rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth, finishing with a two-out, walk-off single to defeat Austin Peay State University’s baseball team, 8-7, Tuesday night at Dugan Field.

A pitcher’s duel through seven innings opened up in the final two frames as both Austin Peay and Lipscomb scored five runs apiece.

Austin Peay Baseball allows four runs in the ninth in 8-7 loss to Lipscomb Bisons Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball allows four runs in the ninth in 8-7 loss to Lipscomb Bisons Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs lock up key first-round bye in OVC Baseball Tournament

 

APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the past two seasons, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team had just fallen short of making the Ohio Valley Conference’s post-season tournament field.

But with a spot in this year’s tournament field already locked up, as it headed into its final weekend of OVC contests at Southern Illinois Edwardsville, the Governors came out of that SIUE series also securing a key advantage heading into the tournament … a first-round bye.

Austin Peay Baseball sweeps SIU Edwardsville to lock first round by in OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball sweeps SIU Edwardsville to lock first round by in OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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