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APSU has eleven student-athletes earn Ashe Sports Scholar honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsFairfax, VA – Eleven Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2015 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars Teams as selected by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

Senior Jada Stotts was honored for the third time to cap her stellar career at Austin Peay, while junior Breigh Jones picked up her second honor in as many years from the publication.

Juniors Kymmalett Ross and Jennifer Nwokocha were joined by sophomores Chancis Jones and Unjula Lester and seniors Erika Adams, Jessica Gray, Serigne Mboup, Zavion Williams and Bradford Wilmer were first-time recipients of the honor.

Eleven Austin Peay student-athletes earn honors. (APSU Sports Information)

Eleven Austin Peay student-athletes earn honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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Jada Stotts, Breigh Jones, Tennis standouts big winners at APSU Athletic Awards Banquet

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University tennis players who brought renown to the University on the courts and in the classroom have been accorded some of the athletic department’s highest male honors, while a stand-out track and field student athlete and a do-it-all volleyball player won the honors on the women’s side at Monday night’s annual APSU Athletics Awards Banquet in the Dunn Center.

Senior Dimitar Ristovski, who parlayed his fourth consecutive All-OVC honor for Austin Peay men’s tennis into a spirited run to the OVC Championship match, took home APSU’s Most Outstanding Male Athlete honor.

(L to R) Aleksas Tverijonas, Jada Stotts, Breigh Jones and Dimitar Ristovski earn top awards at Austin Peay Athletic Banquet. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Aleksas Tverijonas, Jada Stotts, Breigh Jones and Dimitar Ristovski earn top awards at Austin Peay Athletic Banquet. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball loses heartbreaker in final seconds to SIU Edwardsville at OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – So close.

That’s all you can say about Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team’s nail-biting, back-and-forth, 72-69 opening-round loss to SIU Edwardsville in the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium.

The Lady Govs jumped out to an early lead and battled 40 minutes in a game and a season that came down to the final possession.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball comes up short at OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball comes up short at OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball beats Southeast Missouri, secures seventh seed at OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCape Girardeau, MO – Next stop: Nashville.

It took a full 40 minutes of effort and one of the better games of junior Tiasha Gray‘s career, but Austin Peay State University outlasted a spirited effort from Southeast Missouri to take a 72-67 victory home from the Show Me Center and with it, the No. 7 seed at next week’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball guard Tiasha Gray scores 36 points against Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball guard Tiasha Gray scores 36 points against Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Basketball closes regular season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (9-19/6-9) at Southeast Missouri (10-17/3-11)

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 | 3:30pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCape Girardeau, MO – With the OVC Tournament looming next week, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team has one final tune-up when it travels to Southeast Missouri, Saturday, for a 3:30pm contest against the Redhawks.

More will be on the line than just the final dress rehearsal for the tournament.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball rally falls short in loss to Murray State Racers

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurray, KY – Facing a ‘win and you’re in’ scenario, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team couldn’t quite get over the hump, falling to Murray State, 72-67, Saturday, at the CFSB Center.

The Lady Govs battled back to take the lead in the game’s final moments, but were unable to sustain their success and keep the Racers from scoring in the end.

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray let all scorers with 37 points against Murray State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray let all scorers with 37 points against Murray State. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs take on SIU Edwardsville Thursday on Senior Night at the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay (9-17/6-7) vs. SIU Edwardsville (15-10/10-2)

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 | 4:00pm CST
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – With an Ohio Valley Conference tournament bid sewn up early, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team can concentrate on seeding, fine-tuning and getting healthy over the course of the final three games, beginning with a rescheduled 4:00pm, Thursday, Senior Day affair against SIU Edwardsville at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts SIU Edwardsville Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball hosts SIU Edwardsville Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball poor shooting, turnovers lead to 91-63 loss to UT Martin Skyhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – Despite excellent defensive pressure against Ohio Valley Conference leading scorer Ashia Jones, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was undone by turnovers and poor shooting in Saturday’s 91-63 loss to conference-leading UT Martin at the Elam Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball loses to UT Martin Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball loses to UT Martin Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball handles Eastern Illinois Panthers, 84-72

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – A hot start from the floor got Austin Peay State University off to a solid start against Eastern Illinois, Thursday, and the Lady Govs went wire-to-wire in polishing off the Panthers 83-72 in the Dunn Center to get back to .500 in conference play and sweep the season series against EIU.

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray led all scorers with 31 points. She also had nine rebounds, six steals and five assists. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray led all scorers with 31 points. She also had nine rebounds, six steals and five assists. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball to host Murray State Racers, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (8-15/5-5) vs. Murray State (6-17/1-9)

Saturday, February 7th, 2014 | 4:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – An up-and-down Austin Peay women’s basketball team will face a surging Murray State squad in a 4:30pm, Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball to play OVC rival Murray State, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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