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95 Austin Peay State University student-athletes earn OVC academic honors

 

Ohio Valley Conference - OVCBrentwood, TN – Ninety-five Austin Peay State University student-athletes were recognized on the Ohio Valley Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll for their academic achievements during the 2013-14 academic year. That total included 15 student-athletes who received the league’s Academic Medal of Honor.

“The greatest metric of our success at Austin Peay is our commitment to excellence in the classroom,” said van der Merwe. “The student-athletes at this great University are special and represent the very best of the Ohio Valley Conference. We are proud of what this says about our student-athletes, our University, and the many great faculty and staff to rally behind our students every day.”

Senior Elizabeth Landon was received the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the third time in her career. (APSU Sports Information)

Senior Elizabeth Landon was received the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the third time in her career. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has 170 student-athletes named to Spring honor roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s 313 student-athletes posted a 2.914 grade-point average during the recently completed Spring 2014 semester, the athletics department announced Wednesday.

The 2.914 cumulative GPA accumulated by the department’s student-athletes was the eighth-best mark in program history. It also is the fifth consecutive semester the group posted a 2.90 GPA or better.

170 APSU student-athletes named to Spring honor roll. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

170 APSU student-athletes named to Spring honor roll. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Forty-Three APSU student-athletes participate in May Commencement

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Forty-Three Austin Peay State University student-athletes were scheduled to participate in Spring Commencement ceremonies, Friday, May 9th, 2014 at the APSU Dunn Center.

The following APSU student-athletes and athletics alumni were bachelor’s degree candidates for the May 2014 Commencement:

2014 Austin Peay State University May Commencement

2014 Austin Peay State University May Commencement

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APSU has Seven Football Govs honored as National Football Foundation Hampshire Society members

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsDallas, TX – Seven senior Austin Peay State University football players part of The 2014 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintain a 3.2 GPA or better.

Defensive lineman Reese Bulmash, linebacker/fullback Josh Carroll, offensive lineman Kyle Harrison, linebacker Jared Sexton, defensive end Iosua Siliva, offensive tackle Ben Stansfield and offensive tackle Gavin Willisson were chosen.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball return home to face SIU Edwardsville Cougars, Saturday

 

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs. Austin Peay Lady Govs

Saturday, February 15th, 2014 | 5:15pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – After a two-game stretch that dropped them from fourth in the OVC overall standings to seventh, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team (9-16, 6-6 OVC) looks to get back on track when the Lady Govs host the SIU Edwardsville Cougars (8-16, 4-7 OVC), 5:15pm, Saturday, at the Dunn Center in the first half of a doubleheader.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball returns to the Dunn Center for the first time since January 30th, looking to complete a season sweep of SIU Edwardsville. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball returns to the Dunn Center for the first time since January 30th, looking to complete a season sweep of SIU Edwardsville. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay State University has 174 student athletes named to Fall honor roll

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s 331 student-athletes posted a 2.944 grade-point average during the recently completed Fall 2013 semester, the athletics department announced Tuesday.

The 2.944 cumulative GPA accumulated by the department’s student-athletes was the fourth-best mark in program history. It also is the third consecutive semester the group posted a 2.90 GPA or better.

Austin Peay Senior Ben Stansfield graduated in December and was one of 174 APSU student-athletes named to the Fall 2013 athletic director's honor roll. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Senior Ben Stansfield graduated in December and was one of 174 APSU student-athletes named to the Fall 2013 athletic director’s honor roll. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Student Athletes claim 19 Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor Recipients

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsBrentwood, TN — Austin Peay State University saw 92 student-athletes recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as part of its annual academic achievement awards, July 25th.

The OVC annually recognizes those student-athletes who excel in the classroom. The league’s Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes with the highest cumulative grade-point average in their conference-sponsored sport.

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU has 160 Student-Athletes named to Athletics Director’s Honor Roll

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – For all the success found on the field of play during the 2012-13 spring semester, Austin Peay State University student-athletes were just as successful in the classroom.

The department saw 160 student-athletes earn spots on the Spring 2013 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll with a 3.0 GPA or better, a figure that makes up roughly 53 percent of the department’s 299 qualified athletes. Among these, 34 were named to the President’s List – reserved for student’s with a 4.0 GPA – and 83 earned GPA’s of 3.5 or better that placed them on the Dean’s List.

Austin Peay Athletes has 160 Students on AD Honor Roll. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletes has 160 Students on AD Honor Roll. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball plays SIU Edwardsville Cougars at the Dunn Center for the first time, Thursday

 

SIU Edwardsville vs. Austin Peay Governors

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | 7:00pm
Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will make its first trip to Clarksville when Austin Peay serves as host to the Cougars, 7:00pm, Thursday in Dave Aaron Arena.

The Govs played and won against the Cougars last year in Edwardsville in the respective programs’ first meeting. But this time the Cougars come to Clarksville as full-fledged Ohio Valley Conference members and West Division rivals.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

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Austin Peay Governors Football heads to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Tigers in OVC Opener

 

Austin Peay vs. Tennessee State

September 15th, 2012 • 1:00pm • Nashville, TN • Hale Stadium (15,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Death, taxes, political flip flops are sure things….so is a close football contest between Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, at least since the Governors rejoined the Ohio Valley Conference in  2007.

APSU and TSU have played five times since the Governors returned to the Ohio Vally Conference. No game has been decided by more than three points, including last year’s 37-34 Govs win. APSU has outscored TSU 153-148 in those five games, with the Govs having won the last three meetings.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

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