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Saturday, February 15th, 2014 | 5:15pm (CT)
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Brentwood, 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.
Clarksville, 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 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
Clarksville, 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 vs. Tennessee State
September 15th, 2012 • 1:00pm • Nashville, TN • Hale Stadium (15,000)
Clarksville, 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 vs. Virginia Tech
September 8th, 2012 • 12:30pm CT
Blacksburg, VA – In the last three years Austin Peay has played Big 10 (Wisconsin) and Big East (Cincinnati) programs for the first time in University history. This weekend the Governors will play an Atlantic Coast Conference school for the first time when they travel to Blacksburg, VA, to face Virginia Tech.
Kickoff will occur 12:34pm, CDT from Lane Stadium, considered one of most difficult places in the country to play for visiting teams. For a second straight week, APSU will have a game broadcast by ESPN3. John Sadak and John Gregory will have the call while Rontina McCann will serve as sidelines reporter.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Bowling Green, KY – Senior quarterback Kawaun Jakes threw four touchdown passes, including three in the first half, to lead Western Kentucky to a 49-10 victory, Saturday night, against Austin Peay State University in the season opener for both teams.
It was the first meeting between the two former Ohio Valley Conference rivals since 2006 but the first with the Hilltoppers as a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) program-WKU is now a Sun Belt Conference member. It also was Austin Peay’s second straight season-opening loss to an FBS team. The Govs lost at Cincinnati a year ago.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Western Kentucky
Bowling Green, KY – A pair of former rivals will open the 2012 season, 6:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay travels to Bowling Green, KY, to play Western Kentucky.
Western Kentucky was a charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference from 1948-81 before becoming a football independent. They rejoined the OVC briefly as an associate member before moving to the Gateway Football Conference-that run included the 2002 I-AA National Championship.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN – For more than a decade, Austin Peay’s offensive line was the model of stability, a source of strength under Bill Schmitz, Carroll McCray and Rick Christophel.
However, longtime assistant Steve Haywood left after the 2010 season and his replacement Tyler Trent left after one season to pursue interests outside of football.
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