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Austin Peay to induct volleyball great Stephanie Champine into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – She was simply known as “Champ.” Never was a nickname more appropriate and never did one person do more to help transform a struggling program into a conference contender.

Jenny Hazelwood was seeking players who could impact her program for the 2008 season. After watching the Lady Govs struggle to an 8-25 record during her first APSU season, the Lady Govs coach knew she needed an influx of talent. Hazelwood had some pieces in place but knew the rebuilding process also needed a mix of young talent and a veteran who could provide an offensive jolt.

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APSU Lady Govs look for road win at Eastern Illinois

 

Austin Peay (7-17/5-6 OVC) at Eastern Illinois (2-21/1-10 OVC)

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 | 5:15pm CT
Charleston, IL | Lantz Arena

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharleston, IL – A four-game Ohio Valley Conference road trip will come to an end when Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team meets Eastern Illinois in a 5:15pm, Wednesday, contest at Lantz Arena.

The Governors have been unable to shake their season-long road woes during the current road trip, losing each of the first three games.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball play final road game at Eastern Illinois, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball play final road game at Eastern Illinois, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Experienced APSU Lady Govs Softball team opens regular season this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With a roster that boasts five seniors and six juniors, Austin Peay State University’s softball team opens its 31st regular season on February 12th at the Gardner-Webb Tournament looking to start a run that will end a string of eight straight campaigns without making the postseason.

The Lady Govs finished 2015 with an overall record of 9-37 — 5-22 in Ohio Valley Conference play — but its senior and junior laden roster returns seven of nine position starters and all five pitchers from 2015.

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball late comeback falls short at Murray State Racers

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team closed to within one point with a big second-half rally but could not complete the comeback in a 75-72 Ohio Valley Conference loss to Murray State, Saturday, at the CFSB Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball loses to Murray State Saturday night at the CFSB Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball loses to Murray State Saturday night at the CFSB Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Tennis loses 7-1 to Chattanooga Mocs

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team fell to Chattanooga, 6-1, Saturday, at the Governors Tennis Center.

For the second consecutive match, the Govs (1-2) allowed the opposition to gain the first point, with the Mocs (1-4) earning the nod in doubles.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the week Kymmalett Ross

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior sprinter Kymmalett Ross, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Ross was immaculate at last weekend’s Thundering Herd Invitational, hosted by Marshall. The senior equaled Erika Adams’ school-record 60m dash with a 7.61 mark, taking runner-up honors in the process, and broke the 200m record less than two hours later with a 24.51 mark that also netted her runner-up honors.

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APSU Lady Govs Tennis loses close one to Dayton

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team lost its first match of 2016, Friday, coming out on the wrong end of a 4-3 battle against Dayton at the Governors Tennis Center.

The Govs (1-1) fell behind the eight ball early in the day, allowing the Flyers (4-1) to earn the vital doubles point.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Tennis picked seventh in OVC preseason ranks

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was picked to finish seventh in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll, gaining 44 points and one first-place vote.

Furthermore, freshmen Lidia Yanes Garcia and Claudia Yanes Garcia received top-10 player grades – ranking fifth and 10th, respectively.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis picked to finish seventh in OVC Preseason Rankings. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis picked to finish seventh in OVC Preseason Rankings. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Golf picked sixth in OVC preseason poll

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team was picked to finish sixth in the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference championship in a vote of league coaches.

The OVC Women’s Golf Championship again will be contested at Hampton Cove on the Robert Trent Jones Trail in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama (just outside Huntsville), April 18th-20th.

Austin Peay Women's Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field head to Murfreesboro to compete in Middle Tennessee Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – A midstate meet awaits Austin Peay State University this weekend at the Middle Tennessee Invitational, hosted by Middle Tennessee. Action begins 10:00am, Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at the Murphy Center; track events are slated for a 12:00pm start.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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