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Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin named Collegiate Baseball National Coach of the Year

 

Vanderbilt CommodoresNashville, Tn -Two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title Commodores’ head coach Tim Corbin has been named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball.

Corbin led Vanderbilt to a 51-21 record, the Dores’ second straight 50-win season and third in the last four years. The Commodores returned to Omaha for the second time in four years winning the national title in just the school’s second-ever trip to the College World Series. Corbin surpassed 600 career wins during the season and now has 517 wins as the Commodores’ head coach, second-most in program history.

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Tim Corbin talks with his team after losing to the Louisville Cardinals 5-3 in the first game of the Nashville super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Hawkins Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Breigh Jones ready for NCAA’s biggest stage

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field middle-distance runner Breigh Jones is ready for her sport’s biggest stage, as she heads to Eugene, OR this week for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones prepares for the NCAA Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones prepares for the NCAA Track and Field Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs play Louisville

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs Louisville Cardinals

Austin Peay Lady Govs LogoClarksville, TN - Austin Peay returns to the Ohio River Valley for the second time in a week, this time to meet No. 7 Louisville in a 6:00pm (CT), Saturday contest at the KFC YUM! Center.

APSU Lady Govs visit Louisville

APSU Lady Govs visit Louisville

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APSU Governors Tennis’ Jasmin Ademovic, Dimitar Ristovski fall at ITA All-American Championships

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUTulsa, OK – A pair of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis players saw their time at the ITA All-American Championships come to an end, Saturday, with losses in the Pre-Qualifying Round at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

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

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

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Former APSU Football Coach Boots Donnelly inducted into National Football Foundation Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsAtlanta, GA - James “Boots” Donnelly, the only coach to lead Austin Peay State University football to an Ohio Valley Conference championship was inducted into the 2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame, Wednesday night.

The enshrinement ceremony was held at Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. It was the first time the event was held in Atlanta, the new home of the Hall of Fame.

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

2013 National Football Foundation (NFF) Division College Hall of Fame inductees. (APSU Sports Information)

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey

 

Knoxville, TN - After the Southeastern Conference Office unveiled this year’s league schedule on Tuesday, Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Holly Warlick announced her team’s 2013-14 slate. UT also revealed it will retire Candace Parker’s jersey on January 2nd prior to the LSU game.

The defending SEC champion Lady Volunteers, who were 27-8 in 2012-13 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight, will play 18 regular-season games vs. teams that saw postseason action a year ago. That group includes 11 teams that made the NCAA Tournament and five that played in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament.

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Clarksville’s Bashaara Graves among a pair of Lady Vols playing for USA Basketball

 

University of Tennessee - UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN — Excited about the opportunities before them, a pair of Lady Vols are preparing to begin stints of play abroad with USA Basketball this summer.

Rising University of Tennessee junior Ariel Massengale earned a spot on the USA World University Games Team, which will play July 8th through 15th in Kazan, Russia. Rising sophomore Bashaara Graves, meanwhile, heads to Panevėžys, Lithuania, for the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women on July 18th through 28th.

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

Bashaara Graves UT Lady Vols

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Tennessee Titans have selected LSU defensive end Lavar Edwards in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansLavar EdwardsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans has selected LSU defensive lineman Lavar Edwards in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft with the 142nd overall pick.

At 6-foot-4, 277 pounds, Edwards can not only edge rush, but can press the pocket while engaged. He has the speed to chase down quarterbacks and to keep up with runningbacks. He reads the option well and is a good run defender. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Governors Baseball starts six game road trip at Kentucky and Southern Illinois

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team begins its longest road trip of the 2013 campaign when it meets nationally-ranked Kentucky, Tuesday, before traveling to Southern Illinois for a Wednesday contest.

Austin Peay Baseball.

Austin Peay Baseball.

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Austin Peay State University begins four-game road trip at nationally-ranked Mississippi State

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Mississippi State

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 | 6:30pm (CT)
Starkville, MS | Dudy Noble Field (7,200)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University baseball team begins a four-game road trip at nationally-ranked Mississippi State, Tuesday night at 6:30pm CT. The Govs return to the road after suffering through it’s first two-loss week this season.

Freshman Jared Carkuff will make his season's third start at Mississippi State, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Freshman Jared Carkuff will make his season’s third start at Mississippi State, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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