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Former APSU Golf’s Marco Iten to play in European Masters

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCrans Montana, Switzerland – Former Austin Peay State University golf star Marco Iten will participate in the Omega European Masters in his native country’s Valais region, beginning Thursday at the Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre.

Former Austin Peay Governors Golf's Marco Iten. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Governors Golf’s Marco Iten. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Golf great Grant Leaver qualifies for PGA Barbasol Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUAuburn, AL – While many PGA golfers will be across the ocean at St. Andrews for the British Open this weekend, former Austin Peay State University golf standout Grant Leaver will be participating in the Barbasol Championship, to be played at the Auburn University Golf Club.

Former Austin Peay Golfer Grant Leaver. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Golfer Grant Leaver. (APSU Sports Information)

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Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley inducted into APSU’s Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest Golf Governors in Austin Peay State University history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help guide the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center’s Hall of Fame lobby.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Honors category.

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University's Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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After scratching basketball itch, Grant Leaver elevated golf game to Hall of Fame caliber at APSU

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – As good as Grant Leaver was on the golf course, he had the undying desire to give basketball a shot. As a prep basketball standout, he and Matthew Dotson had formed a formidable one-two punch at Hickman County High School.

But Leaver was the cornerstone of then-new head coach Kirk Kayden’s golf team. He was named to the OVC All-Freshman team in Spring 2005 after sporting a 73.3 scoring average. He claimed his first medalist honor (F&M APSU Intercollegiate) in Fall 2005. The last thing Kayden could afford was for the 6-7 Leaver getting hurt.

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Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

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Austin Peay State University’s Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest golfers in the Governors illustrious history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help coach the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Honors category.

Grant Leaver, a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference honoree who won five individual championships and played in the 2008 NCAA East Regional; Ed Bunio, a two-way player who was an All-OVC offensive tackle for the 1964 8-1-1 club and later was the architect for 1977 Governors’ championship defense, have been elected to APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, Bob Bradley, who was a key member of two College Division NCAA teams in 1960-61, was chosen as this year’s honors inductee.

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

Leaver, Bunio, Bradley selected for APSU Athletic Hall. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University interim Golf Coach Dustin Korte makes debut Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBurlington, IA – In his first tournament as Austin Peay State University interim men’s golf coach, Dustin Korte will take an extremely young group of Govs to Golfweek’s Conference Challenge, Sunday-Tuesday, at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Kramer has ascended to the No. 1 role as the Governors open the 2014-15 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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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 Men’s Golf coach Kirk Kayden resigns

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Kirk Kayden, who has guided Austin Peay State University men’s golf program to unprecedented success during 10 years as the program’s head, resigned Thursday afternoon to accept another head-coaching opportunity.

Kayden guided the Govs to two Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championships since taking over in 2004, capturing the crown in 2009 and 2013.

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Golf adds fourth freshman for 2014-15

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team will feature four freshmen for the 2014-15 season.

Head coach Kirk Kayden has announced the signing of Colton Godwin, an Ocala, FL, native who has enjoyed a superb high school and junior golf career.

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

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

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