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APSU Governors athletics posts best-ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Behind a quartet of Top 3 finishes in Ohio Valley Conference play, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department posted its best-ever finish in the 2017-18 OVC Commissioner’s Cup.

Austin Peay posted its first-ever 100-point tally in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, under the new format that began 10 years ago. The Governors 101.5 points pushed them to fifth among the league’s 12 members. Eastern Kentucky won the title for the fifth consecutive season with 118.5 points followed by Murray State (114.5), Belmont (111.25) and Jacksonville State (110).

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APSU Women’s Tennis Team, Lidia Yanes Garcia receive ITA Regional honors

 

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APSU Women's TennisTempe, AZ – Austin Peay State University’s Lidia Yanes Garcia and the APSU women’s tennis team were recognized with two regional awards the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced, Wednesday.

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APSU Track and Fields’s Savannah Amato, Tymeitha Tolbert gain regional qualification

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field will send a pair of student-athletes to next week’s NCAA East Preliminary in Tampa, Florida, with APSU junior Savannah Amato and sophomore Tymeitha Tolbert scheduled to compete.

This is the seventh year in a row that Austin Peay has had at least one athlete earn regional qualification.

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APSU Volleyball releases 2018 Schedule

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – In 100 days, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will open its 29-match regular-season schedule, which includes 10 home matches, head coach Taylor Mott released.

The Governors will open the 2018 season with an August 21st exhibition contest against Trevecca in Clarksville.

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off the 2018 Season with home exhibition game against Trevecca on August 21st. (Don Liebig)

Austin Peay Volleyball kicks off the 2018 Season with home exhibition game against Trevecca on August 21st. (Don Liebig)

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Austin Peay State Track and Field Pole Vaulters take top two spots at OVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldCookeville, TN – Austin Peay State University Track and Field pole vaulters picked up the big points and the sprints positioned themselves well for a big move on Saturday’s final day of competition at the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Tennessee Tech at Tucker Stadium.

Austin Peay Track and Field junior Savannah Amato wins gold in the pole vault at the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field junior Savannah Amato wins gold in the pole vault at the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Softball sweeps Murray State

 

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APSU SoftballMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team saw its win streak reach a program tying 10-straight games, Friday afternoon at Racer Field, as the Governors swept Murray State in an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader by finals of 6-0 and 8-6.

The two wins knot-up the standing in the annual Heritage Bank Battle of the Border competition between the two schools, with both schools currently standing at 32 points each, with only the OVC Outdoor Track & Field Championship left to decide this school-year’s winner.

Austin Peay Softball beats Murray State 6-0 and 8-6 Friday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball beats Murray State 6-0 and 8-6 Friday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos selected for OVC Hall of Fame induction

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – Longtime Austin Peay State University men’s basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame and will be officially inducted at the annual OVC Honors Brunch, Friday, June 1st, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Nashville.

The Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame was organized in 1977 with the intent of honoring the coaches, administrators, faculty and staff that have been associated with the OVC for at least five years and provided extensive and outstanding service to the Conference.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball head coach and athletics director Dave Loos has been elected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Soccer releases 2018 Fall Schedule

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer head coach Naomi Kolarova has released the 2018 fall schedule, which will feature eight regular season home matches at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. 

The Govs will have a trio of exhibition contests, one against Western Kentucky at home August 4th, as well as road tune-ups at Mississippi Valley State and West Alabama before opening the regular season at home August 17th.

Austin Peay announces 2018 Women's Soccer Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay announces 2018 Women’s Soccer Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball sets school record for number of wins in a season with sweep of Eastern Illinois

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Morgan Rackel pitched the Governors first no-hitter in 21 years in Game 1 versus Eastern Illinois, Sunday at Cheryl Holt Field at Joe and Cathi Maynard Softball Stadium, to help propel the APSU Govs to an Ohio Valley Conference sweep of the Panthers in 1-0 and 11-5 finals.

The two wins for the Govs (33-15, 14-4 OVC) also help set a school single-season record for victories, breaking the old mark of 32 wins set back in 1989, while also guaranteeing the team a spot in the OVC Championship Tournament for the first time since the 2007 season.

Austin Peay Softball celebrated (L to R) Alexis Hill, Erica Inagaki and Savanna Oliver on Senior Day, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball celebrated (L to R) Alexis Hill, Erica Inagaki and Savanna Oliver on Senior Day, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf sits in Eighth at OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Men's GolfMuscle Shoals, AL – Merely two shots into Chase Korte‘s day—the freshman was the final Austin Peay State University men’s golfer to tee off at the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Championships—the skies opened up, lightning struck and so began a delay that no doubt at least in part alter the trajectory of Day One for the Governors.

It’s safe to say the Govs were thrown for a bit of a loop early into their tournament stay.

Austin Peay Men's Golf had to deal with bad weather in round one of the OVC Tournament, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf had to deal with bad weather in round one of the OVC Tournament, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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