Topic: NCAA tournament
Clarksville, TN – A day after Gary McClure became the first Ohio Valley Conference baseball coach in history to record 800 career victories, Austin Peay State University has announced it has signed its longtime coach to a four-year extension through the 2017-18 season.
McClure, who has led Austin Peay baseball to three straight NCAA tournaments and six overall, became only the 28th active coach with 800 career victories, Sunday, when the Governors defeated Iowa, 7-4.
Clarksville, TN - APSU women’s basketball coach Carrie Daniels is in her eighth season as the Lady Gov’s head coach, becoming the longest tenured women’s basketball coach the school has ever had.
Currently, her Lady Govs are fighting through their conference schedule, with their eye on making the OVC Tournament, where they’ll have a chance to make it to the “big dance.”
Austin Peay State University inducts Shawn Kelley, Nick Stapleton, Brad Kirtley, Reedy Sears into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame
Clarksville, TN – Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.
In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay fans looking to spread some holiday cheer are invited to participate in the Joy of Giving Toy Drive and Help-an-Elf, sponsored by Austin Peay’s Health and Human Performance Club, and save money on tickets to upcoming home basketball games.
Austin Peay is offering special $2.00 tickets for fans who come to the next two home games – a men’s game against Liberty, 7:00pm, December 14th and a women’s contest against Chattanooga, 7:00pm, December 18th – and donate a new unopened toy.
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play a school-record 28 home games at Cheryl Holt Field, along with two early-season tournaments, to highlight its Spring 2014 schedule, head coach Stephanie Paris announced, Wednesday.
Austin Peay begins 2014 with 17 of its first 20 games at Raymond C. Hand Park, including the season-opening series against Iowa, Feb. 14th-16th. It is the second consecutive season the Hawkeyes have visited Clarksville to start a campaign.
Clarksville, TN – A trio of Austin Peay State University men’s tennis players will represent the Govs at the 2013 ITA Men’s All-American Championships, hosted by Tulsa.
Senior Jasmin Ademovic and juniors Dimitar Ristovski and Aleksas Tverijonas will compete in the Pre-Qualifying format, beginning Saturday, September 28th at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, OK.
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.
Clarksville, TN – After having five different coaches over the past five seasons, the Austin Peay State University volleyball team will see the same face sitting on the bench for a change, as Taylor Mott returns to begin her second campaign leading the program.
With Jenny Hazelwood’s exit following the 2008 season, to return to her alma mater Mississippi State University, it started what has been a carousel of changes — for a myriad of different reasons — at the top for the program.
APSU former Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lin Dunn elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, Saturday
Uncasville, CT – Former Austin Peay State University women’s basketball head coach Lin Dunn was one of six members elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, which was announced during the WNBA All-Star Game, Saturday, July 27th.
The six members of the Class of 2014 are: Lin Dunn (coach), Michelle Edwards (player), Mimi Griffin (contributor), Yolanda Griffith (player), Jasmina Perazic (player), and Charlotte West (contributor). The Class of 2014 will be formally inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on June 14th, 2014 in Knoxville, TN.
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