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APSU rallies to beat Murray State and win OVC Volleyball Championship Title

 

Austin Peay Volleyball NCAA Tournament Bound

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team rallied from behind two games to one down and 16-15 in the fourth set to defeat Murray State 3-2 to win its third Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title in program history and earn the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.

The Govs also won tournament titles in 2010 and 1992, with the 2010 squad being the other APSU team to make an NCAA Tournament field.

Austin Peay Volleyball are the 2017 OVC Tournament Champions.

Austin Peay Volleyball are the 2017 OVC Tournament Champions.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors look to end Fall Semester with NCAA Tournament berths

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University heads into the final few weeks of its fall semester schedule the football and volleyball teams look to end things with championships and possible NCAA postseason berths.

The Governors football team currently owns a 6-4 overall record and a 5-1 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play, which places them second in the conference standings, and the only team remaining that could pass OVC leading Jacksonville State for the conference championship, if the Gamecocks were to lose their final two games and APSU wins its two remaining contests.

Austin Peay Football and Volleyball look towards OVC Championships.

Austin Peay Football and Volleyball look towards OVC Championships.

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APSU honors distinguished individuals with alumni awards at Homecoming

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During a special alumni awards ceremony on Saturday, October 21st, 2017, Austin Peay State University honored six distinguished individuals as part of its 2017 Homecoming celebration.

This year’s honorees were Outstanding Service Award recipients Joe Shakeenab (’04) and Dave Loos; Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients Trent Caffee (’11) and John Swigart (’00); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Steve Harmon (’83) and Mike Krause (’07).

APSU honored six individuals during a special alumni awards ceremony on October 21st.

APSU honored six individuals during a special alumni awards ceremony on October 21st.

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Former APSU Basketball star John Murry signs with Canadian League

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A fifth member of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball’s 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title team has inked a professional deal, with John Murry signing with the Saint John Riptide of the National Basketball League of Canada.

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APSU Men’s Basketball began Fall Practice Friday afternoon

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Sneakers squeaked across the Dunn Center floor Friday afternoon as Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team got its first fall practice session underway under the watchful eye of first-year head coach Matt Figger.

When your squad returns 14 percent of its scoring, 28 percent of its assists and 17 percent of its rebounding, you get to work and you hit the ground running.

Matt Figger held his first practice session Friday as the new Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Matt Figger held his first practice session Friday as the new Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Mens Basketball 2017-18 Schedule filled with Quality Opponents

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – First-year head coach Matt Figger has put together a 2017-18 slate that will test his new-look Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team early and often.

A quartet of high-major opponents, an appearance in the NIT Season Tip-Off and five participants in the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament dot the schedule—an ambitious 12-game non-conference slate ahead of the grueling, expanded 18-game gauntlet that is the Ohio Valley Conference schedule in 2017-18.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball falls in four sets to Northern Iowa

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Senior Ashley Slay finished with 19 kills and sophomore libero Ginny Gerig notched a season-best 28 digs but Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team dropped a four-set decision (19-25, 23-25, 28-26, 12-25) to Northern Iowa, Sunday afternoon in the final match of the Culvers Governors Challenge at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball's Ginny Gerig has 28 digs in loss to Northern Iowa Sunday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball’s Ginny Gerig has 28 digs in loss to Northern Iowa Sunday at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball returns to campus, begins practice Tuesday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Add Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to the fall squads returning to campus. The Governors reported back Sunday afternoon prior to their first scheduled practice, Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball set to begin practice Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball set to begin practice Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball to play in 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrooklyn, NY – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will participate in the NIT Season Tip-Off, November 10th-19th, 2017, hosting two games and traveling for two contests as part of the 32nd iteration of the event.

The Governors will travel to Vanderbilt, November 10th, to open the event against a Commodore squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. It will be the Govs third meeting with the Commodores since 2013.

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Sergio Ruoco to join APSU Men’s Basketball staff as an assistant coach

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger begins to round out his coaching staff, an important piece to the puzzle was added this week as Sergio Ruoco became the third full-time assistant to join Figger’s first staff at APSU.

Ruoco was last at South Florida, where he spent three seasons as an assistant for Orlando Antigua and Murry Bartow.

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