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APSU Men’s Basketball earns National Association of Basketball Coaches’ First Team Academic Excellence honor

 

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APSU Men's BasketballKansas City, MO – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team has earned acclaim from the National Association of Basketball Coaches by earning the program’s first Team Academic Excellence honor, given annually to teams that post a 3.0 grade-point average or better during the academic year.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball earns First Team Academic Excellence honor for posting a 3.0 grade-point average. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball earns First Team Academic Excellence honor for posting a 3.0 grade-point average. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville to unveil Pat Head Summitt statue, life-story display, Friday

 

Honoring a Champion. Inspiring Greatness

Pat Head Summitt Legacy PlazaClarksville, TN – Through the keen eyes of a sculptor, an architect and an exhibit designer, the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza has come to life at Freedom Point.

A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th, 2018 in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

“Though her famous ‘stare’ may be missing, our sculpture hopes to embody her passion and fire,” said Brett Grill, sculptor of the Coach Summitt statue. “She was a rare talent, quickly ascending to the highest reaches of her field, which she dominated throughout her career.”

Landscape and construction are now complete at the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville's Liberty Park.

Landscape and construction are now complete at the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

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Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza to be dedicated June 15th

 

Pat Head Summitt Statue, life-story display will be unveiled at Freedom Point

Pat Head Summitt Legacy PlazaClarksville, TN – Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point on Friday.

A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated. The event is open to the public. The media is invited to the cover the ceremony.

The ceremonty will take place at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th, 2018 at Freedom Point at Clarksville’s Liberty Park. Here is a link to a Liberty Park map and directions: http://mapq.st/2GiGuYU

Construction is wrapping up on the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville's Liberty Park.

Construction is wrapping up on the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pmFriday, June 15th in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

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APSU Track and Field earns OVC Sportsmanship Award

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBrentwood, TN – For the eighth time in program history, Austin Peay State University track and field has earned the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Track and Field Team Sportsmanship Award.

This is the third year in a row and fifth time in six seasons head coach Doug Molnar‘s squad has earned the outdoor honor.

Austin Peay Track and Field head coach Doug Molnar. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field head coach Doug Molnar. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville to dedicate Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza on June 15th

 

Pat Head Summitt Statue, life-story display will be unveiled at Freedom Point

Pat Head Summitt Legacy PlazaClarksville, TN – Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point next month.

A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th, 2018 in Clarksville’s Liberty Park. The public is invited to the event, which will include introductions of sculptor Brett Grill, members of Pat Head Summitt’s family, dignitaries and committee members, followed by a keynote speech and unveiling of the statue.

Construction continues at the future site of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication next month. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th in Clarksville's Liberty Park.

Construction continues at the future site of the Pat Head Summitt Legacy Plaza at Freedom Point. Clarksville civic volunteers will achieve their goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with the dedication next month. A bronze statue of Coach Summitt and an interpretative display of her life story will be dedicated at 3:00pm Friday, June 15th in Clarksville’s Liberty Park.

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Four Austin Peay State University sports teams earn NCAA public recognition for second-straight year

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – For a second consecutive year, four Austin Peay State University athletic teams earned one of the NCAA’s top academic honors, Wednesday, receiving a Public Recognition Award from the organization for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport.

“Our big picture goal is for each student-athlete to leave APSU with a championship ring on one hand and a diploma in the other and these recognitions show we are committed to that ideal” said Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey. “I want to congratulate the coaches and student-athletes on those teams for receiving public recognition from the NCAA. I also want to thank our dedicated academic services staff and university faculty for their service.”

Four Austin Peay Govs Teams receive NCAA's Public Recognition Award academic honor. (APSU Sports Information)

Four Austin Peay Govs Teams receive NCAA’s Public Recognition Award academic honor. (APSU Sports Information)

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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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APSU Baseball shuts out SIU Edwardsville, 7-0

 

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APSU BaseballEdwardsville, IL – For a second straight game, Austin Peay State University saw a trio of pitchers combine to post a shutout in a 7-0 Ohio Valley Conference victory against SIU Edwardsville, Friday night at the Simmons Baseball Complex.

Starter Michael Costanzo (8-1) had to work his way through the first three innings, facing 13 batters.

Austin Peay Baseball beats SIU Edwardsville 7-7 at Simmons Baseball Complex, Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball beats SIU Edwardsville 7-7 at Simmons Baseball Complex, Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball travels to Murfreesboro to take on Middle Tennessee

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team brings a four-game road trip to an end when it meets Middle Tennessee for a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest in Murfreesboro Tennessee.

Tuesday’s contest is the second game of a home-and-home series between the two Tennessee-based squads.

Austin Peay Baseball plays Tuesday game against Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro. First pitch is at 6:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball plays Tuesday game against Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro. First pitch is at 6:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball’s Parker Phillips named OVC Player of the Week, Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week

 

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APSU BaseballBrentwood, TN – A massive week at the plate catapulted Austin Peay State University first baseman Parker Phillips to adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week and Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week honors, Monday.

The Collierville, TN product gained plenty of attention during the week for his five-home run day, Friday, against Eastern Kentucky. Phillips opened the three-game OVC series against the Colonels with a home run in each of his first three at-bats, including a first-inning grand slam, before returning to hit two home runs in the nightcap.

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