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APSU Women’s Basketball coach David Midlick signs two players

 

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APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will have two more fresh faces when classes start at month’s end as Alecia Gulledge, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Gabby Gregory, who is originally from Irving, Texas, have signed scholarships to close the 2017-18 recruiting period.

Gulledge, a 5-10 forward, comes to Clarksville after playing two seasons for head coach Mike Helmer at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball Team gets two new players during the Summer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball Team gets two new players during the Summer. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors shine in classroom during past school year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When the Ohio Valley Conference announced its year-end totals for academic excellence among its member schools, Austin Peay State University’s student athletes again proved to be among the best in the OVC.

First, the OVC announced that among all the conference sponsored sports 221 total student athletes earned the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2016-17 school year.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given to the student athletes who post the highest grade-point average in each sport, which this year required a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the year.

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Austin Peay State University receives grant from NCAA’s Accelerating Academic Success Program

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Austin Peay State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has been selected as a recipient of a grant from the NCAA’s Accelerating Academic Success Program.

APSU Athletics received a single-year grant totaling $100,000 from the NCAA and was one of only nine Division I institutions to receive a single-year grant. The grant will be used to upgrade the Dr. Phil Roe Academic Center located in the Winfield Dunn Center, with the purpose of elevating the academic success of Austin Peay’s student-athletes.

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Instant Peay Play: Soccer opens APSU’s athletic school year this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Although the first day of classes for Austin Peay State University is still three weeks away, the Govs will see the first of its fall teams square off versus another NCAA member this Tuesday, August 7th, 2017 as the soccer team hosts Indiana State at Morgan Brothers Field at 6:00pm.

It is the only home preseason exhibition contest for the Govs, after just a week of practice to prepare and condition, with Austin Peay also having a road exhibition match at Western Illinois – in Macomb, IL – on Friday, August 11th.

Austin Peay Soccer to host preseason exhibition match against Indiana State Tuesday, August 7th.

Austin Peay Soccer to host preseason exhibition match against Indiana State Tuesday, August 7th.

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APSU Football beings practice Saturday

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team reported to camp Friday, July 28th, 2017, and will hold its first open practice 8:30am, Saturday, July 30th at Fortera Stadium.

Over 100 athletes, including the top-ranked recruiting class among NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision teams, will report to campus and spend Friday moving in, attending team meetings and enjoying their first team meal.

Austin Peay State University Football to begin practice Saturday, July 30th, at Fortera Stadium. Practice starts at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football to begin practice Saturday, July 30th, at Fortera Stadium. Practice starts at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols release Non-Conference Schedule

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Notre Dame, Stanford and Texas headline a challenging non-conference Tennessee women’s basketball schedule that was released Thursday by sixth-year Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick.

Tip times and television network assignments will be available at a later date when the information is approved for release.
 
UT returns two full-time starters (Mercedes RussellJaime Nared) and a part-time starter (Meme Jackson) from a team that finished 20-12 overall and 10-6 in the SEC (fifth place) a year ago vs. the nation’s No. 5-rated schedule. Warlick also welcomes the nation’s No. 1-ranked recruiting class to Knoxville, including guards Evina Westbrook and Anastasia Hayes, wing Rennia Davis and post Kasiyahna Kushkituah.

Tennessee Lady Vols Challenging Schedule Includes Texas, Notre Dame, Stanford. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols Challenging Schedule Includes Texas, Notre Dame, Stanford. (UT Athletics)

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Austin Peay State University names Rodney DeLong as APSU Softball Head Coach

 

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APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Rodney DeLong, an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season, has been named the newest Austin Peay State University softball head coach, athletics director Ryan Ivey announced, Wednesday.

Delong served as an assistant coach at Georgia Tech last season after three successful 30-plus win campaigns as the head coach at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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APSU Baseball’s Parker Phillips becomes third Governor to earn NCBWA freshman honors

 

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APSU BaseballLynchburg, VA – For the second time in five days, Austin Peay State University freshman catcher Parker Phillips has earned national recognition, with the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association naming him a Second-Team Freshman All-American, Monday.

Phillips becomes is just the third Austin Peay freshman to earn recognition from the NCBWA, joining catcher Matt Wollenzin (2011) and utility man Alex Robles (2014).

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field receives OVC Team Sportsmanship Award

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBrentwood, TN – For the seventh 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 second year in a row and fourth time in five seasons head coach Doug Molnar‘s squad has earned the outdoor honor. Austin Peay has earned five sportsmanship honors in outdoor competition and two more during indoor season.

Austin Peay head coach Doug Molnar's team earns OVC Women's Track and Field Team Sportsmanship Award. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay head coach Doug Molnar’s team earns OVC Women’s Track and Field Team Sportsmanship Award. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU claims OVC Institutional Sportsmanship Award

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University was accorded the Institutional Sportsmanship Award by the Ohio Valley Conference at Friday’s Honors Brunch at the Doubletree Hotel.

The award goes to the conference institution selected by its peers to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as outlined by the OVC and NCAA.

This is Austin Peay’s second institutional sportsmanship honor; the Govs last won the award following the 2007-08 academic year. Four different teams–women’s basketball, women’s golf, outdoor track and field and softball–took the OVC’s Team Sportsmanship honor for the 2016-17 season in their respective field.

Austin Peay State University awarded the Institutional Sportsmanship Award by the Ohio Valley Conference. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University awarded the Institutional Sportsmanship Award by the Ohio Valley Conference. (APSU Sports Information)

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