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APSU announces Ryan Ivey as 13th Athletics Director

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNRyan Ivey, a rising star among college athletic administrators, was named the new director of athletics at Austin Peay State University during a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

In his previous position as Texas A&M University-Commerce athletics director, Ivey was credited with helping transform a low-ranked Division II program into a Lone Star Conference (LSC) powerhouse. Last year alone, the Lions won a school record six conference championships in both men and women’s sports, including football, basketball and women’s soccer.

Ryan Ivey became the 13th Austin Peay athletics director on Tuesday, August 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

Ryan Ivey became the 13th Austin Peay athletics director on Tuesday, August 4th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs continue to shine in classroom with new school year nearing start

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department is just a day or two away from having its first student-athletes of the 2015-16 school year report to begin fall workouts, but that hasn’t kept the classroom accolades from this past year from coming in.

The Ohio Valley Conference announced this past week that 79 Govs and Lady Govs were among a conference record 1,279 student-athletes to be named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2014-15 school year.

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APSU has 79 Student-Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Seventy-nine Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Friday.

Austin Peay’s 79 honorees were among a record 1,279 student-athletes recognized for their performance in the classroom, topping last year’s 1,255 honorees.

“I want to congratulate each of the student-athletes who earned recognition on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll,” said interim athletics director Cheryl Holt. “This award recognizes their hard work in the classroom throughout the year. I also want to thank our coaching staffs and academic support staff for their support of our student-athletes academic goals.”

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Former APSU Golf’s Marco Iten to play in European Masters

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCrans Montana, Switzerland – Former Austin Peay State University golf star Marco Iten will participate in the Omega European Masters in his native country’s Valais region, beginning Thursday at the Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre.

Former Austin Peay Governors Golf's Marco Iten. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Governors Golf’s Marco Iten. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University hires former Vanderbilt star Julian Terrell as Governors Basketball assistant

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Julian Terrell, a former Vanderbilt standout who has served as the program’s director of video operations the last two seasons, has been hired as Austin Peay State University men’s assistant basketball coach.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball adds Kayla Oxenrider to staff

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TNDavid Midlick, Austin Peay State University’s newest women’s basketball head coach, has hired Kayla Oxenrider as the first assistant coach on his staff, Monday.

Oxenrider, a native of Ashland, Pennsylvania, joins the Austin Peay women’s basketball program after one season as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at St. Francis University.

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APSU Women’s Golf, Volleyball teams earn NCAA recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUIndianapolis, IN – Both the Austin Peay State University women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams have received public recognition from the NCAA for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport, Wednesday.

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APSU Track and Field’s Breigh Jones, Kaylnn Pitts earn postseason accolades from the OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Junior sprinter Breigh Jones and sophomore jumper Kaylnn Pitts, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, were named 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Women’s Track and Co-Field Athletes of the Year, respectively, Thursday after a vote by the conference’s coaches.

These honors are bestowed one day before Austin Peay gets set to host the 2015 OVC Outdoor Championships, a two-day event set for a 9:00am, Friday, start time.

Austin Peay track and field sophomore jumper Kaylnn Pitts and junior sprinter Breigh Jones and sophomore jumper Kaylnn Pitts were named 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Women's Co-Field and Track Athletes of the Year, respectively. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay track and field sophomore jumper Kaylnn Pitts and junior sprinter Breigh Jones and sophomore jumper Kaylnn Pitts were named 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Women’s Co-Field and Track Athletes of the Year, respectively. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football has Three Govs earn National Football Foundation Society honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUDallas, TX – Three Austin Peay State University football players are part of the 2015 National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, recognizing college football players from all divisions who maintain a 3.2 GPA or better.

Austin Peay punter Ben Campbell, wide receiver Hunter Branch and h-back/tight end Jacob Sexton earn National Football Foundation Society honors. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay punter Ben Campbell, wide receiver Hunter Branch and h-back/tight end Jacob Sexton earn National Football Foundation Society honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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David Midlick named new APSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – A familiar face once again will grace the sidelines for Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team as David Midlick has been named the 10th head coach in program history.

Midlick, a former Govs and Lady Govs assistant  who led Delta State to consecutive Division II tournament appearances and mostly recently served as associate head coach at Memphis, was introduced at a press conference, Wednesday morning, in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay women's basketball new head coach David Midlick

Austin Peay women’s basketball new head coach David Midlick

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