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Austin Peay State University Cross Country teams to compete in NCAA South Region Cross Country Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Four members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s and women’s cross country team are headed to Tallahassee, Florida to compete in the NCAA South Region Cross Country Championships, Friday, November 9th, 2018. 

Senior Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter will participate in the men’s 10k race, which begins 9:30am (CT) at Apalachee Regional Park. Senior Caroline Kiplagat and junior Maisie Lay will be the runners for the Govs women’s team as the 6k race, scheduled for 8:30am. 

Austin Peay has four Cross Country athletes competing in NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has four Cross Country athletes competing in NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis host annual APSU Fall Invitational

 

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APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team gets its fall tournament season underway by hosting its annual APSU Fall Invitational, Friday and Saturday.

The Govs return five members of the squad that battled all the way to the end against Eastern Kentucky in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Match in the spring.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis begins fall season hosting annual APSU Fall Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis begins fall season hosting annual APSU Fall Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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OVC will broadcast contests on ESPN+ as part of new ESPN rights deal

 

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Ohio Valley Conference - OVCBrentwood, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference and ESPN have reached an extension of their media rights agreement, which will now include a minimum of 600 conference events on ESPN+, the recently launched multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN.

The first OVC events to be broadcast on ESPN+ will be two football games on Thursday, August 30th, 2018. In total, 36 OVC football games will be streamed on ESPN+ this season. Another eight games will be streamed live on ESPN3 as part of the league’s Game of the Week package.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball releases schedule for 2018-19

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – After a first season which featured a third-place turnaround and Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year honors, Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger has announced the 2018-19 schedule for the Govs.

The 13-game non-conference schedule will feature two in-season tournaments and the longest stretch of road games in program history—a 30-day, seven-game, four-state, two-country jaunt from November 9th-December 8th.

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APSU releases Women’s Golf 2018-19 schedule

 

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APSU Women's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf has an ambitious schedule, which includes a season-opening trip to the GolfWeek Program Challenge in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and a defense of their 2017 title at the Town and Country Invitational, highlights the APSU schedule laid out by head coach Amy McCollum.

McCollum anticipates an intriguing slate of competitions for a veteran squad in her first full year at the helm of the program.

2018-19 Austin Peay State University Women's Golf schedule released. (APSU Sports Information)

2018-19 Austin Peay State University Women’s Golf schedule released. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field’s Savannah Amato season ends at NCAA East Preliminary

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldTampa, FL – Austin Peay State University Track and Field head coach Doug Molnar was frank after the 2018 APSU Outdoor season came for an end for junior Savannah Amato at the NCAA East Preliminary.

Austin Peay Outdoor Track and Field junior Savannah Amato. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Outdoor Track and Field junior Savannah Amato. (APSU Sports Information)

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Korte, Lancaster lead final-day charge for the Govs

 

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APSU Men's GolfMuscle Shoals, AL – Another round saw the Govs move another spot up the leaderboard at the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championships at the Fighting Joe course at the Robert Trent Jones at the Shoals stop, Wednesday, to conclude the event.

Austin Peay Men's Golf moves up to sixth on final day of OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf moves up to sixth on final day of OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Softball defeats Murray State to move on to OVC Championship

 

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APSU Women's TennisNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team will play for an Ohio Valley Conference Championship after defeating rival Murray State, 4-1, Saturday, at the Centennial Sportsplex.

The Govs (12-8, 6-3 OVC) got off to a much better start against the Racers (14-8, 8-1 OVC) than the regular season match, although the Racers did win at No. 3 doubles.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis hands rival Murray State a 4-1 loss to advance to the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis hands rival Murray State a 4-1 loss to advance to the OVC Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Hall of Fame Inductee Erik Barnes: Delivering on Promises

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information Director Emeritus

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNBrad Kirtley, who was Austin Peay’s Sports Information Director from 1984-2016 and is himself a Hall of Fame inductee, takes a look back at this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, continuing today with Erik Barnes…

Former Austin Peay golf coach Kirk Kayden, along with current Govs coach Robbie Wilson, were in Chandler, AZ, this past weekend, watching a trio of former Govs attempt to earn their playing cards in the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament.

Kayden, now the Mercer men’s golf coach, couldn’t help but gush about watching the three former Govs: “It was so much fun watching these guys getting a chance to realize their dreams. It was a pretty special thing, a once-in-a-lifetime deal…Three of your former players are playing in Web.com final. That just doesn’t happen. I had to make it work; I had to be there.”

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Austin Peay State University announces Amy McCollum as APSU Women’s Golf interim head coach

 

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Sara Robson moves into Administrative Role
APSU Women's GolfClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics has announced that Sara Robson will step down as head women’s golf coach to become Director of Operations for the athletic department, with Amy McCollum taking over as interim head coach of the women’s program.

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