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Austin Peay State University Track and Field shines at it’s annual APSU Invitational event

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – In its annual home meet, Austin Peay State University track and field enjoyed some dominating performances, with several student-athletes advancing their standing both in the conference and in the region with spectacular efforts.

Home meet or not, one place where it was business as usual was the pole vault pit, where junior Savannah Amato won handily with a 4.01m (13-1.75) mark. Both freshman Morgan Bradley and junior Dascha Hix reached 3.86m (12-8.00), with Bradley sharing second and Hix fourth based on attempts.

Austin Peay honored Track and Field seniors Sarah-Emily Woodward, Ashleigh Woods, Becca Wheeler, Gretchen Rosch, Sarah Carpenter, and Allysa Scott at the APSU Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay honored Track and Field seniors Sarah-Emily Woodward, Ashleigh Woods, Becca Wheeler, Gretchen Rosch, Sarah Carpenter, and Allysa Scott at the APSU Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field’s Savannah Amato shatters Austin Peay Pole Vault record at Hilltopper Relays

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBowling Green, KY – In one of the most incredible performances in Austin Peay State University track and field history, junior Savannah Amato shattered a long-held record and all but guaranteed a third straight appearance in the NCAA East Preliminary thanks to her performance at the Hilltopper Relays.

Amato’s 4.17m (13-8.25) mark, cleared on her second attempt at the height, shattered APSU Athletics Hall of Famer Carrie Burggraf’s 2010 mark, giving the Delaware, Ohio native sole possession of both the indoor and outdoor school records.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field junior Savannah Amato sets new APSU record in the pole vault at the Hilltopper Relays, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field junior Savannah Amato sets new APSU record in the pole vault at the Hilltopper Relays, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Three APSU Track and Field athletes head to NCAA East Preliminary

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field will put forth a trio of student-athletes at the NCAA East Preliminary next week in Lexington, Kentucky, with seniors Kaylnn Pitts and Chancis Jones and sophomore Savannah Amato scheduled to compete.

This is the seventh consecutive season Austin Peay has sent at least one athlete to the regional round, and the second time in three seasons the Govs have equaled the program record with three athletes earning qualification.

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APSU Track and Field bring 2017 season to a close with more medals at OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – With parity at an all-time high in the Ohio Valley Conference and faced with one of the toughest fields the league has produced in years, Austin Peay State University track and field battled down to the final event at the 2017 OVC Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park, Saturday, bringing four more medals back to Clarksville Tennessee.

The Governors final tally of 87.33 points placed them fifth—the fourth consecutive year Austin Peay posted top-five team finishes in both the OVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in fifth at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field comes in fifth at OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field second heading into final day of OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – A successful defense of sophomore Savannah Amato‘s gold medal in the pole vault was one of several highlights for Austin Peay State University track and field on the second day of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field ready for OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field kicks off its bid for a conference title, Thursday afternoon, at the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Alabama.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Alabama Thursday for OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads to Alabama Thursday for OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Chancis Jones, Myiah Johnson with huge outings for Track and Field at Memphis

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldMemphis, TN – A school record fell and another Governor likely punched their ticket to the NCAA East Preliminary during Austin Peay State University track and field’s appearance at the University of Memphis’ Tiger Invitational.

After coming close several times during the course of her senior season, Myiah Johnson finally toppled her 2015 school-record in the 100m hurdles.

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has good day at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs Savannah Amato already among all-time best in pole vault

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s track and field team has had many outstanding athletes come through its program over the years, but sophomore pole vaulter Savannah Amato is on the verge of adding her name as one of the all-time greats in Ohio Valley Conference history.

The 5-5 Delaware, OH native is currently the defending OVC indoor and outdoor pole vault champion and is the odds-on favorite to repeat as outdoor champion.

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APSU Track and Field has solid performance at Georgia Tech Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldAtlanta, GA – Against some of the south’s best competition, Austin Peay State University track and field again put forth some excellent performances at this weekend’s Georgia Tech Invitational.

“I think we made another step in the right direction,” said head coach Doug Molnar. “We competed very well under slightly windy conditions.”

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field have great day at Georgia Tech Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field have great day at Georgia Tech Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field heads to Georgia Tech Invitational

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – After a successful home meet, it’s back to the road for Austin Peay State University track and field as the Govs head south to Atlanta for the Georgia Tech Invitational at George C. Griffin Track, with action slated to begin 11:00am (ET), Friday.

With less than a month remaining in the regular season, the Governors have three meets remaining before the OVC Outdoor Championships and will take on a stout field this weekend.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field travels to Atlanta for Georgia Tech Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field travels to Atlanta for Georgia Tech Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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