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Austin Peay Governors vs. Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Football • September 24th, 2012 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 39th Ohio Valley Conference season. The Govs are 93-171-2 alltime in OVC play, including 9-29 in OVC openers. The Govs won their OVC opener a year ago, 26-23, against Tennessee State.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

Austin Peay last won a football game, 26-23, against Tennessee State, September 18th. They enter the contest amidst a 10-game losing streak.

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Memphis

 

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September 17th, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Memphis, TN • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (61,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 75th season of college football, including nine non-scholarship seasons (1997-2005). They enter the contest with a 271-468-16 record.

Austin Peay has enjoyed only 18 winning seasons in 74 years of football and only two winning seasons since the turn of the century–a 7-5 mark in 2002 as a non-scholarship program and a 7-4 record in 2007 in Rick Christophel’s first season.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Cincinnati Bearcats

 

September 3rd, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Cincinnati, Ohio • Nippert Stadium (35,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCincinnati, OH – This is Austin Peay’s 75th season of college football, including nine non-scholarship seasons (1997-2005). They enter the season with a 271-467-16 record.

Austin Peay is 27-45-2 in openers in its previous 74 years of football, including last season’s 38-6 home victory against Cumberland. The Govs have won the season opener five times in the last 16 seasons.

This is the third time Austin Peay has opened the season with Cincinnati, the previous two being in 1985 and 1993.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs golf team earns OVC Team Academic Achievement Award for third straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For a third straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has been saluted with the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award.

The award is presented annually in each Conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade-point average or higher—OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.  The Lady Govs golf team had seven of its student-athletes earn such distinction. As a team the Lady Govs golfers posted a 3.738 grade-point average in the fall and 3.640 in the spring. «Read the rest of this article»

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149 Austin Peay Student-Athletes named to Spring Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student-athletes posted a 2.862 grade-point average during the recently completed Spring 2011 semester, the department announced Thursday.

The department saw 147 student-athletes named to the Spring 2011 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, representing 49 percent of the department’s 300 student-athletes. Included in that tally are 16 student-athletes who were named to the President’s List – recording a perfect 4.0 GPA – and 70 student-athletes who were named to APSU’s Dean’s List, earning a 3.5 or better GPA.

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Football Govs Williams and Keck named to Hampshire Honor Society

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsDallas, TX – Two Austin Peay State University football players, tight end Brad Williams and defensive end Preston Keck, have been named members of the 2011 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society.

To be eligible for the Hampshire Honor Society, a player must be a starter or a significant substitute in one’s last year of eligibility at an accredited NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III, or an NAIA college or university; achieve a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study and meeting all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements and graduation. «Read the rest of this article»

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Football Govs set to begin spring practice Tuesday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Fueled with an experienced roster, Austin Peay State University’s football team will begin spring practice, 3:45pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

The Governors return 48 lettermen from a team that finished 2-9 a year ago. With so many lettermen returning it translates into 16 starters—eight offense and eight defense—back to provide experience.

“I am excited about what we have coming back,” APSU coach Rick Christophel said. “We have more going this spring (than last year), except for one position, that is quarterback.

APSU Men's Football. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Football. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU earns 11 OVC Medals of Honor; two team captured OVC Team Academic Achievement Awards

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University student-athletes earned 11 Ohio Valley Conference Medals of Honor while two teams, women’s golf and men’s tennis, captured OVC Team Academic Awards, announced Thursday by the conference office.

The Medal of Honor is awarded annually to student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point average in a conference-sponsored sport.  Each one of the APSU recipients held a 4.0 grade-point average in their respective sport for the year.  Heading the list is a pair of senior women’s track and field ESPN The Magazine Academic All-Americans, Carrie Burggraf (first team) and Shamai Larsen (second team). Larsen, in fact, earned Medal of Honor distinction for both women’s track and field and women’s cross county. «Read the rest of this article»

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