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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Basketball takes on OVC leader UT Martin Skyhawks, Wednesday

 

Austin Peay (8-14/5-4) vs. UT Martin (13-9/9-0)

Wednesday, February 4th, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – The season’s stiffest test awaits Austin Peay women’s basketball team as it hosts Ohio Valley Conference-leading UT Martin in a 7:00pm, Wednesday contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay returns to action four days after a 70-62 victory against Southeast Missouri, Saturday, that moved it to 5-4 in the OVC race.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays host to UT Martin Skyhawks Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Chris Horton name APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

In perhaps the best week of a stellar career, Horton averaged 23.0 points – equaling his career-best with 23 points in both games – alongside 14.5 boards and 2.5 blocks for the Govs. The 6-9 big man shot 50 percent from the floor (14-for-28) and 72 percent (18-for-25) from the free-throw line.

Against Morehead State, Horton became the first Gov since Derek Wright in 2008 to get to the free-throw line 20 times in a game – he hit 15 of those on the way to a 23-point, 11-rebound night against the Eagles.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball opens season looking to make postseason after two near misses

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The past two seasons Austin Peay State University’s softball team went into the final weekend of the regular season with a chance to make the Ohio Valley Conference post-season tournament – only to come up short.

But as they open their 2015 regular season this weekend at the Mississippi State Bulldog Kickoff Classic, the Lady Govs hope to clear that final hurdle and make a return to the postseason.

Austin Peay Softball ready to make run at postseason.

Austin Peay Softball ready to make run at postseason.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf picked second, Women’s Golf seventh in OVC preseason poll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – The young Austin Peay State University men’s golf team has been picked to finish second in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason poll as picked by the league men’s coaches. Meanwhile, the Lady Govs were chosen seventh on the women’s side.

Defending champion Jacksonville State, with 95 points, was picked to win the men’s championship while Morehead State (77 points) got the nod on the women’s side.

Austin Peay State University Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball travel to Eastern Illinois, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (6-13/3-3) vs. Eastern Illinois (7-12/4-2)

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 | 1:00pm CT
Charleston, IL | Lantz Arena

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharleston, IL – Austin Peay women’s basketball team begins a two-game road trip against the Ohio Valley Conference’s Illinois members when it meets Eastern Illinois in a 1:00pm, Saturday contest at Lantz Arena in Charleston.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Softball picked to finish ninth in OVC Preseason Poll

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team has been picked to finish in a tie for ninth place in the pre-season Ohio Valley Conference poll, as released by the OVC home office.

The Lady Govs, who finished ninth in the final conference standings last season with an overall record of 20-32 and 8-18 in conference play, received 73 points in voting from the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors to tie with Belmont.

Austin Peay Women's Softball picked ninth in Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball picked ninth in Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Track and Field head to Gladstein Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team returns to action this weekend in Bloomington, IN, site of the Gladstein Invitational, hosted by Indiana. The two-day event, January 23rd-24th, will be held inside Gladstein Fieldhouse.

Austin Peay State Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball heads to SIU Edwardsville Cougars Thursday

 

Austin Peay (6-12/1-3) vs. SIU Edwardsville (7-10/3-3)

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team hopes momentum gained from its season’s best offensive performance will carry over as it travels to play SIU Edwardsville, 7:00pm, Thursday, in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup at the Vadalabene Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball visits SIUE Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball visits SIUE Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay names Breigh Jones APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior sprinter Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones broke her own school record in the 400m dash over the weekend, becoming the first Lady Gov to post a sub-55 second mark with a 54.97 run at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, TN, taking runner-up honors in the 92-runner event.

While second place might be enough to temper the excitement of earning a school record, Jones finished second to 2014 World Indoor Champion Jernail Hayes, and was stride-for-stride against one of the top runners in the nation for the better part of 300 meters.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University raises more than $8,000 for Wounded Warrior Project

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics department raised more than $8,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, auctioning off 80 of the camouflage jerseys worn in the Governors’ 2014 Homecoming football game against Tennessee State.

As part of Military Appreciation Day and to honor the troops at Fort Campbell, the Austin Peay football team elected to wear camouflage jerseys, November 8th, 2014, against Tennessee State.

Austin Peay athletic department auctioned off camouflage jerseys to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department auctioned off camouflage jerseys to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. (APSU Sports Information)

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