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Austin Peay State University inducts Shawn Kelley, Nick Stapleton, Brad Kirtley, Reedy Sears into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

APSU Athletics Hall of Fame inducties (L to R) Nick Stapleton, Shawn Kelley, Brad Kirtley, and Reedy Sears (accepted by brother Johnny Sears).

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Austin Peay State University announces Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN - Two of the greatest Governors athletes in their respective sports and the department’s longtime sports information director have been selected to Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, a former superb football/basketball player who paid the ultimate price in defense of his country, was selected to the Hall of Fame as part of it Legends category.

APSU Hall of Fame inductees announced (APSU Sports)

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Austin Peay inducts Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson into APSU Hall of Fame

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, were inducted into to the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also was inducted through the University’s new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago. Loren McCamey Schanding, granddaughter of the late Lorentzson, who died in 1971, accepted the award for the family.

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson inducted into APSU Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball travel to Cookeville to take on Tennessse Tech Golden Eagles

 

Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Tennessee Tech

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 | 5:30pm (CT)
Cookeville, TN | Eblen Center (9,282)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay begins a two-game road trip against OVC East Division teams when it meets Tennessee Tech in a 5:30pm, Saturday contest at the Eblen Center.

 APSU Women's Basketball.

APSU Women’s Basketball.

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Dr. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, have been named to 2013 APSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also will be inducted into the APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame through the new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago.

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball to host Trevecca in home opener

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will open it home schedule, 2:00pm, Wednesday, when it welcomes Trevecca to Cheryl Holt Field for a doubleheader.

This will be the first meeting between the two schools since the 1995 season, with Austin Peay holding a 4-0 all-time advantage in the series.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Edmondson’s 29 not enough as turnovers undo Governors at Fairfield

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBridgeport, CT – Fairfield took advantage of 25 Austin Peay State University turnovers, Saturday afternoon, as it pulled away for a 76-69 victory in Sears BracketBuster action played at Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard.

Fairfield, which already has clinched the 2010-11 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship, turned the uncharacteristic Govs miscues into 35 points, more than enough to pull out its 22nd victory against five defeats. Austin Peay, meanwhile, saw its modest two-game winning streak snapped at two games as it fell to 17-12 overall before heading back into Ohio Valley Conference play, 7:30pm, Thursday, at home against Eastern Illinois.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Justin Casterline)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Justin Casterline)

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