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Austin Peay’s Chris Horton sweeps Men’s Awards at APSU Athletic Banquet

 

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Lidia Yanes Garcia named Outstanding Female Athlete, Track’s Breigh Jones chosen Female Legends

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who punctuated a consummate basketball career with Ohio Valley Conference tournament most valuable player honors, has been chosen as both Austin Peay State University’s 2015-16 Outstanding Male Athlete as well as the Legends Award recipient as the most valuable male senior athlete.

Meanwhile, Lidia Yanes Garcia, who became the first women’s tennis player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season, was named APSU’s Outstanding Female Athlete.

(L to R) APSU's Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU’s Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Lidia Yanes Garcia’s historic double-up on OVC honors could be just the start

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s tennis team has had several outstanding players over the years, but none accomplished what Lidia Yanes Garcia did as a freshman.

This past week Garcia became the first women’s tennis player in Ohio Valley Conference history to take both the OVC Player of the Year and OVC Freshman of the Year honors, while being First-Team All-OVC along with her twin sister Claudia Yanes Garcia.

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APSU Tennis’ Lidia Yanes Garcia named OVC Player of the Year; Claudia Yanes Garcia on first team

 

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APSU Women's Tennis - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Freshman Lidia Yanes Garcia, of the Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team, received the highest honor at the annual Ohio Valley Conference banquet, Thursday, becoming the first women’s player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season.

In addition, twin sister Claudia Yanes Garcia was named to the All-OVC first team.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis Team hosts Middle Tennessee State University

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team hosts in-state rival Middle Tennessee, 2:00pm, Wednesday, at the Austin Peay Tennis Center.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis kicks off 2013 at Samford

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team kicks off the spring portion of its schedule 2:00pm, Saturday, against Samford in Birmingham, AL.

The season’s first dual matches take place at the Pat M. Courington Tennis Pavilion.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Tennis Coach Malik Tabet steps down

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Malik Tabet, Austin Peay State University men and women’s tennis coach for the past three years, has announced his resignation because of “personal reasons.”

Tabet came to Austin Peay after spending five seasons at Indiana State, coaching the women (five seasons) and the men (one). He led the Lady Govs to 2010 Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship and their first NCAA tournament championship. The Lady Govs qualified for the OVC tournament in each of his three seasons as head coach.

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37 APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,075 graduate were awarded degree at Austin Peay State University’s 83rd Spring Commencement and 37 were student-athletes.

They were part of graduation ceremonies in the Dunn Center as both a morning and afternoon commencements were held Friday.

The seniors athletes were part of a graduating class that saw record numbers earn Athletics Directors Honor Roll recognition and a department grade-point average that approach 3.0 annually.

APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU student-athletes conferred degrees Friday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Sean Bailey, Vanja Tomic, Greg Bachman earn Austin Peay highest Athletics Honors

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time since Austin Peay State University established the awards nearly two decades ago, the Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes have come from the sport of tennis.

Junior Sean Bailey, who recently was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year in leading the Govs to the No. 2 seed in the OVC tournament, and Vanja Tomic, a three-time first-team All-OVC selection who owned an 19-6 record at No. 1 singles this year, have been named the 2011-12 Most Outstanding APSU Athletes.

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Eastern Kentucky Colonels eliminate Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis at OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was eliminated from the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament with a 4-3 loss to Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, at Centennial Sportsplex.

In both singles and doubles, the match came down to the final point. The Lady Govs won two of three doubles matches, but the Colonels won four singles matches to advance.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Tennis’ defeat Eastern Illinois Panthers in OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis defeated Eastern Illinois, 4-2, Friday, in opening-round action at the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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