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Doyle named 2010’s first Athlete of the Week

Nikki Doyle - ( Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information )
Nikki Doyle

Austin Peay State UniversitySophomore outside hitter Nikki Doyle, of the Austin Peay State University women’s volleyball team, has been named the Copies In a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Doyle began her Lady Govs career with an impressive showing at the MSU Maroon Classic, recording a team-best 60 kills in four matches and averaging 4.29 kills per set. She was named to the Maroon Classic All-Tournament team after posting double-digit kill totals in each of Austin Peay’s four matches, including a season-best 19 kills in the five-set victory against Arkansas-Little Rock.

The Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week is selected by the APSU Sports Information staff each Tuesday during the academic year. Copies in a Flash, of Clarksville, sponsors the award.

Other notable performances by Austin Peay athletes included:

  • Freshman forward Emily Kink had a goal and assist, Sunday, against Chattanooga as the Lady Govs soccer team improved its best-ever start to 4-0.
  • Freshman forward Tatiana Ariza had a goal, Saturday, against Western Illinois, scoring a penalty kick that was the eventual game winner in a 1-0 victory against Western Illinois. She followed that with an assist on Kink’s game-winning goal, Saturday, against Chattanooga.
  • Senior middle blocker Taylor Skinner also was named to the MSU Maroon Classic All-Tournament team after finishing the tournament with 36 kills, eight service aces and a team-best nine blocks.
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