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Stansell earns OVC Specialist of the Week honor

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Stephen Stansell, who tied a school record with four field goals in Austin Peay State University’s come-from-behind 26-23 win against Tennessee State, has been the Ohio Valley Conference Specialist of the Week.

Stephen StansellThe 5-11, 183-pound sophomore from Athens, was a perfect 4-for-4 on the day against Tennessee State, scoring 14 of APSU’s 26 points. The four field goals tied the school record originally set by Tom McMillan, September 5th, 1987 at Kansas State.

Stansell connected on a 50-yarder (the second longest of his career) just before halftime to trim the TSU lead to 14-10 at the break. Stansell added a 30-yarder and 23-yarder in the third quarter and a 29-yarder in with 6:55 to play, keeping the Govs close and allowing them to come-from-behind and win the game later in the quarter.

Through three games Stansell is averaging 10.33 points/game, which is 11th nationally, while his 2.33 field goals/game ranks fourth-best nationally.


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