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Whitney Hanley named Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State UniversityWhitney HanleyClarksville, TN – Whitney Hanley, a senior on the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Mt. Washington, KY native opened the Ohio Valley Conference season with three consecutive 20-plus scoring efforts. The senior guard opened league play by scoring 22 points at Tennessee State. She then added 21 points at Morehead State and capped the week off with a 24-point, eight-rebound performance in the Lady Govs victory at Eastern Kentucky.

The last time a Lady Gov recorded at least three consecutive 20-plus scoring performances was in 2006 when Ashley Haynes broke the 20 point mark in four-straight games to end her career.

For the week, Hanley averaged 22.3 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, shot 16-19 from the free-throw line and had four steals in the week’s three contests.

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

Senior Josh Terry, of the men’s basketball team, averaged 19.5 ppg in two contests over the weekend, including 24 points at Morehead State. The 24 points at Morehead State, which included a career-best 12 free throws made, was the second most in his career. He also averaged 7.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in the two games.

Senior John Fraley, of the men’s basketball team, recorded his season’s first double-double, and 13th career, with 15 points and 14 rebounds at Eastern Kentucky.

Senior Jasmine Rayner, of the women’s basketball team, averaged 14.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in three OVC contests last week. Rayner scored a season-high 21 points at Tennessee State, Thursday.

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