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Anthony Campbell named Austin Peay Athlete of the Week


APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Senior forward Anthony Campbell, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Campbell averaged 19.7 points over the Govs last three games, including a career-high 25-point performance against Lipscomb, December 18th. He followed that with a 20-point night in a losing effort against Illinois State, hitting a season-high five three-pointers against the Redbirds. He was the only Gov in double figures at Illinois State.

APSU Anthony Campbell

The Edwardsville, IL native hit his 144th career three-pointer at Illinois State, which moved him past Rhet Wierzba (2000-03) and into eighth place all-time in Govs history.

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 Leslie Martinez, of the women’s basketball team, scored 12 points and added eight rebounds and five assists in the Lady Govs 69-42 victory against Lipscomb, Friday.
  • Freshman Chris Horton, of the men’s basketball team, earned his fifth consecutive OVC Freshman of the Week honor after scoring 10 points and pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds at Arkansas State, December 16th. Over his last three games, Horton has averaged 7.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.3 blocks.




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