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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Dustin Korte

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Senior Dustin Korte, of the Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

At last week’s NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional in Tempe, AZ, Korte finished eighth in the 75-player field with a six-under par 204 (64-71-69) and advanced to next week’s NCAA Championship.

APSU's Dustin Korte

He opened the tournament by firing a school-record 64 to propel the Govs to a third-place finish after Day One in Tempe. He went without a bogey on the round and birdied holes No. 1, 2, 11 and 16, and added an eagle on the par-5 14th hole for good measure.

Although the Govs as a team faded to a tie for seventh place along with ninth-ranked Duke, Korte played even-par golf over the final two days to punch his ticket as the regional’s individual qualifier for the NCAA Championship at the Capital City Club’s Crabapple Course, May 28th-June 2nd in Atlanta, GA.

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 shortstop Reed Harper, of the baseball team, hit .632 last week en route to adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week honors. The Clarksville native posted multi-hit outings in all four Governor wins, going 12-for-19, and sits two hits away from breaking the all-time hits mark (276) set by Greg Bachman in 2012.
  • Junior pitcher Zach Hall, of the baseball team, tossed five no-hit innings and surrendered only two hits total while striking out five and allowing no runs in the series opener against SIU Edwardsville. He was forced out of the game following the sixth inning after an hour-long lightning delay.

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