Clarksville, TN – Senior defender Emily Kink, of Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Kink earned Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after assisting on senior Tatiana Ariza’s go-ahead goal at Western Kentucky, Friday. The Franklin native played the full 110 minutes in Austin Peay’s hard-fought draw against the Hilltoppers and the full 90 minutes in Austin Peay’s 2-1 victory at Lipscomb, Monday.
The honor was the second weekly OVC award of Kink’s career; she won an Offensive Player of the Week award for Aug. 24th, 2010.
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 forward Tatiana Ariza, of the women’s soccer team, scored the go-ahead goal in Austin Peay’s 1-1 draw at Western Kentucky and assisted on Gina Fabbro’s game-winner at Lipscomb. The Bogota, Colombia native has six goals and two assists on the season.
Senior tailback Tim Phillips, of the football team, rushed for a team-high 67 yards on nine carries (7.4 ypc), including a 48-yard third quarter run that was Austin Peay’s longest play from scrimmage in 2013 and set up the Govs third-quarter field goal against Vanderbilt.
Senior outside hitter Calyn Hull, of the volleyball team, was named to the MT Invitational all-tournament team after recording 65 kills in four matches over the weekend. She recorded a career-high 25 kills in Austin Peay’s five-set victory against North Dakota.
Senior Xiamar Richards, of the women’s cross country team, set the school two-mile record at the Powerade Invitational with an 11:23.78 mark, finishing runner-up and breaking the 11-year old record set by former All-American Sheena Gooding by more than 13 seconds.