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APSU Lady Govs Basketball play Trevecca Trojans in Clarksville, Monday

Austin Peay Lady Govs (1-2, 0-0 OVC) vs. Trevecca (1-0, 0-0 GMAC [DII])

7:00pm (CT) | Monday, November 18th, 2013
Clarksville, TN | Winfield Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team continues its five-game homestand when it hosts the Division II Trevecca Trojans in a 7:00pm, Monday contest at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball hosts Trevecca. (David Roach Clarksville Sports Network)
Austin Peay Women’s Basketball hosts Trevecca. (David Roach Clarksville Sports Network)

The Lady Govs saw their home losing streak reach nine games with a 79-69 loss to Arkansas State in the 2013 home opener, Friday. Austin Peay stands 1-2 after the season’s opening seven days, with both losses coming to Sun Belt Conference opposition.

Sophomore Tiasha Gray is Austin Peay’s scoring leader, averaging 18.3 points per game and has reached double-digits in each of the first three games.

Head coach Carrie Daniels is in her eighth season with a young squad dominated by sophomores and freshmen. The Lady Govs starting lineup has been composed of a senior, junior and three sophomores in the season’s first three games with four freshman seeing significant action off the bench.

Lady Govs Ledger

APSU will play a non-Division I opponent for the second consecutive season, both the result of a late schedule change – it defeated St. Catherine by an 84-62 score last season.

Tiasha GrayAustin Peay has opened the 2013-14 season by scoring 69 or more points in each of its first three games, something it last accomplished in the 2010-11 season. Friday’s game will be the final outing in a three-game, six-day stretch for APSU.

The Lady Govs current five-game homestand will be its longest since the 2005-06 season when it had a six-game homestand. Austin Peay is a young squad in 2013-14 with five sophomore and five freshman dominating the 13-woman roster.

The Lady Govs’ seven returnees accounted for only 808 of team’s 1700 points scored (47.5 percent). Austin Peay’s 2013-14 schedule features 11 games against nine teams that reached the 2012 postseason, including national runner-up Louisville.

Trojans Tally

Division II Trevecca opened its 2013-14 season with a 109-66 victory against NAIA-foe Brescia, November 9th. Six Trojans scored 10-plus points in the win, with Kaci Britt Bell leading the effort with a 17-point, seven-rebound outing. TNU made 15 three-pointers in the contest, one shy of the program record.

A familiar face roams the Trevecca sideline – head coach Gary Van Atta was the head coach at UT Martin from 1996-2004 where he led the Skyhawks to the 1999 OVC regular-season title.


ipTV: www.OVCDigitalNetwork.com (Tyler Edmondson, play-by-play / Micha Williams, analyst)
Radio: WAPX 91.9 FM (Josh Stephenson, play-by-play / Blake Ball, analyst)
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