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Marco Iten named APSU Athlete of the Week

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Senior Marco Iten, of the Austin Peay State University men’s golf team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Iten took home individual co-medalist honors at the Talis Park Challenge in Naples, FL, this week, shooting one-under par 215 (73-73-69) and leading a late charge by the Govs to secure third place at Talis Park Golf Club.

APSU Marco Iten

His final-round three-under 69 was his third sub-70 round of the season, enabling him to take home his first individual trophy since the 2011 F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate. He shot that 69 in impressive conditions – in 30 mile per hour winds, the average final-round score was 78.

The Swiss-bred Iten shared medalist honors with Vanderbilt’s Carson Jacobs and defeated five players ranked in the GolfStat rankings top 250. The Govs, ranked 86th in the latest GolfStat team rankings, defeated three other top-100 teams in Naples; for his work, Iten moved into the top-250 as an individual and ranks 205th this week.

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:

  • Freshman pitcher Levi Primasing, of the baseball team, allowed two runs in seven innings to give the Govs’ the series win against Eastern Illinois in Austin Peay’s Ohio Valley Conference-opening weekend. He retired nine of the first 11 batters he faced and after allowing a two-run double in the fourth inning, sat down the next nine in order.
  • Senior Jasmin Ademovic, of the men’s tennis team, was named OVC co-Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after returning from an ankle injury to post a win at No. 1 singles against Jacksonville State’s Pedro Wagner (5-7, 7-6, 6-4) in the Govs’ OVC opener.
  • Senior infielder Kevin Corey, of the baseball team, batted .700 (7-for-10) with six RBI last week, including a 4-for-4, career-high four-RBI outing in the first game of Austin Peay’s Saturday doubleheader sweep of Eastern Illinois.

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