APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Senior distance runner Xiamar Hudson, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
A week after breaking the school record en route to bronze-medalist honors in the 1500m run at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships, Hudson lowered the mark still further with a 4:30.88 mark to finish second in the event behind Samford’s Lauren D’Alessio at the Georgia Invitational in Athens, Georgia.
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
- Sophomore pitcher Jared Carkuff, of the baseball team, tossed seven shutout innings to stymie UT Martin, Sunday, in the middle match of Austin Peay’s three-game series against the Skyhawks, scattering 10 hits and striking out six for the win.
- Freshman utility man Ridge Smith, of the baseball team, hit .538 (7-for-13) with two doubles, three runs scored and four batted in, including the game-winning hit in Monday’s dramatic come-from-behind win against UT Martin to keep the Govs postseason hopes alive.