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APSU Governors Cross County Eagerly Await Challenge in Chattanooga

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – “A very good challenge.” Those were the words used by head coach Doug Molnar to describe this week’s meet at Chattanooga. The 2014 campaign continues for the sophomore-heavy Governors with the Powerade Invitational, 5:15pm (CT), Friday at Moccasin Bend Race Course.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country at Powerade Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country at Powerade Invitational this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

The young Govs opened their season last week, finishing in eighth place at the Belmont Opener in Nashville, and were led by sophomores Daniel Hamm (54th), Alex Haycraft (60th) and Kyle Harmon (62nd). Rounding out the scoring for the Governors were sophomore Hunter Guthrie (72nd) and freshman Nick Piskor (79th).

This week’s event will feature Ohio Valley Conference rivals Jacksonville State and UT Martin in addition to teams from Alabama State, Middle Tennessee and Tennessee alongside host, Chattanooga at the Division I level.

“This week’s meet is a great chance to see exactly where we are,” said Molnar. “It’s a very good course and a meet that features very good competition.”

Austin Peay will have a week off before it hosts the APSU Invitational. The race will be held at 5:00pm September 19th, at the Family Life Center Cross Country Course.

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