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Aubrey Marsellis named APSU Athlete of the Week, October 7th 2014

Austin Peay Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior setter Aubrey Marsellis, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Marsellis led the Lady Govs to a pair of three-set sweeps against Murray State and Morehead State last week, putting the Lady Govs atop the Ohio Valley Conference with a 4-0 record in conference play.

For the week, she had 68 assists (11.33 apg) and her efforts allowed Austin Peay’s attackers to post a .228 hitting percentage as a squad.

Austin Peay Junior setter Aubrey Marsellis. (APSU Sports Information)

The Owasso, OK, native recorded 40 assists, three kills and three aces in Tuesday’s contest against Murray State and followed that with a 28-assist, three-kill outing against defending OVC Champion Morehead State.

Monday, Marsellis was named adidas®/OVC Setter of the Week by the conference office, her second weekly OVC honor in three weeks.

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 Daniel Hamm, of the men’s cross country team, won the JSU Foothills Invitational Red Division with a personal-best 25:51.56 eight-kilometer run, leading the Govs to their first team victory since 2011.
  • Senior Jovana Karac, of the women’s tennis team, was undefeated in both singles and doubles play against North Alabama last weekend, defeating Morgan Jose 6-1, 6-0 in singles and teaming with freshman Brittney Covington for an 8-1 win against Olivera Ngouabeu and Natalia San Jose Moreno.
  • Sophomore defensive back Damien Whitfield, of the football team, tied for the team lead in tackles with a career-high 10 stops and broke up two passes in the Govs loss to Eastern Kentucky, Saturday.

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