Austin Peay Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Fourteen Austin Peay State University student-athletes have earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s Academic Medal of Honor presented by Army ROTC, Monday, for their 2014-15 academic performance.
Austin Peay’s 14 honorees were among 199 OVC student-athletes recognized for their performance in the classroom. It was the second-highest total in the 22-year history of the award, trailing only the 212 winners in 2012-13. Every Academic Medal of Honor recipient for the 2014-15 academic year posted a perfect 4.0 GPA.
The OVC Academic Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes that achieve the highest grade-point in their respective OVC-sponsored sport for the entire academic year, were eligible and used a season of competition while participating in their chosen NCAA-sponsored sport.
Nearly 1,000 student-athletes have received the OVC Academic Medal of Honor in the past five years.
OVC Medal of Honor Recipients: Austin Peay
- A.J. Gaura, Baseball
- Lauren Maki, Women’s Basketball
- Madison Rich, Women’s Basketball
- Kristen Stainback, Women’s Basketball
- Alexis Eldridge, Women’s Cross-Country
- Adam Noble, Football
- Meghan Mueller, Women’s Golf
- Claire Pultz, Soccer
- Courtney Sheppard, Soccer
- Aleksas Tverijonas, Men’s Tennis
- Brittney Covington, Women’s Tennis
- Erika Adams, Women’s Track and Field
- Elizabeth Landon, Volleyball
- Hillary Plybon, Volleyball