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APSU has Thirty-seven athletes participate in Spring 2016 Commencement exercises

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Thirty-seven Austin Peay State University student-athletes participated in Spring Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

The following student-athletes, athletics alumni and departmental employees were bachelor’s degree candidates for the May 2016 Commencement (master’s candidates noted in parentheses).

Thirty-seven Austin Peay Athletes participate in Spring 2016 Commencement exercises. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Athletes

These athletes weren’t just names on a roster or numbers on a field. They also represent…

  • 1 of only 9 players in NCAA Men’s Basketball history with 1700 points, 1200 rebounds and 300 blocked shots
  • 5 Ohio Valley Conference Champions
  • 2 1,000-point scorers in basketball
  • 2 Graduation Gonfalon carriers
  • 7 All-OVC honors
  • 10 APSU school records in track and field
  • 1 OVC Scholar-Athlete Award Winner
  • 19 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll members
  • 1 Junior Pan-American Games representative
  • 6 OVC Track and Field Gold Medals
  • 1 Men’s Basketball OVC Freshman of the Year
  • 4 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholars
  • 1 OVC Track Athlete of the Year
  • 1 OVC Men’s Basketball Tournament MVP
  • 1 Skeeter Scholar Honoree
  • 1 US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honoree
  • 4 OVC Medal of Honor winners
  • 4 OVC All-Newcomer selections
  • 1 ROTC Cadet
  • 1 NCAA Track and Field Championships participant
  • 1 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District honoree
  • 1 OVC Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2 All-OVC Tournament performers
  • 1 National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District honoree
  • Austin Peay’s all-time and single-season leader in blocked shots (men’s basketball)
  • Austin Peay’s all-time leader in steals (women’s basketball)
  • The lowest men’s golf round in Austin Peay history
  • Austin Peay softball’s all-time and single-season leader in hits by pitch
  • 1 NABC Good Works Nominee
  • 2 International Student-Athletes

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