Clarksville, TN – Eight first-time opponents, 11 home matches, and 16 ASUN Conference contests highlight Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team’s 2022 and inaugural ASUN season.
Austin Peay State University opens its season and a three-week road swing, August 26th-27th, at the Big Orange Bash hosted by Clemson where it opens against Louisiana Tech and the Tigers, followed by Presbyterian the following day.
The Govs head to the Bluegrass State for Western Kentucky’s Holiday Inn – University Plaza Invitational, September 9th-10th. After facing Northern Kentucky to open the invitational, APSU begins an afternoon doubleheader against Toledo, followed by their contest against the Hilltoppers.
The 2021 Conference USA Regular Season and Tournament Champions, Western Kentucky advanced to the second round in the 2021 NCAA Volleyball Championship as the No. 17, before falling to No. 8 Georgia Tech.
After 21 days on the road, the Govs return home to host the Governors Challenge, September 16th-17th.
Austin Peay State University welcomes UT Martin, East Tennessee, and North Dakota State to Clarksville for the round-robin tournament and kicks off the two-day event with matches against North Dakota State and Eastern Tennessee, before a match against UT Martin.
The Governors begin their 16-match ASUN slate on the road against Bellarmine, on September 23rd, and Eastern Kentucky, on September 24th, before hosting its first-ever ASUN home match against a familiar foe Jacksonville State, on September 30th.
Remaining home to kick off October, the Govs host North Florida, on October 1st for its first-ever contest against the Ospreys.
The Govs take a quick break from ASUN action when they host Western Kentucky, on October 5th, in the Winfield Dunn Center.
APSU travels back to the Sunshine State to begin their longest road trip of the conference slate against Stetson, on October 7th, and their first-ever matchup against the 2021 ASUN Volleyball Champions, Florida Gulf Coast, on October 8th.
Last season, the Eagles defeated Texas Tech, 3-2, in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Championship before falling to the would-be 2021 NCAA National Champions in Wisconsin.
Returning to Clarksville for a three-match homestand, the Govs host Lipscomb, on October 14th, North Alabama, on October 21st, and Central Arkansas, on October 22nd, before finishing the month on the road against Liberty on October 28th and Queens on October 29th.
Three of the Govs four November matches come in the comfort of the Winfield Dunn Center, as the Govs host Kennesaw State on November 4th and Jacksonville State on November 5th before traveling to Conway, Arkansas for their second match against the Beats, on November 11th. Austin Peay State University concludes the season at home with its second match against Jacksonville State, on November 13th.
The 2022 ASUN Volleyball Championship begins November 17th in Nashville, Tennessee.
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