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Two long pass plays highlight Governors’ second football scrimmage

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A pair of big offensive passing plays highlighted Austin Peay State University’s second football scrimmage, held Saturday morning at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

In fact, junior quarterback Jake Ryan’s first pass, a quick out pattern to the right sideline to junior starting receiver Devin Stark turned into a 59-yard gain to the 11-yard line. Three plays later Ryan White scored the scrimmage’s first TD, a two-yard run.

Wide receiver Robert Lemon (86) breaks free en route to a 60-yard TD catch and run, Saturday morning, at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Wide receiver Robert Lemon (86) breaks free en route to a 60-yard TD catch and run, Saturday morning, at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Mills named CIAF APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Amy MillsAustin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Junior Amy Mills, of the Austin Peay State University softball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

In five games last week the Chelsea, OK native hit .389 (7-18) with four RBIs, two doubles, a .500 slugging percentage and a .421 on-base percentage. Defensively Mills threw out three would-be stealers.

The junior catcher was clutch in the Lady Govs first Ohio Valley Conference win against UT Martin as she drove in the tying run in the top of the seventh with a single to center. Mills, capped her week with a 3-for-3 performance leading the Lady Govs to a 5-4 victory over Eastern Michigan.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Final home track meet set for Saturday

 

APSU Track and Field

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field tream hosts its final home meet – the Austin Peay Invitational – Saturday at Governors Stadium.

The field events begin at 9:00am, while the track events take off at 11:00am. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team

Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team

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Lady Govs travel to SEMO for three-game weekend OVC series

 

APSU Women’s Softball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will hit the road for a key three-game Ohio Valley Conference series this Saturday and Sunday against Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO.

The two teams will play a 1:00pm, Saturday doubleheader and conclude the series with a 1:00pm, Sunday single game – all being played at the Southeast Softball Complex.

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Tomic, Lady Govs Tennis fall to UT Martin

 

APSU Women’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to UT Martin, Thursday, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts.

The Lady Govs lost an emotionally exhausting doubles match at No. 2, allowing the Skyhawks to win the point. This was after sophomore Carolin Weikard and freshman Kimberly Loo made quick work of UTM’s Jodie Tiley and Anna Marie Herbold at No. 1. Junior Vanja Tomic and freshman Andra Cornea, followed with a 9-7 loss at No. 2.

APSU Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Govs open OVC home slate with visit from rival Panthers

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team opens the home portion of its Ohio Valley Conference schedule when it hosts Eastern Illinois in a three-game series at Raymond C. Hand Park. The two teams will open the weekend with a 1:00pm, Saturday doubleheader before wrapping up the weekend with a 1:00pm, Sunday contest.

Austin Peay (10-12, 1-1 OVC) is still seeking to bounce out of its recent doldrums where it has won just three times in its last 12 games, including a 9-6 loss to Middle Tennessee, Wednesday, to open the current five-game homestand. The Govs offense has suffered during that stretch, averaging 3.3 runs per game and posting a .215 batting average. Meanwhile, APSU’s pitching staff continues to hold steady with a 5.51 ERA and the defense has maintained a .970 fielding percentage (13 errors).

APSU Men's Baseball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Men's Baseball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Lady Govs get bats going in nightcap, split doubleheader with TSU

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay and Tennessee State split a pair of shutouts in their Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader at Lady Govs Field Thursday night, with Austin Peay winning the nightcap 8-0 – in five innings – after Tennessee State took the opener, 1-0.

Austin Peay (7-23, 2-8 OVC) broke things open early in Game 2, scoring five runs on four hits in the second inning, while also taking advantage of three Tennessee State errors.

Sophomore Morgan Brewer won her third straight decision, while also slamming her first home run of the season in Game 2 versus Tennessee State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Morgan Brewer won her third straight decision, while also slamming her first home run of the season in Game 2 versus Tennessee State. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennis Govs take down Golden Eagles in OVC action

 

APSU Men’s Tennis

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis locked up a 5-2 Ohio Valley Conference win, Thursday, against Tennessee Tech at the Austin Peay Tennis Courts.

While the sunshine made brief appearances during an otherwise gloomy day, the Govs were zoned in on all aspects. There were times when Tennessee Tech looked to get some footing, but Austin Peay managed to slam the door on every opportunity.

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Men's Tennis. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Govs second football scrimmage to be held on Morgan Brothers Soccer Field

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage approximately 9:20am, Saturday.

However, if interested fans show up at Governors Stadium, they will be watching APSU’s track meet.

If they want to find the football scrimmage, they will have to venture out to Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

For the first time since the former Austin Peay football practice field was converted into the home of the Lady Govs soccer team will APSU’s football team scrimmage on grass—APSU has used it for occasional practices in the past. The Tennessee Titans did use the soccer field for scrimmages when they were in Clarksville for training camp in 2006.

APSU Men's Football (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Men's Football (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs unable to hold leads in loss to Blue Raiders

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay led twice in Wednesday’s contest against Middle Tennessee but surrendered the lead both times, ultimately losing a 9-6 decision at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay (10-12) led 3-1 after the first and 5-3 after the fourth. The Govs first inning three-run burst came courtesy third baseman Greg Bachman’s RBI double followed by first baseman John Hogan’s two-run home run.

First baseman John Hogan hit his fourth home run this season in the Govs loss to Middle Tennessee, Wednesday night. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

First baseman John Hogan hit his fourth home run this season in the Govs loss to Middle Tennessee, Wednesday night. (Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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