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Austin Peay State University Cross County teams power through at OVC Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Despite a number of setbacks which limited competitors, Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams powered through at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, Saturday, at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.

The men’s team finished ninth in the 8K, while the women were 11th in the 5K.

Sophomore Wesley Gray posted the top performance by a Gov for the second-straight year, finishing in 28th with a time of 26:15.8.

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams competed in the OVC Championships Saturday in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams competed in the OVC Championships Saturday in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country teams head to Championships in Nashville

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams set their sights on the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, Saturday, at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.

The event will take place at Vaughn’s Creek Cross Country Course, with the women’s 5K beginning at 9:00am, followed by the men’s 8K at 10:00am.

Sophomore Wesley Gray, who was APSU’s top finisher at last year’s OVC Championships (31st), posted back-to-back top 16 finishes to conclude the regular season, making him a contender in the 8K. Meanwhile, freshman Hezron Kiptoo has enjoyed a breakout campaign, with the newcomer rattling off impressive results in each meet.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Wesley Gray leads APSU Cross Country to fourth place finish at JennaStrong Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsWilmington, OH – Sophomore Wesley Gray finished 16th in the men’s 8K event, helping Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team post a 4th place finish at the JennaStrong Invitational, Friday.

Gray’s time of 25:38.1 is the second-lowest 8K time by an APSU runner this season, and the season-best mark for Gray by one second. Freshman Hezron Kiptoo placed 39th in the event with a time of 26:11.6, continuing his consistency as one of APSU’s frontrunners.

Austin Peay Cross Country has strong showing at JennaStrong Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country has strong showing at JennaStrong Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Hezron Kiptoo, Wesley Gray post top 15 finishes to lead APSU Govs in Oxford

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsOxford, AL – Freshman Hezron Kiptoo and sophomore Wesley Gray posted top 15 results, both season-best finishes, for Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team at the JSU Invitational, Saturday, at Oxford Lake.

The Govs finished fourth out of six in the overall 8K standings, with Chattanooga, Georgia Tech and Troy claiming the top three spots. On the women’s side, APSU placed seventh as Georgia Tech won the 5K event.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams put forth another solid performace at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams put forth another solid performace at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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