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APSU Football’s Mark Hudspeth named OVC Coach of the Year, 11 Govs receive Honors

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – A program-record 11 Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players earned postseason honors from the Ohio Valley Conference, befitting their status as league champions for 2019.

In addition, Mark Hudspeth became the second Austin Peay State University head coach in three seasons to earn Roy Kidd OVC Coach of the Year honors after the Govs won the league and earned the program’s first playoff berth in his first season at the helm.

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Governors host Trevecca to open fall schedule

 

Austin Peay SoftballClarksville, Tn –Austin Peay State University’s softball team will host Trevecca Nazarene University, 1:00pm, Saturday at Cathi Maynard Park-Cheryl Holt Field, for a doubleheader to open its fall schedule of games.

The contests signal the start of the 35th year for the softball program and the second under head coach Kassie Stanfill, who led the Governors to a 33-22 overall record in her first season at the helm – including a 16-6 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Softball’s Danielle Liermann has strong case for OVC honors

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Danielle Liermann has put together one of the best freshman campaigns in school history for the Governors softball program and with the 2016 season coming to an end this week has made a strong case for being considered for several Ohio Valley Conference honors.

With three games left on this year’s schedule, Liermann – a 5-7, third baseman from Simi Valley, CA – is hitting .369, with nine doubles, a triple and six home runs.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Basketball teams have questions and answers after preseason games

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s basketball teams won their respective three preseason games last week, but while winning those games, there were some questions answered and others still to be solved with the beginning of the regular season on November 13th looming.

First, and with little question coming into the preseason, the Governors’ senior center Chris Horton and the Lady Govs’ senior Tiasha Gray showed they are still a pair of the best players in the Ohio Valley Conference with Horton averaging 22.5 points and 11 rebounds in his two exhibition games – shooting 68.2 percent from the floor (15-22) and 84.2 percent from the free throw line (16-19).

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Instant Peay Play: Midlick has work ahead of him to return APSU Lady Govs to the elite of OVC Women’s Basketball

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University announced the hiring of David Midlick as the new women’s basketball coach this past week that was the easy part of trying to return the Lady Govs back to being a force in the OVC …now the hard work begins.

Midlick inherits a team that has several solid to outstanding parts, but also a team that struggled to play up to their talent levels over extended games or even minutes in a single game.

Austin Peay women's basketball new head coach David Midlick. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay women’s basketball new head coach David Midlick. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Marco Iten and Breigh Jones reaching NCAA finals highlight Austin Peay State University Athletic Department’s 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the 2014 calendar coming to an end this week, there were several highlights over the past 12 months for the Austin Peay Athletic Department, but topping the list has to be the NCAA Championship appearances by Marco Iten in Men’s golf and Breigh Jones in women’s outdoor track and field.

Iten, a senior, would start his run to the NCAA men’s golf championships by winning Ohio Valley Conference medalist honors by a shot, which earned his a spot in the NCAA Regional in Auburn, AL.

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APSU Lady Govs volleyball begins 2014 season at Clemson’s Big Orange Bash

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – A 17-day preseason will be put to the test when the Austin Peay State University volleyball team opens its 2014 campaign at the Big Orange Bash, hosted by Clemson, Friday-Saturday.

The Lady Govs open their regular-season with a 1:00pm, Friday contest against Troy. Austin Peay then meets host Clemson 7:00pm, Friday which will be available on Tigercast – Clemson’s live streaming video service. The weekend concludes when Austin Peay faces USC Upstate in a 3:00pm, Saturday affair.

Austin Peay State University's volleyball team begins its 2014 regular season slate at Clemson, Friday-Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team begins its 2014 regular season slate at Clemson, Friday-Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs soccer team needs to fill big shoes in 2014

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – In college sports teams almost always have to replace graduating seniors, but the 2014 Austin Peay soccer team will have extra big shoes to fill this season, as they have to replace the most successful graduating class in the programs history.

Just how big are those shoes they need to fill, the eight seniors won 45 matches over their careers, while earning 11 All-Ohio Valley Conference nods and two OVC championships finals.

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Austin Peay Women’s Soccer.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Volleyball’s Jada Stotts healthy and ready for big senior season

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Determined to put last year’s injury-hampered season behind her, Austin Peay State University volleyball senior outside hitter Jada Stotts is ready to take her spot as one of the elite all-around players in the Ohio Valley Conference.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf coach Kirk Kayden resigns

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Kirk Kayden, who has guided Austin Peay State University men’s golf program to unprecedented success during 10 years as the program’s head, resigned Thursday afternoon to accept another head-coaching opportunity.

Kayden guided the Govs to two Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championships since taking over in 2004, capturing the crown in 2009 and 2013.

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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