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Lady Govs in seventh at Outdoor Track and Field Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY –  With six events in the book at the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team is in seventh place.

Eastern Illinois is leading the pack with 74 points, while Southeast Missouri is a distant second with 53 points. Murray State (26), Eastern Kentucky (21), Tennessee Tech (16), Tennessee State (15.50), Austin Peay (13), Morehead State (8) and Jacksonville State (7.50) make up the rest of the field.

APSU Track and Field. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Track and Field. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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2011 Outdoor Track and Field Championships starts Friday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It all comes down to the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, Friday and Saturday, hosted by Murray State at Roy Stewart Stadium.

The Lady Govs finished fourth a year ago, but look to climb in the ranks with an improved sprint crew and young distance team that has made consistent strides throughout the season. Austin Peay also has elevated its efforts in the field events, adding several throwers to an already established jump group.

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Showdown on the Cumberland dominated by Lady Govs track

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field won the inaugural Showdown on the Cumberland with a 90 team score, Friday, at Governors Stadium. Tennessee Tech finished second with 65 points, while Murray State came in third with 64.

As a final tune-up prior to the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships, hosted by Murray State, beginning Friday, the Showdown on the Cumberland proved to be an exciting, yet comfortable event for all three teams.

APSU Track and Field (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Holt, Harris earn Legends Awards; Doyle, Terry named Most Outstanding Athletes

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Two senior athletes who authored record-setting careers have been named the 2010-11 Legends Award recipients.

And two underclass athletes who led their respective programs into the postseason have been named Most Outstanding Athletes. The recipients of Austin Peay State University’s most cherished athletic awards along with the individual team honors were made Monday night at APSU’s annual Athletics banquet, held in Dave Aaron Arena.

Back row (L-R) Terrence Holt and Josh Terry, Front row (L-R) Chelsea Harris and Nikki Doyle. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Back row (L-R) Terrence Holt and Josh Terry, Front row (L-R) Chelsea Harris and Nikki Doyle. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Vandy Invitational next for APSU Track and Field

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team combines its efforts for the Vanderbilt Invitational, Friday and Saturday, at the Vanderbilt Track and Field Complex.

Last week, the Lady Govs split up the sprinters and distance runners, sending the sprinters to the Sea Ray Relays and the latter to the Bellarmine Invitational. Both groups had successful events, recording a number of personal bests and even setting an OVC-best time in the 400-meters.

APSU Track and Field. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Track and Field. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Outdoor track and field starts at Coastal Carolina Invite

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team begins the outdoor season, Friday, at the Coastal Carolina Invitational.

The meet begins at 10:00am, Friday, with the weight throws followed by the relays and long-distance races. Saturday’s slate kicks off at 7:00am, with the remaining field events while the track events continue at 9:00am.

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs track and field disappointed at OVC Indoor Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCharleston, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team finished sixth at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships, Saturday.

Eastern Illinois won the women’s title, followed by Eastern Kentucky and Southeast Missouri rounding out the top three. Jacksonville State took fourth, while Tennessee State, Austin Peay, Murray State and Tennessee Tech made up the rest of the field.

APSU Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Last chance for Lady Govs track and field at Redhawk Invite

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – With the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships looming, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team will be looking to fine tune at its final regular-season indoor event, Southeast Missouri’s Redhawks Invitational, in Cape Girardeau, MO.

The Lady Govs will join Southeast Missouri, Murray State and Memphis, among others in the small indoor meet with hopes of establishing consistency in a number of events. Unlike other indoor events, the Redhawks Invitational will feature shortened events such as the 300-meter dash, the 600-meter run and the 1000-meter run.

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Hanley named CIAF APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Whitney Hanley, a junior on the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Whitney HanleyHanley led the Lady Govs to a pair of Ohio Valley Conference wins during the week; a 69-61 win over second-place UT Martin and a 69-59 win against rival Murray State. She averaged 18.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 4.0 assists while also blocking five shots in two games.

The 5-8 guard filled up the box score in both wins. Against UT Martin, she had an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double, along with five assists, three blocks and two steals. Against Murray State, Hanley had 19 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks. «Read the rest of this article»

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Niswonger Invitational next for Lady Govs track and field

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJohnson City, TN – The distance medley relay team highlighted the Austin Peay State University women track and field team’s efforts at East Tennessee State’s Niswonger Invitational, this weekend.

The relay team shaved almost 20 seconds off its previous best time, finishing eighth at 12:50.65. Freshman Xiamar Richards got off to a great start, followed by Taelor Slaughter and Kendra Kirksey with too quick legs. Janelle Avery finished the run, leaving head coach Doug Molnar with a good feeling heading forward.

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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