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Austin Peay State University athletics gets record seven Team Academic honors

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes have broken yet another record in the academic realm.

This one is the team academic honors, which saw a department-record seven Austin Peay State University squads—men’s basketball, beach volleyball, men’s cross country, football, men’s golf, men’s tennis and women’s tennis—earn nearly half the 17 Team Academic Achievement awards offered by the Ohio Valley Conference and tied with Belmont for most in the league.

Austin Peay State University sports receives Seven Team Academic Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University sports receives Seven Team Academic Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletes continue success in classroom during Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued their recent string of success in the classroom, the department announcing its 297 athletes combined to post a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester.

It is the sixth consecutive semester the APSU athletics department has posted a 3.0 GPA or better and the eighth time in department history. In addition, each of the 15 varsity teams recorded a 3.0 GPA for the second consecutive semester.

“I must commend all of our student-athletes for their accomplishments in the classroom,” said APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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APSU has Four Teams receive NCAA Public Recognition honors

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – For a fourth consecutive year, four Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletic teams earned one of the NCAA’s top academic honors on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 receiving a Public Recognition Award from the organization for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport.

“Whenever I speak about the ‘Total Gov Concept’ this is exactly what I’m referring to,” said Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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Austin Peay State University Athletics has All 15 Govs Teams post 3.0 GPAs

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the first time in Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department history, all 15 of its varsity programs recorded a 3.00 team grade-point average, pushing the department to a record 3.195 grade-point average for the Fall 2019 semester.

It is the fifth consecutive semester Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes have combined to post at least a 3.00 GPA and the sixth time in program history. It is the third time they have pushed past a 3.10 GPA.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Cross Country has strong runs at OVC Championships

 

APSU Men's Cross CountryEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s cross country team posted strong runs in the final meet of the 2019 season Saturday morning at the Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships.

Thomas Porter led the way for the Governors in the eight-kilometer race and finished 56th with a time of 27:26.7. Nash Young secured another top-two finish for the team after he placed 63rd at 27:46.1.

Austin Peay State University Men's Cross Country finishes season strong at OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Cross Country finishes season strong at OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Cross Country finishes season at OVC Championships

 

APSU Women's Cross CountryEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team capped off its 2019 season Saturday in Edwardsville, Illinois at the OVC Championships.

Emmaculate Kiplagat finished her Governors career with a flourish, crossing the finish line first among Govs in five out of six meets. Saturday morning, she finished 43rd with the time of 19:20.9.

Austin Peay State University Women's Cross Country places 10th at OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country places 10th at OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Cross Country ready for OVC Championship

 

APSU Women's Cross CountryClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team will prepare for the biggest meet of its 2019 season, the OVC Championships, Saturday in Edwardsville, Illinois. The women’s five-kilometer will begin at 10:00am, following the men’s race.

Austin Peay State University Women's Cross Country team set to play in 41st OVC Cross Country Championship, Saturday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country team set to play in 41st OVC Cross Country Championship, Saturday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Cross Country plays in OVC Championship, Saturday

 

APSU Men's Cross CountryClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s cross country team intends to make a statement Saturday as the Governors head to Edwardsville, Illinois, to run in the 2019 OVC Championship. The men’s eight-kilometer race will begin at 9:00am.

Austin Peay State University Men's Cross Country team ready for OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Cross Country team ready for OVC Championships. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country’s Emmaculate Kiplagat finishes Second at at Murray State Open

 

APSU Women's Cross CountryMurray, KY – Reigning Ohio Valley Conference Runner of the Week Emmaculate Kiplagat continued her stellar running as Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s cross country team finish their 2019 regular season at the Murray State Open, Friday evening.

Austin Peay State University Women's Cross Country finishes 2019 regular season with a Third place finish at the Murray State Open. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Cross Country finishes 2019 regular season with a Third place finish at the Murray State Open. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Cross Country wraps up regular season at Murray State Open

 

APSU Men's Cross CountryMurray, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s cross country team wrapped up its 2019 regular season across the border at the Murray State Open, Friday evening.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country team finished the 2019 regular season at the Murray State Open. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country team finished the 2019 regular season at the Murray State Open. (APSU Sports Information)

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