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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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Austin Peay ROTC cadets excel at military summer programs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, Tn –-Twelve Austin Peay ROTC students – including the University’s first-ever cadet to go to the Jungle Warfare School in Hawaii – attended multiple training schools during the summer.

Austin Peay State University also sent its first cadet since 2006 to Army Mountain Warfare School in Vermont and the third and fourth cadets ever to U.S. Military Academy Cadet Summer Training at West Point, New York.

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Austin Peay State University ROTC

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Governors earn a point, draw 2-2 in OVC opener

 

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, Tn  – The Governors scored first in both halves, but SIU Edwardsville had an answer each time, as Austin Peay State University soccer picked up a point and earned a tie in its third straight Ohio Valley Conference opener.

Governors earn a point, draw 2-2 in OVC opener

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Governors Target Jacksonville State Blackout Contest for Operation Sellout

 

APSU FootballCLARKSVILLE, Tn – Fortera Stadium has been home to some of the largest crowds to watch football in Austin Peay State University history and the athletics department aims to put another sellout crowd in the stands for the Governors Ohio Valley Conference opener against defending champion Jacksonville State, Saturday, Sept. 28th.

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APSU Track shines in regular-season indoor finale in Birmingham

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – As final tune-ups go, this was a great one for the Governors.

Austin Peay State University track and field got 14 personal-bests and some movement up the league-leaderboard at the 2019 Samford Open, concluding regular-season indoor action with a bevy of solid performances that head coach Doug Molnar hopes will portend to good things two weeks from now at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Women’s Tennis team faces big showdowns this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s tennis team made a return to the Ohio Valley Conference postseason in 2016, after a two-year hiatus, but with the start of Ohio Valley Conference play in 2017 the Govs have come out of the gates quickly, but face some tough opponents this week as they try to remain undefeated in conference play.

The Govs enter the week with an overall record of 5-5, but more importantly a 3-0 mark in OVC play – one of three teams yet to drop a match in conference play this year – having opened OVC play with victories over Tennessee State (5-2) and Belmont (4-3) on the road and Jacksonville State (6-1) at home this past Saturday.

2017 Austin Peay Women's Tennis Team (Top L to R) Ana Albertson, Brittney Covington, Isabela Jovanovic, Helena Kuppig, Alessandra Maganuco, Claudia Yanes Garcia, and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

2017 Austin Peay Women’s Tennis Team (Top L to R) Ana Albertson, Brittney Covington, Isabela Jovanovic, Helena Kuppig, Alessandra Maganuco, Claudia Yanes Garcia, and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Men’s Cross Country opens postseason at OVC Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – With a team made up primarily of sophomores, Austin Peay State University men’s cross country will start postseason when it competes at the Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships, 9:00am, Saturday, at Oxford Lake and Recreation Center in Oxford, Alabama.

 

Austin Peay Governors Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Local Community celebrates opening of new APSU Govenor’s Stadium

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On Saturday the community gathered on Austin Peay State University to attend the ceremonies opening the brand new APSU Governors Football Stadium. The new world-class facility replaces a 68 year old stadium originally built in 1946 as the Clarksville Municipal Stadium.

The new stadium cost $19 million, and has four levels, with most of the offices and dressing rooms, as well as a training room, on the first floor. On the second floor, there will be meeting rooms and an additional weight room. Fans on levels 3 and 4 will find the amenities of club seating and skyboxes – new features to the stadium. The skyboxes are tiered stadium-type seating with up to 22 seats per viewing room. In addition, each skybox has a bar with locations for bar stools, tables and chairs to seat four to six people.

The ribbon cutting opening the new APSU Governor's Football Stadium. APSU President Alisa White and Hendricks Fox cut the ribbon

The ribbon cutting opening the new APSU Governor’s Football Stadium. APSU President Alisa White and Hendricks Fox cut the ribbon

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Austin Peay State University Governors baseball adds 15 players to its 2015 roster

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team has added 15 players to its 2015 roster through the end of July, head coach Gary McClure announced, Friday. The Govs count includes six players that signed a National Letter of Intent, eight walk-ons and a transfer.

Austin Peay lost just nine players from last season’s team that posted a 23-33 overall mark, including a 14-16 Ohio Valley Conference record that fell one-game shy of qualifying for the OVC Tournament. The Govs return 22 letter winners from that squad, which regularly saw seven freshmen start defensively.

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Austin Peay State University invites public to opening of new Governors Stadium on September 13th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – In the fall of 1947, a young football player named Hendricks Fox (’51) stood inside a newly built stadium, admiring the rows of bleachers and the white concrete walls. Sixty-six years later, on an overcast afternoon in November, he returned to the site with a sledgehammer and smashed a few chunks from the decrepit facility.

“I had four good years there, but they’ve been needing a new stadium for some time,” he said.

The new APSU Governors football stadium

The new APSU Governors football stadium

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