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Lady Govs hold off Jacksonville State

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Austin Peay women’s basketball team kept its win-streak intact, escaping with a 56-53 decision at Jacksonville State, Thursday, in Ohio Valley Conference action.

With the OVC Tournament nearing, the win ensures Austin Peay no worse than a fifth-place finish in the OVC race. It also extends APSU’s season-best win streak to four games.

“We’re excited with the win,” head coach Carrie Daniels said. “At this point, any win is a good win, especially on the road. We have to be playing our best basketball right now.”

Lady Govs Basketball. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs begin lone February roadtrip with visit to Jacksonville State

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Austin Peay women’s basketball team begins its only February roadtrip when it visits Jacksonville State for a 7:00pm, Thursday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

The Lady Govs recently finished a three-game homestand with an unblemished record. Austin Peay closed the homestand with a 74-66 victory against Tennessee State, Saturday. The Lady Govs led by 20 points in the second half but had to hold on late to secure the victory. Offensively, the Lady Govs saw five players score 10 or more points for the second consecutive game.

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Lady Govs hold off Tigers

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team nearly squandered a 20-point second half lead but held on to record a 74-66 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Tennessee State, Saturday night at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (10-16, 9-5 OVC) built a 20-point lead, 58-38, just past the second half’s midway point. The Lady Govs outscored the Lady Tigers 24-12 over the opening 10-plus minutes.

Tennessee State (7-18, 3-11) slashed that lead in half in less than two minutes, scoring the game’s next 10 points and trailed by 10 points, 58-48, with 7:49 remaining.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 17 points in the Lady Govs victory against Tennessee State, Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 17 points in the Lady Govs victory against Tennessee State, Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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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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Lady Govs close homestand with “Pink Zone” contest against Tennessee State

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team ends its three-game homestand when it hosts Tennessee State in a 5:15pm, Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Dunn Center. The game also is the Lady Govs “Pink Zone” contest as part of the WBCA’s cancer awareness initiative.

The Lady Govs are unbeaten during their current homestand, posting a 69-59 victory against Murray State, last Saturday, for its second straight win. Austin Peay used a strong defensive effort to hold Murray State to 31 percent shooting, including just 23 percent from three-point range. Offensively, the Lady Govs saw five players score 10 or more points for the first time this season.

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Lady Govs picked to repeat as OVC Tennis Champs

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – The defending Ohio Valley Conference champion Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team has been picked to repeat in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches, the conference office announced Friday.

“I try not to pay attention to the preseason rankings because the season is long and you never know what can happen,” said head coach Malik Tabet. “I feel like we have a stronger team than we had last year, just as far as talent, but the experience will play a major role this year.”

APSU Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Tennis. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs rein Racers

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team fended off a second-half Murray State charge to post a 69-59 victory in Ohio Valley Conference play, Saturday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (9-16, 8-5 OVC) carried a five-point, 33-28 lead into halftime.  Murray State (6-17, 2-10) scored the half’s first six points on consecutive three-point field goals by junior Mallory Shawab and grabbed its first lead, 35-34, just 1:30 into the half.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 19 points in the Lady Govs victory against Murray State, Saturday.

Junior Whitney Hanley scored 19 points in the Lady Govs victory against Murray State, Saturday.

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Lady Govs host Murray State on “Red Zone” night at the Dunn Center

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team continues its three-game homestand when it hosts Murray State in a 5:15pm, Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Dunn Center. The game is “Red Zone” night presented by Wendy’s at the Dunn Center with Lady Govs fans wearing red receiving discounted admission for the night’s doubleheader.

The Lady Govs returned to the Dunn Center in victorious fashion, posting a 69-61 come-from-behind victory against UT Martin, Thursday. Austin Peay outscored the Skyhawks, 47-27, in the second half to rally from a 13-point deficit. It was the largest deficit overcome in a victory by APSU this season. Austin Peay shot 56.7 percent (17-of-30) from the field in the second frame, including 5-of-10 from three-point range.

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Lady Govs mount furious second-half charge to down Skyhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Senior Brooke Faulkner scored all 16 of her points in the second half to help lead Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team to a 69-61 come-from-behind victory in Ohio Valley Conference play, Thursday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (8-16, 7-5 OVC) overcame a 13-point deficit just five days after surrendering an 11-point lead at Morehead State. UT Martin led by that margin, 41-28, with 15:52 remaining in the game following senior Alecia Weatherly’s three-point field goal.

Senior Brooke Faulkner scored 16 second-half points to lead Austin Peay past UT Martin, Thursday night. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Senior Brooke Faulkner scored 16 second-half points to lead Austin Peay past UT Martin, Thursday night. (Photo Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs begin regular season’s final month with visit from UT Martin

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team will begin the final month of its regular season schedule when it hosts UT Martin in a 5:15pm, Thursday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs finally will have an opportunity to become familiar with their home court, playing five of their final seven regular-season contests at the Dunn Center. In the previous three months, Austin Peay has played 16 of its 23 games on the road.

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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