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Austin Peay State University Athletics has Fifteen students participate in December commencement

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Fifteen Austin Peay State University athletics alumni and student-athletes were scheduled to participate in Winter Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

Dr. Bruce Myers, who was the 2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient and who serves as the Faculty Athletic Representative, served as commencement speaker.

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

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Jordan medals, Lady Govs finish sixth at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team finished sixth at the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Saturday, at Murray State’s Roy Stewart Stadium.

Eastern Illinois’ women took home their second-straight outdoor championship with 185 points, followed closely by Southeast Missouri at 181. There was distance between second and third, as Eastern Kentucky managed 136 points and Jacksonville State was at 106.5, in third and fourth, respectively. Murray State (48), Austin Peay (44), Tennessee State (34.5), Tennessee Tech (25) and Morehead State (16) rounded out the field.

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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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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Sea Ray Relays give Lady Govs track chance to improve

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s track and field team returns to action at Tennessee’s 45th Annual Sea Ray Relays, beginning Friday, in Knoxville TN.

The Lady Govs will take a small contingent to Knoxville looking to improve times on the track, while also solidifying their work on the triple jump. While Austin Peay showed improvement in its last meet, the Austin Peay Invitational, there remains plenty to be shored up as the outdoor season’s halfway point nears.

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Track events carry Lady Govs at Alabama Relays

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsTuscaloosa, AL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team saw a well-rounded effort at the Alabama Relays, this weekend, hosted by the University of Alabama.

While a number of athletes recorded personal bests during the meet, head coach Doug Molnar was pleased with his team’s overall performance.

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Two Lady Govs track athletes honored for leadership during Hattie Walker Wilhoite Recognition night

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Two Austin Peay State University track and field athletes recently were honored for their leadership efforts at the recent Hattie Walker Wilhoite Recognition Program for APSU African American Women as part of Women’s History Month.

Courtney Jordan, a senior who specializes in the respective throws for the Lady Govs track team, and Ashley Carson, a sophomore sprinter and hurdler, were recognized at the annual dinner sponsored by The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center to recognize the African American female faculty/staff for their years of service at APSU and the exceptional work of African American female student leaders.

Ashley Carson, left, and Courtney Jordan have been recognized for their on-campus leadership by the African American Cultural Center. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Ashley Carson, left, and Courtney Jordan have been recognized for their on-campus leadership by the African American Cultural Center. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Indoor track and field continues at MT Christmas Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team will have another chance to grade their fall training schedule when it competes at the MT Christmas Invitational, beginning at 2:00pm, Friday, at Middle Tennessee’s Murphy Center.

The five-team meet includes host Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee State, Alabama-Birmingham and Austin Peay.

APSU Women's Track and Field (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Track and Field (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Sprinters lead Lady Govs at Saluki Fast Start

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCarbondale, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team had a noteworthy start to the indoor season, Friday, at the Saluki Fast Start, hosted at the SIU Rec Center.

Heading into the meet, head coach Doug Molnar was expecting to have a handle on his team’s progress from the fall training season. The results are in and Molnar’s team has high expectations.

“This is the best start, out of the gate, that we’ve had since I’ve been here,” Molnar said. “I was really impressed with where our long sprint group is; coach (Troy) Morris did a great job with that group over the fall.” «Read the rest of this article»

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