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Lady Govs golf team earns OVC Team Academic Achievement Award for third straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For a third straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has been saluted with the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award.

The award is presented annually in each Conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade-point average or higher—OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.  The Lady Govs golf team had seven of its student-athletes earn such distinction. As a team the Lady Govs golfers posted a 3.738 grade-point average in the fall and 3.640 in the spring. «Read the rest of this article»

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Five Lady Govs golfers named to All-American Scholar Team

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCoral Springs, FL – Five Austin Peay State University women’s golfers have been named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for Division I, announced Friday.

Graduating seniors Catie Tucker and Ashley Wathen, sophomore Holly Batey, redshirt freshman Tabitha Beard and freshman Rachel Deaton all earned such honors. Only Ohio University (six players) had more individuals named to the squad than Austin Peay.

Catie Tucker, Ashley Wathen, Holly Batey, Tabitha Beard and Rachel Deaton were named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for Division I.

Catie Tucker, Ashley Wathen, Holly Batey, Tabitha Beard and Rachel Deaton were named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for Division I.

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Lady Govs improve, but still in fifth after second day of OVC championships

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsDickson, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team improved, Friday, in second-round Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship play, but not enough to be in Saturday’s championship hunt.

The Lady Govs shot a second-round 312-seven strokes better than Thursday-but it still could not elevate them from fifth place with its two-day 631 total on the par-72, 6,049-yard GreyStone Golf Club layout.

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

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

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Lady Govs in fifth place after Day 1 of OVC Women’s Golf Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsDickson, TN – Some difficult late holes has Austin Peay State University women’s golf team in fifth place after Day 1 of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, Thursday, being played at the par-72, 6,049-yard GreyStone Golf Club.

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

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Lady Govs golf to begin quest for first OVC championship, Thursday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsDickson, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team will take a trio of seniors, a junior and a freshman to GreyStone Golf Club this week in its bid to claim its first Ohio Valley Conference championship.

The 54-hole tournament begins Thursday morning on the par-72, 6,049-yard layout on the Mark McCumber-designed course opened in 1998. This is the second straight year the OVC has played its championship on the Dickson course. Murray State is the two-time defending champion.

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

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

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Harris finishes in second-place tie; Lady Govs finish in 7th at EKU tourney

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsRichmond, KY – Chelsea Harris couldn’t have found a better time to round into top form.

With the Ohio Valley Conference tournament just two weeks away and Austin Peay State University women’s golf team playing in its final regular-season tournament, Harris shot a one-under 71-the Sunday’s low 18-hole score-to finish second in the EKU Lady Colonel Invitational. Harris, who was tied for 28th after a first-round 78, finished with a three-round 221, tying her with Toledo’s Erica Rivard, just  one shot behind Morehead State’s Emma Johnson.

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Lady Govs golf tied for eighth in rain-delayed EKU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsRichmond, KY – Junior Ashley Averitt, playing as an individual, shot a career-best two-under par 70 in the first round of the rain-delayed EKU Lady Colonel Classic, Saturday, at the Arlington Golf Course. However, it is senior Chelsea Harris who leads the Lady Govs heading into the final day of tourney competition.

The tourney was delayed more than three hours by rain storms that swept through eastern Kentucky. As a result, the second round was not completed. In fact, the Lady Govs were still on holes 14 and 15 when darkness ended the competition. Those remaining holes and the third round will be played Sunday.

Junior Ashley Averitt shot a career-best 70 in the first round of EKU's tournament. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Ashley Averitt shot a career-best 70 in the first round of EKU's tournament. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs golf set to play final regular-season tourney at EKU

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team will play in its final regular-season tournament this weekend in the 54-hole EKU Lady Colonel Classic, Saturday and Sunday, at the Arlington Golf Course.

The tourney will begin with an 8:30am shotgun start each day on the par-72, 5,801-yard layout. The 13-team field will represent 12 schools (host Eastern Kentucky will play two teams), including six Ohio Valley Conference members. In addition to APSU and EKU, Morehead State, Murray State, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech will participate.  Arkansas State, Bowling Green, Marshall, Ohio, Southern Illinois and Toledo also will be competing.

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Lady Govs golf finishes tied for fourth at Belmont

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsOld Hickory, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team finished in a fourth-place tie with Tennessee Tech at the weather-shortened Belmont Invitational, concluded Tuesday at Old Hickory Country Club.

After playing nine holes, Monday, before storms interrupted the competition, the tourney was reduced to 18 holes, with the final nine holes being completed Tuesday afternoon.

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

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

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Lady Govs golf hopes to carry momentum into Belmont Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team hopes to carry momentum from its final-round SIU Invitational play into the Belmont Invitational, slated for Monday and Tuesday at the Old Hickory Country Club just outside of Nashville.

The two-day 36-hole tournament will be played on a par-71, 6,044-yard course established in 1926. It will feature eight teams, including the Lady Govs, host Belmont, Middle Tennessee, Trevecca, UAB, Lipscomb and two Ohio Valley Conference foes, Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State.

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

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