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Lady Govs travel to Old Timers Classic seeking stronger result

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsStill seeking a strong number five runner, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team will compete at the Old Timers Classic, with a 10:00am, Saturday, at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, KY.

Hosted by Western Kentucky, the event will be another tough field for the Lady Govs as Eastern Kentucky (Southeast No.8), Western Kentucky (Southeast No. 14) and Bellarmine (Division II Midwest No. 9) enter the weekend ranked regionally by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association. Also competing will be Ohio Valley Conference members Morehead State, UT Martin and Tennessee Tech as well as non-conference Marshall.

Junior Janelle Avery and the Lady Govs will compete at the WKU Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Janelle Avery and the Lady Govs will compete at the WKU Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs look to close gap at PowerAde Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University women’s cross country team will seek to continue its early season growth at the two-mile PowerAde Invitational hosted by Chattanooga, Friday night, at Moccasin Bend Race Course.

The Lady Govs opened their 2010 season with a ninth-place showing at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, last Friday. Freshman Miranda Weed finished the four-kilometer (2.5 mile) course with a time of 15:32.76 to lead the squad. Although the Lady Govs were fast in last week’s meet, they were unable to maintain close contact with one another, something they will seek to improve on in Chattanooga.

The Lady Govs' cross country team will compete at the PowerAde Invitational, Friday, in Chattanooga. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

The Lady Govs' cross country team will compete at the PowerAde Invitational, Friday, in Chattanooga. ( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

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Langat named Ohio Valley Conference runner of the week

 

APSU Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University junior Enock Langat was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Male “Runner of the Week,” the league office announced, Tuesday.

Enock Langat Langat, of Litein, Kenya, finished 14th – 11th among collegiate runners – finished the five-kilometer course in 16:08.37 to lead the Govs to a fifth-place finish at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, Friday. The field included regionally-ranked Tennessee and Lipscomb as well as Vanderbilt and Middle Tennessee. He was one of two runners not among those four teams to finish among the top 20 collegiate runners.

“This is a wonderful honor for Enock,” said Austin Peay cross country head coach Doug Molnar. “It an early reward for all of the hard work he’s put in since last season ended. I believe Enock is only going to get better as the year goes on.”

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Lady Govs finish ninth in difficult Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsFreshman Miranda Weed finished 58th to lead Austin Peay State University’s women’s cross country team to a ninth-place finish at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, Friday, at Percy Warner Park.

The Lady Govs scored 268 points to finish ninth. Co-host Vanderbilt scored 27 points to win the event. The Lady Govs finished in front of Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin which finished in 10th place. «Read the rest of this article»

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Govs finish fifth at Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJunior Enock Langat finished 14th to lead the Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish in the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, Friday, at Percy Warner Park.

The Govs finished in fifth place with 139 points. Middle Tennessee won the event with 49 points, stunning two regionally ranked teams which finished behind it. Tennessee, ranked No. 7 in the South Region, finished second followed by No. 15 Lipscomb in third and fourth-place Vanderbilt and then Austin Peay. «Read the rest of this article»

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Govs, Lady Govs Cross Country teams open season at Belmont-Vanderbilt Opener

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams open their respective 2010 campaigns at the Belmont-Vanderbilt Cross Country Opener, today, at Percy Ward Park’s Vaughn’s Creek Course in Nashville.

The women’s teams will get out of the blocks first, with their four-kilometer race scheduled to start at 5:30pm, followed by the men’s five-kilometer race which will follow at approximately 6:00pm.

The women’s race features 13 teams, including three teams ranked in the preseason US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) South Region rankings: Vanderbilt (No. 3), Alabama (No. 6) and Tennessee (No. 7).

( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

( Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography )

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