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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has good performance at Memphis Tiger Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Women's Track and FieldMemphis, TN – With the outdoor season winding to an inexorable close, Austin Peay State University track and field put the finishing touches on another solid weekend at the Memphis Tiger Invitational, Saturday.

Another week marked another win for junior Savannah Amato in the pole vault. The Delaware, Ohio native hit 3.92m (12-10.25) for the win, with freshman Morgan Bradley (3.67m; 12-0.50) and junior Dascha Hix (3.67m; 12-0.50) fifth and sixth, respectively.

Austin Peay Track and Field has solid meet at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field has solid meet at Memphis Tiger Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Chancis Jones earns OVC Field Athlete of the Week honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University jumps specialist Chancis Jones has been named adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Female Co-Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.

Jones got the nod thanks to an exemplary weekend in at the Memphis Tiger Invitational that saw her shoot up the OVC best lists in both the long and triple jump.

Her fourth-place leap in the long jump at 6.08m (19-11.50) equaled Kaylnn Pitts for best by a Gov, third-best in the OVC and 42nd in the NCAA East this season, while her third-place, 12.90m (42-4.00) triple jump was a personal-best which moved her into second in the league.

APSU Chancis Jones

For Jones, it’s her first career weekly honor from the Ohio Valley Conference and third by a Governor in 2016-17; Savannah Amato won for weeks of February 22nd (Indoor) and April 5th (Outdoor).

A handful of Govs, minus Jones, will compete at the Billy Hayes Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.

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