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Austin Peay State University Govs, Lady Govs ready for OVC Cross Country Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams have been training hard for two weeks to prepare for Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships at Miller Memorial Golf Course.

The women will compete at 9:00am, followed by the men’s race at 10:00am.

The Govs and Lady Govs are determined to achieve greater success this year after each placed ninth in last year’s championship.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Martin Rejman

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore Martin Rejman, of the Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Rejman won the men’s four-mile event at the APSU Cross Country Festival, posting a 20:50 mark as part of contingent that claimed the top four spots in the field en route to a decisive victory.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country's Martin Rejman. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country’s Martin Rejman. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country teams host APSU Cross Country Festival

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the Austin Peay Cross Country Festival Saturday with the women’s race slated for a 9:00am start followed by the men’s race at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center.

After a week off, the men’s and women’s teams have been training hard to compete at a high level, after competing in the Powerade Invitational in Chattanooga, September 11th, where both teams received  star performances from key members.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country Teams travel to Chattanooga for Powerade Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams hit the road for Chattanooga with the Powerade Invitational at 5:45pm on Friday.

The men’s team had a strong start to their season, with 2013 team MVP Martin Rejman finally being able to race after an injury held him out for most of the 2014 season. He shook off the rust to break the school record in the four-mile race in the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic with a time of 20:44.42.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay’s Ashley Slay named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Sophomore outside hitter Ashley Slay, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Slay started her week off right with a career-high 18 kills in Austin Peay’s home opener against Evansville and tied her career high with eight blocks against the Purple Aces. She built on that performance with an exemplary three matches at the Blazer Invitational, posting 30 total kills and a .519 attack percentage against Savannah State, Florida International and UAB, leading the Lady Govs in kills in all three matches in Birmingham, AL.

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APSU Governors and Lady Govs Cross Country teams have strong showing at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams came blazing out of the gate to begin the 2015 season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic, late Saturday evening at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

The men’s team had an extraordinary evening as Martin Rejman broke the school record for the men’s four mile run (20:44.42). Rejman placed 21st out of 258 total runners, many of whom ran for high-level, competitive SEC teams such as Alabama, Mississippi State and Arkansas State.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Fan Day a success

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Lightning strikes in the area cut short Austin Peay State University’s annual Fall Sports Fan Day, presented by Mountain Dew, Sunday. But it was not before more than 1,000 fans flooded the turf of Governors Stadium, to meet most of the Governors and Lady Govs athletes.

In addition, members from the Austin Peay cheer and dance teams—along with The Gov and Governor Peay X—were on hand to greet fans as they came through the inflatable helmet. Fall sport schedule cards were distributed to interested fans.

Austin Peay State University Fan Day was held Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Fan Day was held Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Cross Country teams positioned to make a move in OVC

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN –Youth and injuries limited Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams in 2014, but a year older, a year more experienced and healthy once again, the Govs an Lady Govs are ready to make a move up on the Ohio Valley Conference.

The Lady Govs finished in eighth place in the OVC championship in 2014, while the men finished ninth, and both enter the 2015 regular season picked ninth in the OVC pre-season poll, but the men’s team return eight of 10 runners from last season while the women’s team returns all seven runners from last season.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors, Lady Govs Cross Country picked ninth in OVC preseason polls

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross-country teams were both picked to finish ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference in the annual preseason coaches’ poll, released Wednesday.

The Govs received 43 points in the poll of league coaches, finishing ahead of UT Martin (35), Jacksonville State (26) and Tennessee State (12), and were three points behind Murray State (46) for eighth.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Fall Fan Day set for August 30th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will host its annual Fall Sports Fan Day, presented by Mountain Dew, 3:00pm-5:00pm, Sunday, August 30th, at Governors Stadium.

Fall Sports Fan Day is a free public event open that gives fans of all ages a chance to meet Governors players and coaches from football, volleyball, basketball, track and field/cross country and more.

Representatives from the Austin Peay cheer and dance teams—along with The Gov and Governor Peay X—will be on hand for photo opportunities, while all teams will be autographing posters and schedule cards, free for all fans at the event.

Austin Peay Fan Day to be held August 30th, 2015. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Fan Day to be held August 30th, 2015. (APSU Sports Information)

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