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Austin Peay Governors Cross Country heads to Chattanooga

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – After trekking through rough conditions last weekend, Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team hopes the weather is kinder at this weekend’s Powerade Invitational, hosted by Chattanooga. The men’s race is scheduled to begin at 4:45pm (CT).

APSU Men's Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Men’s Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country heads to Chattanooga for Powerade Invitational

 

Written by Colby Wilson
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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team looks to build on a solid start when they travel to Chattanooga for Friday’s Powerade Invitational.

The race is scheduled to kick off at 4:00pm (CT).

APSU Women's Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Women’s Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Xiamar Richards Strong in Season Opener

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMemphis, TN – Junior Xiamar Richards slogged her way to a top-40 finish in Austin Peay State University women’s cross country mud-soaked season-opener, Friday, at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. The Lady Govs finished 12th as a team out of 21 schools.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Governors Cross Country team hurt by Muddy Conditions at Memphis Twilight

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – In stormy conditions and on a muddy track, the Austin Peay men’s cross country team opened its season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday, with a 20th-place team finish.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country team picked ninth in OVC Poll

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team was picked to finish ninth in the Ohio Valley Conference’s preseason cross country coaches poll, Tuesday.

The Lady Govs received 45 points in the poll, and were selected ahead of UT Martin (32 points), Tennessee Tech (25) and Tennessee State (11). Defending champion Eastern Illinois (116 points, seven first-place votes) was picked to repeat, with challenges on the horizon from Eastern Kentucky (110 points, three first-place votes) and newcomer Belmont (96 points, two first-place votes).

Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country's Xiamar Richards.  (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Cross Country’s Xiamar Richards. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Governors Cross Country team picked 10th in preseason OVC poll

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team was picked to finish 10th in the Ohio Valley Conference’s preseason cross country coaches poll, released Tuesday.

The Govs received 39 points in the poll, ahead of Murray State (26) and Tennessee State (17). Defending champion Eastern Kentucky (121 points, 11 first-place votes) was unanimously selected the preseason favorite, while Eastern Illinois (103 points) was picked second.

Austin Peay men's cross country team. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay men’s cross country team. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs unable to maintain momentum at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – Missing its number two runner, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team struggled to a 23rd-place finish at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic hosted by Christian Brothers at Mike Rose Stadium.

The Lady Govs finished with 614 points to finish 23rd in the 32-team field and fifth out of the five Ohio Valley Conference teams in the field. Stephen F. Austin won the women’s event with 60 points.

Freshman Xiamar Richards led the Lady Govs, finishing 81st in the 256-woman field with a time 19:34.48. Freshman Kendra Kirksey was a close 86th with a time of 19:38.84.

Austin Peay women's cross country team finished 23rd at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday night. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay women's cross country team finished 23rd at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday night. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs fail to make progress at Brooks Memphis Twilight event

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team continued to have difficulty at the eight-kilometer distance, finishing 17th at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic hosted by Christian Brothers at Mike Rose Stadium.

Austin Peay scored 447 points to finish 17th in the 30-team field and third out of the four Ohio Valley Conference teams in the field. Eastern Kentucky won the event with 53 points. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs seek to maintain momentum at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Fresh off an impressive showing last weekend, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team will attempt to keep its momentum going when it competes in the five-kilometer race at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic, hosted by Christian Brothers, beginning at 8:20pm, Saturday, at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

Although still searching for a No. 5 runner to close the gap with the front four, the Lady Govs quietly impressed at the Old Timers Classic last weekend, defeating three of the four Ohio Valley Conference schools competing at the meet.

Austin Peay women's cross country team looks to keep its momentum at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay women's cross country team looks to keep its momentum at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs seek 8K effort at Brooks Memphis Twilight event

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A week after a disappointing finish in its first eight-kilometer race, Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team will tackle the eight-kilometer course beginning at 9:00pm, Saturday, in the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic, hosted by Christian Brothers at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

The Govs faltered late at the Old Timers Classic last weekend, surrendering several positions in the final 2.5-kilometers and falling behind three of the four other Ohio Valley Conference teams competing.

Austin Peay men's cross country team will look for a complete 8-kilometer effort at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay men's cross country team will look for a complete 8-kilometer effort at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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