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Austin Peay State University Softball to host Governors Classic this weekend

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team will open the home part of its 2020 schedule this weekend at Cathi Maynard Park-Cheryl Holt Field by hosting Bradley, Purdue Fort Wayne and UMass Lowell in the Governors Classic.

Austin Peay State University Softball begins 2020 home schedule by hosting the Governors Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball begins 2020 home schedule by hosting the Governors Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 5: APSU Softball has season for the ages

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – With a third head coach in four seasons taking over, it was tough to get a bead on the potential for Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball’s chances prior to the season.

It would’ve been difficult to suspect that the best season in program history was getting ready to kick off.

Austin Peay Softball pitcher Morgan Rackel. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball pitcher Morgan Rackel. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball sweep on their opening day at Buccaneers Classic

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team had two convincing wins, Saturday afternoon, at Betty Basler Field, as the Governors rolled past Jackson State, 12-2, and host East Tennessee, 9-0, in their first two games at the Buccaneer Classic.

Austin Peay Softball defeats Jackson State and East Tennessee Saturday afternoon at Buccaneeer Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball defeats Jackson State and East Tennessee Saturday afternoon at Buccaneeer Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball travels to East Tennessee for Buccaneer Classic

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will make its first ever trip to Johnson City, Tennessee, and Betty Basler Field this weekend to play in the East Tennessee State University Buccaneer Classic.

The Governors (6-7) will open-up play in the classic, 9:00am, Saturday morning versus Jackson State, followed by a 1:30pm afternoon contest against the classic’s host East Tennessee.

Austin Peay Softball to take part in the East Tennessee State University Buccaneer Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball to take part in the East Tennessee State University Buccaneer Classic this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball comes up short in Hilltopper Spring Fling Tournament Championship Game

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU SoftballBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay’s softball team had some chances late in their championship contest versus Evansville at the Hilltopper Spring Fling Tournament Sunday afternoon at the WKU Softball Complex, but their rally would come up short in a 5-2 final.

Austin Peay Softball loses 5-2 to Evansville in Hilltopper Spring Fling Tournament Championship game held Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball loses 5-2 to Evansville in Hilltopper Spring Fling Tournament Championship game held Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Lady Govs win Buccaneer Classic with sweep of UNC Greensboro

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team completed its stay at the Buccaneer Classic with a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-19, 25-9) victory against UNC Greensboro, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Gymnasium.

Austin Peay (9-1) claimed the Buccaneer Classic title with a 3-0 record, losing only one set in its three matches. The Lady Govs also ran their win streak to eight matches as they prepare to open both their home and Ohio Valley Conference schedule, Friday.

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

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Lady Govs win streak hits seven with morning victory against UNC Asheville

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsSophomore Nikki Doyle recorded 13 kills to lead Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to its seventh-straight victory with a three-set sweep (26-24, 25-20, 25-19) victory against UNC Asheville, Saturday, at the Buccaneer Classic hosted by East Tennessee at Brooks Gymnasium.

Austin Peay (8-1) did not have an easy time recording its season’s eighth victory as UNC Asheville (4-5) forced 28 ties and 14 lead changes in the three-set affair. The Lady Govs used late-set scoring runs to seal the victory in each set.

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

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Mollman powers Lady Govs volleyball to sixth consecutive victory

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJunior Jessica Mollman recorded a season-high 15 kills, leading Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to a 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 19-25, 25-21) victory, Friday, against host East Tennessee in the Buccaneer Classic at Brooks Gymnasium.

Austin Peay (7-1) got all the fight it wanted from East Tennessee (4-4) throughout the match, beginning with the opening set. The two squads battled through eight ties and four lead changes, the last coming at 16-16. The Lady Govs broke the set open with a 7-1 run, sparked by three kills by Mollman, to take a 23-17 lead which turned into a 25-20 victory.

Austin Peay's volleyball team won its sixth-consecutive match, downing host East Tennessee at the Buccaneer Classic, Friday night. ( Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information )

Austin Peay's volleyball team won its sixth-consecutive match, downing host East Tennessee at the Buccaneer Classic, Friday night. ( Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information )

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Lady Govs wrap up road swing at East Tennessee

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University’s volleyball team ends its season-opening 10-match road swing when it competes in the Buccaneer Classic hosted by East Tennessee, Friday and Saturday.

Austin Peay (6-1) opens the tournament against host East Tennessee (4-3) in a 7:00pm, Friday contest. The Lady Govs then will meet UNC Asheville (4-3) at 9:00am, Saturday, before concluding its stay with a 4:30pm match against UNC Greensboro (7-1).

The Lady Govs will take a five-match win streak into this weekend’s contests after winning all three matches at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational last weekend. Austin Peay has finished second in its first two tournaments this season, posting a 3-1 record at the Mississippi State Maroon Classic over the season’s opening weekend.

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University’s Volleyball

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Lady Govs volleyball cages Panthers in IUPUI Invitational finale

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University’s volleyball team closed its stay at the IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational with a dominating three-set sweep (25-16, 25-22, 25-9) of host IUPUI, Sunday afternoon at IUPUI Gymnasium.

Austin Peay (6-1) went undefeated at the tournament after winning a pair of four-set decisions, Saturday. The win also extended the Lady Govs win streak to five matches.

The Lady Govs trailed only early in the first set of Sunday’s finale, but used five consecutive points to turn a 7-5 deficit into a 10-7 lead and they would not trail again in the match.

The Lady Govs ran their win streak to five matches with a three-set sweep of IUPUI, Sunday. ( Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information )

The Lady Govs ran their win streak to five matches with a three-set sweep of IUPUI, Sunday. ( Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information )

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