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APSU Sports cap impressive 2018-19 campaign with best-ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN –  The Austin Peay State University (APSU)s athletics department posted its best-ever finish in the 2018-19 OVC Commissioner’s Cup behind two regular-season championships and another pair of Top 3 finishes in Ohio Valley Conference play

APSU delivered its second-straight 100-point tally in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup, with its 109 points this season an improvement over last season’s 101.5 points. That total pushed the Governors to fourth among the league’s 12 members. Murray State won the 2019 competition with 128 points, its first victory since the inaugural commissioner’s cup was awarded in 2008-09. Jacksonville State finished second (115) followed by Belmont (114) and Austin Peay.  

Austin Peay Athletics post best ever finish in OVC Commissioner's Cup. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics post best ever finish in OVC Commissioner’s Cup. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Historic week for APSU Governors Athletics

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – If you’re a fan of Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics this was a week to remember, as championships were won, records were set, and teams surged to the top of their respective sports standings in Ohio Valley Conference play.

The women’s tennis team continued their undefeated run this season, improving to 22-0 overall – the only undefeated team left in NCAA Division I – by winning their two matches at the OVC Championship Tournament to win the conference’s title and punch their ticket into the NCAA Championship Tournament.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis are the 2019 OVC Tournament Champions. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis are the 2019 OVC Tournament Champions. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors student-athletes set department record with 3.15 GPA in Fall 2018

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes set a department record with a 3.15 grade-point average for the Fall 2018 semester.

For the first time, Austin Peay student-athletes have posted a department-wide GPA of 3.0 or greater in three consecutive semesters. A record 209 student-athletes received academic recognition for the Fall 2018 semester, including 107 recognized on the dean’s list. It’s the third time 100 or more student athletes have been named to the dean’s list.

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APSU Sports has 24 Athletics take part in 2018 Austin Peay Winter Commencement

 

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APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Twenty-four Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes and athletics staff participated in Winter Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

The following student-athletes, athletics alumni and departmental employees were bachelor’s degree candidates for December 2018 Commencement.

24 Austin Peay Student Athletes and Athletics Staff walk in Friday's Winter Commencement at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

24 Austin Peay Student Athletes and Athletics Staff walk in Friday’s Winter Commencement at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football has Seven Players named to All-OVC Teams

 

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APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – For the second consecutive season, seven members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team earned All-Ohio Valley Conference recognition, the league announced Tuesday. The seven All-OVC selections is tied for the most in program history.

Austin Peay Football team has seven members to receive All-Ohio Valley Conference recognition. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football team has seven members to receive All-Ohio Valley Conference recognition. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football plays Murray State at Fortera Stadium to close regular season

 

Austin Peay (4-6 | 2-5 OVC) vs. Murray State (5-5 | 5-2 OVC)

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Fortera Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team will take the field for the final game of the 2018 regular season when it hosts Murray State in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border 4:00pm, Saturday, November 17th at Fortera Stadium.

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APSU Football heads to Eastern Illinois for seasons final road game

 

Austin Peay (4-5 | 2-4 OVC) at Eastern Illinois (2-7 | 2-4 OVC)

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 | 1:00pm
O’Brien Field | Charleston, IL

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football takes to the road for the final time in 2018 when it travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers, 1:00pm, Saturday, November 10th.

The Governors (4-5, 2-4 OVC) play their first road game since traveling to Southeast Missouri, October 13th.

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers Saturday at 1:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Eastern Illinois to take on the Panthers Saturday at 1:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football takes on OVC Champion Jacksonville State

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team wraps up its three-game road trip when it travels to No. 8 Jacksonville State for a 3:00pm kickoff, Saturday.

The matchup between the Governors (2-2, 0-1 OVC) and the Gamecocks (2-1, 1-0 OVC) is the first Ohio Valley Conference Game of the Week of the 2018 season. As such, the game will be broadcast on ESPN3.

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APSU Football’s Jaison Williams, Gunnar Scholato Named Phil Steele Preseason FCS All-America

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The dynamic defensive duo of defensive end Jaison Williams and linebacker Gunnar Scholato earned more preseason recognition ahead of the 2018 season, as Phil Steele named the standouts to his Preseason FCS All-America Team.

Williams, a junior, has been named to the second team while Scholato, a senior, has been named to the fourth team.

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180 APSU Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the fourth consecutive semester, more than half of Austin Peay State University’s athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester.

The department saw 180 athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 grade-point average during the semester. That amounted to more than 53 percent of the department’s near-record 335 athletes earning academic recognition from the department.

It is the fourth consecutive semester the department has seen more than 50 percent of its athletes post a 3.0 or better GPA.

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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