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Austin Peay names Stephanie Paris new Softball Coach

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A former Ohio Valley Conference standout has been named Austin Peay State University’s new softball coach.

Stephanie Paris, who was a star second baseman for UT Martin in the early 2000s before becoming a successful high school and college coach, has been hired as Austin Peay’s seventh head coach. She replaces Casey Dickson, whose contract was not renewed in the spring after four seasons.

APSU Softball Coach Stephanie Paris. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Softball’s head coach Casey Dickson will not have Contract Renewed

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Casey Dickson, Austin Peay State University’s softball coach for the past four seasons, will not have her contract renewed for the 2012-13 school year.

Austin Peay finished the 2012 season with 19-31 record, 10-20 in the Ohio Valley Conference, and failed to qualify for the OVC tournament for a fourth-straight season. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball face the Tennessee State Tigers in midweek doubleheader

 

Austin Peay Women’s Softball vs. Tennessee State
Wednesday, March 21st | Game 1: 5:00pm | Game 2: 7:00pm
Nashville, TN | Tiger Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team hopes to carry the momentum it gained in this past weekend’s Ohio Valley Conference victory over SIU Edwardsville into Wednesday’s midweek conference doubleheader at Tennessee State, beginning at 5:00pm.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball opens season at Kennesaw State Classic

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsKennesaw, GA – Austin Peay State University’s softball team opens up its 2012 regular season this Saturday and Sunday, as they travel to Georgia to play in the Kennesaw State Classic.

The Lady Govs are coming off a 12-40 season in 2011, including a 7-23 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference, and return 13 letter winners — seven who started last year – while welcoming five newcomers to this year’s squad.

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Two tournaments, Oklahoma highlight Austin Peay Lady Govs’ 2012 Softball Schedule

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play in two in-season tournaments, as well as square off against 2011 Women’s College World Series participant Oklahoma to highlight its 2012 schedule.

Oklahoma is one of four teams the Lady Govs will play in 2012 that competed in last spring’s NCAA Tournament, while playing in the Kennesaw State and Tulsa tournaments in the season’s first three weeks.

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay Softball sign five to open 2012-13 incoming class

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball program has announced the signing of five players for its 2012-13 recruiting class.

A need to find a replacement for current three-year starting catcher Amy Mills was addressed by head coach Casey Dickson with three of the five signees owning catching experience.

Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Team of Maurer-Pahmier-Haddon-Devine capture 14th Annual Ladies Golf tourney

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The team of Marcy Maurer, Paula Pahmier, Cinda Haddon and Linda Devine captured the First Flight of the 14th Annual Ladies Golf Tournament.

The quartet combined for a eight-under 64 in the four-person scramble sponsored by Austin Peay State University to raise awareness of women’s athletics. They slipped past the team of Margaret Jones, Jane Brake, Sharon Grimes and Nancy Howell, who shot a 65. The group of Betty Stanton, Jackie Jones, June Nicholson and Mary Lou Reynolds ended in third place with a six-under 66.

Donna Ruggles, right, hugs teammate Gina Deere, Wednesday morning, after Deere sank a long putt off the fringe of the green on Hole No. 9 during the annual Ladies Golf Tournament. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Donna Ruggles, right, hugs teammate Gina Deere, Wednesday morning, after Deere sank a long putt off the fringe of the green on Hole No. 9 during the annual Ladies Golf Tournament. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs softball land Golden State standout

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team’s incoming class for 2011-12 has reached seven with the addition of multi-talented Sarah Rasmussen, from Greenwood, CA.

Rasmussen, who pitches, as well as plays shortstop and outfield at Golden Sierra High School, joins head coach Casey Dickson’s early signing period additions of Erica Reis, Kady Bland, Lauren Bradley, Paige Neely, Laurel Burroughs and Courtney Ervin.

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Lady Govs Classic now a three-game series

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team was to host its second classic this season—the Lady Govs Classic—this Saturday and Sunday at Lady Govs Field, but because of a late cancellation by Southern University, the classic now will be a three-game series with Eastern Michigan.

Southern University called Austin Peay (5-20, 1-7 OVC) head coach Casey Dickson early Friday morning and told her due to the rain forecast for middle Tennessee during most of the weekend, it didn’t seem prudent from a financial standpoint to come north and be unable to play or play a limited schedule.

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Softball. (Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Lady Govs softball hosts first of two home classics

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will play its home-opening weekend this Saturday and Sunday, as it hosts the Austin Peay Spring Classic at Lady Govs Field.

Along with the Lady Govs, rounding out the classic field will be Ball State, Belmont, Cleveland State and Missouri-Kansas City.

“The coaching staff put together a great schedule this year and it’s not an easy competition,” Austin Peay softball coach Casey Dickson said. “So we need to win games and if we do lose it needs to be by one or two (runs). We don’t need to have these big deficits.”

Lady Govs open home schedule with first of two home classics. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Govs open home schedule with first of two home classics. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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