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Top-seeded APSU Govs roll into OVC Tournament finals with win over Eastern Kentucky

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville TN – As the top seed and playing on their home floor, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was expected to make the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament finals and they didn’t disappoint, as they defeated Eastern Kentucky, Friday, November 17th, 2017 at the Dunn Center, by a 3-1 final (19-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-12) to advance to the tournament’s championship game.

The win, along with earning the Governors a spot in the championship game, set a school record for wins in a season, moving them to 29-5, and breaking a tie with the 1992 team.

Austin Peay Volleyball advances to the OVC Volleyball Championship game with three set win over Eastern Kentucky Friday night at the APSU Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Volleyball advances to the OVC Volleyball Championship game with three set win over Eastern Kentucky Friday night at the APSU Dunn Center.

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Eastern Kentucky outlasts stubborn Belmont squad to reach OVC semifinals

 

2017 OVC Volleyball ChampionshipClarksville, TN – As typical of a four versus five-seed match, Eastern Kentucky survived a five-set thriller versus Belmont, November 16th in the Dunn Center, 25-18, 25-18, 17-25, 20-25, 16-14.

The fourth-seeded Colonels (13-18) looked to put the fifth set way early, jumping out to a 4-1 advantage over the Bruins (14-15), but Belmont rattled off three straight points to tie the set, 4-4.

The two teams would then trade the next 12 points, with the deciding set still tied 10-10 after the first 20 points.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels beat Belmont Bruins in five sets Thursday night in the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament at the APSU Dunn Center.

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Vollyball’s Cecily Gable named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Gable was named Tournament MVP at The Citadel’s Bulldog Invitational last week, posting 55 kills and a .322 attack percentage for the tournament.

The Memphis native posted career-highs in kills in three straight contests—16 against Charleston Southern, Friday, followed by 17 in Saturday contests against Elon and Savannah State.

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Three APSU Volleyball players earn OVC weekly honors

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Three Austin Peay State University volleyball student-athletes received weekly honors from the Ohio Valley Conference, Monday afternoon.

Sophomore outside hitter Cecily Gable was named the league’s Co-Offensive Player of the Week, sharing the honor with Eastern Kentucky’s Cassie Knutson. Sophomore setter Kristen Stucker was named OVC Setter of the Week and junior transfer outside hitter Kaitlyn Teeter was its Newcomer of the Week.

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