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95 Austin Peay State University student-athletes earn OVC academic honors

 

Ohio Valley Conference - OVCBrentwood, TN – Ninety-five Austin Peay State University student-athletes were recognized on the Ohio Valley Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll for their academic achievements during the 2013-14 academic year. That total included 15 student-athletes who received the league’s Academic Medal of Honor.

“The greatest metric of our success at Austin Peay is our commitment to excellence in the classroom,” said van der Merwe. “The student-athletes at this great University are special and represent the very best of the Ohio Valley Conference. We are proud of what this says about our student-athletes, our University, and the many great faculty and staff to rally behind our students every day.”

Senior Elizabeth Landon was received the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the third time in her career. (APSU Sports Information)

Senior Elizabeth Landon was received the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the third time in her career. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Track and Field at Vandy Black and Gold Invitational this weekend

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team returns to action this weekend when it travels to the Music City for the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, a two-day event scheduled to begin 4:00pm, Friday, and continuing 10:00am, Saturday, at the Vanderbilt Track Complex.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field in sixth after Day 1 of OVC Track and Field Championships

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team sits in sixth place after seven scored events at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field championships, being held at the Abe Stuber Track Complex on the Southeast Missouri State University complex.

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

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

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Sean Bailey, Vanja Tomic, Greg Bachman earn Austin Peay highest Athletics Honors

 

APSU Sports

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time since Austin Peay State University established the awards nearly two decades ago, the Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes have come from the sport of tennis.

Junior Sean Bailey, who recently was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year in leading the Govs to the No. 2 seed in the OVC tournament, and Vanja Tomic, a three-time first-team All-OVC selection who owned an 19-6 record at No. 1 singles this year, have been named the 2011-12 Most Outstanding APSU Athletes.

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Baker named Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityMelvin BakerClarksville, TN –  Melvin Baker, a senior on the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Amarillo, Texas native recorded back-to-back double-digit scoring performances last week. He scored 13 points at Lipscomb, Monday, and 15 points against nationally-ranked Memphis, Saturday. Baker was the only Governor to score in double-digits against both Lipscomb and Memphis. «Read the rest of this article»

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Newcomers shine as Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field open Indoor Season

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsCarbondale, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team saw its newcomers open the indoor season in impressive fashion at the Saluki Fast Start Invitational, Saturday, at the SIU Recreational Center.

In her first meet as a Lady Gov, junior transfer Chantelle Gray won the 600-meter run, finishing in 1:34.76 – 1.8 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. She was not the only Lady Gov to finish in the top-10 of the event as Alyxandra Pinkston took home ninth-place (1:42.89).

APSU Track and Field (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Track and Field (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs Cross Country anxious for OVC Championship

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s cross country is prepared as they enter the Ohio Valley Conference Championship’s 10:30am, five-kilometer race, Saturday, at The Arlington Golf Course.

Chantelle Gray- Lady Govs anxious for OVC Championship. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Chantelle Gray- Lady Govs anxious for OVC Championship. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Richards wins, Lady Govs sweep Thorobred Classic

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsFrankfort, KY – Sophomore Xiamar Richards took home her season’s second victory and Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team swept the top five spots for its first victory, Friday, at the Thorobreds Stampede hosted by Kentucky State.

Prior to the race head coach Doug Molnar set a goal of winning the event and the Lady Govs came through big. Not only did they win the event, they had all eight runners finish 14th or better in the 38-runner event. Austin Peay had an average finishing time of 19:05.03. That time was 2:27 faster than host Kentucky State who took home team second-place.

Austin Peay women's cross country team won the Thorobreds Stampede, Friday. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay women's cross country team won the Thorobreds Stampede, Friday. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs confident entering GSU Cross Country Invitational

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsHampton, GA – Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team will face a new challenge in from a course they have never ran before at the Georgia State Cross Country Invite’s 9:45am, Saturday, five-kilometer race, at Nash Farm Battlefield.

The Lady Govs look to continue building from last week’s performance (a third-place team finish) that saw sophomore Xiamar Richards record the first victory for a Lady Govs runner since 2008.

Lady Govs confident entering GSU Cross Country Invitational. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs confident entering GSU Cross Country Invitational. APSU Cross Country. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Richards wins, Lady Govs third at UAH meet

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsHuntsville, AL – Sophomore Xiamar Richards won the women’s five-kilometer race and Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team finished third at the Fleet Feet Sports/Earl Jacoby Memorial at Sharon Johnston Park.

Richards, who finished the course in a time of 19:11, became the first Lady Govs runner to win an individual title since Bertha Castillo won this race during the 2008 season. She finished the course 31 seconds ahead of her closest competitor.

Sophomore Xiamar Richards won the women's five-kilometer race at UAH, Saturday morning. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Sophomore Xiamar Richards won the women's five-kilometer race at UAH, Saturday morning. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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