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APSU to induct Derek Wright into 2020 Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumni Derek Wright had just completed the finest game statistically in his basketball career. The senior guard scored 43 points in a 121-116 triple-overtime loss to Southeast Missouri, January 29th, 2008. It was the first time a Gov broke the 40-point barrier in nearly 11 seasons.

Of course, Wright was summoned after the game to talk to the media. Leaf-Chronicle reporter James Horne had a stat sheet in hand to show Wright that he not only scored 43 points but knocked down a career-best five three-pointers while collecting seven steals.

Austin Peay State University 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Derek Wright. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Four APSU Greats

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest women’s tennis players in Austin Peay State University (APSU) history, a dynamic point guard from the Dave Loos era who piloted two conference title teams, an all-conference standout on Austin Peay State University volleyball’s very first championship team and an offensive linemen from the late-1940s heyday of Austin Peay State University football are set to be inducted to the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame as representatives of the 2020 class.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Melton Self, Vanja Tomic, Derek Wright and Melissa Gailey Luckey in 2020. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Athletics icon Cheryl Holt inducted to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – For nearly 35 years, Cheryl Holt served in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department in various roles. Holt has been inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings, Friday.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

Austin Peay's Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics Department’s Cheryl Holt selected to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Cheryl Holt has been selected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings in May. Holt has served in the APSU athletics department in various roles for nearly 35 years.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

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APSU alnumni Joe Sibbitt, Scott Combs named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary Team

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNew Castle, IN – A pair of former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standouts have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2019 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as senior basketball players 25 years ago.

Austin Peay Men's Basektball alnumni Joe Sibbitt, Scott Combs named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's Silver Anniversary Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basektball alnumni Joe Sibbitt, Scott Combs named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball plays Ohio Bobcats in Athens as part of Jamaica Classic

 

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Saturday, November 24th, 2018 | 1:00pm CT
Athens,  OH |  Peden Stadium

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Back stateside, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball closes out the 2018 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic with a trip north to take on Ohio in Athens, 1:00pm (CT), Saturday, November 24th, 2018.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball are at Ohio Bobcats this Saturday to finish their play in the 2018 Jersey Mike's Jamaica Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball are at Ohio Bobcats this Saturday to finish their play in the 2018 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Athletic storylines to watch as school year nears

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As summer rounds the bend and heads into the final stretch, there are several early storylines for Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) athletic department to watch as the new school year nears.

Leading the list of storylines is there are still a few staff positions still vacant in the department, including athletic director and head softball coach among others.

The athletic director’s position could be filled very soon, with the university having held interviews with three prospective candidates for the job last week.

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Austin Peay State University’s Derek van der Merwe joins University of Arizona

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since 2013, Derek van der Merwe, Austin Peay State University vice president for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives, has worked to strengthen the public perception of the University and to transform it into one of the South’s premier public institutions.

In that time, he has spearheaded the formation of Austin Peay’s 10-year strategic plan and overhauled the University’s athletic and academic brand identities.

APSU’s Derek van der Merwe named new assistant vice president and chief operating officer of athletics by the University of Arizona.

APSU’s Derek van der Merwe named new assistant vice president and chief operating officer of athletics by the University of Arizona.

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Former APSU coach Dave Loos enshrined in OVC Hall of Fame at annual league awards brunch

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Friday morning, June 1st, 2018, former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Men’s Basketball head coach Dave Loos strode to the podium to accept yet another enshrinement, this time into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame.

“I hope I grew as a coach through the years,” Loos said. “You have coaches who win at all costs, and you have coaches who are transforming lives, not only coaching the X’s and O’s but mentoring student-athletes. I think that’s what’s going on in the OVC, and I appreciate that and I was proud to be a part of that and I would simply tell you to keep up the good work.”

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Ryan Ivey takes job at Stephen F. Austin State University

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University director of athletics Ryan Ivey director of athletics at Austin Peay State University, developed a national reputation in his three years at APSU, thanks to several key hires and big winning seasons.

Several institutions took note of his impressive accomplishments, and earlier today, Ivey announced he will leave Austin Peay to become athletic director at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.

Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey resigns, accepts Stephen F. Austin post. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletics Director Ryan Ivey resigns, accepts Stephen F. Austin post. (APSU Sports Information)

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