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Austin Peay State University Athletics has record 168 Govs named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Another record in the books for Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes, with 168 Govs among an Ohio Valley Conference-record 1,625 league athletes named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Wednesday, August 5th, 2020.

For the fifth time since 2001, the department has put more than 100 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. The 168 student-athletes honored for 2019-20 set a department record for the third straight year.

Austin Peay State University has 168 student-athletes named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll. (OVC)

Austin Peay State University has 168 student-athletes named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (OVC)

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APSU Athletes continue success in classroom during Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued their recent string of success in the classroom, the department announcing its 297 athletes combined to post a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester.

It is the sixth consecutive semester the APSU athletics department has posted a 3.0 GPA or better and the eighth time in department history. In addition, each of the 15 varsity teams recorded a 3.0 GPA for the second consecutive semester.

“I must commend all of our student-athletes for their accomplishments in the classroom,” said APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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Austin Peay State University track sends small group to South Alabama Jaguar Invitational

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldBirmingham, AL – A trio of Govs spent Sunday turning in top-six finishes at the South Alabama Jaguar Invitational, joining a handful of Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field student-athletes in competition.

Group of Austin Peay State University Track and Field athletes to compete at South Alabama Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Group of Austin Peay State University Track and Field athletes to compete at South Alabama Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field gets off to great start at Ed Temple Invitational

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field got 2020 off to a solid start at the Ed Temple Invitational, hosted by Tennessee State at the Gentry Center.

The day began with an outstanding personal-best in the high jump by junior Denia Hill-Tate, whose 1.67m mark; she also made the finals in the 55m hurdles, finishing sixth at 8.76.

Austin Peay State University Women's Track and Field competed at Ed Temple Invitational, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Track and Field competed at Ed Temple Invitational, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Indoor Track kicks off season at Saluki Fast Start

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field team will get its indoor season started with a quick pre-Christmas trip to Carbondale, Illinois, for the Southern Illinois-hosted Saluki Fast Start, Saturday, December 7th, 2019.

Austin Peay State University Women's Indoor Track and Field begins season this Saturday in Carbondale Illinois at Saluki Fast Start. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Indoor Track and Field begins season this Saturday in Carbondale Illinois at Saluki Fast Start. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University student-athletes average 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes posted a departmental grade-point average of 3.0 or better for a program-record fourth consecutive semester finishing the Spring 2019 semester with a 3.096 mark.

A department-record 70 percent of Austin Peay’s 289 varsity student-athletes earned academic honors for the spring semester. The last eight semesters dating back to Fall 2015 have yielded eight of the top-10 semester GPA’s since tracking data began in 1993. For just the fourth time, more than 100 Govs earned a spot on the Dean’s List, with 48 posting perfect 4.0 GPA’s for the semester.

Austin Peay student-athletes post department-wide 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field comes in Third at OVC Outdoor Championships

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldCape Girardeau, MO – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field earned a top-three finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships for the first time since 2015, placing third in the 2019 event thanks to some outstanding final-day performances.

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker won Gold in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.89 at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field sophomore Lennex Walker won Gold in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.89 at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field competes in 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships, Thursday

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field heads to Cape Girardeau, MO, to take on the best the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) has to offer beginning Thursday, May 9th at the 2019 OVC Outdoor Championships, hosted by Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Track and Field travels to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Outdoor Championships that begin, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field travels to Cape Girardeau, MO for the OVC Outdoor Championships that begin, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field has three compete in Billy Hayes Invitational

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldBloomington, IN – A trio of Austin Peay State University (APSU)  track and field athletes were busy getting one last meet under their belts at the Indiana-hosted Billy Hayes Invitational at Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex, while spring commencement was taking place at home

Three APSU Track and Field athletes got in one extra meet before OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Three APSU Track and Field athletes got in one extra meet before OVC Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field enjoys success at Memphis Invitational

 

APSU Women's Track and FieldMemphis, TN – As has become tradition, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field made its way to the Bluff City for the final weekend in April and emerged from the Memphis Tiger Invitational with positive momentum as the calendar prepares to turn to May—championship month in the world of track and field.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field has strong performances at Memphis Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field has strong performances at Memphis Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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