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103 APSU Student Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes accounted for 103 of a record 1,335 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

“Academic success is part of our department’s responsibility and a mission for our student-athletes,” said Austin Peay athletics director Ryan Ivey. “Similar to a successful on-field performance, what you do in the classroom comes down to how hard you’re willing to work; the sacrifice and dedication these student-athletes put in to have success on and off the field is second to none.”

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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170 APSU Student-Athletes earn Spring Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Over half of Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester with the department announcing its student-athletes posted a 2.91 grade-point average.

The department saw 170 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 GPA during the semester. The athletics department saw 84 student-athletes named to Austin Peay’s Dean’s List and 34 of those were recognized on the President’s list, each posting an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

170 Austin Peay State University's student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women's Golf's Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President's list. (APSU Sports Information)

170 Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women’s Golf’s Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President’s list. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Student Athletes break academic records during 2015 Fall Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a milestone semester in the classroom for Austin Peay State University’s athletics department as its 328 student-athletes combined for a record 3.022 grade-point average during the Fall 2015 Semester.

The department saw a record 202 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll with at least a 3.0 GPA during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List with at least a 3.5 GPA. It is the first time in department history more than 200 student-athletes were named to the AD’s honor roll and more than 100 student-athletes received Dean’s List recognition.

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean's List. (APSU Sports Information)

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball kicks off season at home against IP-Fort Wayne

 

Austin Peay (0-2) vs. IP-Fort Waynes (1-1)

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center / Dave Aaron Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After playing as difficult a two-game season-opening stretch ever in Governors history, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will return home 7:00pm, Wednesday, to play IP-Fort Wayne in its home opener at Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball opens 2015-16 season at the Dunn Center against IP-Fort Waynes, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball opens 2015-16 season at the Dunn Center against IP-Fort Waynes, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football host Southeast Missouri on Senior Day Saturday

 

Austin Peay (0-9, 0-6) vs. Southeast Missouri (3-5, 2-2)

Saturday, November 7th, 2015 | 4:00pm
Governors Stadium | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Nine Governors will don the pads one final time at Governors Stadium as Austin Peay State University football team hosts Southeast Missouri, 4:00pm, Saturday, in the 2015 home finale.

The Governors will be closing out the second season at their refurbished home with a visit from Southeast Missouri—the last Ohio Valley Conference foe to grace the rebuilt digs.

Austin Peay Football plays last home game of the season Saturday against Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Football plays last home game of the season Saturday against Southeast Missouri.

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APSU Men and women’s Cross Country teams not effected by cold weather at Greater Louisville Classic

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A chilly, misting rain was not enough to slow down the Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams at the Greater Louisville Classic, Saturday. Both squads competed against nearly 300 runners and more 30 teams in their respective Blue Race at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in by far one of the largest meets of the entire year.

The women finished 26th overall out of 33 teams with 610 points. They faced off against OVC teams such as Tennessee Tech and defeated Tennessee State by a margin of more than 400 points.

Austin Peay Men Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Cross Country Teams head to Greater Louisville Classic Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams head to Louisville and E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, Saturday to compete in one of the largest events of the year, the Greater Louisville Classic.

The men’s team will kick things off at 10:45am against competitors from 38 different teams, while the women will square off at 11:30am against runners from 36 teams.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country Teams has good showing despite Cold Weather

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a cold, gray morning as Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams took to the field at the Hilldale Family Life Center. However the gloomy weather was not nearly enough to stifle either team as both the men and women won their respective event.

The Governors totaled 18 points with Sewanee finished second with 58 points followed by Evansville with 82. The women’s team won with 25 points and followed by Evansville with 46 points and Sewanee with 59 points.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country teams fight through fatigue at Powerade Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams faced a difficult meet Friday at the Powerade Invitational. Despite having little rest after last Saturday’s meet, both teams came in prepared to run hard and achieved their objectives, with the men finishing third overall and the women’s team posting a fourth-place showing.

On the men’s side, Martin Rejman (15:36.24) and Wesley Gray (15:51.96) both broke the 16 minute mark for the men’s 5K. Rejman placed seventh overall out of 42 runners from six teams. Wesley came in close behind in ninth place.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Cross Country teams positioned to make a move in OVC

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN –Youth and injuries limited Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams in 2014, but a year older, a year more experienced and healthy once again, the Govs an Lady Govs are ready to make a move up on the Ohio Valley Conference.

The Lady Govs finished in eighth place in the OVC championship in 2014, while the men finished ninth, and both enter the 2015 regular season picked ninth in the OVC pre-season poll, but the men’s team return eight of 10 runners from last season while the women’s team returns all seven runners from last season.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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