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Austin Peay State University Cross Country Teams finishes well at OVC Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsMurray, KY – The 2015 OVC Cross Country Championships may have been marred by threatening weather at the Miller Memorial Golf Course Saturday morning, but for the Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams it was a morning of surprises.

In the men’s 8K, Austin Peay finished eighth overall, defeating major OVC opponents Tennessee Tech, UT Martin, Jacksonville State and Tennessee State. Freshman runner Wesley Gray led the men’s side, finishing 31st out of 84 total runners with a time of 26:23.90. It is the first time this season Gray has led the Govs in back-to-back meets.

Austin Peay Cross County. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross County. (APSU Sports Information)

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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 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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