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APSU has Seven Football Govs honored as National Football Foundation Hampshire Society members

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsDallas, TX – Seven senior Austin Peay State University football players part of The 2014 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society, comprised of college football players from all divisions who maintain a 3.2 GPA or better.

Defensive lineman Reese Bulmash, linebacker/fullback Josh Carroll, offensive lineman Kyle Harrison, linebacker Jared Sexton, defensive end Iosua Siliva, offensive tackle Ben Stansfield and offensive tackle Gavin Willisson were chosen.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football to begin Spring Practice Tuesday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A little more than a year ago, Kirby Cannon was named Austin Peay State University’s head coach. Tuesday (1:30pm) will see Cannon and staff open their second spring practice.

Austin Peay Football set Tuesday to being Spring Practice. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football set Tuesday to being Spring Practice. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has 174 student athletes named to Fall honor roll

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s 331 student-athletes posted a 2.944 grade-point average during the recently completed Fall 2013 semester, the athletics department announced Tuesday.

The 2.944 cumulative GPA accumulated by the department’s student-athletes was the fourth-best mark in program history. It also is the third consecutive semester the group posted a 2.90 GPA or better.

Austin Peay Senior Ben Stansfield graduated in December and was one of 174 APSU student-athletes named to the Fall 2013 athletic director's honor roll. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Senior Ben Stansfield graduated in December and was one of 174 APSU student-athletes named to the Fall 2013 athletic director’s honor roll. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Athletics has Fifteen students participate in December commencement

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Fifteen Austin Peay State University athletics alumni and student-athletes were scheduled to participate in Winter Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

Dr. Bruce Myers, who was the 2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient and who serves as the Faculty Athletic Representative, served as commencement speaker.

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

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APSU Governors Football set to play Tennessee Volunteers for first time

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUKnoxville, TN – The curtain will rise on the Kirby Cannon Era, 5:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays Tennessee for the first time in program history.

Cannon, who was hired as Austin Peay’s 18th head coach in mid-March, is only the third APSU coach hired in the last 50 years that owned previous college-coaching head-coaching experience.

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Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football selects Team Captains

 

Craig Salley, Iosua Siliva, Gavin Willisson, and Tim Phillips are the 2013 APSU Governors Team Captains

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football team has announced its captains for the 2013 season.

Senior linebacker Craig Salley, senior defensive end Iosua Siliva, senior tackle Gavin Willisson and first-year senior running back Tim Phillips have been elected the team’s four permanent captains by their teammates. The team voted on captains, Friday night.

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APSU Student Athletes claim 19 Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor Recipients

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsBrentwood, TN — Austin Peay State University saw 92 student-athletes recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as part of its annual academic achievement awards, July 25th.

The OVC annually recognizes those student-athletes who excel in the classroom. The league’s Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes with the highest cumulative grade-point average in their conference-sponsored sport.

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU has 160 Student-Athletes named to Athletics Director’s Honor Roll

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – For all the success found on the field of play during the 2012-13 spring semester, Austin Peay State University student-athletes were just as successful in the classroom.

The department saw 160 student-athletes earn spots on the Spring 2013 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll with a 3.0 GPA or better, a figure that makes up roughly 53 percent of the department’s 299 qualified athletes. Among these, 34 were named to the President’s List – reserved for student’s with a 4.0 GPA – and 83 earned GPA’s of 3.5 or better that placed them on the Dean’s List.

Austin Peay Athletes has 160 Students on AD Honor Roll. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Athletes has 160 Students on AD Honor Roll. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football lose to Virginia Tech 42-7

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsBlackburg, VA – Logan Thomas threw for 212 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 15/18 Virginia Tech to a 42-7 victory against resilient Austin Peay State University, Saturday afternoon, in a non-conference game.

Virginia Tech, an Atlantic Coast Conference powerhouse, moves to 2-0 on the season while APSU falls to 0-2. The Govs will open Ohio Valley Conference play next week at Tennessee State.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Offensive Line play vital for the 2012 Season

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For more than a decade, Austin Peay’s offensive line was the model of stability, a source of strength under Bill Schmitz, Carroll McCray and Rick Christophel.

However, longtime assistant Steve Haywood left after the 2010 season and his replacement Tyler Trent left after one season to pursue interests outside of football.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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