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APSU Football selected to finish fourth in OVC Media Poll

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – On Friday, July 19th, 2019, the Austin Peay State University Football team was voted to finish fourth by members of the media covering the Ohio Valley Conference in the league’s preseason media poll. OVC Media Day is Monday, July 22nd.

Preseason media poll picks Austin Peay Football to finish fourth in the OVC.

Preseason media poll picks Austin Peay Football to finish fourth in the OVC.

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APSU Athletics’s Sara Robson, Jordan Harmon receive new titles

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison has announced that two senior staff have had title changes to reflect new roles heading into 2019-20.

Sara Robson has been elevated to Associate Director of Athletics for Operations, while Jordan Harmon has been named Assistant Director of Athletics for Development, reflecting his hand-in-hand work with the athletics department.

“As we move in to year two it is important to recognize these staff members for their outstanding contributions to the success and the future of Austin Peay Athletics,” Harrison said.

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APSU Basketball graduate Zach Glotta named to NABC Honors Court

 

APSU Men's BasketballKansas City, MO – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball player Zach Glotta, a recent APSU graduate, was one of more than 200 Division I basketball players named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing men’s basketball student-athletes who excelled academically in 2018-19.

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APSU Football game against Murray State to be ESPN3 Game of the Week

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football contest against Murray State in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border will be featured as the Ohio Valley Conference’s ESPN3 Game of the Week, November 16th, 2019 the conference announced, Thursday.

Austin Peay Football's Heritage Bank Battle of the Border game against Murray State set to appear on ESPN3 Game of the Week. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball adds grad transfer Reginald Gee

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger, in the last two seasons, has added a grad transfer who proved to be a huge piece of the puzzle. In 2018, Averyl Ugba earned all-conference honors; in 2019, Jabari McGhee was an instrumental reserve in Austin Peay’s first 20-win season since 2011.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach Matt Figger adds Reginald Gree for 2019-2020 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger adds Reginald Gree for 2019-2020 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Jeremiah Oatsvall named nominee for AFCA Good Works Team®

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) has been named a nominee for the American Football Coaches Association’s Good Works Team® for his community service impact off the field.

APSU junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall.

APSU junior quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall.

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APSU Basketball adds international star Pavle Djurisic for upcoming season

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball head coach Matt Figger has announced that he is adding a high-upside stretch wing signee to the team whose summer workload will see him grace the international stage for his native Montenegro.

Austin Peay Basketball adds Pavle Djurisic for 2019-2010. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball adds Pavle Djurisic for 2019-2010. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball promotes Grayson Crawford to assistant coach

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – On Monday, July 8th, 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball head coach Travis Janssen announced Grayson Crawford, who served as a volunteer assistant last season, has been hired as the Governors pitching coach.

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Instant Peay Play: Pre-season polls predict APSU Govs will face tough football schedule in 2019

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the Fourth of July holiday now in the rear-view mirror, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team is just over 50 days away from in 2019 season-opening kick-off and if the first released pre-season polls are correct the Governors will be facing a very challenging schedule in its first season under new head coach Mark Hudspeth.

Over the past few weeks, several magazines and websites, including HERO Sports, Athlon Sports and Lindy’s Sports have released their respective preseason polls and if they are correct more than half are either ranked in the Top 25 or listed as teams to watch in 2019.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium against North Carolina state on August 29th.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium against North Carolina state on August 29th.

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Instant Peay Play: Eleven former APSU Govs continue to shine in pro baseball leagues as MLB All-Star week approaches

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With one week to go before Major League Baseball takes a pause for its annual mid-season All-Start Game, 11 former Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball players are still getting it done on pro baseball fields around America and in international leagues.

Currently, two former Govs pitchers Shawn Kelley (Texas Rangers) and Ryne Harper (Minnesota Twins) are on MLB rosters, with Kelley leading the team with 11 saves — as the team’s closer – while also having three wins in five decisions and a 2.79 ERA, while Harper has made the most of his first action in the majors in posting a 3-1 record with a save and a 2.97 ERA as a set-up man out of the bullpen.

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Kelley (27) throws against the Cleveland Indians during the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. (Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports)

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Kelley (27) throws against the Cleveland Indians during the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. (Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports)

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