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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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Outstanding 2019 Austin Peay State University Football season honored at Night of Champions

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players, coaches, alumni and fans gathered Friday night to celebrate the historic 2019 season at the Night of Champions in the Dunn Center.

This event put the final bow on a campaign that yielded the program’s first Ohio Valley Conference title since 1977, its first-ever FCS Playoff appearance and resulting trip to the quarterfinals, as well as the program’s first consensus All-American since 2002 and myriad Coach of the Year accolades for the architect of the success, head coach Mark Hudspeth.

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football has Five named to HERO Sports All-America Teams

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The first of the postseason All-America teams were announced, Monday, with four Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players named to the HERO Sports All-America Teams.

Austin Peay State University Football's JaVaughn Craig, Kordell Jackson, DeAngelo Wilson and Kyle Anderton named to HERO Sports All-America Teams. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Football playoff run ends with 24-10 loss at Montana State

 

APSU FootballBozeman, MT – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team’s magical postseason run ended in the NCAA Division I Football Championship’s national quarterfinals, with No. 5 national seed downing the Govs, 24-10, Friday night at Bobcat Stadium.

Austin Peay State University Football had their season come to an end Friday night against Montana State in the National Quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football had their season come to an end Friday night against Montana State in the National Quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football defeats Sacramento State 42-28

 

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Sacramento, CA –  Do you believe in the Govs yet? Behind quarterback JaVaughn Craig’s 158-yard rushing performance, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team scored early and often then salted the game away late to stun No. 4 seeded Sacramento State, 42-28, Saturday night in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division I Football Championship at Hornet Field.

Austin Peay State University Football beats Sacramento State 42-28 in the FCS Playoffs. APSU advances to face No. 3 seed Montana State in quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football beats Sacramento State 42-28 in the FCS Playoffs. APSU advances to face No. 3 seed Montana State in quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football travels to Sacramento State for next FCS Playoffs game

 

Austin Peay (10-3 | 7-1 OVC) at Sacramento State (9-3 | 7-1 Big Sky)

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 8:00pm CT
Sacramento, CA | Hornet Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – A first-ever trip west of the Rocky Mountains is on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team travel itinerary as they travel to California for an 8:00pm (CT), Saturday, December 7th game against Sacramento State in the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship.

Austin Peay State University Football continues FCS Playoffs journey when the Govs travel to California to take on Sacramento State, Saturday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football continues FCS Playoffs journey when the Govs travel to California to take on Sacramento State, Saturday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football looks to make history Saturday hosting Furman in first playoff appearance

 

#17 Austin Peay (9-3 | 7-1 OVC) vs. #16 Furman (8-4 | 6-2 SoCON)

Saturday, November 20th, 2019 | 12:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Fortera Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – It’s not often you can experience something that has never happened before. But if you show up to Fortera Stadium on Saturday, you’ll be able to do just that.

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Mark Hudspeth named OVC Coach of the Year, 11 Govs receive Honors

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – A program-record 11 Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players earned postseason honors from the Ohio Valley Conference, befitting their status as league champions for 2019.

In addition, Mark Hudspeth became the second Austin Peay State University head coach in three seasons to earn Roy Kidd OVC Coach of the Year honors after the Govs won the league and earned the program’s first playoff berth in his first season at the helm.

Austin Peay State University Football coach Mark Hudspeth named OVC Coach of the Year, 11 players earn OVC Honors. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football earns historic home playoff game

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football program continues to add to its historic season in 2019, as it earned a first-round home game versus Furman, noon, November 30th at Fortera Stadium, in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs.

The Governors (9-3, 7-1 OVC), ranked 18th nationally, received the opening-round home game after defeating Eastern Illinois in its regular-season finale, 35-7, to win not only win the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title for the first time since 1977, but also claim the automatic bid the conference champion receives with a regular-season championship.

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