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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has big day at ETSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – Day One of the 2016 ETSU Invitational proved to be a successful one for Austin Peay State University track and field team, as the Governors produced a victor in the field and a number of qualifiers on the track for Saturday’s final.

Topping the list for not only Austin Peay but the entire 25-competitor triple jump field was junior Kaylnn Pitts.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay names Breigh Jones APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior sprinter Breigh Jones, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Jones broke her own school record in the 400m dash over the weekend, becoming the first Lady Gov to post a sub-55 second mark with a 54.97 run at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, TN, taking runner-up honors in the 92-runner event.

While second place might be enough to temper the excitement of earning a school record, Jones finished second to 2014 World Indoor Champion Jernail Hayes, and was stride-for-stride against one of the top runners in the nation for the better part of 300 meters.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs Indoor Track Team continues to build momentum

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The attention of Govs fans have been focused on the Austin Peay men’s and women’s basketball teams this past month, with the indoor track and field team having had a 41-day layoff between meets, but even that layoff hasn’t kept the Lady Govs from showing their mettle in trying to better their third-place finish in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor championships.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field’s Breigh Jones, Relays brightspot at East Tennessee State Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – After showing a bit of rust on the first day of the ETSU Invitational, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team showed improvement Saturday, the final day of the event held at David E. Walker Track at Gentry Field inside the MHSA Athletic Center.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field showed improvement at East Tennessee State Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field showed improvement at East Tennessee State Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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