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Sixty-four APSU Govs cross the stage at 2018 Spring Commencement

 

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APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Sixty-four Austin Peay State University student-athletes and athletics staff participated in APSU Spring Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University has 64student-athletes and athletics staff take part in May 2018 Commencement. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University has 64student-athletes and athletics staff take part in May 2018 Commencement. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball releases 2018 Game Schedule

 

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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – Contests against Clemson, Kansas State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt highlight the 2018 Austin Peay State University baseball schedule, released Friday.

Under head coach Travis Janssen, who enters his third season at Austin Peay, the Governors will face a 56-game slate beginning February 16th against Maryland-Eastern Shore at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball has 56 games in the 2018 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball has 56 games in the 2018 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball’s season ends with 6-1 OVC Tournament loss to Belmont

 

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APSU BaseballOxford, AL – Austin Peay State University baseball right fielder Chase Hamilton hit a solo home run in the fifth inning, tying APSU’s career home run record, but the Governors saw their season come to an end with a 6-1 loss to Belmont, Thursday night, in the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay Baseball's Chase Hamilton ties APSU career home run record in loss to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball’s Chase Hamilton ties APSU career home run record in loss to Belmont. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball gets 7-3 win at Western Kentucky

 

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APSU BaseballBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University’s baseball junior starting pitcher John Sparks set the tone with four scoreless innings and the Governors notched a 7-3 nonconference victory against Western Kentucky, Wednesday night at Nick Denes Field.

Austin Peay (17-18) supplied Sparks early run support, using three doubles and a single to plate two runs in the second inning.

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher John Sparks holds Western Kentucky scoreless through four innings in Governors win Wednesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball pitcher John Sparks holds Western Kentucky scoreless through four innings in Governors win Wednesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Road Trip continues for APSU Baseball

 

Austin Peay (16-18, 8-10 OVC) at Lipscomb (17-17, 3-6 ASUN)

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
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APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – The season’s second five-game road trip comes to an end when Austin Peay State University’s baseball team hits the road for a pair of midweek contests. The Govs first travel to Lipscomb for a 6:00pm, Tuesday contest before heading back into the Bluegrass State for a 5:00pm, Wednesday matchup with Western Kentucky.

APSU Baseball travels to Lipscomb and Western Kentucky this week. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Baseball travels to Lipscomb and Western Kentucky this week. (APSU Sports Information)

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Landon Kelly drives in 5 runs to help APSU Baseball upset North Carolina State

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityRaleigh, NC – Third baseman Landon Kelly had five RBI to lead Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 7-3 victory against No. 6-ranked North Carolina State, Sunday afternoon at Doak Field.

After an awful Saturday with runners in scoring position, Austin Peay (4-3) took advantage of its second opportunity in Sunday’s contest.

Austin Peay Baseball beat North Carolina State Wolfpack Sunday, 7-3. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball beat North Carolina State Wolfpack Sunday, 7-3. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball records nine hits but succumbs to late rally by Indiana State

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – It was another nine-run night for Austin Peay State University’s baseball team, but Indiana State rallied late to hand it a 12-9 loss, Sunday night, in the final game of the Riverview Inn Governors Challenge at Raymond C. Hand Park.  

The opening three innings were a quiet affair with the two teams scoring just three runs. The Govs held a 2-1 lead after those three frames thanks to first baseman Dre Gleason‘s two-run home run in the second inning.  

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Indiana State Sunday night at Raymond C. Hand Park, 12-9. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball falls to Indiana State Sunday night at Raymond C. Hand Park, 12-9. (APSU Sports Information)

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For second straight day, APSU Baseball’s offense powers way to win

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Third baseman Parker Phillips‘ two-run home run supplied the eventual game winning runs as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team downed Illinois State, 9-4, in Saturday action at the Riverview Inn Governors Challenge.  

For the second straight day, Austin Peay’s offense scored in the opening frame, launching out to a three-run lead. Right fielder Chase Hamilton supplied the game’s first run with a RBI double. Two batters later, first baseman Dre Gleason jumped on a pitch for a two-run double high off the batter’s eye in center field.

Austin Peay Baseball makes it two wins in a roll with Saturday victory over Illinois State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball makes it two wins in a roll with Saturday victory over Illinois State. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball kicks off 2017 hosting Riverview Inn Govs Challenge

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team gets the 2017 campaign underway when it hosts the Riverview Inn Governors Challenge, Friday-Sunday, at Raymond C. Hand Park.

The Govs will host Illinois State, Indiana State and Youngstown State in the round-robin event. APSU’s four-game, season-opening homestand concludes with a Tuesday contest against Southern Illinois.

Austin Peay Baseball hosts Riverview Inn Governors Challenge at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball hosts Riverview Inn Governors Challenge at Raymond C. Hand Park this weekend. (APSU Sports Information)

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180 APSU Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the fourth consecutive semester, more than half of Austin Peay State University’s athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester.

The department saw 180 athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 grade-point average during the semester. That amounted to more than 53 percent of the department’s near-record 335 athletes earning academic recognition from the department.

It is the fourth consecutive semester the department has seen more than 50 percent of its athletes post a 3.0 or better GPA.

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

180 Austin Peay Athletes earn Fall Semester Academic Honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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