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APSU Athletics icon Cheryl Holt inducted to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – For nearly 35 years, Cheryl Holt served in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department in various roles. Holt has been inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings, Friday.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

Austin Peay's Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Cheryl Holt inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame during ceremonies Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletics Department’s Cheryl Holt selected to OVC Hall of Fame

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Cheryl Holt has been selected to the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during ceremonies held in conjunction with the OVC Spring Meetings in May. Holt has served in the APSU athletics department in various roles for nearly 35 years.

Inducted into Austin Peay’s Athletics Hall of Fame in 2012, Holt joined the Governors athletics program in 1982 as a tennis coach but was tapped by then-Director of Athletics Johnny Miller to elevate the volleyball program. She served just two seasons as tennis coach, but her tenure as volleyball coach lasted much longer – an impressive 23 seasons.

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APSU Governors Golf to open Spring campaign at Harmony Golf Preserve Intercollegiate

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Golf

Austin Peay State University GovernorsOrlando, FL – After a short delay, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team finally will open the Spring season in the initial Harmony Golf Preserve Intercollegiate, being played Monday-Wednesday, at the Harmony Golf Preserve.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Cheryl Holt, Jay Bailey, Ashley Haynes were inducted into Austin Peay Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Two athletics greats and longtime athletics coach and administrator were inducted into the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning.

Jay Bailey, an All-American running back who owns the school single-season rushing record; Ashley Haynes, the versatile forward who scored 1,000 points and grabbed 1,000 rebounds in her illustrious career, and Cheryl Holt, who led Austin Peay volleyball to 19 straight Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearances, including the 1991 tourney title, were enshrined as the 98th, 99th and 100th University Athletics Hall of Fame members.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction. (L to R)  Cheryl Holt. Jay Bailey, and Ashley Haynes. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction. (L to R) Cheryl Holt. Jay Bailey, and Ashley Haynes. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Hall of Fame to reach 100 members as Bailey, Haynes, Holt to be inducted Saturday

 

APSU Sports: APSU Hall of Fame

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Jay Bailey, an All-American running back who owns the school single-season rushing record; Ashley Haynes, the versatile forward who scored 1,000 points and grabbed 1,000 rebounds in her illustrious career, and Cheryl Holt, who led Austin Peay volleyball to 19 straight Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearances, including the 1991 tourney title, will be inducted into the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday.

The 9:00am, induction ceremonies in the Dunn Center’s front lobby will see the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame grow to 107. The newest inductees and their families also will be honored during halftime ceremonies of APSU men’s basketball home contest against UT Martin.

Jay Bailey, Cheryl Holt and Ashley Haynes to be inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Jay Bailey, Cheryl Holt and Ashley Haynes to be inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Jay Bailey, Ashley Haynes, Cheryl Holt elected to the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Two former star athletes and a legendary coach/administrator will be inducted into the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday, January 28th.

Jay Bailey, an All-America running back during the Governors’ non-scholarship era, and Ashley Haynes, the only player in Lady Govs’ basketball history to score 1,000 points and grab 1,000 rebounds, are the two athletes to be honored while Cheryl Holt, the longtime volleyball coach who also has served in numerous capacities at Austin Peay, also will be inducted in the 9:00am breakfast ceremonies.

The induction ceremonies will see the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame grow to 100. The newest inductees and their families also will be honored during halftime ceremonies of APSU’s home contest against UT Martin.

(L to R) Jay Bailey, Cheryl Holt and AShley Haynes newly elected to the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(L to R) Jay Bailey, Cheryl Holt and AShley Haynes newly elected to the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs softball field becomes Cheryl Holt Field

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Lady Govs softball field officially became Cheryl Holt Field, Saturday afternoon, in dedication ceremonies prior to Austin Peay State University’s softball doubleheader with Murray State.

Holt, who was Austin Peay’s head volleyball coach for 23 years and has served in the University’s athletics administration since 1997, was Austin Peay’s first softball coach when the program was initiated in 1986. The dedication was part of APSU’s Celebration of Women’s Athletics weekend.

Cheryl Holt takes the microphone from former Lady Govs softball player Susan Cole after the tarp was pulled to dedicate the field to Holt. APSU President Tim Hall, left, also took part in the dedication ceremonies. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Cheryl Holt takes the microphone from former Lady Govs softball player Susan Cole after the tarp was pulled to dedicate the field to Holt. APSU President Tim Hall, left, also took part in the dedication ceremonies. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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