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Instant Peay Play: Austin Peay Govs see 17 earn ultimate goal at APSU Winter Commencement

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – While winning championships in their respective sports are a main goal during their time at Austin Peay State University, 17 former student-athletes reached what should be an ultimate goal for anyone entering college and that’s earning their degrees, which took place December 15th at the Dunn Center in the university’s winter commencement exercises.

17 Austin Peay Athletes cross stage at 2017 APSU Winter Commencement ceremony. (APSU Sports Information)

17 Austin Peay Athletes cross stage at 2017 APSU Winter Commencement ceremony. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Sports has 19 Athletes walk at Winter Commencement

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Nineteen Austin Peay State University student-athletes, alumni and staff participated in Friday’s Winter Commencement exercises at the APSU Dunn Center.

The following Austin Peay State University athletic alumni and APSU staff members were candidates for their bachelor’s degree at the December 2017 commencement.

19 Austin Peay Athletes cross stage at 2017 APSU Winter Commencement ceremony. (APSU Sports Information)

19 Austin Peay Athletes cross stage at 2017 APSU Winter Commencement ceremony. (APSU Sports Information)

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88 APSU Governors named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Eighty-eight Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Friday, following the 2016-17 academic year.

Student-athletes must have achieved a 3.25 grade-point average, were eligible and on the team throughout the competitive season in their chose NCAA-sponsored sport(s) and used a season of competition in that sport.

Austin Peay’s numbers include 22 athletes who competed in multiple sports during the season and are counted just once in the department’s total.

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (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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APSU Govs Finish Preseason after Football Scrimmage Saturday Morning

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University football team completed its final scrimmage of the 2016 preseason with a 102 play scrimmage Saturday morning at 9:45am after the the threat of weather derailed the original start time of 2:45pm.

Austin Peay Football held final scrimmage of the season Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held final scrimmage of the season Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football scrimmages have Govs showing promise with up-tempo style

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU Sports - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When Will Healy was hired as the new football coach at Austin Peay State University back in December he said he wanted to win and win sooner than later.

Now three weeks into his first spring practice at the helm, and two scrimmages in the books, it looks like the Governors are starting to get the up-tempo style of offense.

Running around 90-to-100 plays in both scrimmages the Govs playmakers have shown they can handle the quicker paced offensive style, putting up solid numbers – both in the running game, that isn’t a surprise – but also in the passing game that has been as best inconsistent the past several years.

Austin Peay football running backs are averaging 4.8 yards per rush through the first two scrimmages.

Austin Peay football running backs are averaging 4.8 yards per rush through the first two scrimmages.

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APSU Football quarterback Timarious Mitchell puts up solid numbers in second scrimmage

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Friday certainly offered an autumnal feel, as Austin Peay State University football team suited up on a chilly night for its second spring scrimmage.

After Mickey Macius put together the top quarterback performance in the first scrimmage, it was Timarious Mitchell who was the top signal-caller this week.

Austin Peay Football see improvements at second scrimmage. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football see improvements at second scrimmage. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football to hold first Scrimmage Saturday

 

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APSU Governors - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – APSU football will suit up for its first spring scrimmage this weekend, 10:00am, Saturday. As the result of a high school track event at Governors Stadium, the scrimmage will be held at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Austin Peay Football will hold first spring scrimmage at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field this Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football will hold first spring scrimmage at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field this Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Football is ready to start fresh with start of spring practice

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will open its first spring practice under new head coach Will Healy, March 21st, with what hopes to be the next step in getting the program out of the second division of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Over the next 34 days, culminating with the Red and White Game on April 23rd, Healy and his staff will have a lot of their plate.

Austin Peay Governors football begins spring practice.

Austin Peay Governors football begins spring practice.

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Austin Peay State University Student Athletes break academic records during 2015 Fall Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a milestone semester in the classroom for Austin Peay State University’s athletics department as its 328 student-athletes combined for a record 3.022 grade-point average during the Fall 2015 Semester.

The department saw a record 202 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll with at least a 3.0 GPA during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List with at least a 3.5 GPA. It is the first time in department history more than 200 student-athletes were named to the AD’s honor roll and more than 100 student-athletes received Dean’s List recognition.

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean's List. (APSU Sports Information)

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List. (APSU Sports Information)

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