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Instant Peay Play: Former APSU Gov Morgan Rackel ends summer with silver medal at Pan Am Games

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – To say former Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball standout Morgan Rackel has had a heck of a run over the past few months would be an understatement, as she wrapped up her summer by winning a silver medal last week as part of Team Canada at the 2019 Pan America Games in Lima, Peru.

The Calgary, Alberta native was a part of the silver medal winning team that posted an overall record of 5-2 at the games, with their only two losses coming to the top-ranked team in the world, Team USA, by a 6-1 final in the preliminary round and 3-1 in the gold medal game, while defeating Puerto Pico (3-1), Venezuela (8-0), Peru (7-0), Mexico (4-0) and Team USA (3-1).

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APSU Baseball’s OVC Tournament run ends with 8-4 loss to Morehead State

 

APSU BaseballMarion, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball’s third baseman Gino Avros hit his first collegiate home run but the Governors saw their season come to an end with a 8-4 loss to Morehead State, Saturday, in the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship at Rent One Park.

Austin Peay Baseball loses to Morehead State 8-4 Saturday at the OVC Tournament. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball loses to Morehead State 8-4 Saturday at the OVC Tournament. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball falls to Jacksonville State 8-4 in OVC Tournament action

 

APSU BaseballMarion, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball designated hitter Matt Joslin hit a game-tying home run in the fifth inning but the Governors could not hold off a late Jacksonville State rally in an 8-4 loss in the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Friday at Rent One Park.

Austin Peay Baseball unable to stop Jacksonville State late in 8-4 loss Friday in OVC Tournament play. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball unable to stop Jacksonville State late in 8-4 loss Friday in OVC Tournament play. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball holds of Eastern Kentucky for 9-7 OVC Tournament win

 

APSU BaseballMarion, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball outfielder Aaron Campbell continued to wreak havoc at the plate, finishing with three hits and five RBI to help  team outlast Eastern Kentucky, 9-7, Thursday afternoon at Rent One Park.

#2 Austin Peay Baseball will face #1 Jacksonville State in the OVC Tournament Winner's Bracket Friday morning. (Tre Lawless)

#2 Austin Peay Baseball will face #1 Jacksonville State in the OVC Tournament Winner’s Bracket Friday morning. (Tre Lawless)

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APSU Softball’s Morgan Rackel signs contract with Canadian Wild, National Pro Fastpitch League

 

APSU SoftballMarion, IL – Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball pitcher/outfielder Morgan Rackel, who just wrapped up her senior season with the Govs, became the first player in program history to sign a professional contract to play softball after college, signing with the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, a member of the National Pro Fastpitch League.

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Aaron Campbell hits two homers to power APSU Baseball to 12-2 OVC Tournament win over UT Martin

 

APSU BaseballMarion, IL – Austin Peay State University Baseball left fielder Aaron Campbell hit two home runs and finished with six RBI as Governors opened its 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship run with a dominating 12-2 victory against UT Martin, Wednesday at Rent One Park.

Austin Peay Baseball opens OVC Tournament play with 12-2 win over UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball opens OVC Tournament play with 12-2 win over UT Martin. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball’s Garrett Spain named OVC Freshman of the Year, leads league-best six on All-OVC teams

 

APSU BaseballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball center fielder Garrett Spain became the second Gov freshman to be named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Freshman of the Year, the league announced Tuesday, May 21st.

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APSU Baseball begins OVC Tournament play, Wednesday

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 22nd, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team returns to the OVC Championship for a fourth-consecutive season, beginning its run in the 2019 edition with a 4:00pm contest at Rent One Ballpark in Marion, Illinois.

Austin Peay Baseball to face either Eastern Illinois or UT Martin Wednesday after at the OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball to face either Eastern Illinois or UT Martin Wednesday after at the OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Baseball enters postseason looking to rebound from 2018’s finish

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team enters this weeks Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tournament, at Rent One Park in Marion, IL, looking to shake-off last week’s sweep to Jacksonville State as well as last season’s tough finish.

The Govs (30-23, 19-11 OVC) entered last week’s final OVC series versus JSU looking to win the regular-season title and the first-round bye that goes with it, but suffered its first OVC sweep instead at the hand of the Gamecocks, settling for the second-seed in the up-coming tournament.

Austin Peay Baseball begins OVC Tournament this Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball begins OVC Tournament this Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball loses regular season finale to Jacksonville State, 13-8

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – On Saturday afternoon, May 18th, the Austin Peay State University baseball team was unable to overcome an early home run barrage from Jacksonville State and dropped its regular-season finale, 13-8 on Joe Maynard Field at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball will take on the winner of Eastern Illinois and UT Martin Wednesday at the OVC Tournament. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball will take on the winner of Eastern Illinois and UT Martin Wednesday at the OVC Tournament. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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