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Instant Peay Play: Cupboard isn’t bare for APSU Govs as softball season opens this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Despite losing some if the best players statistically in program history after last season, the cupboard isn’t bare for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team, as it begins it’s 2020 regular season this coming weekend at Chattanooga.

Twelve letter winners return this season, including six starters from last year’s 33-22 squad, led by sophomore third baseman Lexi Osowski, who after hitting a team-high .387 with 11 doubles and 17 RBIs, was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Second Team as well as being selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Central Region Third Team.

Austin Peay State University Softball. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Softball. (APSU)

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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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Instant Peay Play: Morgan Rackel signing pro contract adds to APSU Athletic Department Legacy

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With former Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball player Morgan Rackel signing a professional contract this week to play softball with the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, of the National Pro Fastpitch League, it adds yet another chapter to the athletic department’s history and legacy.

Over the last 60-or-so-years, over 100 former Governors from at least nine different sports have gone from playing for the red and white in Clarksville to the professional ranks in their respective sports, with Rackel joining that select group this week as the first former Govs softball player to make a professional roster.

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APSU Softball has Record-Setting Three Players named to NFCA Central Region Third Team

 

APSU SoftballLouisville, KY – On Thursday, May 16th, the Austin Peay State University softball team made history one again placing a program-best three players on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Central Region’s Third Team.

Austin Peay Softball's Danielle Liermann, Morgan Rackel, and Lexi Osowski named to National Fastpitch Coaches Association Central Region's Third Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball’s Danielle Liermann, Morgan Rackel, and Lexi Osowski named to National Fastpitch Coaches Association Central Region’s Third Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Softball’s Morgan Rackel named to NFCA Central Region Third-Team

 

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APSU SoftballLouisville, KY – Austin Peay State University’s Morgan Rackel made history on Thursday for the APSU softball program as she became the first player in school history to earn National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region honors, being placed on the Central Region’s Third-Team.

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APSU Lady Govs Softball’s Laurel Burroughs gets All-OVC Softball Second-Team honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Capping off an outstanding senior season on the softball field, Austin Peay State University’s Laurel Burroughs has been named to the Ohio Valley Conference Second-Team, by the league’s coaches and sports information directors.

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