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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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Instant Peay Play: Soccer opens APSU’s athletic school year this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Although the first day of classes for Austin Peay State University is still three weeks away, the Govs will see the first of its fall teams square off versus another NCAA member this Tuesday, August 7th, 2017 as the soccer team hosts Indiana State at Morgan Brothers Field at 6:00pm.

It is the only home preseason exhibition contest for the Govs, after just a week of practice to prepare and condition, with Austin Peay also having a road exhibition match at Western Illinois – in Macomb, IL – on Friday, August 11th.

Austin Peay Soccer to host preseason exhibition match against Indiana State Tuesday, August 7th.

Austin Peay Soccer to host preseason exhibition match against Indiana State Tuesday, August 7th.

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Former APSU Governor Greg Franklin earns women’s NJCAA Division I Coach of the Year

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsColorado, Springs, CO – Former Austin Peay State University basketball standout Greg Franklin, who led Chipola College to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I women’s title this spring, has been named NJCAA Division I Coach of the Year.

Franklin guided Chipola to a 34-1 record in 2014-15, leading the program to its first national championship. He coached two-time All-America forward Evelyn Akhator, who also was the Spalding® NJCAA DI Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, along with second-team All-America guard sophomore guard Sueterrica Key.

Former Austin Peay Gov Franklin earns top juco women's coaching honor.

Former Austin Peay Gov Franklin earns top juco women’s coaching honor.

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