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Austin Peay State University Track and Field second heading into final day of OVC Outdoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldOxford, AL – A successful defense of sophomore Savannah Amato‘s gold medal in the pole vault was one of several highlights for Austin Peay State University track and field on the second day of the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships at Choccolocco Park.

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field heads into last day of OVC Tournament on high notes. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Chancis Jones earns OVC Field Athlete of the Week honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University jumps specialist Chancis Jones has been named adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Female Co-Field Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.

Jones got the nod thanks to an exemplary weekend in at the Memphis Tiger Invitational that saw her shoot up the OVC best lists in both the long and triple jump.

Her fourth-place leap in the long jump at 6.08m (19-11.50) equaled Kaylnn Pitts for best by a Gov, third-best in the OVC and 42nd in the NCAA East this season, while her third-place, 12.90m (42-4.00) triple jump was a personal-best which moved her into second in the league.

APSU Chancis Jones

For Jones, it’s her first career weekly honor from the Ohio Valley Conference and third by a Governor in 2016-17; Savannah Amato won for weeks of February 22nd (Indoor) and April 5th (Outdoor).

A handful of Govs, minus Jones, will compete at the Billy Hayes Invitational this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana.

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APSU Lady Govs Track team, Breigh Jones earn USTFCCCA honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNew Orleans, LA – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team had All-Academic Team honors bestowed upon it by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), Friday.

Additionally, junior Breigh Jones earned an individual All-Academic honor.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track's Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track’s Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Gov’s Breigh Jones earns USTFCCCA honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNew Orleans, LA – Austin Peay State University sprinter Breigh Jones earned All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the association announced Tuesday.

Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

Breigh Jones. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Chantelle Grey to compete in Drake Relays

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior Chantelle Grey will run the 800m at the Drake Relays, 1:51pm (CT), Friday, at Drake Stadium.

Grey, who ranks 33rd in the NCAA East in the event, will face some of the nation’s toughest competition at this meet.

APSU Lady Govs Track and Fields Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs Track and Fields Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has success at Hilltopper Relays

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team kept it local to great result at this weekend’s Hilltopper Relays, hosted by Western Kentucky.

APSU Junior Xiamar Richards got a personal-best 4:38.83 in the 1500m run. Austin Peay Women's Track and Field.

APSU Junior Xiamar Richards got a personal-best 4:38.83 in the 1500m run. Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field.

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