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Instant Peay Play: History awaits APSU’s Savannah Amato this week at OVC Championships

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – There is little question that Austin Peay State University (APSU) senior pole vaulter Savannah Amato is arguably the best at her event in school history.

But this week she could cement that into the best all-time in Ohio Valley Conference history as well, as she looks for an unprecedented sixth gold medal in seven tries (indoor and outdoor) at this week’s OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Track and Field’s Savannah Amato adds another chapter to likely Hall of Fame career

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Over the years Austin Peay State University has had several student athletes that were among the best to ever compete in the Ohio Valley Conference and current Governors track and field standout Savannah Amato continued to add to her marvelous and probable APSU Hall of Fame career, with a record-breaking performance January 20th, 2018 at the Samford Open.

Amato, a junior pole vaulter from Delaware, OH, broke the school indoor record that stood for eight years with a vault of 4.15 meters (13-7.25 feet), breaking the old mark of 4.13m set by Molly Bartkiewicz.

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Austin Peay inducts Four into APSU Hall of Fame, Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Four former Austin Peay State University athletic greats, who had great impact on their respective programs, were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning, in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center front lobby.

Rowdy Hardy, the winningest pitcher in Governors baseball history and two-time Collegiate Baseball All-American selection; Stephanie Champine, a two-time all-region volleyball player and 2009 OVC Player of the Year; Carrie Burggraf, a five-time Ohio Valley Conference pole vault champion and two-time OVC Scholar Athlete, were inducted along with the late Paul Aaron, a basketball star in the late 1940s who was enshrined from the Honors category.

They became the 111th, 112th, 113th and 114th members of APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

(L to R) Carrie Burggraf, Stephanie Champine, Rowdy Hardy and Paul Aaron were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Carrie Burggraf, Stephanie Champine, Rowdy Hardy and Paul Aaron were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Track and Field star Carrie Burggraf to be inducted to APSU Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Probably no one has exemplified the term student-athlete more in Austin Peay State University athletics history than Carrie Burggraf. Few have accomplished as much as Burggraf did as a track and field performer—she was a five-time OVC pole vault champion—and no one achieved what she did outside the field of competition.

And with all those accomplishments also has come induction into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, 9:00am, Saturday, in the Dunn Center’s front lobby.

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Austin Peay State University to induct Four former Stars into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has announced four new members will be inducted into its Athletics Hall of Fame, February 13th, 2016.

Rowdy Hardy, the winningest pitcher in Governors baseball history and two-time Collegiate Baseball All-American selection; Stephanie Champine, a two-time all-region volleyball player and 2009 OVC Player of the Year; Carrie Burggraf, a five-time Ohio Valley Conference pole vault champion and two-time OVC Scholar Athlete, have been selected to the Athletics Hall of Fame.

Austin Peay to induct Rowdy Hardy, Stephanie Champine, Carrie Burggraf, and Paul Aaron into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay to induct Rowdy Hardy, Stephanie Champine, Carrie Burggraf, and Paul Aaron into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field set for OVC Indoor Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s track and field team enters the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships hoping to take its place among the conference elite with a strong showing in Nashville, TN.

The two-day event begins 9:00am, Friday, at the Gentry Center on Tennessee State’s campus.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Chantelle Grey to compete in Alex Wilson Invitational Saturday

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior Chantelle Grey will represent Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team at this weekend’s Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame, in an attempt to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field’s Chantelle Grey among elite at Spire Invitational

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsGeneva, OH – Austin Peay State University senior runner Chantelle Grey placed 11th in the 800m run at Saturday’s Spire Invitational with an indoor personal-best 2:07.69 run.

APSU Women's Track and Field's Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Women’s Track and Field’s Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field’s Chantelle Grey to attend Spire Invitational

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior distance runner Chantelle Grey, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been invited to take part in the 800m run at the Spire Invitational, Saturday, in Geneva, Ohio.

APSU's Chantelle Grey. Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU’s Chantelle Grey. Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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