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APSU Men’s Golf’s 2019-20 schedule released

 

APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TNRobbie Wilson, head coach of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Men’s Golf team, unveiled a challenging slate for the Governors 2019-20 campaign, which will see the veteran squad take on one of the toughest three-tournament stretches in program history in the spring.

Austin Peay head coach Robbie Wilson releases 2019-20 men's golf schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay head coach Robbie Wilson releases 2019-20 men’s golf schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Sports alumni Kristen Stucker, Lidia Yanes Garcia nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sports legends Kristen Stucker and Lidia Yanes Garcia are among the 262 NCAA Division I student-athletes to earn NCAA Woman of the Year nomination

Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their collegiate careers.

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Instant Peay Play: Big week of honors, realizations and futures for several APSU Govs

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – It may be summer and the first action for any Austin Peay State University (APSU) sports teams this fall may still be just over 60 days away, but that doesn’t mean anything didn’t happen this week in Governors sports, as several current and former Govs received honors and realized some dreams to continue their futures in their respective sports.

Things got kicked off on Wednesday, as Governor baseball players Parker Phillips and Greg Leban had their names selected in the 2019 Major league Baseball Draft.

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APSU Baseball hosts Western Kentucky, Tuesday

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, May 14th, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team opens its regular-season ending four-game homestand against Western Kentucky at 6:00pm on the Joe Maynard Field at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Austin Peay Baseball begins final regular season four game homestand Tuesday when the Govs host Western Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball begins final regular season four game homestand Tuesday when the Govs host Western Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Sports has Five squads post best-ever APR number in latest NCAA updates

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – The NCAA released Wednesday, May 8th, that five Austin Peay State University (APSU) intercollegiate athletic teams posted their best-ever multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR).

The NCAA released the complete four-year APR rates for 14 of Austin Peay’s teams—beach volleyball, in its third season, is still building an APR while indoor and outdoor track and field were combined into one data sport-group in 2015. Baseball (985) posted its best-ever APR for the fifth year in a row, increasing from 949 after the 2013 season to 985 via the 2017-18 data.

Meanwhile, a quartet of Austin Peay programs were honored by the NCAA with the Public Recognition Award last week for landing in the top-10 percent among their respective sports.

Austin Peay Baseball got it's best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball got it’s best ever APR for the fifth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Tennis coach Ross Brown gets contract extension

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced, Tuesday, May 7th, that tennis head coach Ross Brown has been given a contract extension. Brown is fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Tournament after Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships in women’s tennis.

The women’s tennis team entered the NCAA Tournament with a 22-0 record – the only undefeated program in the nation heading into the weekend.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Women’s Tennis completes historic undefeated regular season

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – In the long history of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletic department there have been many successes, wins, unforgettable memories, moments and championships over its many decades of competition, but this past Saturday at the Governors Tennis Center the women’s tennis team recorded the rarest or rare accomplishments by an APSU squad –an undefeated regular season.

The Governors finished the 2019 regular season 20-0, matching the only other undefeated APSU team in school history – the 1939-40 men’s basketball team – who also finished their season 20-0, including recording the program’s only victory versus Vanderbilt.

The Austin Peay Women's Tennis team. (APSU Sports Information)

The Austin Peay Women’s Tennis team. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track and Field receive OVC Sportsmanship Award

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBrentwood, TN – For the ninth time in program history, Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field has earned the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Track and Field Team Sportsmanship Award.

Austin Peay Track and Field earns OVC Sportsmanship Award for fourth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field earns OVC Sportsmanship Award for fourth year in a row. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Beach Volleyball hosts Southern Miss Thursday, Governors Challenge this weekend

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team will host its first home events of the season with a doubleheader against Southern Miss, Thursday, March 14th before hosting five universities in the Governors Challenge, Friday and Saturday, at the Govs Beach Volleyball Complex.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball returns home for three days of matches. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball returns home for three days of matches. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Track has small group take part in one more meet before OVC Indoor Championships

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldCape Girardeau,  MO – A small group of Austin Peay State University (APSU) track and field student-athletes traveled to Southeast Missouri in a last-ditch effort to establish sounder footing heading into next week’s Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships and came away with some solid finishes to bolster the final line in the regular season.

Austin Peay Track and Field's Savannah Amato took the top spot in the pole vault at Southeast Missouri meet. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field’s Savannah Amato took the top spot in the pole vault at Southeast Missouri meet. (APSU Sports Information)

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