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APSU Football announces additions to 2022, 2023 and 2024 seasons

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The earliest start to a football season in Austin Peay State University history will be set when the Governors travel to Western Kentucky for an August 27th, 2022 contest at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football’s defense continues to stifle opponents run game

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team continues to be one of the best run-stopping defenses in the nation, as this past weekend in Macon, GA, the Governors held the Mercer Bears rushing attack to less than 50 yards from scrimmage.

In giving up just 43 net yards from scrimmage on the ground to Mercer, it marks the third straight week the Govs run defense has allowed their opponents less than 60 total rushing yards net in a contest, with APSU giving up 53 yards to North Carolina Central in the season opener on August 29th and 32 yards to Central Arkansas on September 7th.

Austin Peay State University Football's defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football’s defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Baseball to hold walk-on tryout meeting, August 28th

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team will hold a mandatory meeting for walk-on tryouts at Raymond C. Hand Park at 4:30pm.

Austin Peay State University students interested in participating in walk-on tryouts, which will be held Thursday, September 5th, must contact assistant coach David Weber (weberd@apsu.edu or 931.221.7902) to obtain the compliance form that will need to be completed prior to the tryout.

Austin Peay Baseball will hold meeting for Walk-On Tryouts on Wednesday, August 28th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball will hold meeting for Walk-On Tryouts on Wednesday, August 28th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball to join OVC

 

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – The Ohio Valley Conference has announced the addition of beach volleyball as the 19th-sponsored conference sport, with the league to hold its first championship in the event in 2020.

Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball team to join Ohio Valley Conference for 2020 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Beach Volleyball team to join Ohio Valley Conference for 2020 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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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.

Austin Peay Sports graduates Kristen Stucker, Lidia Yanes Garcia nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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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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