Topic: O’Brien Field
Charleston, IL – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team outscored Eastern Illinois from the final moments of the first half through the end of the game, but could not overcome a fast start from the Panthers, falling 52-21, Saturday, at O’Brien Field.
APSU Sports Information
Charleston, IL – Austin Peay State University’s football team showcased its offensive prowess against one of the nation’s top teams, but fell short on the road at No. 16 Eastern Illinois, 56-35, Saturday at O’Brien Field.
Austin Peay at Eastern Illinois
Saturday, September 24th, 2016 | 1:00pm
Charleston, IL – Fresh off a bye week, the Austin Peay State football team returns to action with its first Ohio Valley Conference road trip of the season at No. 16/18 Eastern Illinois at 1:00pm Saturday, September 24th at O’Brien Field.
Saturday’s game marks the 16th meeting between the two programs with a series history dating back to 1958.
APSU Sports Information Office
Charleston, IL – For a second straight week Austin Peay State University had trouble controlling a quarterback.
Last week, Chattanooga’s Jacob Huesman passed for 224 yards against the Governors. This week the Governors had trouble controlling the legs and arm of Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow.
Austin Peay Governors (0-2) vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers (0-3)
Saturday, September 20th, 2014 | 1:30pm CDT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay will open Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend when it travels to Charleston, Illinois, to play defending champ Eastern Illinois in a 1:30pm contest at O’Brien Field.
The two-time OVC champ, EIU comes in a surprising 0-3 record after losing to Illinois State, 34-15 on the heels of previous losses to Minnesota, 42-20, and Southern Illinois, 38-21. The Panthers, however, have won 12 straight OVC contests.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team is set to travel to Charleston, IL, for this weekend’s Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Eastern Illinois.
The two-day meet begins 12:00pm, Friday, at O’Brien Field.
Des Moines, Iowa – A windy day at Friday’s Drake Relays hindered Austin Peay State University senior Chantelle Grey, but did not break the Missoula, MT, native. Grey finished ninth in a tough 800m run field at the Drake Track Complex.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Charleston, IL – Jimmy Garoppolo threw five touchdown passes, all longer than 50 yards, to lead Eastern Illinois to a 65-15 victory against Austin Peay State University, Saturday afternoon, in Ohio Valley Conference action at O’Brien Field.
The loss left the Govs 0-5 on the season, 0-3 in OVC play.
Austin Peay vs. Eastern Illinois
September 29th, 2012 • 1:30pm
Historically, Eastern Illinois has had superb quarterbacks, like former Walter Payton Award recipient and current Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. But Babers brought an offense with him from Baylor that is reminiscent of the one run by 2011 Heisman Trophy recipient Robert Griffin III.
October 30th, 2010 • 1:30pm CDT • Charleston, IL • O’Brien Field (10,000)
Clarksville, TN – Since rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference the Governors own a 1-1 record against Eastern Illinois. The Govs won 15-13 in Charleston two years ago but lost at home 30-20 last season.
Austin Peay enters the contest on a four-game losing streak. The Govs have endured at least a four-game losing streak in seven of the last eight seasons.
Austin Peay comes into the game ranked 111th (out of 117 teams) or higher in four defensive categories–rushing defense (117th/260.00 ypg), total defense (113th/455.43 ypg), scoring defense (116th/40.86 ppg) and sacks (115th/.71). The Governors have permitted five teams to rush for more than 200 single-game yards, including Jacksonville State, which finished with 307 yards rushing. «Read the rest of this article»
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