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Instant Peay Play: March Madness returns to APSU

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the first time since the 2007-08 season March Madness has found its way back to Clarksville and Austin Peay with the Governors making a magical run through the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament to earn the conference’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament field of 68 teams.

And it was the magic night after night that the NCAA plays up this time of year that seemed to power Austin Peay, with the Govs playing four games in a span of 71 hours against four higher seeds – who had up until the tournament – had posted a 5-0 record against Austin Peay this season.

Austin Peay Governors bench celebrates defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks during the second half of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors bench celebrates defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks during the second half of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Instant Peay Play: Fall seasons wrap up this week for APSU Governors, Lady Govs

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will probably see the final chapters of its Fall sports exploits written this week, with the Governors football team closing out its schedule at home versus Tennessee Tech and the Lady Govs volleyball team playing in the postseason.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball and Governors Football wrap up their seasons this week.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball and Governors Football wrap up their seasons this week.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf coach Kirk Kayden resigns

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Kirk Kayden, who has guided Austin Peay State University men’s golf program to unprecedented success during 10 years as the program’s head, resigned Thursday afternoon to accept another head-coaching opportunity.

Kayden guided the Govs to two Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championships since taking over in 2004, capturing the crown in 2009 and 2013.

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball gets shelled by Eastern Kentucky Colonels’ three-point shooting in 96-75 loss

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Glenn Cosey tied the Dunn Center record for three pointers by an opponent with eight as Eastern Kentucky connected on 17 three pointers to hand Austin Peay State University a 96-75 Ohio Valley Conference loss, Saturday night, in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Governors fall to Eastern Kentucky in OVC basketball. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Governors fall to Eastern Kentucky in OVC basketball. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball loses at home to Eastern Illinois Panthers 65-63

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN For the second straight game, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team saw its shooting cool in the second half. The Lady Govs fell to Eastern Illinois in a tightly-contested 65-63 contest that dealt a blow to Austin Peay’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament aspirations.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball falls to Eastern Illinois at home. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball falls to Eastern Illinois at home. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer begins 2013 regular season on the road

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team kicks off the 2013 regular season with a pair of road matches against Southern Conference opponents Chattanooga (6:00pm CT, Friday) and Appalachian State (1:00pm CT, Sunday).

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (Michael Rios - Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (Michael Rios – Clarksville Sports Network)

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APSU Governors Baseball beats Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 6-2 to reach OVC Tournament Finals

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team earned a spot in its third straight Ohio Valley Conference championship game, May 24th at General’s Stadium, as the second-seeded Govs defeated top-seeded Tennessee Tech, 6-2.

The Govs (44-13) will face the winner of the May 25th, noon, losers’ bracket final between Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee Tech, at 3:30pm.

APSU's Casey Delgado struck out six in lifting Austin Peay to a victory over Tennessee Tech on Friday night. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU’s Casey Delgado struck out six in lifting Austin Peay to a victory over Tennessee Tech on Friday night. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Golf in sixth place after first round of OVC Tournament

 

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsDickson, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s golf team got off to a swift start, Sunday afternoon, in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference championships but could not maintain the momentum. As a result, the Lady Govs sit in sixth place heading into second round of the championship, being played at GreyStone Golf Club in Dickson, TN.

APSU's Jessica Cathey leads the Lady Govs tied for 14th at 6 over par just 4 strokes behind the leaders. Austin Peay Women's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU’s Jessica Cathey leads the Lady Govs tied for 14th at 6 over par just 4 strokes behind the leaders. Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Soccer improves to 4-0

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team has continued its run of spring success, reaching a 4-0 record after its recent victories against Western Kentucky, Belmont and Middle Tennessee.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer.

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer.

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball loses finale to SIU Edwardsville Cougars 8-5

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN — Despite hitting three home runs — two by Lauren de Castro — Austin Peay State University’s softball team dropped the final game of its weekend Ohio Valley Conference series, Sunday afternoon at Cheryl Holt Field, to Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 8-5.

Austin Peay Women's Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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