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Lady Govs seek to maintain momentum at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Fresh off an impressive showing last weekend, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team will attempt to keep its momentum going when it competes in the five-kilometer race at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic, hosted by Christian Brothers, beginning at 8:20pm, Saturday, at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

Although still searching for a No. 5 runner to close the gap with the front four, the Lady Govs quietly impressed at the Old Timers Classic last weekend, defeating three of the four Ohio Valley Conference schools competing at the meet.

Austin Peay women's cross country team looks to keep its momentum at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay women's cross country team looks to keep its momentum at the Brooks Memphis Twilight, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs seek 8K effort at Brooks Memphis Twilight event

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A week after a disappointing finish in its first eight-kilometer race, Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team will tackle the eight-kilometer course beginning at 9:00pm, Saturday, in the Brooks Memphis Twilight Cross Country Classic, hosted by Christian Brothers at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

The Govs faltered late at the Old Timers Classic last weekend, surrendering several positions in the final 2.5-kilometers and falling behind three of the four other Ohio Valley Conference teams competing.

Austin Peay men's cross country team will look for a complete 8-kilometer effort at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay men's cross country team will look for a complete 8-kilometer effort at the Brooks Memphis Twilight. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs impress at Old Timers Classic

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team put together a quality performance in its first effort at the five-kilometer distance, finishing fourth at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday morning at Kereiakes Park.

The Lady Govs finished in front of three of the four Ohio Valley Conference schools competing at the meet, which was scored in a dual format with each team’s placing compared to each of the other teams. Austin Peay defeated Morehead State, Tennessee Tech and UT Martin while losing to league preseason favorite Eastern Kentucky.

Freshman Miranda Week (center) led the Lady Govs at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Freshman Miranda Week (center) led the Lady Govs at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs falter late at Old Timers Classic

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBowling Green, KY – In its first test at the eight-kilometer distance, Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team showed there is plenty of work to be done, finishing sixth at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday morning, at Kereiakes Park.

The teams were scored in a dual format, with each team’s placing compared to each of the other teams. The Govs were only able to pass Tennessee Tech in the seven-team field.

Govs men's cross country runners Geofrey Kosgei (left) and Enock Langat (right) led the Govs at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Govs men's cross country runners Geofrey Kosgei (left) and Enock Langat (right) led the Govs at the Old Timers Classic, Saturday (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs travel to Old Timers Classic seeking stronger result

 

APSU Women’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsStill seeking a strong number five runner, Austin Peay State University women’s cross country team will compete at the Old Timers Classic, with a 10:00am, Saturday, at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, KY.

Hosted by Western Kentucky, the event will be another tough field for the Lady Govs as Eastern Kentucky (Southeast No.8), Western Kentucky (Southeast No. 14) and Bellarmine (Division II Midwest No. 9) enter the weekend ranked regionally by the United States Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association. Also competing will be Ohio Valley Conference members Morehead State, UT Martin and Tennessee Tech as well as non-conference Marshall.

Junior Janelle Avery and the Lady Govs will compete at the WKU Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Janelle Avery and the Lady Govs will compete at the WKU Old Timers Classic, Saturday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Govs to face first 8-kilometer test at Old Timers Classic

 

APSU Men’s Cross Country

Austin Peay State University GovernorsAustin Peay State University men’s cross country team will face its first test at the eight-kilometer distance when it competes at the Old Timers Classic, at 10:45am, Saturday, hosted by Western Kentucky at Kereiakes Park in Bowling Green, KY.

The eight-kilometer distance is significant for the Govs as their next five races, including the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, will be run at that distance. Saturday’s race also will give Austin Peay a look at some of its OVC competition as the field includes Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, UT Martin and Tennessee Tech. In addition, Marshall, host Western Kentucky and Bellarmine will compete.

Junior Boniface Yator (center) has been one of the Govs top three runners in the season's first two meets. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Boniface Yator (center) has been one of the Govs top three runners in the season's first two meets. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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