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APSU Volleyball’s Ginny Gerig Busse first Govs player to earn OVC Defensive Player of the Year

 

APSU Women's VolleyballJacksonville, AL – Senior libero Ginny Gerig Busse became the first Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball athlete to earn the Ohio Valley Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year award, receiving the honor at Wednesday’s awards banquet before the start of the OVC Volleyball Championship tournament.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball's Ginny Gerig Busse and Brooke Moore receive award, honors at OVC Tournament banquet. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Football’s Jaison Williams, Gunnar Scholato Named Phil Steele Preseason FCS All-America

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The dynamic defensive duo of defensive end Jaison Williams and linebacker Gunnar Scholato earned more preseason recognition ahead of the 2018 season, as Phil Steele named the standouts to his Preseason FCS All-America Team.

Williams, a junior, has been named to the second team while Scholato, a senior, has been named to the fourth team.

Phil Steel names Austin Peay Football's Jaison Williams to his Preseason FCS All-America Team. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Basketball alumni Tiasha Gray signs One Year Deal in Sweden

 

Clarksville native Tiasha Gray and 2016 APSU graduate returns to Swedish Damligan

Slan Sports ManagementToronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball legend Tiasha Gray has signed a one-year deal with Hogsbo Basket in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.

Gray, a 5’7” guard, is returning to the Swedish Damligan where she was the league’s Most Valuable Player in her rookie professional campaign, leading the league in scoring and steals in 2016-17. This past season, Gray made brief stops in Israel and Lebanon before returning home to rehab a minor knee injury.

A Clarksville, Tennessee native, Gray attended Clarksville High School before starting her collegiate career at Austin Peay State University in 2012.

Austin Peay Basketball great Tiasha Gray signs deal in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.(APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball great Tiasha Gray signs deal in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.(APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University has Six Govs earn Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholar honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsFairfax, VA – Six Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2016 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Teams, selected by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

Senior Breigh Jones capped her stellar career with a third honor from the publication, while seniors Kymmalett Ross and Jessica Gray and junior Unjala Lester earned their second honors. Senior Tiasha Gray and sophomore Kirstin Robertson were first-time recipients of the honor.

Jones, Ross and Tiasha Gray were part of Austin Peay’s 37-athlete graduation class that participated in the May 6th commencement exercises.

Austin Peay's Breigh Jones, Kymmalett Ross, Jessica Gray, Unjala Lester, Tiasha Gray and Kirstin Robertson earn Arthur Ashe Jr. Sport Scholar honors. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors graduating seniors accomplished much during their time

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department had 37 student-athletes receive their degrees in the May 7th spring commencement, with many leaving their marks in their respective sports and in the overall history of Governors athletics.

Two basketball players, Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray have been the face of the men’s and women’s basketball program the past four years.

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APSU Soccer’s McKenzie Dixon, Gina Fabbro earn All-OVC Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Freshman McKenzie Dixon and junior Gina Fabbro, of Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team, took home Ohio Valley Conference hardware at the tournament banquet, Thursday.

In her first season as a Lady Gov, Dixon was tabbed to both the All-OVC First Team and All-Newcomer Team, while Fabbro landed on the All-OVC Second Team.

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Instant Peay Play: Austin Peay’s Chris Horton, Tiasha Gray will be opponent focus again this Basketball Season

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s basketball teams open up their respective season’s this week with exhibition games, but with the regular season beginning next week, opponents know they will have to prepare to stop two key APSU players.

Those two are the Governors senior center Chris Horton and the Lady Govs senior point guard Tiasha Gray, who were both selected to their respective preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference teams, and are key for success in the upcoming year.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball loses heartbreaker in final seconds to SIU Edwardsville at OVC Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – So close.

That’s all you can say about Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team’s nail-biting, back-and-forth, 72-69 opening-round loss to SIU Edwardsville in the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium.

The Lady Govs jumped out to an early lead and battled 40 minutes in a game and a season that came down to the final possession.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball comes up short at OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball comes up short at OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball’s Tiasha Gray named OVC Defensive Player of the Year

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University junior guard Tiasha Gray has been named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC by a vote of conference coaches and sports information, announced at Tuesday night’s Celebration of Women’s Basketball at the Sheraton Music City.

The Clarksville native becomes the first Austin Peay player to earn Defensive Player of the Year honors since the award’s inception following the 2008-09 season.

Austin Peay's Tiasha Gray named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Tiasha Gray named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer advances with thrilling 1-0 win over Southeast Missouri

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMartin, TN – A late Shelby Olszewski goal lifted Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team to a thrilling 1-0 victory against third-seeded Southeast Missouri in the first round of the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, hosted by UT Martin at Skyhawk Field.

Austin Peay's Shelby Olszewski gets late goal to lift Lady Govs to semifinals. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Shelby Olszewski gets late goal to lift Lady Govs to semifinals. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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