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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s 88th Commencement sees 52 athletes cap careers with degrees

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University has its Commencement ceremonies this past Friday at the Winfield Dunn Center, with the athletic department seeing 52 athletes making the walk across the stage to receive their degrees to cap their careers.

The 50 graduating seniors — and two who earned master’s degrees – came from 13 different teams, along with the cheer squad, led by football with 10 graduating players.

Baseball was next with eight, followed by women’s track and field (5), women’s soccer, women’s basketball and softball with four each.

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Twenty-one APSU student-athletes earn OVC Medal of Honor recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Twenty-one Austin Peay State University student-athletes were among the record 245 Ohio Valley Conference athletes to earn OVC Medal of Honor accolades for the 2015-16 academic year.

For the fourth year in a row, every Academic Medal of Honor recipient posted a 4.0 grade-point average. The record shattered the previous high of 212, set during the 2012-13 academic year. Over the past five years, 1,025 student-athletes have earned an OVC Academic Medal of Honor.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes that achieve the highest grade-point in their respective OVC-sponsored sport for the entire academic year, were eligible and used a season of competition while participating in their chosen NCAA-sponsored sport.

Austin Peay State University had 21 Student Athletes earn the OVC Medal of Honor. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Austin Peay State University had 21 Student Athletes earn the OVC Medal of Honor. (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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APSU Student Athletes named to 2014 Arthur Ashe Jr Sports Scholars Teams

 

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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 2014 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars Teams as selected by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

Senior football defensive lineman Iosua Siliva was named an Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar for the third consecutive year. Junior volleyball outside hitter Jada Stotts was selected for the second consecutive year.  In addition, senior soccer forward Tatiana Ariza earned her second honor, adding 2014 to her 2012 selection.

Six APSU student-athletes named to 2014 Arthur Ashes Jr. Sports Scholars Team (APSU Sports Information)

Six APSU student-athletes named to 2014 Arthur Ashes Jr. Sports Scholars Team (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball coach Carrie Daniels gets contract extension through 2014-15

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics has announced it has extended the contract of head women’s basketball Carrie Daniels through the 2014-15 season.

Daniels just completed her eighth Lady Govs head-coaching season.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball coach Carrie Daniels. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball coach Carrie Daniels. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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