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Instant Peay Play: APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor, Jordyn Adams locks for OVC regular-season awards

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With a week to go in the season and the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team still in the hunt for a regular-season Ohio Valley Conference title, two of the league’s biggest awards in the sport should all but be wrapped up for a pair of Governors.

Junior forward Terry Taylor and freshman guard Jordyn Adams should be as close to a lock as there can be on receiving the OVC’s Player and Freshman of the Year Awards respectively.

Austin Peay State University men's basketball players (L to R) Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University men’s basketball players (L to R) Terry Taylor and Jordyn Adams. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball travels to Nashville to face Belmont

 

Austin Peay (16-8 | OVC 10-1) at Belmont (17-7 | OVC 8-3)

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 5:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Curb Event Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team will square off against Belmont in a battle of Ohio Valley Conference titans in a 5:00pm, Saturday contest at Curb Event Center with far-reaching implications at the top of the league standings.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball plays Belmont at the Curb Event Center late Saturday afternoon. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball plays Belmont at the Curb Event Center late Saturday afternoon. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Four APSU Greats

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest women’s tennis players in Austin Peay State University (APSU) history, a dynamic point guard from the Dave Loos era who piloted two conference title teams, an all-conference standout on Austin Peay State University volleyball’s very first championship team and an offensive linemen from the late-1940s heyday of Austin Peay State University football are set to be inducted to the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame as representatives of the 2020 class.

Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame to induct Melton Self, Vanja Tomic, Derek Wright and Melissa Gailey Luckey in 2020. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Sports alumni Kristen Stucker, Lidia Yanes Garcia nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sports legends Kristen Stucker and Lidia Yanes Garcia are among the 262 NCAA Division I student-athletes to earn NCAA Woman of the Year nomination

Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their collegiate careers.

Austin Peay Sports graduates Kristen Stucker, Lidia Yanes Garcia nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Women’s Tennis off to a Quick Start

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After seeing an Ohio Valley Conference championship and a trip to the NCAA Tournament coming up one-win short last April, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team got off to a quick start to their 2019 season this past weekend in hopes of putting last season’s heartbreaking loss in the OVC finals behind them and get over the final hurdle and a berth into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis wins their first two matches in 2019. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis wins their first two matches in 2019. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Tennis opens spring season with a pair of road matches

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team begins its quest for an Ohio Valley Conference championship with two road matches, the first against Middle Tennessee, 10:00am, Saturday before taking on Chattanooga, 1:00pm, Sunday.

The Governors fell in a heartbreaker in last season’s OVC title match against Eastern Kentucky, but with the EKU tennis program ceasing to exist, the Govs should be amongst the favorites.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis plays Middle Tennessee on the road Saturday then heads to Chattanooga Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis plays Middle Tennessee on the road Saturday then heads to Chattanooga Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Tennis’ Lidia Yanes Garcia receives OVC Scholar-Athlete Award

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's TennisBrentwood, TN – Senior Lidia Yanes Garcia, of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team, has been accorded one of six Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2018-19 academic year.

Hailing from Los Realejos, Spain, Yanes Garcia has established herself as the one of the most dominant tennis players in OVC history.

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Former APSU Women’s Basketball star Tearra Banks signs Contract to play in Turkey

 

Slan Sports Management

Slan Sports ManagementToronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that form Austin Peay State University (APSU) Women’s Basketball star Tearra Banks has signed a one-year contract with Istanbulgucu of the Turkish Türkiye Kadınlar Basketbol Ligi (TKBL) for the 2018-2019 season.

Banks, a 6’3’’ center, had a strong first professional season with Beroe Star Zagora in the Women’s Adriatic Basketball Association (WABA) in 2017-2018. She averaged 18.9 points and 11.1 rebounds per game while shooting an efficient 53.4% from the field.

Banks was named MVP of the WABA Group Stage and was selected to the Eurobasket.com All-WABA Second Team.

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 2: APSU Volleyball’s special season

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball program had been trending upward for several seasons under the direction of head coach Taylor Mott, transforming into a perennial contender with a deep well of talent to draw from.  

But from the moment the Govs toppled 19th-ranked Missouri in an epic five-setter in the season’s third match, even the most casual observer could see the 2017 campaign was going to be special.

 2017 OVC Champion Austin Peay Volleyball team.

2017 OVC Champion Austin Peay Volleyball team.

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2017-18 Top-10 — No. 4: APSU has an abundance of OVC honors

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Usually in Austin Peay State  University’s yearly top-10 countdown, APSU takes special care to identify each individual who was named Ohio Valley Conference Coach, Player, Freshman or other comparable “Of the Year” honor for their respective sport, because that’s a big deal and needs to be recognized as such.

But, well… there were too many this year, so they all get to go here.

Between coaches and players, 14 members of the Austin Peay extended family earned one of the top honors for their respective sport in 2017-18, including five Freshman of the Year honors.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball's Terry Taylor has named OVC Freshman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball’s Terry Taylor has named OVC Freshman of the Year. (APSU Sports Information)

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