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APSU Twins get second chance at Graduation they missed leading Women’s Tennis Team to NCAAs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay University (APSU) women’s tennis players, twins Claudia Yanes Garcia and Lidia Yanes Garcia, stood shoulder to shoulder adorned in graduation caps and gowns Monday afternoon in Austin Peay’s Iris Room as the University’s top leaders took turns honoring them.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White talks to Lidia Yanes Garcia, left, and Claudia Yanes Garcia prior to their commencement. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White talks to Lidia Yanes Garcia, left, and Claudia Yanes Garcia prior to their commencement. (APSU)

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APSU Tennis coach Ross Brown gets contract extension

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison announced, Tuesday, May 7th, that tennis head coach Ross Brown has been given a contract extension. Brown is fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Tournament after Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament championships in women’s tennis.

The women’s tennis team entered the NCAA Tournament with a 22-0 record – the only undefeated program in the nation heading into the weekend.

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APSU Women’s Tennis defeats UT Martin, wins OVC Tournament Championship

 

APSU Women's TennisNashville, TN – History continued for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team, as it won the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship over UT Martin, Sunday, April 28th at Centennial Sportsplex.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis are the 2019 OVC Tournament Champions. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis are the 2019 OVC Tournament Champions. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Volleyball plays Trevecca Tuesday at Dunn Center in Exhibition match

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – In the run up to its regular-season opener, Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s volleyball team will host Trevecca in a 3:00pm, Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 exhibition contest at the APSU Dunn Center. Admission to the contest is free to the public.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball to play exhibition match against Trevecca at the Dunn Center Tuesday afternoon.

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball to play exhibition match against Trevecca at the Dunn Center Tuesday afternoon.

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

 

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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

 

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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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Former APSU coach Dave Loos enshrined in OVC Hall of Fame at annual league awards brunch

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Friday morning, June 1st, 2018, former Austin Peay State University (APSU) Men’s Basketball head coach Dave Loos strode to the podium to accept yet another enshrinement, this time into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame.

“I hope I grew as a coach through the years,” Loos said. “You have coaches who win at all costs, and you have coaches who are transforming lives, not only coaching the X’s and O’s but mentoring student-athletes. I think that’s what’s going on in the OVC, and I appreciate that and I was proud to be a part of that and I would simply tell you to keep up the good work.”

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

Dave Loos inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Basketball Star Chris Horton headed to the NBA Development League

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityNew York, NY – Former Austin Peay State University standout Chris Horton was picked by the Grand Rapids Drive with the fifth overall pick in the first round of the NBA Development League Draft, Sunday.

Horton, the ninth player in Division I history with 1,700 points, 1,200 rebounds and 300 blocked shots, put a stamp on his APSU career in a big way this spring.

Former Austin Peay Basketball player Chris Horton picked in the first round of NBA Development Draft, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Basketball player Chris Horton picked in the first round of NBA Development Draft, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball begins Practice Friday

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Early Friday morning, the champs will be back on the hardwood.

Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team officially kicks off its fall with a 7:00am, Friday, September 30th practice, marking the formal start to the Governors defense of their Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title.

Defending OVC Champions Austin Peay Basketball start practice today. (APSU Sports Information)

Defending OVC Champions Austin Peay Basketball start practice today. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s “Sneak Peayk” set for October 25th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – By the time November rolls around, it will have been eight long months since fans last saw Austin Peay State University men and women’s basketball teams in action at the Dunn Center.

That’s a little too long.

So on October 25th, fans can get their first look at the 2016-17 versions and help the Governors raise a banner commemorating their 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship at the Sneak Peayk event at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men and Women's Basketball teams to hold a "Sneak Peayk" on October 25th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men and Women’s Basketball teams to hold a “Sneak Peayk” on October 25th. (APSU Sports Information)

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