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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.

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Ginny Gerig, Ashley Slay pace APSU Volleyball comeback win at Southeast Missouri

 

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APSU Women's Volleyball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Junior Ashley Slay had 22 kills and freshman Ginny Gerig finished with 29 digs to help Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team fend off a stout Southeast Missouri challenge for a five set (25-23, 20-25, 28-30, 25-22, 15-8) Ohio Valley Conference victory, Saturday night, at Houck Field House.

Austin Peay Volleyball rallies in last two sets to take down Southeast Missouri Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball rallies in last two sets to take down Southeast Missouri Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fourteen APSU student-athletes participate in December Commencement

 

Written by Cody Bush
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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Thirteen Austin Peay State University athletics alumni and student-athletes were scheduled to participate in Winter Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

The following APSU athletics alumni were master’s degree candidates for the December 2012 Commencement: Randal Davenport, Softball

Austin Peay State University December commencement. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University December commencement. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball opens 2012 at Memphis Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team opens the 2012 campaign with the Memphis Invitational, Friday-Saturday, at Memphis’ Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

Austin Peay will open the season against host Memphis in a noon, Friday contest. The Lady Govs will also face UALR (4:00pm, Friday), Eastern Michigan (10:00am, Saturday) and Southern Illinois (2:00pm, Saturday) in the four-match, round-robin tournament. All games of the tournament will be available free via live video streaming on the Memphis Tiger Network.

APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf captures OVC Academic Award for fourth straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – For a fourth straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has earned the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award for its respective sport.

Lady Govs golf was one of two APSU teams to earn such distinction, joining the Governors Tennis team. The team academic achievement awards are presented annually in each OVC-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher-the Lady Govs golf team had seven members earn such status while the men’s tennis team had five.

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Sean Bailey, Vanja Tomic, Greg Bachman earn Austin Peay highest Athletics Honors

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time since Austin Peay State University established the awards nearly two decades ago, the Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes have come from the sport of tennis.

Junior Sean Bailey, who recently was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year in leading the Govs to the No. 2 seed in the OVC tournament, and Vanja Tomic, a three-time first-team All-OVC selection who owned an 19-6 record at No. 1 singles this year, have been named the 2011-12 Most Outstanding APSU Athletes.

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Four Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball players receive postseason OVC recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Four Austin Peay State University volleyball student-athletes were named to the Ohio Valley Conference’s postseason all-conference teams, the league office announced, Wednesday.

Junior outside hitter Nikki Doyle and senior libero Paige Economos each received All-OVC recognition. Setter Cami Fields and middle blocker Hillary Plybon, each freshmen, were named to the league’s All-Newcomer squad.

Paige Economos (left) and Nikki Doyle each were named to the All-OVC Volleyball Team, Wednesday. Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Paige Economos (left) and Nikki Doyle each were named to the All-OVC Volleyball Team, Wednesday. Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Hanley named Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityWhitney HanleyClarksville, TN – Whitney Hanley, a senior on the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Mt. Washington, KY native, scored a career-high 28 points on 10-18 shooting in the Lady Govs 76-70 season-opening victory against Southern Illinois. The 28 points marked the seventh time in Hanley’s career that she topped the 20-point mark. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball sweep Murray State in season finale

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMurray, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team finished its 2011 slate with a three-set Ohio Valley Conference sweep (25-16, 25-21, 25-21) of Murray State, Saturday, at Racer Arena.

Senior Ilyanna Hernandez led Austin Peay with 10 kills in its three-game sweep of Murray State, Saturday. Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Senior Ilyanna Hernandez led Austin Peay with 10 kills in its three-game sweep of Murray State, Saturday. Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Hernandez’ career outing leads Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball past UT Martin

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMartin, TN – Senior outside hitter Ilyanna Hernandez recorded a career-high 26 kills to help Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team post a five-set (26-24, 25-23, 22-25, 25-27, 15-13) Ohio Valley Conference victory against UT Martin, Saturday, at Skyhawk Fieldhouse.

Senior Ilyanna Hernandez recorded a career-high 26 kills in Austin Peay's five-set victory at UT Martin, Saturday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Senior Ilyanna Hernandez recorded a career-high 26 kills in Austin Peay's five-set victory at UT Martin, Saturday. APSU Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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