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APSU sociology/journalism student Sarah Eskildson to help combat human trafficking with summer internship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An earthquake ravaged parts of Nepal on April 25th, 2015 destroying homes and businesses and killing nearly 9,000 people. In the months following the devastation, several mysterious individuals appeared in the ruble, offering survivors the opportunity to pursue a better life through education or jobs overseas.

Thousands of women and girls, having no alternative, accepted these seemingly generous offers.

APSU Student Sara Eskildson. (Hunter Abrams, APSU)

APSU Student Sara Eskildson. (Hunter Abrams, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Cross County teams power through at OVC Championships

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsNashville, TN – Despite a number of setbacks which limited competitors, Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams powered through at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, Saturday, at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.

The men’s team finished ninth in the 8K, while the women were 11th in the 5K.

Sophomore Wesley Gray posted the top performance by a Gov for the second-straight year, finishing in 28th with a time of 26:15.8.

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams competed in the OVC Championships Saturday in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country Teams competed in the OVC Championships Saturday in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country teams head to Championships in Nashville

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams set their sights on the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, Saturday, at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.

The event will take place at Vaughn’s Creek Cross Country Course, with the women’s 5K beginning at 9:00am, followed by the men’s 8K at 10:00am.

Sophomore Wesley Gray, who was APSU’s top finisher at last year’s OVC Championships (31st), posted back-to-back top 16 finishes to conclude the regular season, making him a contender in the 8K. Meanwhile, freshman Hezron Kiptoo has enjoyed a breakout campaign, with the newcomer rattling off impressive results in each meet.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams ready for OVC Championships Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Wesley Gray leads APSU Cross Country to fourth place finish at JennaStrong Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsWilmington, OH – Sophomore Wesley Gray finished 16th in the men’s 8K event, helping Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team post a 4th place finish at the JennaStrong Invitational, Friday.

Gray’s time of 25:38.1 is the second-lowest 8K time by an APSU runner this season, and the season-best mark for Gray by one second. Freshman Hezron Kiptoo placed 39th in the event with a time of 26:11.6, continuing his consistency as one of APSU’s frontrunners.

Austin Peay Cross Country has strong showing at JennaStrong Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country has strong showing at JennaStrong Invitational, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Hezron Kiptoo, Wesley Gray post top 15 finishes to lead APSU Govs in Oxford

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsOxford, AL – Freshman Hezron Kiptoo and sophomore Wesley Gray posted top 15 results, both season-best finishes, for Austin Peay State University men’s cross country team at the JSU Invitational, Saturday, at Oxford Lake.

The Govs finished fourth out of six in the overall 8K standings, with Chattanooga, Georgia Tech and Troy claiming the top three spots. On the women’s side, APSU placed seventh as Georgia Tech won the 5K event.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams put forth another solid performace at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams put forth another solid performace at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country teams head to Alabama for JSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Coming off solid performances at last weekend’s home meet, Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams travel to Oxford, Alabama, for the JSU Invitational, Saturday, at Oxford Lake.

The men will run an 8K race beginning at 8:30am, while the women participate in a 5K at 9:30am. Twenty universities will be represented at the event, including seven Division I schools joining APSU – Chattanooga, Georgia Southern (women only), Georgia Tech, Jacksonville State, Kennesaw State, Mercer and Troy.

Austin Peay Cross Country teams look to keep momentum going at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Cross Country teams look to keep momentum going at JSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Cross Country Teams do well at APSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a welcome return to home soil for Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams, who posted successful results at the third annual APSU Cross Country Invitational, Saturday, at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center.

The Governors men’s team placed 3rd in the 10-team four mile competition, while the women were fifth out of ninth place. Memphis won both the men and women’s race.

For the Govs men’s team, three runners posted top 25 finishes. Freshmen Tyler Smith (15th, 22:34) and Hezron Kiptoo (16th, 22:35) led the pack, followed by Daniel Hamm in 25th (23:13).

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country places 3rd at APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country places 3rd at APSU Invitational. (APSU Sports Information)

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Southeast Journalism Conference ranks APSU’s The All State as best college newspaper for 2016

 

APSU Student Newspaper - The All State - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s student-produced newspaper The All State, after 85 years in print, can declare itself as the finest college paper in the Southeastern U.S.

The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at last week’s Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held February 18th-20th on the campus of APSU. The All State also placed third overall as best college website, while editor-in-chief Katelyn Clark, photo editor Taylor Slifko and staff writer Sarah Eskildson combined to finish second for best public service journalism.

Austin Peay's The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference.

Austin Peay’s The All State took first overall in the best college newspaper category at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference.

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