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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs continue to shine in classroom with new school year nearing start

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department is just a day or two away from having its first student-athletes of the 2015-16 school year report to begin fall workouts, but that hasn’t kept the classroom accolades from this past year from coming in.

The Ohio Valley Conference announced this past week that 79 Govs and Lady Govs were among a conference record 1,279 student-athletes to be named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2014-15 school year.

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Instant Peay Play: Summer time no break for APSU Governors Athletic Department

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The 2014-15 athletic season officially came to an end for the Austin Peay State University’s Athletic Department this week when the Lady Govs outdoor track and field participants failed to advance from the NCAA East Preliminary Round Meet.

But with the summer break for the Governors and Lady Govs athletes just beginning, there is still a lot of work left before the fall semester begins in late August and it all begins again.

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APSU Women’s Golf, Volleyball teams earn NCAA recognition

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUIndianapolis, IN – Both the Austin Peay State University women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams have received public recognition from the NCAA for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport, Wednesday.

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSULexington, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team was one of a record 134 Division I women’s volleyball programs to receive the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Awards, Monday.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Basketball named to WBCA Academic Team Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUAtlanta, GA – For the second consecutive season, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was recognized for its excellence in the classroom, ranking 16th among Division I programs in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Athletic Academic Services helps APSU Govs, Lady Govs get final win in class room

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – As the Austin Peay State University school year comes to an end this week with finals exams leading up to the May 9th graduation ceremonies, more than a few Governors and Lady Govs athletes have been helped to get to that point by the school’s Athletic Academic Services.

Under the direction of Sonya Bain, the Athletic Academic Services department is responsible for monitoring the eligibility and academic progress for the schools 300-plus student athletics, of which this semester will see approximately 60 go through graduation this week.

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APSU Student Athletes claim 19 Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor Recipients

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsBrentwood, TN — Austin Peay State University saw 92 student-athletes recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as part of its annual academic achievement awards, July 25th.

The OVC annually recognizes those student-athletes who excel in the classroom. The league’s Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes with the highest cumulative grade-point average in their conference-sponsored sport.

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball named to WBCA Team Academic Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUAtlanta, GA – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was recognized for excellence in the classroom, Thursday, ranking 18th among Division I program in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls.

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Football Govs earn OVC APR Award from FCS Athletics Directors Association

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team has earned one of 28 Academic Progress Rate (APR) Awards for the 2009-10 academic year, the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) announced, May 25th.

Austin Peay received recognition for the highest APR among members of the Ohio Valley Conference. The Highest APR Award recognizes one institution at each of the 14 FCS conferences that has the highest APR score; Austin Peay owned a 958 score for 2009-10.

APSU Head Football Coach, Rick Christophel.(Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Head Football Coach, Rick Christophel.(Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU announces employee hires, transfers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityAustin Peay State University officials announced the following recent personnel hirings and transfers:

  • Sonya Bain, academic coordinator in Athletics.
  • Bret Campbell, assistant men’s basketball coach.
  • Tammy Cunningham, administrative assistant in the Business Office.
  • Jessica Grayson, assistant women’s basketball coach.
  • Megan Mitchell, assistant director in the Office of Admissions.
  • Steven Shaw, director of corporate relations in University Advancement.
  • Heather Wilson, media specialist in Printing Services.
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