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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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49 APSU Student Athletes Receive Degrees

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,222 students were conferred degrees, Friday, as Austin Peay State University held its 84th Spring Commencement in the Dunn Center and 49 of those were Govs and Lady Govs student-athletes.

The morning commencement saw students earn degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and Mathematics and the School of Technology and Public Management will participate in commencement.

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer falls to UT Martin Skyhawks in OVC Championship Game

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMartin, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team battled regular season champion  UT Martin in Sunday’s Ohio Valley Conference Championship match but two late goals by the hosts were too much for the Lady Govs to overcome. Austin Peay fell to UT Martin, 2-0, in the 2012 OVC Tournament Championship match at Skyhawk Field.

APSU Junior Tatiana Ariza breaks downfield in the OVC Championship Game against UT Martin.

APSU Junior Tatiana Ariza breaks downfield in the OVC Championship Game against UT Martin.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer Two Crucial OVC matches this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A logjam in the standings makes this a big weekend for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team.

The Lady Govs host Tennessee Tech, 7:00pm, Friday, and Jacksonville State, 2:00pm, Sunday, in two match-ups that will have direct bearing on Austin Peay’s placement in November’s Ohio Valley Conference Soccer Tournament.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer misses opportunities in 1-0 loss to Lipscomb

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team had its chances in the second half against Lipscomb but was unable to capitalize, Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 home match to the Lady Bisons.

Austin Peay Soccer's Junior Morgan Zigelsky makes a break on the ball against Lipscomb Tuesday night.

Austin Peay Soccer’s Junior Morgan Zigelsky makes a break on the ball against Lipscomb Tuesday night.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer opens 2012 Season with Arkansas Road Trip

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team returns 11 starters and a host of contributors from last season’s 8-9-1 squad, including two Olympians and an All-Ohio Valley Conference performer.

The Lady Govs open play at 7:00pm, Friday, in Fayetteville, AR against SEC foe Arkansas. Austin Peay swings through Little Rock for a 1:00pm, Sunday, match-up against UALR.

APSU Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

APSU Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer loses exhibition match at Evansville

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsEvansville, IN – Despite allowing a goal early in each half at Evansville, Wednesday night, Austin Peay State University’s women’s soccer team battled to the end against the Purple Aces, ultimately dropping the exhibition opener 2-1.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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OVC opening weekend for Lady Govs Soccer

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – When Ohio Valley Conference play opens for Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team against Southeast Missouri, 7:00pm, Friday night, it will be a rematch of the 2010 OVC Tournament semifinals.

Although a year has passed for both teams since the Lady Govs pulled a 3-1 upset of then-No. 2 seed Southeast Missouri to advance to the championship match, both programs will be hungry to open league play this weekend.

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Port City Classic opens long road trip for Lady Govs soccer

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team takes its show on the road for the 10th Annual Port City Classic, in Mobile, AL, beginning with a 4:30pm, Friday match against Troy, before facing host South Alabama, 2:30pm, Sunday.

“We’re excited to play in this event,” head coach Kelley Guth said. “It’s always good to play a couple of good teams because that’s what helps us prepare for the conference season. We matched up against Troy last year at the Trojan Classic and we’re excited to play them again.”

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Shutout and hat trick highlight Lady Govs soccer opener

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team opened its home schedule shutting out Union, 5-0, Tuesday night at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Sophomore Tatiana Ariza netted her season’s second hat trick, while sophomore Natalia Ariza and junior Emily Perkins each added a goal as well.

“I’m really pleased with the result,” Lady Govs head coach Kelley Guth said. “Union was a good team. They were organized and they stayed in system. They put us in some pressure early, but we spent a lot time this week working on our collective shape. I saw a lot of positives tonight, as far as how we trained this week.”

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

APSU Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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