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Clarksville, TN – On a day Austin Peay State University’s baseball team honored one of its alumni, starter Jacques Pucheu struck out a nine batters and the offense supplied three home runs in an 8-4 Ohio Valley Conference victory against UT Martin, Saturday at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Prior to the game, Austin Peay (24-19, 14-9 OVC) recognized alumnus Stephen Huff, who threw the ceremonial first pitch to help raise awareness for lung cancer.
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics department and baseball team will join forces with alumnus Stephen Huff to raise awareness for lung cancer during its Saturday, April 14th, 2018 Ohio Valley Conference contest against Eastern Kentucky.
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Richmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team broke out the bats and starter Casey Delgado threw a complete game in an 18-2 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Eastern Kentucky, Sunday afternoon at Turkey Hughes Field.
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Normal, IL – Junior Jeremy Dobbs struck out 11 batters in the day’s first game as Austin Peay’s baseball team split a Saturday doubleheader – winning the opener, 3-2, before losing the nightcap, 9-2 – with Illinois State at Duffy Bass Field.
Dobbs (4-0) remained unbeaten this season with his 11-strikeout performance in the day’s first game. It was the most strikeouts by an Austin Peay pitcher since Stephen Huff struck out 11 against Northern Illinois on February 27th, 2010. Dobbs finished the opener allowing two runs on five hits over 6.2 innings. Senior Ryne Harper picked up his first career save by pitching a scoreless ninth inning.
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Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will enter the 2011 campaign with lowered expectations – at least from the Ohio Valley Conference’s coaches, who picked the team to finish seventh in the league’s preseason poll released, Friday. Junior second baseman Jon Clinard was the only Austin Peay player selected to the OVC’s preseason team.
Jacksonville State was picked to win the league’s regular-season race, receiving four first-place votes and 59 points in the balloting. However, it was closely followed by Southeast Missouri which received three first-place votes and 55 points. In addition, Tennessee Tech was picked third, receiving the two remaining first-place votes and 54 points.
Austin Peay State University student-athletes earned 11 Ohio Valley Conference Medals of Honor while two teams, women’s golf and men’s tennis, captured OVC Team Academic Awards, announced Thursday by the conference office.
The Medal of Honor is awarded annually to student-athletes who achieve the highest grade-point average in a conference-sponsored sport. Each one of the APSU recipients held a 4.0 grade-point average in their respective sport for the year. Heading the list is a pair of senior women’s track and field ESPN The Magazine Academic All-Americans, Carrie Burggraf (first team) and Shamai Larsen (second team). Larsen, in fact, earned Medal of Honor distinction for both women’s track and field and women’s cross county. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University baseball pitcher Stephen Huff has signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox over the weekend, Govs head coach Gary McClure announced, Monday.
Huff, a Nashville native, posted a 6-5 record and 6.93 ERA during his senior campaign, finishing with 74 strikeouts in 75.1 innings. It was his best strikeout ratio (8.84 per nine innings) during his career and only five shy of his career best strikeout total set during his sophomore year (79).
During his four year career, he started 40 games – eighth most in school history – and recorded 13 career victories. Huff was only the fifth Austin Peay pitcher to record 200 career strikeouts and finished his career with 213 strikeouts, fifth-most in program history.
Huff is scheduled to join the Great Falls (Mont.) Voyagers, the White Sox’ Rookie level team in the Pioneer League.
He is the second Austin Peay pitcher to sign a free agent contract this summer, joining Zach Gerler who signed with the Washington Nationals earlier this month. Gerler was assigned to the National’s Gulf Coast League affiliate.
Austin Peay State University’s baseball team bent but did not break and held on for a 9-7 victory against UT Martin in Ohio Valley Conference action, Friday night, at Raymond C. Hand Park. The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was postponed due to rain and will be played as part of a doubleheader beginning at noon, Saturday.
Austin Peay (26-25, 6-11 OVC) struck first, scoring four runs in the second inning. Five consecutive batters reached base safely with one out with third baseman Cody Hudson and shortstop Reed Harper each posting two-run singles.
Govs senior starter Stephen Huff, making his final career start, held UT Martin in check through the first three innings, striking out six of the first 10 batters he faced, surrendering only a second inning walk. «Read the rest of this article»
COOKEVILLE – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team fell behind early and was unable to mount a come-from-behind effort in its 10-2 Ohio Valley Conference loss to Tennessee Tech, Sunday, at Bush Stadium.
Tennessee Tech (23-21, 9-5 OVC) scored six runs in the first three innings and never looked back, tacking on four runs in the seventh inning to secure the victory. Right fielder Cassanova Donaldson’s two-run single provided the first inning’s big blow and catcher Ben Burgess’ solo home run was the third inning’s lone run. Burgess added a two-run single in the seventh inning.
Austin Peay (8-5) starter Stephen Huff got into trouble in the first inning, walking the first three batters he faced. He recovered to strikeout the Rebels next two batters looking and nearly worked his way out of the jam. But Mississippi third baseman Mike Snyder and first baseman Matt Smith each hit two-run singles before Huff was able to escape with the Rebels leading, 4-0.
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