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Lady Govs Open 2011 Campaign at Alabama

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsTuscaloosa, AL – Eighteen days of preseason training will be put to the test when Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team opens its 2011 campaign at the Hampton Inn Bama Bash, Friday and Saturday.

The Lady Govs will meet host Alabama in a 7:00pm, Friday, before facing Alabama State (10:00am) and Texas State (3:00pm), Saturday. It will be an opportunity for Austin Peay to face another team after having to face one another for two-plus weeks. First-year head coach Bill Egbert is looking forward to seeing how the Lady Govs will fare with another team facing them across the net.

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

Austin Peay Women's volleyball team. ( Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay )

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Lady Govs golf team earns OVC Team Academic Achievement Award for third straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For a third straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has been saluted with the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award.

The award is presented annually in each Conference-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—OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.  The Lady Govs golf team had seven of its student-athletes earn such distinction. As a team the Lady Govs golfers posted a 3.738 grade-point average in the fall and 3.640 in the spring. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs to face Fighting Illini in first-ever NCAA Volleyball Tournament Appearance

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball
December 3rd, 2010 • Huff Hall • Champaign, IL 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s volleyball team will face No. 8 national seed Illinois at 7:00pm, Friday, in the 2010 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championships’ opening round at Huff Hall. 

It is Austin Peay’s first-ever trip to the NCAA championship tournament. The Lady Govs earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s automatic berth after winning the league’s championship tournament, November 20th. 

Austin Peay clinched its second-ever OVC tournament title – and first since 1991 – with a four-set victory against regular-season champion Morehead State which was hosting the tournament. The Lady Govs defeated sixth-seeded Tennessee Tech in a four-set semifinal contest. Austin Peay finished second in the OVC’s regular season race for the second consecutive year. 

Lady Govs, 2010 OVC Volleyball Champions. (Photo by Guy Huffman/Morehead State)

Lady Govs, 2010 OVC Volleyball Champions. (Photo by Guy Huffman/Morehead State)

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Lady Govs volleyball sees eight-match win streak end at Louisville

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsLouisville, KY – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team saw its eight-match win streak stopped with a four-set loss (19-25, 25-18, 23-25, 21-25) to Louisville, Saturday, in non-conference action at Louisville Arena.

The first two sets were wire-to-wire affairs. Louisville (22-7) jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the opening set only to watch Austin Peay (26-7) battle back to tie the set at both 6-6 and 7-7. However, the Lady Govs could not take the lead and the Cardinals scored six of the nine points to take a three-point, 12-9 lead. Louisville would nurse that lead until scoring three straight points to take a five-point, 23-18, led which they would maintain.

Junior Ilyanna Hernandez led Austin Peay with 15 kills in Saturday's loss at Louisville. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Ilyanna Hernandez led Austin Peay with 15 kills in Saturday's loss at Louisville. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Lady Govs travel to Louisville for pre-NCAA Tournament warmup

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A week removed from claiming its second-ever Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title, Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team face Big East Tournament champion Louisville in a 1:00pm, (CT) Saturday contest at Louisville Arena.

Lady Govs Volleyball

Lady Govs Volleyball

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Lady Govs win OVC Championship

 

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Doyle named MVP

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMorehead, KY – It took 19 years, but Austin Peay’s volleyball team clinched the program’s second-ever Ohio Valley Conference Volleyball Championship with a four-set (23-25, 25-14, 25-21, 25-14) victory against regular-season champion Morehead State, Saturday, at Wetherby Gymnasium. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs reach OVC Championship match for first time since 1999

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMorehead, KY – For the first time in more than a decade, Austin Peay’s volleyball team will play for an Ohio Valley Conference championship after defeating sixth-seeded Tennessee Tech in four sets (24-26, 25-20, 25-21, 25-18), Friday night at Wetherby Gym.

Austin Peay (25-6) advanced to its first championship match since 1999. The Lady Govs will face the Morehead State Eagles in a 4:00pm contest today, that can be seen live on the internet at OVCSports.tv.

Sophomore Nikki Doyle led the Lady Govs with 20 kills in their semifinal victory against Tennessee Tech, Friday.  (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Sophomore Nikki Doyle led the Lady Govs with 20 kills in their semifinal victory against Tennessee Tech, Friday. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Hernandez, Alisaleh pick up OVC weekly honors

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsBrentwood, TN – Junior Ilyanna Hernandez and senior Sarah Alisaleh each received one of the three weekly volleyball awards announced by the Ohio Valley Conference, Monday. Hernandez received the league’s offensive honor while Alisaleh picked up the league’s setter award.

Ilyanna Hernandez and Sarah Alisaleh.

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Lady Govs volleyball wraps up regular-season slate this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Two matches are all that remain as Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team wraps up the regular-season portion of its schedule. The Lady Govs first close out their Ohio Valley Conference slate with a 7:00pm, Friday contest against Tennessee State. Austin Peay then wraps up regular-season action with a 5:00pm, Saturday non-conference affair against SIU Edwardsville.

Lady Govs Volleyball. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

Lady Govs Volleyball. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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Lady Govs sweep Tennessee Tech

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team recorded its third consecutive 20-win campaign, downing Tennessee Tech in three sets, Saturday, in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (20-6, 11-4 OVC) dominated the first two sets, taking the lead for good at 6-5 in the first set and leading the second set wire-to-wire. The Lady Govs offense was impressive in both sets, recording 14 kills in the opener before recording 16 kills and a .438 attack percentage in the second set.

Senior Jessica Mollmann finished with 10 kills, two aces and five blocks against Tennessee Tech, Saturday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Senior Jessica Mollmann finished with 10 kills, two aces and five blocks against Tennessee Tech, Saturday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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