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Govenors’ home contest with Tennessee Tech, January 20th, to be televised by ESPNU

 

APSU Men’s Basketball
January 20th Game Time Advanced To 6:00pm

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s home game with Tennessee Tech, Thursday, January 20th, has been selected for broadcast by ESPNU as part of the Ohio Valley Conference’s television package.

As a result of that announcement, the contest is being moved from a 7:30pm start to 6:00pm to accommodate television, with the women’s game that night between the two programs slated for an 8:15pm tipoff. That game originally was scheduled for 5:15pm.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Home dates versus Lady Vols, Wildcats highlight 2011 APSU Softball Schedule

 

APSU Women’s Softball 
  
Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team will host Southeastern Conference members University of Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as two classics at Lady Govs Field, to highlight the 2011 schedule, head coach Casey Dickson announced on Monday.

Tennessee and Kentucky are just two of six teams the Lady Govs will play in 2011 that qualified for the 2010 NCAA Tournament field as well as being among eight scheduled teams that ranked in the top-100 in RPI last season.

“We’re excited about the schedule,” Dickson said. “It’s exciting about playing in multiple tournaments, but also in bringing teams like Tennessee and Kentucky to Clarksville so our fans can see some of the top teams in the country play.

Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Govs Softball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs to receive visit from OVC co-leader Morehead State

 

APSU Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay will look to put a bow on the pre-Christmas Break portion its 2010-11 schedule when it hosts Ohio Valley Conference co-leading Morehead State in a 5:15pm, Tuesday contest at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs wrapped up their season’s first home victory in their last outing, a 70-60 decision against Eastern Kentucky, Sunday. Austin Peay won the rebounding battle, 47-29, for the fifth consecutive game, but this time turned the edge into a victory, scoring 19 second-chance points off its 22 offensive rebounds. The Lady Govs offense continued its recent struggles, making just 32.8 percent (20-of-61) of its field goals.

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay set to face nemesis Morehead State in key early-season OVC matchup

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Although Murray State is Austin Peay’s acknowledged rival, Morehead State certainly has proven to be its nemesis in recent times.

Those two clubs will square off 7:30pm, Tuesday night in Dave Aaron Arena as  the Governors close out pre-Christmas play with a key Ohio Valley Conference contest.

Until the Governors squeaked out a 56-55 thriller on a Justin Blake three pointer against the Eagles late last January, the Governors had lost four straight in the series, including a double-overtime 67-65 loss in the 2009 OVC title game.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Track and Field wraps pre-Christmas slate strong

 

APSU Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team had another noteworthy showing, Saturday, at Middle Tennessee’s Christmas Invitational.

Head coach Doug Molnar was impressed at his team’s efforts and all around performance in a meet that included a pair of competitive Sun Belt teams (Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky), along with Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee State.

“I can see the confidence growing from week one to week two,” Molnar said. “This is a group that is going to continue to grow.”

APSU Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Indoor track and field continues at MT Christmas Invitational

 

APSU Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team will have another chance to grade their fall training schedule when it competes at the MT Christmas Invitational, beginning at 2:00pm, Friday, at Middle Tennessee’s Murphy Center.

The five-team meet includes host Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee State, Alabama-Birmingham and Austin Peay.

APSU Women's Track and Field (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Women's Track and Field (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs return home, face Lipscomb to start four-game homestand

 

APSU Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay opens its longest homestand of the 2010-11 season when it hosts Lipscomb in a 7:00pm, Wednesday non-conference tilt at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs return home after closing a seven-game roadtrip, Saturday, with a loss at Eastern Illinois. Austin Peay posted a 2-5 record during the trip with victories against Utah Valley on a neutral court and at Southeast Missouri to open Ohio Valley Conference action.

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Women’s Basketball at Eastern Illinois

 

APSU Women’s Basketball
December 4th, 2010 • Lantz Arena • Charleston, IL

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCharleston, IL – Austin Peay closes out a seven-game road trip with a 4:00pm, Saturday, contest against Eastern Illinois at Lantz Arena.

The win at Southeast Missouri was the Lady Govs first true road and second win to split a pair of three-game losing streaks and it was the fifth-straight year to open OVC play with a win.

The Lady Govs won with good defense, holding SEMO to only 38.9 percent from the floor – an encouraging mark considering APSU had been allowing opponents an unsightly 44-percent field-goal percentage.

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Eastern Illinois

 

APSU Men’s Basketball
December 4th, 2010 | Lantz Arena | Charleston, IL

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCharleston, IL – Under Mike Miller, Eastern Illinois has made a steady climb up the Ohio Valley Conference ladder. Last season, the Panthers finished 19-12 overall and 11-7 in the OVC, tying the Govs for third place.

In the 2010-11 preseason poll, the Panther are picked to finish third behind Murray State and Morehead State and just ahead of the Governors. The Panthers host the Govs at 6:00pm, Saturday, at Lantz Arena.

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APSU Governors Basketball.

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Hernandez named Athlete of the Week as volleyball heads to OVC tourney

 

Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Ilyana Hernandez, a junior on the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Ilyanna HernandezThe Torrance, CA., native was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week, Monday, after recording 28 kills and a .472 attack percentage in the Lady Govs two victories, last week. It was the second time this season she received the honor.

Hernandez went errorless in 27 attempts against Tennessee State, finishing with 15 kills and a .556 attack percentage.

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