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Lady Govs volleyball downs Eastern Illinois, secures second place

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University closed out the road portion of its 2010 schedule with a three-set sweep (25-22, 25-21, 25-18) of Southeast Missouri in Ohio Valley Conference action at Houck Fieldhouse.

Austin Peay (22-6, 13-4 OVC) trailed just once the entire match, after committing an attack error on the match’s first point. The Lady Govs got the point back on a Southeast Missouri miscue and took the lead courtesy senior Sarah Alisaleh’s service ace.

Junior Ilyanna Hernandez led the Lady Govs with 14 kills in Saturday's victory at Southeast Missouri. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Ilyanna Hernandez led the Lady Govs with 14 kills in Saturday's victory at Southeast Missouri. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Governors vs UT Martin Skyhawks

 

November 6th, 2010 • 1:00pm CDT • Clarksville, Tennessee • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Since rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference the Governors own a 1-3 record against UT Martin. The Govs lost in Martin, 48-38, to end the 2009 season.

With the loss to Eastern Illinois, the Governors are assured of their third-straight losing season.

Austin Peay enters the contest on a five-game losing streak. The Govs have endured at least a five-game losing streak in five of the last seven seasons.

This is a Sergeant York Trophy contest. Austin Peay comes in 1-1 in Sgt. York games this season while UT Martin is 1-0.

Governors Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Governors Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs Eastern Illinois Panthers

 

October 30th, 2010 • 1:30pm CDT • Charleston, IL • O’Brien Field (10,000)
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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Since rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference the Governors own a 1-1 record against Eastern Illinois. The Govs won 15-13 in Charleston two years ago but lost at home 30-20 last season.

Austin Peay enters the contest on a four-game losing streak. The Govs have endured at least a four-game losing streak in seven of the last eight seasons.

Austin Peay comes into the game ranked 111th (out of 117 teams) or higher in four defensive categories–rushing defense (117th/260.00 ypg), total defense (113th/455.43 ypg), scoring defense (116th/40.86 ppg) and sacks (115th/.71). The Governors have permitted five teams to rush for more than 200 single-game yards, including Jacksonville State, which finished with 307 yards rushing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Basketball Govs picked third in OVC preseason poll, Campbell named preseason All-OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team was picked to finish fourth in a preseason Ohio Valley Conference poll of league coaches and sports information directors. Junior forward Anthony Campbell also was voted preseason All-OVC.

This was announced Monday at the OVC Basketball Media Day, hosted at Municipal Auditorium, the new site for the 2010-11 OVC Basketball Tournament. Along with the unveiling of the preseason poll and All-OVC teams, OVC Commissioner Beth DeBauche introduced a number of improvements to Municipal, including a new OVC-branded basketball playing surface.

Govs head coach Dave Loos. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Govs head coach Dave Loos. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

October 23rd, 2010 • 3:00pm CDT Jacksonville, AL • JSU Stadium (24,000)
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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Since rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference the Governors own a 0-3 record against Jacksonville State, including last season’s 28-10 loss in Clarksville.

Austin Peay enters the contest on a three-game losing streak. The Govs have endured at least a three-game losing streak in seven of the last eight seasons.

Jacksonville State currently is ranked No. 3 in both Football Championship Subdivision major polls (The Sports Network/Fathead.com and FCS Coaches Poll). The No. 3 ranking is the highest for JSU since moving up to Division I-AA/FCS in 1995. It also is the highest ranking by an OVC program since Tennessee State was ranked No. 1 in 1999. «Read the rest of this article»

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Freshmen power Golf Govs climb at home tourney

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf climbed six spots to finish tied for fourth at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, improving each round and closing a with a final-round 279.

Jacksonville State took home team honors with a three-round 822, followed by Bowling Green at 831, Oakland at 840 and APSU, UT Martin and Troy all t-4th at 847.

Eastern Illinois and Samford shot 849, while Eastern Kentucky (851) and Murray State (855) rounded out the top five. Tennessee Tech (856), Towson (861), SIU Edwardsville (869), Tennessee State (869), Morehead State (873), Belmont (881) and Western Illinois (882) completed the field. «Read the rest of this article»

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No home sweet home for Golf Govs; 10th after first day of F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsHopkinsville, KY – Despite shooting eight-under par, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team is in 10th-place after the first two rounds of the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, played at The Links at Novadell.

Ohio Valley Conference member Jacksonville State shot a second-round 259 and leads the field at 34-under par (542), while Bowling Green is a distant second at 19-under par (557). Things tighten up after that, with Samford (560), Eastern Illinois (561) and Oakland (562) rounding out the top five.

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

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

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Golf Govs set to host F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team hopes to see its current momentum carry into their home tournament, the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, played Monday and Tuesday, at The Links at Novadell.

The 17-team tournament features nine Ohio Valley Conference teams (Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Morehead State, Murray State, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech, and UT Martin), as well as Belmont, Bowling Green, Oakland, Samford, SIU Edwardsville, Towson, Troy and Western Illinois. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lady Govs volleyball faces big conference weekend

 

APSU Women’s Volleyball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Three of the Ohio Valley Conference’s top four teams will be in town this weekend when the second-place Austin Peay State University volleyball team hosts a pair of league matches. First up is a 6:00pm, Friday contest against league-leader and unbeaten Morehead State. The Lady Govs will then host fourth-place Eastern Kentucky in a 2:00pm, Saturday outing. Admission to all contests is free.

Austin Peay (15-4, 6-2 OVC) returns home after a tough road swing last week, as it played to five sets in both matches. The Lady Govs fell at Eastern Kentucky, October 5th, before bouncing back with a victory at Tennessee State, last Saturday.  Both of Austin Peay’s conference losses have come on the road this season, but they are unbeaten (4-0) at the Dunn Center.

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

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

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APSU TRiO SSS receives $1.3 million in federal grant over 5-year period

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) has been awarded $1.3 million in federal grant funding over five years that will enable the program to provide new and existing academic initiatives to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The award went into effect September 1st. 

In addition, APSU’s grant application earned a perfect score of 100 points, with another maximum 15 bonus points awarded for meeting objectives outlined in the previous funding cycle, for a total 115 points. The cut-off score for funding was 95.67 points.

“This was the first time I have written this grant, and it definitely was a challenging process,” said Marissa Chandler, director of the TRiO SSS at APSU. «Read the rest of this article»

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