Topic: Tiasha Gray
Clarksville, TN – With former Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball player Morgan Rackel signing a professional contract this week to play softball with the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, of the National Pro Fastpitch League, it adds yet another chapter to the athletic department’s history and legacy.
Over the last 60-or-so-years, over 100 former Governors from at least nine different sports have gone from playing for the red and white in Clarksville to the professional ranks in their respective sports, with Rackel joining that select group this week as the first former Govs softball player to make a professional roster.
Austin Peay State University Sports Information
Brentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) senior guard Keisha Gregory has been named First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference, the league announced Tuesday.
Gregory was a catalyst for the Governors offense, leading the team in points scored (395), points per game (13.6), free throws made (126) and attempted (142), as well as assists (83). She remained a stalwart in the lineup, starting all 29 games and leading the Govs in minutes (885) and minutes per game (30.5).
Clarksville native Tiasha Gray and 2016 APSU graduate returns to Swedish Damligan
Toronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball legend Tiasha Gray has signed a one-year deal with Hogsbo Basket in the Swedish Damligan for the 2018-19 season.
Gray, a 5’7” guard, is returning to the Swedish Damligan where she was the league’s Most Valuable Player in her rookie professional campaign, leading the league in scoring and steals in 2016-17. This past season, Gray made brief stops in Israel and Lebanon before returning home to rehab a minor knee injury.
A Clarksville, Tennessee native, Gray attended Clarksville High School before starting her collegiate career at Austin Peay State University in 2012.
APSU Sports Information
Nashville, TN – With two players scoring over 20 points, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team dropped a nail biter to the Ohio Valley Conference leaders, Belmont, Saturday, 78-75.
Austin Peay (11-8) came ready for battle with the undefeated Bruins, who have yet to fall in conference play this season.
Toronto, Canada – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Tearra Banks has signed her first professional contract with Bnot Hertzeliya in Israel’s Division 1.
Banks, a 6’3” center, is coming off of a four-year collegiate career with the Austin Peay State Lady Govs. This past season, Banks was named Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Player of the Year. She was second in the OVC in scoring with 19.0 points per game and first in rebounding with 8.0 rebounds per game.
Banks was also 13th in the NCAA and second in the conference in field goal percentage at 59.9%.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – After an impressive debut season overseas in Sweden, former Austin Peay State University women’s basketball great Tiasha Gray has signed a professional deal in Israel’s top league.
Gray will suit up for Bnot Hertzeliya over the next three seasons, with team options for 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Last October, the Clarksville native inked a deal with Swedish club Mark Basket where she went on to lead the league in scoring at 24.3 points per game and steals with 3.6.
Austin Peay vs. Tennessee State
Saturday, February 4th, 2017 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team hosts Tennessee State, 4:00pm, Saturday, in the annual Coming Home game at the Dunn Center.
Coming Home is an event to celebrate school spirit and welcome alumni back to Austin Peay with campus-wide events, concluding with the basketball doubleheader.
Austin Peay (11-11/5-4 OVC) vs. Eastern Kentucky (7-14/4-4 OVC)
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 | 4:30pm CT
Richmond, KY – In a rematch of last season’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament opening-round contest, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team looks to avenge its loss to Eastern Kentucky, 4:30pm, Wednesday, at the Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
In the past week, the OVC standings have narrowed from 2nd to 12th place, with just three wins separating the two as Belmont sits atop the ranks at 9-0.
Austin Peay (10-11/4-4 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (9-12/3-5 OVC)
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team returns to the Dunn Center where they have won two consecutive games, hosting Southeast Missouri, 4:00pm, Saturday, on Military Appreciation Day.
Austin Peay (10-10/4-3 OVC) at UT Martin (4-16/1-4 OVC)
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 | 6:00pm CT
Martin, TN – Owners of the second-longest winning streak in the Ohio Valley Conference, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team goes for its fourth-straight win, 6:00pm, Wednesday, at UT Martin.
The Govs have won three consecutive games, and four out of their last five entering this week’s slate.
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