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Instant Peay Play: APSU Lady Govs track team primed to make noise at OVC Indoor Championships

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s women’s indoor track and field team may not be the favorite heading into the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, on February 26th and 27th at the Gentry Center on the campus of Tennessee State, but they have to be considered a dark horse to make a run at the title.

The Lady Govs finished a respectable fifth place at the 2015 Indoor Championships, but enter this week’s championship with a deeper roster than last season’s team and with more personal capable of scoring points in more events – a key to winning a conference championship.

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

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Kymmalett Ross sets 200 meter record at Vanderbilt’s Music City Challenge

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TNKymmalett Ross has enjoyed a tremendous senior season. Her weekend at the Music City Challenge, hosted by Vanderbilt, was no different.

Friday, Ross made a little APSU history.

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

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field have great performance at Middle Tennessee Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUMurfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field displayed its on-track prowess at Saturday’s MT Invitational, putting at least one runner in the top-five in six of seven individual races at the Murphy Center.

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

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has solid performance at ETSU Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – Head coach Doug Molnar had a lot to be pleased about following APSU’s two-day appearance at the ETSU Invitational.

“We ran a lot of races over a two-day period that simulates the conference meet,” Molnar said. “They were kind of worn down by the end but I think we had an outstanding two days.”

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

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Solid start for APSU Lady Govs track team shows promise for upcoming year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the past few years, Austin Peay State University’s women’s indoor and outdoor track and field team has been among the best in the Ohio Valley Conference and results of their season-opening indoor meet shows they should be primed to again be among the elite in the OVC.

The Lady Govs opened their indoor season on December 5th in Nashville, at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener, finishing with five top-five finishes and 11 more top-10 results in 11 events, as Austin Peay and Vandy were joined by nine other teams – including OVC members Belmont, Murray State, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field do well at Vanderbilt Indoor Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field do well at Vanderbilt Indoor Opener Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country Teams has good showing despite Cold Weather

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a cold, gray morning as Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s cross country teams took to the field at the Hilldale Family Life Center. However the gloomy weather was not nearly enough to stifle either team as both the men and women won their respective event.

The Governors totaled 18 points with Sewanee finished second with 58 points followed by Evansville with 82. The women’s team won with 25 points and followed by Evansville with 46 points and Sewanee with 59 points.

Austin Peay Men's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Cross Country teams fight through fatigue at Powerade Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams faced a difficult meet Friday at the Powerade Invitational. Despite having little rest after last Saturday’s meet, both teams came in prepared to run hard and achieved their objectives, with the men finishing third overall and the women’s team posting a fourth-place showing.

On the men’s side, Martin Rejman (15:36.24) and Wesley Gray (15:51.96) both broke the 16 minute mark for the men’s 5K. Rejman placed seventh overall out of 42 runners from six teams. Wesley came in close behind in ninth place.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors and Lady Govs Cross Country teams have strong showing at Brooks Memphis Twilight

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men and women’s cross country teams came blazing out of the gate to begin the 2015 season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic, late Saturday evening at the Mike Rose Soccer Complex.

The men’s team had an extraordinary evening as Martin Rejman broke the school record for the men’s four mile run (20:44.42). Rejman placed 21st out of 258 total runners, many of whom ran for high-level, competitive SEC teams such as Alabama, Mississippi State and Arkansas State.

Austin Peay Women's Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Cross Country. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU has 37 Student-Athletes achieve perfect 4.0 GPAs in Spring Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – A department-record 37 student-athletes earned 4.0 grade-point averages during the Spring 2015 semester, the Austin Peay State University athletics department announced Wednesday.

Those 37 student-athletes were among 159 named to the Spring 2015 Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, representing more than half (52.3 percent) of the department’s student-athletes.

In addition, 83 student-athletes were named to Austin Peay’s dean’s list. The department finished both the spring semester and 2014-15 academic year with a 2.88 GPA.

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APSU has eleven student-athletes earn Ashe Sports Scholar honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsFairfax, VA – Eleven Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the 2015 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars Teams as selected by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine.

Senior Jada Stotts was honored for the third time to cap her stellar career at Austin Peay, while junior Breigh Jones picked up her second honor in as many years from the publication.

Juniors Kymmalett Ross and Jennifer Nwokocha were joined by sophomores Chancis Jones and Unjula Lester and seniors Erika Adams, Jessica Gray, Serigne Mboup, Zavion Williams and Bradford Wilmer were first-time recipients of the honor.

Eleven Austin Peay student-athletes earn honors. (APSU Sports Information)

Eleven Austin Peay student-athletes earn honors. (APSU Sports Information)

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