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APSU Track and Field’s Savannah Amato, Tymeitha Tolbert earn weekly OVC honors

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldBrentwood, TN – After a spectacular weekend at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold, a pair of Austin Peay State University track and field standouts have earned acclaim from the Ohio Valley Conference for their efforts.

Junior pole vaulter Savannah Amato has been named adidas® OVC Field Athlete of the Week, while sophomore sprinter Tymeitha Tolbert was named co-Female Track Athlete of the Week, sharing the honor with Tennessee Tech’s Micayla Rennick.

APSU Track and Field - Tymeitha Tolbert and Savannah Amato

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APSU Track and Field has Opening Outdoor weekend smashing success

 

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APSU Women's Track and FieldMyrtle Beach, SC – Both on the track and in the field, Austin Peay State University wrapped up a solid opening weekend at the Coastal Carolina Invitational, Saturday.

The biggest showing of the day belonged to freshman Sabrina Richman, who won the 400m dash with a 56.37 mark—a mark that would have put her comfortably among the league’s top-eight last season—and followed it up later in the meet with a third-place, 25.50 mark in the 200m.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field finishes strong at Coastal Carolina Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field finishes strong at Coastal Carolina Invitational, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Breigh Jones, Kaylnn Pitts earn OVC weekly honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – A pair of Austin Peay State University track and field athletes took home adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office, with junior Breigh Jones (Co-Female Track) and sophomore Kaylnn Pitts (Female Field) earning recognition.

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field at OVC Championships this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Head coach Doug Molnar has acknowledged that Austin Peay State University women’s track team is better-suited to outdoor competition.

After finishing third – the best team placing during Molnar’s Austin Peay tenure – in February’s Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships, it’s fair to wonder how much higher the Lady Govs can climb this weekend when they travel to Edwardsville, Illinois for the OVC Outdoor Championships, hosted by SIU Edwardsville at Ralph Korte Stadium.

Austin Peay Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field travel to Western Kentucky Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University track and field team continues a busy April when the Lady Govs make the short jump to Bowling Green, KY, for the Hilltopper Relays, Saturday, hosted by Western Kentucky at the Charles M. Rueter Track and Field Complex.

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

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

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Amia Butler

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports Information - , APSU, Governors, Govs, Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman Amia Butler, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named this week’s Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Butler won the long jump at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold with a personal-best 5.77m (18’ 11.25”) leap on a cold, rainy afternoon in Nashville. The mark ranks second in the Ohio Valley Conference and is the best by a Lady Govs since Sherlonda Johnson’s NCAA Regional-qualifying 5.99m leap at the 2006 OVC Championships.

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field Freshmen strong at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – On a wet, dreary day in Nashville’s West End, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team didn’t let the conditions get them down. The Lady Govs battled the wind, the rain, the cold and the opponents, adding a handful of top-five finishes and another win to what’s already been a successful season.

APSU Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Track and Field has solid day at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – A handful of top-five finishes provided Austin Peay State University with a strong Day One result at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold, Friday.

Junior Maikea Davis won the 200m dash, with sophomore Kymmalett Ross finishing second.

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 Women’s Track and Field at Vandy Black and Gold Invitational this weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team returns to action this weekend when it travels to the Music City for the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, a two-day event scheduled to begin 4:00pm, Friday, and continuing 10:00am, Saturday, at the Vanderbilt Track Complex.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Chantelle Grey

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Senior Chantelle Grey, of the Austin Peay State University track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Grey was the top finisher in the 800m run at Saturday’s Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational, with her 2:09.03 mark besting the field by more than a second and a half. That run places her atop the conference standings, sixth in the NCAA’s East Region and 10th in the nation.

APSU Chantelle Grey

APSU Chantelle Grey

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