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APSU Student Athletes claim 19 Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor Recipients

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsBrentwood, TN — Austin Peay State University saw 92 student-athletes recognized by the Ohio Valley Conference as part of its annual academic achievement awards, July 25th.

The OVC annually recognizes those student-athletes who excel in the classroom. The league’s Medal of Honor recognizes those student-athletes with the highest cumulative grade-point average in their conference-sponsored sport.

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Jocelyn Murdoch, seen here receiving her degree in May, was one of 19 APSU student-athletes to receive the OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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49 APSU Student Athletes Receive Degrees

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,222 students were conferred degrees, Friday, as Austin Peay State University held its 84th Spring Commencement in the Dunn Center and 49 of those were Govs and Lady Govs student-athletes.

The morning commencement saw students earn degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and Mathematics and the School of Technology and Public Management will participate in commencement.

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Sports. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Wesley Kitts named as Campbell Trophy semifinalist

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsDallas, TX – Wesley Kitts, a senior running back who has had three 100-yard games so far in 2012 for the Austin Peay State University football team, has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced Thursday.

Newsome is one of 147 semifinalists, with Eastern Kentucky’s Patrick Ford as the only other Ohio Valley Conference representative on the list. In fact, only 35 Football Championship Subdivision student-athletes were recognized.

Austin Peay Governors Football's Wesley Kitts. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Governors Football’s Wesley Kitts. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Running game was impressive at first Scrimmage

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Wesley Kitts made an early statement and Reco Williams later delivered a punctuation mark in Austin Peay State University’s first scrimmage, a rain-delayed event Monday that was moved to late afternoon because of thunderstorms.

The day saw the offense gain the upper hand on the defense, thanks to a strong running game along with sharp passing from senior quarterback Jake Ryan.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football to scrimmage first time Monday morning

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – After two days in full pads, Austin Peay State University football team will conduct its first scrimmage, 9:30am, Monday, in Governors Stadium.

The Governors are expected to run some 80 plays Monday morning as head coach Rick Christophel and staff attempts to evaluate a veteran but still young Governors football team. The Governors are coming off a pair of spirited days of full pad work, Friday and Saturday—the Govs conducted a non-padded kicking practice on Sunday.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf captures OVC Academic Award for fourth straight year

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – For a fourth straight year, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team has earned the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award for its respective sport.

Lady Govs golf was one of two APSU teams to earn such distinction, joining the Governors Tennis team. The team academic achievement awards are presented annually in each OVC-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher-the Lady Govs golf team had seven members earn such status while the men’s tennis team had five.

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Spring Game has White team outlasting Red Team

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Redshirt freshman quarterback Jacob Sexton threw two first-half touchdown passes to offset sophomore running back Ean Pemberton’s 107-yard rushing performance as the White team held off the Red team, 14-7, Thursday night, in the Red-White Spring game in Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football set for second scrimmage Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for a second time, 2:00pm, Sunday, at Governors Stadium, seeking to build on what it has accomplished over the first two spring practice weeks.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football at Tennessee Tech

 

November 19th, 2011 • 1:30pm CST
Cookeville, TN • Tucker Stadium / Overall Field (16,500)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCookeville, TN – In its season finale, Austin Peay’s football team still has something to play for – the coveted Sgt. York Trophy.

The Govs remain in contention for the in-state trophy, needing a win against Tennessee Tech, 1:00pm, Saturday, in order to bring the trophy to Clarksville for the first time.

The Golden Eagles, meanwhile, are in a similar situation. Heading into the final regular-season weekend,  Tennessee Tech is on the verge of their first Ohio Valley Conference football championship since 1975.

Austin Peay Governors Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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Slow start costly as Austin Peay Governors Football fall at Murray State, 56-24

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY – Murray State returned two first-half fumbles for touchdowns in building a 26-0 lead as the Racers defeated Austin Peay State University, 56-24, Saturday afternoon at Roy Stewart Stadium in Ohio Valley Conference football action.

Austin Peay fell to 3-7 overall and 2-5 in the OVC. Murray State improved 6-4 overall and 4-3 in the OVC.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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