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103 APSU Student Athletes named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes accounted for 103 of a record 1,335 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced Wednesday by the conference office.

“Academic success is part of our department’s responsibility and a mission for our student-athletes,” said Austin Peay athletics director Ryan Ivey. “Similar to a successful on-field performance, what you do in the classroom comes down to how hard you’re willing to work; the sacrifice and dedication these student-athletes put in to have success on and off the field is second to none.”

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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170 APSU Student-Athletes earn Spring Semester Academic Honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Over half of Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received academic recognition following the recently concluded spring semester with the department announcing its student-athletes posted a 2.91 grade-point average.

The department saw 170 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, each earning a minimum 3.0 GPA during the semester. The athletics department saw 84 student-athletes named to Austin Peay’s Dean’s List and 34 of those were recognized on the President’s list, each posting an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

170 Austin Peay State University's student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women's Golf's Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President's list. (APSU Sports Information)

170 Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes received aSpring Semester Academic Recognition. APSU Women’s Golf’s Jessica Cathey pictured above made the President’s list. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Student Athletes break academic records during 2015 Fall Semester

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It was a milestone semester in the classroom for Austin Peay State University’s athletics department as its 328 student-athletes combined for a record 3.022 grade-point average during the Fall 2015 Semester.

The department saw a record 202 student-athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll with at least a 3.0 GPA during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List with at least a 3.5 GPA. It is the first time in department history more than 200 student-athletes were named to the AD’s honor roll and more than 100 student-athletes received Dean’s List recognition.

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean's List. (APSU Sports Information)

202 Austin Peay Student Athletes named to the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll during the semester. In addition, a record 113 student-athletes were named to the Austin Peay Dean’s List. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football falls to Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCookeville, TN – In a tale of two halves, Austin Peay State University’s second half against Tennessee Tech mirrored all-too-well the 2015 regular season as a whole, with the Govs falling 42-24 at Tucker Stadium to wrap up the 2015 season.

Austin Peay Football quarterback Trey Taylor throws for 208 yards, 2 touchdowns and rushes for 70 yards in loss to Tennessee Tech Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football quarterback Trey Taylor throws for 208 yards, 2 touchdowns and rushes for 70 yards in loss to Tennessee Tech Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football travels to Cookeville to take on Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

 

Austin Peay vs. Tennessee Tech

Saturday, November 14th, 2015 | 1:30pm CT
Cookeville, TN | Tucker Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – For the final time in 2015, Austin Peay State University football team takes the field Saturday, traveling to Tennessee Tech for a 1:30pm kickoff at Tucker Stadium.

Austin Peay hopes to end 2015 on a high note against a two-win Tennessee Tech squad that has lost five straight (average deficit: 25.2 points) since a two-game winning streak in late September.

Austin Peay Football plays Tennessee Tech to end the season Saturday.

Austin Peay Football plays Tennessee Tech to end the season Saturday.

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APSU Governors Football falls to Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football Senior Day started with great promise, as nine seniors donned their uniforms for the final time and the Govs marched down the field to score on the opening possession.

But the Governors were shut out in the second half, while Southeast Missouri scored the game’s final 23 points in a 44-15 Redhawk victory.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football’s offense can’t get on track against Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Squaring off against the nation’s top team is a learning experience for any team, especially one filled with freshmen and sophomores, such as the Austin Peay State University football team.

So consider Saturday a learning experience for the Governors, who were handed a 27-7 loss by top-ranked Jacksonville State on Homecoming at Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football falls to Jacksonville State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football falls to Jacksonville State. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football takes on UT Martin Skyhawks at Governors Stadium, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (0-6, 0-3 OVC) vs. UT Martin (3-2, 2-1)

Saturday, October 17th, 2015 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Governors Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time since 2012, Austin Peay State University football team begins a homestand of sorts, playing host to UT Martin, 4:00pm, Saturday at Governors Stadium in the first of back-to-back home contests.

Looking to snap the second-longest losing streak in FCS, the Governors (0-6, 0-3 Ohio Valley Conference) also seek to play spoiler against the Skyhawks.

Austin Peay Football plays UT Martin this Saturday, October 17th.

Austin Peay Football plays UT Martin this Saturday, October 17th.

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APSU Governors Football on the road Saturday against Murray State Racers

 

Austin Peay (0-5, 0-2 OVC) at Murray State (1-4, 0-2)

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 | 3:00pm CT
Murray, KY | Roy Stewart Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUMurray, KY – It’s time for the rematch.

After ending the nation’s longest FCS losing streak last season in this matchup, Austin Peay State University football team heads into Saturday’s contest at Murray State seeking to bring an end to another streak—the nation’s longest road losing streak, which has reached 34 games.

Austin Peay Football take on Murray State at Roy Stewart Stadium, Saturday at 3:00pm.

Austin Peay Football take on Murray State at Roy Stewart Stadium, Saturday at 3:00pm.

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APSU Governors Football faces Eastern Illinois Panthers at Governors Stadium Saturday

 

Austin Peay  (0-4, 0-1 OVC) vs. Eastern Illinois (0-3)

Saturday, October 4th, 2015 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Governors Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – At long last, Austin Peay State University football team returns home to the friendly confines of Governors Stadium for a 4:00pm, Saturday, contest against Eastern Illinois.

After a three-game road swing—where Austin Peay has not won since 2010—the Govs are back in front of the home fans against a winless Eastern Illinois squad facing its first 2015 Ohio Valley Conference opponent.

Austin Peay State University Football.

Austin Peay State University Football.

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