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Austin Peay Athlete of the Week Tiasha Gray

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray took home adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors after her 36-point, six-steal performance helped Austin Peay clinch the No. 7 seed on the regular season’s final day with a comeback win at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. She also was tabbed as CollegeSportsMadness.com OVC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her work against the Redhawks.

APSU's Tiasha Gray [1]The Clarksville Tennessee native took over the national Division I lead in steals at 3.76 per game, passing Weber State’s Regina Okoye (3.67 spg). Her 109 steals for 2014-15 ranks third all-time in OVC history.

Gray’s not just a destructive presence on the defensive end – her offensive barrage will go down as one of the greatest single-season performances in Austin Peay history.

The 36-point outing at SEMO was her second consecutive 30-point outing and her season’s eighth – Austin Peay’s all-time leading scorer, current assistant coach Brooke Armistead, had 11 30-point games her entire APSU career.

The Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week is selected by the APSU Sports Information staff each Tuesday during the academic year. Copies in a Flash, of Clarksville, sponsors the award.

Other notable performances by Austin Peay athletes included