APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Junior outside hitter Ashley Slay, of the Austin Peay State University volleyball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
For the second time in 2016, Slay earned adidas® / Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week, this time for hitting over .400 in three Governor victories.
The Nashville native opened the week with seven kills against Alabama A&M but saved her best for the OVC slate, posting 16 kills against UT Martin, Friday, and her season’s second 22-kill performance in Saturday’s five-set comeback win against Southeast Missouri.
Slay now has 337 kills (3.30 kills per set) and 92 blocks this season.
The Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week is selected by the APSU Sports Information staff each Wednesday during the academic year. Copies in a Flash, of Clarksville, sponsors the award.
Other notable performances by Austin Peay athletes included
- Sophomore Gunnar Scholato, of the football team, made a career-high 18 tackles, including three for a loss, against Southeast Missouri last week, with the total tackles mark ranking second in FCS for the week.
- Junior Lindsey Todd, of the soccer team, made four saves in a shutout of Murray State in the regular season finale, Thursday.
- Sophomore Kristen Stucker, of the volleyball team, earned OVC Setter of the Week for the third consecutive week and fourth time in 2016, highlighted by an eye-popping 63 assists in Saturday’s contest against Southeast Missouri—one shy of the Austin Peay record in the modern scoring format.
- Freshman JaVaughn Craig, of the football team, rushed for 126 yards and a touchdown and passed for 90 yards and another score in the Govs trip to Southeast Missouri last week.