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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes posted a departmental grade-point average of 3.0 or better for a program-record fourth consecutive semester finishing the Spring 2019 semester with a 3.096 mark.
A department-record 70 percent of Austin Peay’s 289 varsity student-athletes earned academic honors for the spring semester. The last eight semesters dating back to Fall 2015 have yielded eight of the top-10 semester GPA’s since tracking data began in 1993. For just the fourth time, more than 100 Govs earned a spot on the Dean’s List, with 48 posting perfect 4.0 GPA’s for the semester.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) softball team will play its annual inter-squad Fall World Series this Tuesday through Thursday at Joe & Cathi Maynard Stadium-Cheryl Holt Field in its final big event of its fall schedule.
Austin Peay Women’s Softball holds it’s annual inter-squad Fall World Series his week. (APSU Sports Information)
Carbondale, IL – Kelsey Gray went 2-for-2 at the plate and drove in a run but it wasn’t enough, Sunday at Charlotte West Stadium, as the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Softball team fell 10-1 to Southern Illinois in a 10-inning contest to open its fall schedule.
Austin Peay Women Softball loses in 10 innings to Southern Illinois, 10-1. (APSU Sports Information)
Richmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team had one inning go against them versus Towson, Thursday at Gertrude Hood Field in the opening round of the National Invitational Softball Championship, with the Govs falling to the Tigers, 3-0.
The Govs (39-18) and Tigers matched zeros for the first two innings, including APSU starter Morgan Rackel (22-7) getting out of a bases-loaded jam in the top of the first inning.
Austin Peay Softball has call go against them in 3-0 loss to Towson Thursday at the National Invitational Softball Championship. (APSU Sports Information)
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team held off a scrappy Tennessee State squad, Sunday, May 6th at Tiger Field, as Govs closed their regular-season schedule with an 8-5 Ohio Valley Conference victory to end the season with a school record 11-game win streak.
The Govs (36-15, 17-4 OVC) and Tigers (4-48, 1-20 OVC) has the second game of the doubleheader called in the top of the third inning, with APSU leading 4-1, due to thunder storms.
Austin Peay Softball outfielder Kacy Acree hit her seventh home run of the year in Govs 4-1 win over Tennessee State, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)
Murray, KY – Austin Peay State University’s softball team saw its win streak reach a program tying 10-straight games, Friday afternoon at Racer Field, as the Governors swept Murray State in an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader by finals of 6-0 and 8-6.
The two wins knot-up the standing in the annual Heritage Bank Battle of the Border competition between the two schools, with both schools currently standing at 32 points each, with only the OVC Outdoor Track & Field Championship left to decide this school-year’s winner.
Austin Peay Softball beats Murray State 6-0 and 8-6 Friday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team won in walk-off fashion twice versus Alabama A&M, Wednesday afternoon at Cheryl Holt Field at Joe and Cathi Maynard Softball Stadium, as the Governors came away with 1-0 and 3-2 victories over the Bulldogs.
Austin Peay Softball starter Kelly Mardones pitched five scoreless innings against Alabama A&M, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)
Murfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team dropped a one-run heartbreaker to Middle Tennessee State University, Monday afternoon at Blue Raiders Softball Field, as the Govs saw MTSU escape with a late-inning 3-2 win.
The Govs (20-10) had broken open a scoreless pitcher’s duel with two runs in the top of the fifth inning, starting with Carly Matson hitting the first pitch of the inning out over the right-center field fence for her fifth home run of the year, to make it 1-0.
Middle Tennessee scores three runs in the bottom of the six for 3-2 win over Austin Peay Softball, Monday. (APSU Sports Information)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s softball team is off to an historic start to its Ohio Valley Conference schedule and with that fuels hopes that its 11-year postseason drought could be coming to an end.
After sweeping OVC rival Tennessee Tech this past Friday at Cheryl Holt Field, the Govs saw their record improved to 20-9 overall this spring, but more importantly 5-1 in OVC play – the program’s best start since the OVC started sponsoring softball as a conference championship sport in 1994 and besting the former starts of 4-2 set by the 1997 and 2007 teams.
2018 Austin Peay State University Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)