A 10-run first inning powered Wofford (21-27, 8-16) to a series victory over Georgia Southern (27-21, 14-10) with a 11-3 win on Sunday, May 8th. The Terriers scored the 10 runs on five hits, three walks and two hit batters. Georgia Southern got a run back in the bottom half of the inning before both pitching staffs settled down for five scoreless innings.
Designated hitter Michael Burruss went 1-for-5.
Junior Wofford pitcher Cash Collins made the most of his first-career start against Georgia Southern.
Obviously, finding a way to win was the most important thing Wednesday when Georgia Southern edged Charleston Southern 13-12 in an 11-inning affair that saw some unlikely heroes deliver in clutch situations.
Arthur Owens was only supposed to be a defensive replacement for the nation's leading home run hitter in Victor Roache.
If there was any good news Sunday when UNC Greensboro earned the three-game sweep over Georgia Southern, it was that a shakeup in the starting lineup proved effective.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Georgia Southern All-American and Walter Payton Award winner Adrian Peterson was selected by the Virginia Destroyers in the third round, 14th-pick overall, of the United Football League (UFL) draft on Monday, May 2nd. Peterson, who played eight seasons with the NFL's Chicago Bears from 2002-2009, helped Georgia Southern win back-to-back national championships in 1999 and 2000. Head coach and general manager Marty Shottenheimer leads the Destroyers into their inaugural season which begins in August.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chris Beck pitched a gem, but the Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have any time to enjoy it.
In this weekend's series, the roles are reversed.
KENNESAW - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (25-16, 13-4) completed the season sweep of Kennesaw State (24-20) with an 11-7 victory, its first of the season on Wednesday. The Eagles tallied 15 hits and took advantage of two Owl errors to score the 11 runs. Five GSU hitters recorded multi-hit games with four of the five top-five hitters in the lineup accounting for most of them.
For the first time this season, Georgia Southern has its destiny in its own hands.
Georgia Southern hopes to have a new addition to Paulson Stadium by the 2012 football season.
By MATT YOGUS
When the top two teams in the conference face off, the one that strikes first usually has the upper hand.
Elon has been doing it all year long.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios on Saturday morning - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.
On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.