In a game that saw two lights-out pitching performances, it came down to what happened out in the field.
Nine teams, only one champion.
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
Freshman quarterback Monteo Garrett enrolled in classes at Georgia Southern on Monday and will join the Eagles on scholarship as a part of the 2014 recruiting class, an official in the athletics department confirmed Tuesday.