Both teams played out of character, and it only worked out for one of them.
The road wins have been hard to come by for the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles, and the loss of three players to injury - Krista Tate, MiMi DuBose and RoRo Smith - kept things in perspective for coach Rusty Cram after GSU lost its sixth road conference game in a row Monday at Western Carolina.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have one last chance before the Southern Conference tournament to do something they've yet to do this season - win on the road.
Anna Claire Knight, Tashayla Steede and Kayla Upchurch will join the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles basketball team and coach Rusty Cram for the 2011-12 season.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles held a nine-point lead in the first half, but fell 51-45 to Western Carolina Monday at the Ramsey Center.
Georgia Southern started its season with a bang.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Noah Dahlman had 17 points and Jamar Diggs added 16 as Wofford held off a late Georgia Southern rally to win 69-61 on Saturday night and sweep the season series.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Voting has begun for the 2011 National College Baseball Hall of Fame class and former Georgia Southern coach Jack Stallings is one of 10 finalists in the coaches group.
The 2011 softball season is right around the corner, and according to the preseason chatter, half of Georgia Southern's seniors are the best in the Southern Conference at what they do.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball fought tooth-and-nail with Furman on Thursday (Feb. 10th) night but fell 54-45 to the Paladins at Timmons Arena. The Eagles trailed by three points with 4:51 left, but a 9-0 run to gave Furman a lead that would not be relinquished. Sophomore Zuri James (Stone Mountain, Ga.) scored 16 points as junior Ben Drayton III (St. Marys, Ga.) scored nine with nine rebounds and nine assists to end his 14-game double-figure scoring streak.
As the regular season starts winding down and Georgia Southern continues searching for its first Southern Conference win, fatigue has been an issue.
There was just something different about this year's Georgia Southern football recruiting class.
Elon scored 28 points off of 21 Georgia Southern turnovers, but the Lady Eagles fought back, forced overtime and got a down-to-the-wire win for the second game in a row as they held off the Lady Phoenix 71-69 Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The last time Georgia Southern played UNC Greensboro, Meredyth Frye had a chance at a game winner.
On February 22, 2010 in Birmingham, Ala. against Samford, Georgia Southern won its last Southern Conference game.
▲ The scrimmage will begin with special teams drills.
There are only 10 pitchers in the history of NCAA softball with more career perfect games than Georgia Southern's Sarah Purvis.
Georgia Southern is leading NCAA Division I baseball with 37 home runs. Only five programs out of 296 have a higher team batting average.
Matt Dobson doesn't look like a defensive leader on paper.
After an offensive outburst on Tuesday, the bats of the Georgia Southern Eagles
After dropping three of four games last week and falling under .500 in Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern needed something good to go its way.
NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season on Tuesday, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.
Antwione Williams has a lot on his Georgia Southern resume.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Nick Neitzel held the Georgia Southern Eagles to four hits over six innings as the Davidson Wildcats took the three-game series with a 6-0 win at Wilson Field on Sunday.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Josh Wirsu tossed a season-high seven innings and struck out a team-best 13 batters as the Georgia Southern Eagles evened the three-game series with a 7-5 win over the Davidson Wildcats at Wilson Field on Saturday.
When first-year Georgia Southern offensive coordinator Doug Ruse talks about his football philosophy, it's easy to imagine the words coming from the lips of Jeff Monken, Paul Johnson, even Erk Russell.
This time last year, they were called "wide blockers."
DAVIDSON, N.C. - A five-run first inning lifted the Davidson Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Southern Conference series opener at Wilson Field.
Georgia Southern's pro day used have a player, maybe two, and a handful of NFL scouts.
Willie Fritz uses a voice recorder to take notes as he watches practice.