UNC Greensboro lived up to its part, losing 80-57 to Appalachian State Saturday, but the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles still needed a win to clinch a bye in next week's Southern Conference tournament.
For the first 20 minutes, it looked like Georgia Southern was going to end the regular season with some momentum.
Josh Adams nearly mirrored Chris Beck's Friday night, Game 1 start as he pitched eight innings while throwing only 89 pitches as Georgia Southern clinched the series with a 12-2 win Saturday afternoon in the second of a three-game series against North Carolina Central at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern crossed the plate 15 times, but only needed one.
With one game left before next week's Southern Conference basketball tournament, the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles have destiny in their own hands - almost.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles are going to have any momentum heading into next week's Southern Conference tournament, it will have to happen tonight.
The two big stories of the Georgia Southern baseball offseason were the change to new bats designed to play more like wood, and the broken leg, now healed, of sophomore outfielder Victor Roache.
Georgia Southern led the game for 39 minutes and 43 seconds, but UNC Greensboro led when it mattered - the end.
Georgia Southern softball continues a 16-game road trip beginning today at the War Eagle Classic at Auburn's Jane B. Moore Field.
A three-run homer by Daniel Palka in the top of the third inning broke a scoreless tie and ultimately provided the winning margin as No. 19 Georgia Tech avenged Tuesday's 6-5 loss with a 7-4 win to even the series with Georgia Southern Wednesday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
A snapped losing streak, a win at home over a Southern Conference opponent and a single-digit turnover game all happened the last time Georgia Southern took the court, and the conference tournament is right around the corner.
It's the situation every hitter dreams of - bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, two outs.
BOONE, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Women's Basketball team dropped Southern Conference leader Appalachian State 67-57 Monday night at the Holmes Center. In getting the win over the Mountaineers (21-5, 16-3 SoCon), the Lady Eagles (12-16, 9-10 SoCon) also picked up their first Southern Conference road victory. Georgia Southern snapped the Mountaineers' 18-game home winning streak and 12-game overall win streak. ASU's last loss was to the Lady Eagles on January 10th in Statesboro.
It was good to get that out of the way.
Unearned runs weren't an issue for Georgia Southern Saturday in the second of a three game set against George Washington.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.