The South Carolina Gamecocks are the No. 4 overall seed in the 64-team NCAA baseball tournament, they're the only Southeastern Conference team that has been to the regionals each year since 2000, they've been to Omaha for the College World Series four times in the last 11 years, they're the defending national champions and Georgia Southern's got to play them on Friday.
Baseball is a game of rhythm and streaks. Lineups, pitching rotations and bullpen setup can all lead to success when a team finds just the right combination.
The last time Georgia Southern made an appearance in the regionals, the NCAA made sure it was just about as far away as possible.
The Georgia Southern Eagles will head to one of the following NCAA baseball regionals, where they will compete with the host team and two other qualifiers to advance in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournament.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Chris Beck threw 234 pitches in 17 innings, struck out 22 batters and allowed one earned run on eight hits in two Southern Conference tournament games at Joe Riley Park.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - It was only the semifinals of the Southern Conference Tournament, but everything about it felt like a championship game.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – There's still a long way to go, but as of 3 a.m. Thursday morning, fourth-seeded Georgia Southern has been in the driver's seat at the Southern Conference baseball tournament.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – In what is the last Southern Conference Tournament for Georgia Southern senior Andy Moye, his second-game start couldn't have gone much better.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The game didn't end until 3:01 a.m., but for the fans that were there until the end, it was worth every minute.
After Georgia Southern went two-and-out at the 2010 Southern Conference baseball tournament, juniors Andy Moye and Shawn Payne were drafted to the minors.
Ten Georgia Southern athletics teams improved their multi-year Academic Progress Rate scores, according to the most recent data provided by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, with all but two of the 15 achieving scores above the 925 standard.
2011 SoCon Baseball All-Conference Team
BOONE, N.C. - Georgia Southern cashed in on the second quality start of the weekend and avoided the sweep with a 12-4 win over Appalachian State in the regular-season finale on Saturday.
OCALA, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles recorded a 1-over, 289 final round on Saturday to cap off its season with an eighth-place finish in the NCAA Southeast Regional. Senior Logan Blondell guided the Eagles to a 4-under 860 team total (285-286-289) by firing a 209 (-7) to finish in a sixth-place tie. Florida, playing host to the 14-team field at the par-72 6,994-yard Golden Ocala Golf Club, won the tournament with an 18-under 846.
OCALA, Fla. - Georgia Southern stayed within striking distance of the top five on Friday, by firing a second-round 286 (-2) to put the Eagles in a sixth-place tie with Kennesaw State at 5-under at the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional. Freshman Hayden Anderson shot a career-low 69 (-3) at the par-72 Golden Ocala Golf Club to help Georgia Southern stay in contention. Defending National Champion Augusta State leads the 14-team field with an 11-under 565. N.C. State's Mitchell Sutton, starting the day in a fourth-place tie, recorded a five-under 67 to move into first place in the individual standings ...
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.
It was all business when the Georgia Southern Eagles took to the Beautiful Eagle Creek practice fields on Thursday morning for the first day of fall camp.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.