CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - In a game that saw eight ties and eight lead changes, it came down to who was going to make the first run.
DeleteMatt Murray threw five shutout innings in relief to earn the win in Georgia Southern's (7-3) 4-3 series-opening victory over St. John's (3-4) Friday night at J. I. Clements Stadium. Back-to-back doubles in the sixth inning broke open a 3-3 tie late in the game. Both bullpens factored into the decision, and only one run was allowed by either pen.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Forget the record.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - When it came to offense, the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles just never got anything going.
This time of the year, it's all about momentum.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (6-3) fell in their first road game of the 2011 season at North Florida (5-3) 11-3. The Ospreys banged out 14 hits and forced three Eagle errors to score their 11 runs. Two bright spots for GSU were Eric Phillips' perfect day at the plate and Tom Richardson's two RBIs.
One thing the Georgia Southern Eagles have learned eight games into the season is that there's plenty of options.
We're only eight games into the baseball season, but already the Georgia Southern Eagles have provided some surprises and some not-so-surprises.
Jack Curtis has been named as defensive coordinator for Georgia Southern. He replaces Brent Pry who was hired as the co-defensive coordinator at Vanderbilt.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern's Steve Cochrane was named the Southern Conference's Baseball Player of the Week on Monday. The senior first baseman hit .412 (7-for-17) with two home runs and 13 RBIs during five games last week.
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.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
Every three or so years, Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon hits another career milestone.
Ben Morgan broke open a tie game with a two-run single and the Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take a three-game series from the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-7 on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got a win on Friday by hitting Appalachian State's bullpen.
Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.
After dropping two of three to Elon over the weekend, Georgia Southern needed to get back on track.
It's all about the little things.
As the Georgia Southern golf team gathered in the clubhouse of Forest Heights Country Club Sunday afternoon - the Schenkel Invitational trophy in their hands for the first time in the tournament's 35-year history - there was one Eagle on everyone's mind.