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 ...
BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State (31-24, 15-14) rallied to score five runs in the eighth inning to come from behind to take the final regular-season series from Georgia Southern (31-23, 17-12) with a 8-6 win on Friday. The Eagles had opportunities against ASU starter Austin Hyatt to pad on a few more runs in the first half of the game, but stranded 14 baserunners. GSU closes the regular season tomorrow with a 1 p.m. game at the Mountaineers' Smith Stadium.
OCALA, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles began the 2011 NCAA Southeast Regional by shooting a first-round 285 (-3) for a fifth-place tie with Oregon on Thursday.
BOONE, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles dropped the opener of their final regular-season series to Appalachian State Thursday at Jim & Bettie Smith Stadium, 11-1.
The Georgia Southern Football team posted a program-best 2.65 grade point average for the Spring 2011 semester.
After a thrilling, come from behind victory four weeks ago at the Southern Conference championships, the Georgia Southern golf team gets back into swing today as the Eagles compete in the Florida Regional of the NCAA Championships at the Golden Ocala Golf Club in Ocala, Florida.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have three more games before next week's Southern Conference baseball tournament.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Down 9-1 after a six-run fifth inning, the Georgia Southern Baseball team (31-21) rallied with 13 runs in the final three frames for a 14-9 win over Charleston Southern (27-26) on Tuesday, May 17th.
Another day, another rain-delayed win over Davidson.
Lots of former coaches have one.
The bats finally got going for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
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.
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.