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.
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.
Freshman Tyrone Outlaw came off the UNC Greensboro bench to score 17 points and Georgia Southern couldn't find scoring anywhere as the visiting Spartans won 68-56 on Thursday afternoon in a weather-delayed game at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball has moved its game against UNCG to Thursday, February 13th, at 2 p.m.
The script was flipped on Georgia Southern during its last road trip.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern men's soccer has a new home with the re-introduction of the Sun Belt Conference for men's soccer. The Eagles will compete in the six-team league beginning in the fall of 2014 with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -Lucy Mason led four UNCG scorers in double figures with 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Spartans to a 76-65 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern Monday night in Fleming Gymnasium.
Two Georgia Southern baseball players, junior pitcher Will Middour and freshman infielder Aaron Palmer, were suspended indefinitely for a "violation of team rules" a university statement said on Monday.
Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis went up against the No. 1 team in the nation and its ace pitcher Ellen Renfroe, and the difference came down to one pitch.
ELON, N.C. - Ryley Beaumont scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Saturday night and Jack Isenbarger hit the game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining as Elon downed Georgia Southern 60-59 in conference play.
ELON, N.C. - Jenifer Rhodes tallied 20 points and seven rebounds, and Elon shot 55 percent in the second half to top Georgia Southern 85-60 in a Southern Conference women's basketball game Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gym.
The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't just enter the 2014 softball season. They kicked the door down.