As if hosting a three-game series against defending Big East champion St. John's wasn't enough of a challenge, Georgia Southern has to go on the road to face the No. 1 team in the nation.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern junior Marie Fogle picked up Southern Conference Softball Player of the Week honors Monday following a strong weekend at the Tennessee Classic.
Joe Panik matched the entire hitting output of St. John's in the opening game of its three-game series with Georgia Southern as he went 5-for-6 and scored four runs in the Red Storm's 14-3 series-evening victory Saturday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium.
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.
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.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern surrendered a 13-point second half advantage on Thursday night to drop a 74-61 decision to the Wofford Terriers in the final regular season league meeting between the programs. The Eagles were outscored 33-9 over the final 12:14 as the Terriers converted a 11-point deficit into a 13-point victory.
In its final season as a member of the Southern Conference, Georgia Southern is the unanimous pick by the league's coaches to win the softball championship.
In his first signing class as Georgia Southern's head coach, and the Eagles' first signing class as a Football Bowl Subdivision program, head coach Willie Fritz focused on the trenches.