As the Major League Baseball amateur draft came to a close on day two, a pair of Georgia Southern Eagles found themselves headed to the show.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The story of Georgia Southern's postseason from the Southern Conference tournament to the NCAA regionals was all about starting pitching.
Andy Moye has been around the program for a long time.
2011 NCAA Baseball Regionals
COLUMBIA, S.C. - All three of South Carolina's college baseball powerhouses will get to stay in the state for the opening round of the NCAA baseball tournament.
Georgia Southern's Chris Beck was named the "Primetime Pitcher of the Week" by CollegeBaseball360.com.
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.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
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.