After Georgia Southern went two-and-out at the 2010 Southern Conference baseball tournament, juniors Andy Moye and Shawn Payne were drafted to the minors.
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 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.