STATESBORO, Ga. - A slate that includes 32 matches, 14 home, 11 away and seven at neutral sights, was unveiled as the 2010 competitive schedule for the Georgia Southern volleyball team.
Georgia Southern isn't the only Southern Conference team thinking option in 2010.
Georgia Southern announced several updates to the 2010 football roster prior to the beginning of preseason camp. First-year coach Jeff Monken and the Eagles will hold the first practice of the fall Monday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Both the Southern Conference football coaches and the SoCon Sports Media Association have selected Georgia Southern for a seventh-place finish in their respective 2010 preseason polls. Both polls tabbed Appalachian State as the preseason favorite to win the league crown in 2010 with seven top votes from the coaches and 22 from media members.
STATESBORO, Ga. -- After a year with the Carolina Panthers organization, Justin Matlage has joined the Georgia Southern Athletics Training staff as an assistant athletic trainer. At GSU, Matlage will work with the Football and Golf teams and oversee the care of the Baseball team and Cheerleading squads.
The Recreation Activity Center at Georgia Southern is usually the site for fun and games, but this week saw middle and high school aged wrestlers getting down to business at the second annual "Camp for Champs" clinic.
This report is the final installment in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. Part six takes focuses on the accomplishments of the football Eagles since joining the Southern Conference in 1993. Wednesday's story was a retrospective of the Eagles from 1993-2005, and the series will conclude today with the program's change in direction and an overall evaluation of Georgia Southern football as a member of the SoCon.
This report is the final installment in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. Part six takes focuses on the accomplishments of the football Eagles since joining the Southern Conference in 1993. Today's story is a retrospective of the Eagles from 1993-2005, and the series will conclude Thursday with the program's change in direction and an overall evaluation of Georgia Southern football as a member of the SoCon.
Georgia Southern director of athletics Sam Baker announced the hiring of Nick Zieziula as the head coach of Eagles' men's tennis program. Zieziula (pronounced za-ZOO-la), who was a four-year letterwinner at The State University of New York at Buffalo, served as the assistant men's tennis coach at the University of Central Florida for the past two years.
This report is part five in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics, running Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part five takes a general look at Georgia Southern baseball, head coach Rodney Hennon, and the Southern Conference.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Georgia Southern defensive lineman Brent Russell was named to Phil Steele's Preseason FCS All-America second team as released by Steele's media organization. Russell was the College Sporting News FCS Freshman of the Year for 2009 and was selected to the All-Southern Conference first team by the SoCon Sports Media Association at the end of the season.
Three individuals will not return to play football for Georgia Southern in 2010. Sophomores Hunter Poole and Jamere Valentine and junior Chris Teal will pursue other opportunities.
This report is part four of a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics, running Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part four takes a general look at Georgia Southern men's basketball, head coach Charlton Young, and the direction of a program that has nowhere to go but up.
This report is part three of a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. It will run Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part three takes a general look at Georgia Southern women's basketball, head coach Rusty Cram, and Hanner Fieldhouse.
The featured speaker for Georgia Southern University's Greater Savannah Eagle Club business luncheon today
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
The scenario facing Georgia Southern as it takes on Elon in its final Southern Conference game ever would have been hard to imagine in August.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.
By MATT YOGUS
Alexis Sams was thrown to the wolves as a freshman during the 2012-13 season for the Georgia Southern women's basketball program. Though the Eagles lost their season opener on the road at Auburn on Saturday, 69-59, it was apparent how far the sophomore point guard has come. "She has been tremendous in the preseason for us and she was really, really solid against Auburn," second-year GSU coach Chris Vozab said. "She did ...
MIAMI - Manu Lecomte's two free throws with 9 seconds remaining gave Miami an 81-80 overtime victory over Georgia Southern Monday night. Jelani Hewitt had an opportunity at a game-winning basket for the Eagles but his 30-foot shot with 2 seconds left bounced off the rim. Donnavan Kirk scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Miami. Rion Brown scored 15 points and Lecomte finished with 12 points as the Hurricanes ...
The Georgia Southern Eagles will have to do something they haven't done all year if they want to finish their season with a winning record. Win on the road. The Eagles (5-4, 3-4 Southern Conference) close the book on the program's Football Championship Subdivision era with road games against Elon and Florida. The Eagles face Elon (2-8, 1-5) on the road Saturday at 3 p.m. It will also be the ...
An emotional Jerick McKinnon came back in the game to take a knee on the final play, signifying the end of an era at Georgia Southern. The Eagles beat Western Carolina on Saturday, 35-19, in the final Southern Conference game in Paulson Stadium. McKinnon scored a pair of touchdowns, threw for another and rushed for 64 yards, sharing snaps with freshman quarterback Kevin Ellison in the second half. It is only ...