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.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.