The first NCAA national rankings were made public Wednesday and Georgia Southern baseball found itself ranked at or near the top in several offensive categories. The Eagles will bring a 14-8 overall record and 3-0 mark in Southern Conference play to the College of Charleston this weekend.
Like most placekickers, Georgia Southern's Jesse Hartley relishes the times when games come down to a kick.
Sometime this afternoon, Louis Graham will hop in a car and head to Atlanta where he'll pick up the most prestigious award of his celebrated Georgia Southern career.
Georgia Southern leadoff hitter Ty Wright sent Western Carolina's first pitch of the game over the center field fence - and at that moment he knew Sunday was going to be another good day for the Eagles.
Georgia Southern second baseman Jeremy Beckham scooped up the grounder and flicked it to shortstop Brian Pierce as reliever Blake Nation pumped his fists in celebration - the Eagles had rallied from behind and held on for a season-high fourth-straight win.
Georgia Southern's offense isn't showing signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Heading into this season, everyone knew Georgia Southern's offense would be a force to be reckoned with. But what's ensued has been even wilder than the Eagles probably imagined.
The Georgia Southern men's basketball team will no doubt carry frustration into the offseason, but that shouldn't negate what was another solid season for the Eagles, who posted 20 wins for the third time in five years.
MACON - Georgia Southern scored early and often against Mercer, jumping out to a nine-run lead then defeating the Bears 17-3 Tuesday night. That game for the Eagles (11-8 overall) was the 10th in a 10-day span.
Georgia Southern's bats exploded for the second time in the series against Columbia, as the Eagles knocked off the Lions 22-8 to conclude the four-game series at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got two hits apiece from the 2-4 batters in the line-up, but dropped an 11-3 decision to Columbia Sunday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles fell to 9-8 overall.
By ALEX PELLEGRINO
After finishing 13-over par in the opening round of the 29th Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational Friday, host Georgia Southern entered Saturday hungry to bounce back.
Brian Pierce celebrated his 21st birthday with a three-run homer in the bottom of the second inning, and he didn't party alone.
On paper, it didn't look like Columbia had a shot at keeping pace with Georgia Southern's offensive power. The Lions came to Statesboro batting a lowly .184 as a team while the Eagles entered the weekend with an impressive .339 average.
There's only 10 FBS conferences, and Georgia Southern is the champion of one of them. Only the Eagles, Florida State and Ohio State went through their conference schedules unbeaten, and that's saying something.
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