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Local Roundup: GSU softball holds graduation ceremony

    Four members of the Georgia Southern oftball team received their degrees in a special commencement ceremony on Monday morning.
    University President Dr. Brooks A. Keel presided over the ceremony in which Breigh Findlay, Gabrielle Story, Allie Miles, and Shelby Morrill officially graduated from the University.
    Eagle Softball missed Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Paulson Stadium because of the SoCon Softball Tournament in Greensboro.         Monday morning’s ceremony was attended by members of the softball team, friends, families, and members of the University community.

Howard earns SoCon honor
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. — After 8.2 scoreless innings in Saturday's 1-0 win over the Western Carolina Catamounts, Sam Howard was named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week for May 12.
    Howard combined with Matt McCall to throw Georgia Southern's fourth shutout of the season after Stryker Brown hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth.
    The junior struck out 10 batters on the day and walked just two, allowing just five singles to WCU, which came into the weekend in first place but dropped the series to GSU.