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Local Roundup: Lady Eagles blank The Citadel

    CHARLESTON, S.C. —Georgia Southern women’s soccer won its third consecutive match with a 2-0 victory over The Citadel on Thursday afternoon.
    The victory improves the Eagles’ unbeaten run to four-straight matches and takes Georgia Southern to 5-7-2 overall and an even 3-3-1 in Southern Conference play.
    Courtney Collins scored both goals for the Eagles in the victory. Her 13th minute strike gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead early in the match. An inlet pass by Sara Oland helped Collins split two Bulldog defenders and beat the goalkeeper.

SEB JV wins battle with CDS
    The Southeast Bulloch junior Varsity Yellow Jackets won a shootout Thursday over Calvary Day, 34-30.
    The Yellow Jackets (5-1) got rushing touchdowns from Andrew Stansell, Ryan Adams, Antonipo McMillan and Andy Harlow.
    Adams also caught a touchdown pass from Cole Carter.
    Reid Hadden kicked a pair of extra points and Tyler Epps punched in a two-point conversion.
    The Yellow Jackets will be off next Thursday, and will conclude the season the following Thursday against Tattnall county.

GSU set to run in Charlotte
    The Georgia Southern cross country team returns to action today at 3:30 p.m. at the Royal Cross Country Challenge, hosted by Queens University of Charlotte at historic McAlpine Creek Park.
    The Eagles last competed two weeks ago at the Charlotte Invitational, where they placed 22nd among 43 teams, running on the same course they will compete on this week at McAlpine Park. Junior Sara Curry (Lawrence, Ga.) broke her previous personal best time at the meet, recording the fourth-best time (18:49.66) in Georgia Southern history for the 5K.

ASU faces high-scoring Eagles
    Georgia Southern men’s soccer looks to return to winning form in the 2011 home finale against Appalachian State today at 4 p.m.
    The Eagles dropped a non-conference match at NC State in the midweek, but remain atop of the Southern Conference with three wins in league play.
    The contest is a pivotal moment in the conference season with Appalachian State occupying second place in the league standings with six points and a 2-0 record. The Eagles have nine points and a 3-1 conference mark with an eye on the program’s first regular season SoCon Championship.
    Senior forward Luigi Clendening ranks sixth in the nation with 11 goals. He occupies fifth place in total points with 26 points this season.

Blue tops White at GSU pro day
Over 38 professional scouts attended Wednesday's baseball Pro Day at J.I. Clements Stadium. The blue team defeated the white team 7-5 in an eight-inning scrimmage. All eight draft eligible pitchers threw two innings each in the scrimmage.