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18th November 2008, 07:52 AM
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1. Chapple, Dubose Named ‘Player of the Week’

[A pair of Georgia Southern freshmen were named Southern Conference ‘Player of the Week’ after leading the football squad to a season-ending 17-10 win last Saturday at Furman. Quarterback Lee Chapple (Norcross/Greater Atlanta Christian) was selected as ‘Offensive Player of the Week’ while linebacker Dion Dubose (Dacula/Norcross) was tabbed as ‘Defensive Player of the Week’.]


2. Lady Eagles Cruise to 83-67 win at Florida Atlantic

[“Any win on the road is a major win. I thought we played exceptionally well for 30 minutes or so. We tried to work in some of the young players to get them some playing time. I thought Samantha (Williams) came in and played well,” said head coach Rusty Cram. “We executed our game plan almost to perfection and I felt like our motion offense got to them. We held our composure the majority of the time. With the offense we run we don’t know who is going to be scoring from night to night, this is a very unselfish ball club and it could be anyone.”]


3. 2008 Southern Conference Volleyball Championship Field Set

[The 2008 Southern Conference Volleyball Championship field has been set after the 18-match regular-season ended today. The tournament is being hosted by UNC Greensboro and will be held in the Spartans’ home gym, Fleming Gymnasium.]


4. Two Men’s Soccer Players Named to the SoCon All-Tournament Team

[Sophomore Austin Steele (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Freshman Joe Madigan (Centennial, Colo.) were named to the SoCon All-Tournament team.]


5. GSU Holds Second 1-A Feasibility Study Forum

[“What the university would need to do, if the community would support it, is have facilities that will allow you to raise the money that you would need to raise to make this move work,” Geiger said. “You have to remember that if this move was to be made, all men’s and women’s teams would change conferences and in the respects to basketball, the current facility here [Hanner Fieldhouse] is not even close to the standards, capacity wise, to the schools in Conference USA,” Geiger said.]


6. Q&A with Georgia Southern football coach Chris Hatcher

[How has the implementation of your wide-open passing attack affected recruiting? We’re getting closer to the type of players that I want to run the wide-open passing attack and, the other day against Furman, was a step toward where I wanted to be.]


7. Sixty-five reasons why this college hoops season will rock

[1. The season has already started! Who were the first Division I teams to take the floor this year? Georgia Southern and Houston, at 4 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 10 (Georgia Southern won 65-63). I've said it before, and I'll say it again -- why doesn't the NCAA make a bigger deal out of the college basketball season tip-off?]


8. UTEP Miners take on Georgia Southern

["They are extremely talented, well-coached and a hard-nosed team that will get down and defend you," UTEP coach Tony Barbee said of Georgia Southern.]


9. Hoping to smooth over this wrinkle

[The Patriots also signed rookie outside linebacker Darrell Robertson to their practice squad and worked out rookie receiver and return man Jayson Foster, a former quarterback at Georgia Southern who won the 2007 Walter Payton Award.]


10. Student athletes commit to scholarships

[Ryan McCallin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Darryl McCallin of West Grove, Pa. signed to play baseball for Georgia Southern University.]