View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, January 29, 2009

29th January 2009, 09:04 AM
Each day we strive to find article links involving Georgia Southern athletics and former Georgia Southern athletes. Should you find we missed an article link, please reply to help keep the Eagle Faithful informed:

1. Eagles begin tough North-Division stretch

[“It’s going to be a tough road trip, going to Samford and Chattanooga,” said GSU coach Jeff Price. “We played Samford such a long time ago I think you’re going to see two different teams. I think they’re going to be a much-improved team having some experience in the league now. Hopefully we’re going to be a little bit better as well.”]


2. Men's tennis begins season on Sunday

[“All four seniors are defiantly players to watch this season,” said head coach Justin Miles, “But I expect good things from all of the upperclassmen players, hopefully they can lead by example and set a good standard for this season.”]


3. Peterson among inaugural class inducted into SoCon Hall of Fame

[The inaugural class features ten of the greatest student-athletes to ever compete in the Southern Conference and includes such legendary figures as Sam Huff (West Virginia), Arnold Palmer (Wake Forest) and Jerry West (West Virginia). Megan Dunigan (Furman), Dick Groat (Duke), Charlie Justice (North Carolina), Melissa Morrison Howard (Appalachian State), Adrian Peterson (Georgia Southern), Frank Selvy (Furman), and Valorie Whiteside (Appalachian State) also were named to be enshrined the conference’s inaugural class.]


4. Construction on Eagle Field near completion

[“It is going to be a bit of an adjustment for the girls when a ball goes to the backstop. When a pitch goes by the catcher, it now bounces right back which will make things interesting,” stated Johnson, “With the netting in place of the chain link backstop, it is also a really nice upgrade and adds better visibility for the fans.”]


5. Basketball notebook: Oxford's on-the-job training

[Georgia Southern senior guard Julian Allen of Waterbury is averaging 12.1 points, second on the team, and a team-leading 7.0 rebounds per game. Allen helped lead Crosby to the 2005 Division I title.]