View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Saturday, April 13, 2013

13th April 2013, 06:57 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. Baseball Shut Out in Series Opener

[Austin Pritcher tossed seven scoreless innings and The Citadel Bulldogs hit three home runs to win the Southern Conference series opener against the Georgia Southern Eagles 11-0 at J.I. Clements Stadium.]


2. Men's Tennis Defeats Samford for Important SoCon Win

["I'm so proud of the way these guys fought, everybody again. The guys on the outside, the way they were cheering and getting behind everybody, that energy is contagious and that's been key to our success in the last two matches and that's we need to keep doing," said Head Coach Nick Zieziula.]


3. Women's Tennis Defeats Western Carolina in Regular Season Finale

[Georgia Southern Women's Tennis finished up their regular season on a high note as they defeated SoCon rival Western Carolina 6-1 on Friday afternoon at the Catamount Athletic Complex in Cullowhee, N.C. The Eagles (9-11, 4-6 SoCon) clinched the doubles point and won five out of six singles matches.]


4. Softball Hosts Samford for Spring Game Weekend Series

[Georgia Southern Softball returns to league play this weekend with a three-game set at home against Samford. The series begins on Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. with a Fan Appreciation Day doubleheader. Fans at the game will receive free Chick-fil-A sandwiches between games of the doubleheader. On Sunday the Eagles will honor its alumni in an Alumni Day ceremony which starts at 12:45 p.m.]


5. Georgia Southern Golf Pro-Am Set for April 29

["This annual Pro-Am Tournament is always a great day for our program," said Georgia Southern coach Larry Mays. "It's the one time of the year that we bring together past players, donors, sponsors and fans for a fun day of golf. Forest Heights is a great host, and the day is always filled with fun and fellowship."]


6. The Eagles Nest - April 12, 2013

[GSU baseball and softball update and football preps for Blue/White game.]


7. Spring has come with challenges for Georgia Southern

[“It’s been a different spring,” Monken said. “The announcement of (joining) the FBS and the realization that we’re not competing for a championship – that’s been a blow. We’ve also had a lot of injuries and we’ve been watching guys practicing who won’t play a lot in the fall. You look like a different group when you don’t have those starters in. It’s been a little bit of a struggle.”]


8. Georgia Southern football has some more work to do after spring game

[While school and Sun Belt officials were making denials left and right until the Wednesday morning of the news conference announcing the new conference affiliation, head coach Jeff Monken had to tell his team two days earlier that there would be no championship, either conference or national, to be played for this season. By declaring prior to June 1 that they were moving up to the FBS level, the Eagles begin a two-year transition this fall, and under NCAA guidelines they will not be eligible for postseason play until the 2015 season. While the Eagles are making the mental adjustment to going from championship contender to one that can only hope to be a spoiler, they are doing so without several of their leaders who were idled by injury.]


9. Citadel blanks GSU, wins big

[“They beat us in every phase of the game tonight,” GSU coach Rodney Hennon said. “Pritcher gave them a strong outing on the mound. They did some good things offensively. Just like you win as a team you lose as a team. This was a total team loss. That responsibility starts with me. I have to do a better job of getting our team ready to play and play at a higher level."]


10. The Citadel blanks Georgia Southern 11-0

[Baseball caps off an event-filled Saturday with a 5 p.m. first pitch. Game two in the three-game series will feature frehsman lefthander Jason Richman and Logan Cribb. It will be 90′s day at the ball park.]


11. Royals Q&A: Club’s fast start has caught city’s attention

[@chrisabe02: do you expect any prospects to be called up and seriously contribute to the club this season? If you mean guys who have been here before — such as Will Smith, Everett Teaford, Louis Coleman and Irving Falu — almost certainly.]