View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Monday, February 02, 2009

2nd February 2009, 08:03 AM
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1. Eagles Cruise to a 6-1 Season Opening Victory Over Hampton

[“It was a good match overall,” said head coach Justin Miles. “There are some small things we have to work on this week, but it was a good match to get us ready for next week.”]


2. Lady Eagles Roll Past Hampton, 6-1

[“I’m very proud of the team to come back from a defeat yesterday,” said head coach Amy Bonner. “We came together as a team and pulled out the win.”]


3. Baseball Takes to Field for First Practice

[“In order to get us back over the hump and give ourselves a better opportunity to win a conference championship and go back to the regionals we have really focused on improving our pitching depth,” said Hennon. “We brought in several junior college transfers along with some freshmen and some guys that have returned. They have matured, gained another year of experience and hopefully improved our pitching staff’s talent level and depth.”]


4. Lady Eagles Welcome Catamounts Monday, February 2

[The Georgia Southern women’s basketball team wraps up a three-game home stretch on Monday, February 2, when it welcomes the Western Carolina Catamounts to Hanner Fieldhouse. Tip-off on Greek Appreciation Night is slated for a 5 p.m. start with the Georgia Southern men tipping off at 7:30 p.m. against Appalachian State.]


5. Eagles Begin Busy Week of Hoops at Home

[Georgia Southern Men’s Basketball begins a busy week of hoops at Hanner Fieldhouse, starting Monday night (Feb. 2) against Appalachian State. Tipoff, part of a doubleheader with the women’s game against Western Carolina, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.]


6. Swimming and Diving picks up win in final regular season match

[“We always want to win on Senior Day,” said head coach Nathan Kellogg, “The team came out fired up and executed well overall.”]


7. Van Brimmer: Steelers QB steps up in clutch

[Congrats to former Georgia Southern star Adrian Peterson on his pending induction into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame. For those wondering why Tracy Ham and Raymond Gross weren't among the new hall's first class, remember that Georgia Southern didn't join the SoCon until after their careers ended.]


8. Reserves spark Rochester RazorSharks in win

[Cedric McGinnis led Wilmington (4-4) with a game-high 27 points, including 13 in the first quarter, and seven rebounds.]


9. Wave swept out of soccer playoffs

["The Jackson-area teams are the teams that give us our competition," said Heyer, who will play at Georgia Southern next fall. "We always look forward to coming down here and playing, especially in the playoffs. Playoffs are big for us. We always give them a tough game; they always give us a tough game."]