View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Friday, February 06, 2009

6th February 2009, 07:57 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. Eagles Miss on Last Second Shot, Fall to Elon

[“I thought our team gave a tremendous effort. We defended well, held them at 36 percent (shooting),” said head coach Jeff Price. “We had too many turnovers which turned out to be costly and I thought we got a little fatigued in the second half. I thought at the end of the game they looked like a team that had seniors and we looked like a team of freshmen... they (Elon) looked like the more experienced team down the stretch.”]


2. Eagles suspend 3, drop 4th straight

[“Of course It’s hard (being without four teammates),” Drayton said, “but this is just how it is, so we’ve got to play through it. We’re just going to come to every game playing whether we have them or not.”]


3. Eagles fall short to Elon, 56-54

[“[I] thought Troupe played well, team gave a tremendous effort being down in numbers, at the end of the game Elon looked like seniors and we looked like freshmen, they were more experienced down the stretch,” said head coach Jeff Price.]


4. Fighting Irish Has Six Signing To Play College Football

[Whittle also chose to stay in-state, choosing Georgia Southern over Jacksonville State and Georgia State. He said his recent talks with coaches from Western Michigan, who ultimately did not give him an offer, made him reflect on the importance of being close to home. Whittle’s signing gives Dublin five Division I signees for the year, which is fitting for a senior class that won four consecutive region titles and a state championship in 2006. “It says that even through middle school we came in here and worked, getting bigger, getting stronger and faster,” Whittle said. “It says a lot about our dedication as well as our natural ability.”]


5. Two more South Mississippi athletes land scholarships

[Soccer bound — Two Ocean Springs soccer players also landed Division I soccer scholarships: Jordan Godsey and Cameron Troutman. Godsey, the reigning Sun Herald’s soccer player of the year, signed with Northern Illinois. Troutman will be playing at Georgia Southern.]


6. Baddeley off to flyer

[Jarrod Lyle is at one-under, while Steve Allan, Rod Pampling and Aron Price all carded even-par rounds.]


7. Top 16 Week 2 MVP: Novica Velickovic, Partizan

[Julius Jenkins of Alba Berlin had the week's second-best individual effort with an index rating of 26. Jenkins shot 5-for-9 on two-pointers, 2-for-3 on three-pointers and a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line to finish with a game-high 21 points in a losing effort against Real Madrid. Jenkins also pulled down 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists.]


8. Thorsten Leibenath im Interview

[Frankfurt and Berlin are both good teams and we played good games. We were always in the game against Frankfurt. Berlin kind of took care of us early and we had a good spirit in trying to come back. But Julius Jenkins was too much.]