View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Tuesday, February 11, 2014

11th February 2014, 06:40 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. UNCG Runs Past Women's Basketball

["We have to take care of the little things; we didn't do it Saturday and we didn't do it for a majority of the game tonight," said Georgia Southern coach Chris Vozab. "When we commit to doing the little things for 40 minutes, we will have the kind of results we want."]


2. Men's Tennis Drops a Close One to JMU

[Georgia Southern men's tennis fell in a close match to James Madison this weekend (4-3). The Eagles won two singles matches and two doubles matches, but couldn't squeak out another to take the advantage. GSU remains winless this season with a 0-6 record, while JMU improves to 2-1.]


3. Guffey Takes Second at Savannah Quarters

["This is a great way for some of our guys to get valuable tournament experience on a championship golf course," said Associate Coach Carter Collins. "Drew played well both rounds and earned a runner-up finish against a solid field of individuals, representing teams from many different conferences."]


4. Sarah Purvis Named SoCon Pitcher of the Week

[Senior pitcher Sarah Purvis has been named SoCon Pitcher of the Week for her work in the pitching circle in the Eagle Round Robin Tournament. The Warner-Robins, Ga. native earned her sixth SoCon Pitcher of the Week honor.]


5. Georgia Southern University Hosts First-Ever Day at the Capitol Event

["Any time we can take a moment and thank our elected officials for the support they provide to higher education we most certainly try to do so," said Keel. "We enjoyed talking with legislators about the great things happening at Georgia Southern, and we hope they learned a little something about our wonderful University as well."]


6. GATA Club Spring All-Sports Reunion Set for March 22

[Georgia Southern Athletics and the Athletic Foundation are hosting an all-sports reunion Saturday, March 22, centered around three home events – baseball vs. Appalachian State, softball doubleheader vs. Elon and women's tennis vs. Davidson.]


7. Local Roundup: GSU's Middour, Palmer suspended

[Two Georgia Southern baseball players, junior pitcher Will Middour and freshman infielder Aaron Palmer, were suspended indefinitely for a "violation of team rules" a university statement said on Monday.]


8. News Flash: Cowboys Will Have A Top Ten Defense In 2014!

[What this means in practical terms is that players some are ready to call a “bust” such as cornerback Morris Claiborne, linebacker Bruce Carter and safety J.J. Wilcox will redeem themselves under the tutelage of Marinelli.]


9. Jim Renner ties for 2nd AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, tops among 69 NGA Tour alums in field

[2013 NGA Tour member Lucas Black, the star of such films as 42, Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift, and Seven Days In Utopia, also competed in the event, only as a celebrity. Black partnered with tour winner and 2006 NGA Tour alum Blake Adams. While they were unable to make the cut in the team competition, Adams managed a tie for 45th in the pro competition.]


10. Kansas City Royals – PlayerWatch

[LHP Everett Teaford, designated for assignment by the Royals on Jan. 28, cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Omaha a week later. Teaford, 29, allowed one hit and no runs in two-thirds of an inning in his only major league appearance last year. Over parts of three seasons with Kansas City, he went 3-5 with one save and a 4.25 ERA in 45 appearances (eight starts).]


11. West Virginia's Charles Sims gets top rating of running backs at Senior Bowl

[Georgia Southern's Jerick McKinnon, Toledo's David Fluellen, Auburn's Jay Proschand Stanford's Ryan Hewitt were listed as the "best of the rest" by Savage.]


12. The rumor mill: College football news and rumors - 2/10

[Former Arizona State assistant Bob Connelly will be named offensive line coach at Georgia Southern. Connelly coached the 2012 season on Todd Graham’s Sun Devils staff. Prior to that, he spent four seasons as offensive line and associate head coach and co-offensive coordinator under Mike Price at UTEP.]