View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Wednesday, March 18, 2009

18th March 2009, 07:12 AM
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1. The Annual Blue White Game and Events have been set

[The Georgia Southern Athletic Department is proud to announce the schedule of events and games for the upcoming Blue White Day on Saturday, April 4th.]


2. Eagles Pull Away from North Carolina A&T

[For the second straight game Georgia Southern broke open a one-run game in the ninth inning, scoring three runs to defeat North Carolina A&T 7-3 on Tuesday afternoon (March 17). The Eagles improved to 14-2 on the year while the Aggies dropped to 3-9.]


3. Softball Earns a Pair of Road Wins over Presbyterian Tuesday

[The Georgia Southern softball team (13-12, 4-2) swept Presbyterian Tuesday, pulling their record above .500 for the first time since February 22nd.]


4. Benedict Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch List

[The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced the official watch list for the 2009 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza. Georgia Southern University senior Griffin Benedict (Dunwoody/St. Pius) is one of the 44 catchers nationwide nominated.]


5. Eagles Drop Southern Conference Match at Samford

[Despite taking the first three singles matches off the courts, Georgia Southern men’s tennis dropped a close 4-3 decision to Southern Conference foe Samford Tuesday afternoon (March 17) at the Samford Tennis Center. Samford picked up is third straight win, improving to 5-9 overall and 2-2 in SoCon play, while the Eagles dropped to 5-4, 1-1.]


6. Golf Pro-Am Set for April 13

[“The Georgia Southern Pro-Am is our one fundraising event that we have during the year. It is very vital to the success of Georgia Southern golf. We have a great day of fun and fellowship. We love having all our supporters out. It’s a fun day of golf and we bring back some of our great players and some of the local good players around to play,” said head coach Larry Mays.]


7. Four Promising Rookies Start Journey at Lake Region

[Georgia Southern sophomore Logan Blondell of Lakeland earned his second collegiate victory at the Kaua'i Collegiate Cup in Hawaii Friday and Saturday. Blondell, a Lakeland High graduate, shot rounds of 70-69-69 to finish at 8-under. The Southern Conference Freshman of the Year in 2007-08, Blondell helped Georgia Southern tie for first with East Tennessee. East Tennessee was declared the winner in a tiebreaker.]


8. Rochester takes over first with win over Wilmington

[For Rochester, Jerice Crouch added 19 with Steve Hailey pouring in 15 for the victors. For Wilmington, who now holds the fifth and final playoff position in the PBL, it was Cedric McGinnis with a game high 24; Jim Jones added 23. McGinnis also added a dozen rebounds.]