View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, April 23, 2009

23rd April 2009, 06:41 AM
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1. Lady Eagles Ink Recruits for 2009-2010

[The Georgia Southern women’s basketball coaching staff has announced the addition of Meredyth Frye to the 2009-2010 roster.]


2. Softball Heads to Chattanooga for a Critical SoCon Series

[The Georgia Southern softball team (22-19, 11-7) heads to Chattanooga Saturday to take on the Mocs (23-19, 12-2) in a critical Southern Conference series. The Eagles need four wins in the final two SoCon Series to secure a second place finish.]


3. Brian Pierce Named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

[Georgia Southern senior shortstop Brian Pierce (Roswell/Roswell) was named Southern Conference ‘Student-Athlete of the Week’. The league office announced the award on Wednesday (April 22). It marks the first SoCon weekly academic award for Pierce.]


4. Men’s Tennis Prepares for Southern Conference Tournament

["Going into the SoCon tournament the team is healthy and confident that we can perform well. We have worked very hard all year and have played a very competitive schedule leading up to this,” said head coach Justin Miles. “There is always a lot of excitement surrounding the tournament, but it will be nothing that we have not seen so far. The match against UNCG is definitely going to be very competitive from start to finish and at the end hopefully we come out on top."]


5. Eagles Soaring Toward Regionals

["We’ve been scoring runs for the most part this year," Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon said. "From a power standpoint, we haven’t been overly impressive there. This team has done a good job offensively doing the little things. We’ve got a veteran club, a lot of seniors in the lineup, which always helps. The biggest difference in our team, though, is our improvement on our pitching staff from last year to this year. Last year if we weren’t scoring a ton of runs, we had a hard time winning. We really struggled in the 4-2, 6-5 type games. this year we’ve been pretty consistent from a pitching and defense standpoint."]


6. Senators drop twinbill

[the second outing, Harrisburg second baseman Jemel Spearman bobbled a routine double-play ball off the bat of Nick Weglarz allowing Niuman Romero, who singled to lead off the seventh, to reach second base safely.]


7. King High's Toarlyn Fitzpatrick ready to commit to South Florida Bulls if they make scholarship offer

[King High forward Toarlyn Fitzpatrick, the Times' Suncoast Player of the Year as a senior, will meet with USF coach Stan Heath tonight and said he will accept a scholarship to play for the Bulls if one is offered. "I'm just waiting to hear if they have a scholarship for me, and if they do, then I'll definitely take it," said Fitzpatrick, who signed with Georgia Southern last fall but was granted a release from his letter of intent after a coaching change there. "That's the school I'd like to go to. It's close to home and they play in the Big East."]


8. Wiedmer: Yet another foe the Mocs can’t beat

[And you thought fellow Southern Conference members Appalachian State, Georgia Southern and Wofford were the biggest obstacles standing between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team and the NCAA playoffs.]