Baseball Continues Homestand this Weekend against Coppin State
Every game will be broadcasted on the Georgia Southern Radio Network. Ryan Chambers will call the action on Eagle 102.9 FM Friday and Sunday. Saturday’s broadcast will be on 107.3 FM. The broadcasts start 30 minutes prior to first pitch. All the action is also available on the internet at www.GeorgiaSouthernEagles.com.
Georgia Southern (4-1 overall) swept Presbyterian in the season-opening series and picked up a split against #8 Georgia Tech during midweek. The Eagles defeated Tech 6-5 on Tuesday in dramatic fashion thanks to A.J. Wirnsberger’s (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) 2-RBI single in the seventh inning. Dexter Bobo (Cumming, Ga.) pitched the final two innings for his first save.
Wirnsberger and Griffin Benedict (Dunwoody, Ga.) continue to lead the offensive attack batting .381 in the early going. Kevin Bowles (Statesboro, Ga.) hit his first career home run in the seventh inning of Wednesday’s game against Georgia Tech.
Coppin State (0-1) dropped its season opener to Maryland 16-1 on Tuesday. The CSU Eagles managed one run on three hits in the seven-inning game.
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Senior Elign Thomas is scheduled to take the mound for Coppin State. Thomas made six appearances last season and posted a 4.50 ERA in 12 innings. Freshman Josue Martinez is slated to start Sunday. He got the start against Maryland Tuesday and gave up five runs over three innings.
- Category: Baseball
- Published on Thursday, 26 February 2009 00:20