Lady Bears softball player steals school’s career record - During a two-game series against Hampton University, Morgan State Lady Bears outfielder Damali Young broke Morgan’s softball career record for stolen bases at 79. The school’s previous record was 78 but Young was on pace to break the record during the first week of the season when she tallied 70 stolen bases. She got off […]
SIAC Leads NCAA D II Football Attendance for 15th consecutive Year - ATLANTA (March 29, 2018) – For the 15th consecutive year, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) led all NCAA Division II conferences in football attendance the conference office announced on Wednesday. Last season, SIAC football games drew an average of 7,117 fans per game with total attendance of 341,607.
Georgia State Tops UT Arlington 74-61 to Win Sun Belt Championship - Behind a game-high 27 points from Sun Belt Player of the Year D’Marcus Simonds, Georgia State earned a 74-61 win over UT Arlington on Sunday afternoon at Lakefront Arena to earn the school’s fourth ever bid to the NCAA tournament. Georgia State (24-10) used its defensive pressure to hold UT Arlington (21-13) to just […]
Oglethorpe Men’s Tennis Earns Split on Spring Break Trip - The Oglethorpe men’s tennis team split matches Tuesday down in Florida, losing a heart-breaker in the morning to Wabash, 5-4, before bouncing back with a 6-3 victory over Wheaton (Illinois) in the afternoon. Despite coming out on the losing side, the morning contest with Wabash was probably the match of the year thus far. The […]
Morgan State Softball Wraps Up MSU Tournament - After two preseason tournaments in Florida, the Lady Bears returned to campus to play in front of their home crowd for the first time this season in the Morgan State University tournament at Lois T. Murray field. The Lady Bears went 2-2 in the weekends non-conference contests to bring their overall record to 5-9. Game […]
Simonds Named Sun Belt Player of the Year; - Georgia State sophomore D’Marcus Simonds earned Sun Belt Player of the Year honors on Monday, becoming the third Panther in the last five years to earn the league’s top honor. Simonds also earned All-Sun Belt First Team recognition, while junior Devin Mitchell garnered All-Sun Belt Third Team honors. Simonds, who earned freshman of the year […]
Huggins’ Walk-Off Hit Gives GSU 6-5 Win - Mike Huggins delivered a walk-off single in the 12th inning to lift Georgia State to a 6-5 victory over Eastern Illinois to complete a three-game sweep at the GSU Baseball Complex. Luke Leonard led off the bottom of the 12th with a triple off the centerfield wall. He was still at third when Huggins fell […]
Tournament Recaps: Quarterfinals (Day 3) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 28, 2018) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) kicked off their quarterfinals rounds for the 2018 SIAC Basketball Tournament. Game 10 (Women): No. 1 Clark Atlanta , No. 4 Miles Newcomer and Freshman of the Year, Naomi Holloway led in scoring for the Lady Panthers as she posted 17 points and […]
SIAC Announces 2018 Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honors - ATLANTA (February 25, 2018) – Tyrius Walker (Morehouse) earned one of the league’s highest honors by being named the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, announced Sunday by the league office. All-conference honors are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Tyrius Walker earned his place as the 2018 SIAC […]
SIAC Announces 2018 Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors - ATLANTA (February 25, 2018) – Tiffany Valentine (Spring Hill) earned one of the league’s highest honors by being named the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, announced Sunday by the league office. All-conference honors are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.