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Georgia Southern Eagles baseball

The Georgia Southern Eagles baseball team is the intercollegiate baseball team representing Georgia Southern University. It began in 1933. The program competes in NCAA Division I. The team is led by head coach Rodney Hennon, who is in his 15th year at Georgia Southern. The Eagles are part of the Sun Belt Conference.

Georgia Southern Eagles baseball
2020 Georgia Southern Eagles baseball team
Georgia Southern Eagles wordmark.svg
Founded1933 (1933)
UniversityGeorgia Southern University
Head coachRodney Hennon (21st season)
ConferenceSun Belt
East Division
LocationStatesboro, GA
Home stadiumJ. I. Clements Stadium
(Capacity: 3,000)
NicknameEagles
ColorsBlue and White[1]
         
College World Series appearances
1973, 1990
NCAA regional champions
1973, 1990
NCAA Tournament appearances
1973, 1974, 1979, 1980, 1987, 1990, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2011 2014
Conference tournament champions
SoCon: 1996, 2000, 2002, 2009, 2011, 2014
TAAC: 1980, 1985, 1986, 1987

Team highlightsEdit

The team went to the College World Series in 1973 and 1990 and has appeared in 13 NCAA regionals. The Eagles were the NAIA National Champions in 1962, sweeping Portland State. The Eagles have won 8 SoCon Championships, coming in 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and, most recently, in 2011, when they beat Samford University 1-0. In 2008, the Eagles set an NCAA record when they hit 14 home runs in a single game.[citation needed]

CoachesEdit

 
Head coach Rodney Hennon
  • Head Coach: Rodney Hennon
  • Assistant Coach: Chris Moore
  • Assistant Coach: B.J. Green

J. I. Clements StadiumEdit

J. I. Clements Stadium, built in 2005, is the home venue of the program. It is named after former Eagles coach J. I. Clements and has a capacity of 3,000 spectators.

Retired numbersEdit

  • #1 (former head coach Jack Stallings)
  • #20 (All-America Todd Greene)

Notable playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GSU Identification Standards Guide (PDF). April 19, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2017.

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