Albany State volleyball unveils 2022 recruiting class

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State University Athletics: Coach Verniece Graham is excited about the new faces that will be joining the Golden Rams volleyball team during the 2022 season..  The Golden Rams have won the SIAC Eastern Division 3 years in a row.  Last season, the Golden Rams lost to Spring Hill in the SIAC Championship Game.  With the addition of 9 new players, Graham thinks the Golden Rams will be back in the conference championship game. The 2022 signing class features Molly Wilson, Jenae Thomas, Madisyn Smith, Alia Gomez, Cierra Keys, Kennedi Wallace, Mary-Katherine…

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SIAC Announces Weekly Baseball Honourees

Courtesy of the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its baseball weekly honors, released by the league office on Tuesday. Eason Bing (Clark Atlanta) was named Player of the Week, while Jeremiah Reddell (Albany State) earned Pitcher of the Week honors. PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Eason Bing, Clark Atlanta | Infielder |  6’0  | Sophomore | Decatur, GA Clark Atlanta’s Eason Bing had 11 hits, seven RBIs, and scored 10 runs over four games last week for CAU as they won four straight. Bing, a sophomore from Decatur, Ga.,…

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Albany State comes up short in SIAC Semis

The Albany State tennis team will not be playing for a shot at the conference title, as they were defeated in their semi-final match with the Tigers of Savannah State, 5-2. In singles competition, Bianca Leao and Sumana Panauganti claimed victory in their matches, while in doubles play, Leao and Panaugouti won their match, (6-3). Up next for the now 17-6 Golden Rams is the consolation game against Clark-Atlanta. That and the title match between no.1 Benedict and no.3 Savannah State are both scheduled for 10 AM EST.

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Albany State softball winning streak ends

Game 1 Box Score Game 2 Box Score 10  UWG 2 ASUSB Team R H E UWG 10 9 3 ASUSB 2 2 4 All good things must come to an end, and such was the case with the Albany State softball team, who’s 14-game winning streak came to an end at the hand of the Wolves of the University of West Georgia. In game 1 if the doubleheader, West Georgia got it going quickly, plating three in the top of the first; Albany State responded in the bottom of…

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Albany State Baseball splits Day 2 double with Shorter

8 Albany St. (Ga.) 1-2 6Shorter 4-2 Team R H E Albany St. (Ga.) 8 9 3 Shorter 6 8 2 W: T. Bullock (1-0) L: A. Asselin (0-1) The Albany State baseball team got in the win column for the first time this season , with an 8-6 victory over Shorter University in game 1 of thier Saturday double-header. The Hawks struck first, getting on the on the on an RBI groundout from Lyndon Weaver scored Jacob Pajer. ASUresponded in the second inning when Chase Kam’s single plated a run and then tacked on another…

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Albany State Baseball get smoked 14-0

0Albany St. (Ga.) 0-2 14 Shorter 4-1 Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E Albany St. (Ga.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 Shorter 9 0 0 0 3 2 X 14 7 3 To say it was a rough afternoon on the diamond for the Albany State University baseball against Shorter University would be putting it mildly. How rough was it – the Golden Rams were down 9-0 after the first inning. Three of the runs came on bases loaded walks. The next run…

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West Georgia defeats Albany State, 23-7

All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for the Albany State Golden Rams that axiom would apply to their 2021 football season, as it ended in a 23-7 defeat at the hands of the Wolves of the University of West Georgia in the opening round of the NCAA Playoffs. Things seemed to get off to a swimmingly good start for Albany State, as Golden Rams took the opening kickoff and proceeded to embark on a 12-play, 60 yard drive and seemed to be poised to come away with…

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2021 SIAC Championship Game Preview and Prediction

Seventy-six games have been played amongst the thirteen SIAC in order to arrive at this point. Saturday’s SIAC Championship game could really be called the Albany State-Miles invitational, as this will be the third consecutive season that the Golden Bears and the Golden Rams have met in the season’s title game. Miles is seeking to three-peat as conference champs , while Albany State is looking to retune to the top of the SIAC mountain for the first time since 2013. Miles ( 6-4, 4-2) comes into the contest sporting an…

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Albany State falls to Valdosta State, 21-3

From VALDOSTA, GA – It was two and a half hours late, but the Albany State (2-1, 0-0 SIAC) verses Valdosta State (3-0, 0-0 GSC) game wasn’t one of those fancy high-scoring games.  Instead it was a gritty battle where the Blazers who had torched their previous two opponents by scoring 50+ points had to earn every yard.  In the end the Blazers would prevail 21-3, but ASU hsowed grit in the rain-drenched game an Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The Golden Ram defense led the charge.  Brandarious Rawling was disruptive with 14 total…

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Albany State routs Fort Valley State 34-9 in Fountain City Classic

In his first start of the season, Albany State freshman quarterback Kelias Williams accounted for three touchdowns as the Golden Rams blew out Fort Valley State 34-9 in front of a crowd of 13,391 in the 28th Fountain City Classic. ASU got the scoring going in the first quarter after a 10-play, 42-yard drive ended with a Gabriel Ballinas 42-yard field goal, giving the Rams a 3-0 lead. Albany State would extend their lead to 10-0 following Kelias Williams’ 1-yard touchdown run and subsequent extra point. The FVSU offense would…

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