Albany State’s Blackburn and Gilbert qualifies for NCAA Nationals

Albany State’s Sydney Blackburn (discus) and Ed Gilbert (200M) have qualified to compete in the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships that will take place May 26-28 the Grand Valley State Track& Field Stadium in Allendale, Michigan. A complete lists of participants can be viewed at https://results.leonetiming.com/?mid=4919, with heat and flight information available at the same website May 23. Additionally, once competition commences, the above link can also be accessed as a source of live results.

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Albany State falls to Miles, 15-10 in Black College World Series

Courtesy Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams were defeated by the Miles College Golden Bears (15-10) in the 2022 Black College World Series held at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. The Golden Rams were held scoreless until the bottom of the 6th inning when Malik Bellreached on a fielder’s choice to score Lachlan Ross to make the score (10-1).  The Golden Rams scored 2 more runs when Hill Corleydoubled to left field to score Tyler McConnelland Nicholas Hernandez.  The Golden Rams closed the gap to (10-5) when Pierce Thomassingled up the middle to score Hill Corley and Malik…

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Albany State gets win over Kentucky State in BCWS opener

From Dr. Earnest Brow, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams defeated the Kentucky State University Thorobreds (12-2) in the opening game of the 2022 Black College World held at RiverwalkStadium in Montgomery, Alabama. In the 4th inning, the Golden Rams scored when Tucker Jordan singled up the middle to score Malik Bell to make it (1-1).  In the 5th inning, Malik Bell hit a sacrifice fly to score Nicholas Hernandez to make the score (4-1). The Golden Rams scored 8 runs in the 7thinning to end the game.  Tucker Jordan singled to drive in 2 runs.  TJ Thomas singled to left field to…

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Albany State’s Pettus and Murphy named to SIAC All-Tournament Team

Though things did not turn out how they wanted in the SIAC Softball Tournament, there was a bit of good news for the Albany State softball team, as they had two of its members named to the SIAC All Tournament Team. Sydney Pettus- First Base Sydney Pettus, a sophomore starter a first base from Decatur, GA, recorded 5 hits, 2 dingers, 6 RBIs and scored 3 runs during the tournament. Trista Murphy- Pitcher and Infielder Murphy is a freshman pitcher and infielder who hails from Ludowic, GA. During here 23.3…

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SIAC names baseball All-Conference Honourees

From the SIAC:  The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its 2022 baseball all-conference awards, as voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors. Savannah State’s Joe Smith headlines the all-conference team after being selected as the 2022 SIAC Player of the Year alongside Miles’ Kody Long who was named 2022 Starting Pitcher of the Year. Spring Hill’s Michael Romano earned this year’s Relief Pitcher of the Year honor.  Miles’ Michael Archie was selected as the 2022 SIAC Freshman of the Year alongside, Benedict’s Bradon O’Connor, who was named Utility Player of the Year. Savannah State’s head coach, Carlton Hardy, has been named 2022 SIAC…

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2022 SIAC Softball All-Conference Awards

From the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its 2022 softball all-conference awards, as voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors. Tuskegee’s Kendra Gibbons headlines the all-conference team after being selected as the 2022 SIAC Player of the Year alongside teammate Ayriana Stoneback who was named 2022 Starting Pitcher of the Year. Spring Hill’s Paityn Desormeaux earned this year’s Relief Pitcher of the Year honor.  Albany State’s Morgan Brown was selected as the 2022 SIAC Freshman of the Year along with, Tuskegee’s Kaeley Roldan, who was named Utility Player of the Year. Tuskegee’s head coach, Dietrich Randle, has been named 2022 SIAC Softball Coach…

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LeMoyne softball ends record-breaking season with sweep of Miles

Courtesy of Lane Athletics The 2022 edition of the Lane College softball team set out with a few goals according to Head Coach Joel Worthington. Mostly, they wanted to be record-setters. The team did just that, shattering 14 school records and setting countless individual marks as well. Perhaps most impressively, the Dragons led the nation in batting average, hitting .420 as a team on the year. The most important to Worthington – the school records for wins in a season. “We wanted to prove that Lane College was a place where…

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Albany State splits Friday double dip with Edward Waters

The Albany State baseball team split a Friday doubleheader to take two out of three games in their season-ending series against the Tigers of Edward Waters. In Game 2 it was the Tigers who got on the board first off the bat of third baseman Adrian Laro, whose two-run double in the bottom of the first plated Daquarius Thompkins and Dalton Pass. Albany State answered in the top of the second inning, scoring their first run of the day and inning when Hill Corley flied out to center field that…

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Albany State defeats Edward Waters 9-2

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University Golden Rams baseball team defeated the Edward Waters Tigers (9-2) in game #1 of their 3-game series on Thursday, April 28.  The Golden Rams improved to 26-11 (24-5 in the SIAC) while the Tigers fell to 23-23.  The Golden Rams improved to (12-6) on the road.  The first pitch in game #2 is scheduled for 1:00 pm on Friday, April 29. The Golden Rams broke open a scoreless game by scoring 4 runs in the Top of the 2nd inning. …

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Albany State baseball prepares for last road trip of season

The Albany State baseball team is heading to Jacksonville, Florida for a weekend three-game series against the Tigers of Edward waters College. The Golden Rams (25-11, 24-5 SIAC) are coming into a game fresh off being knocked around 19-9 by Georgia Southwestern at home on Tuesday, while Edward Waters ( 23-22 , 9-12 SIAC) enters the series fresh off a three-game sweep of Benedict last week . The series commences Thursday, April 28, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:00 p.m. EST.

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