What happened over the break

Katie Tolbert

Men’s Tennis (2-3)

The GS men’s tennis team was on the road this past weekend, facing off against Florida Atlantic University and Florida Gulf Coast University. On Saturday, the Eagles were able to pull out a 4-3 victory against FAU, but Super Bowl Sunday caused some problems. The Eagles were only able to win one up against FGCU, almost getting swept 1-6.

Women’s Tennis (3-0)

Georgia Southern women’s tennis had no trouble over the weekend against Mercer University and Savannah College of Art and Design defeating both teams. The Eagles looked strong only allowing Mercer to get two team points, winning 5-2, and sweeping SCAD 7-0.

Swimming and Diving (8-3)

The GS swimming and diving team competed in a two-day competition this past weekend against the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, College of Charleston and Liberty University. This is the final meet leading up to the CCSA Championship, and the Eagles were able to put up second and third place finishes. Liberty defeated GS 52-97. But, the Eagles were able to defeat UNCW 83-71 and CofC 210-77.

Women’s Rifle (1-0)

The Eagles attended the SEARC 5 competition, finishing with the scores of 2198 in air rifle and 1999 in small bore. Jennifer Middlebrook set a career best in air rifle, and her teammate, Ale Shortridge was the second Eagle to shoot over 500 in air rifle.

Track and Field

GS track and field had another successful weekend at the Garden Hilton Invitational in Winston Salem, N.C. Notable finishes in this meet are Kelsey Arnold with a third place finish in the weight throw with a distance of 17.39m. Also, Nia Hill posted a team season best and a personal best in the long jump with a distance of 5.28m.