2010-11 Baseball News

September 29, 2011
ASU’s Rodriguez To Return As Pitching Coach
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The St. Cloud River Bats announced Monday that Augie Rodriguez will return for a second season as the team’s pitching coach.

September 29, 2011
ASU Baseball Alumni Game Scheduled
AUGUSTA - The Augusta State Baseball Annual Alumni Game is scheduled for Saturday, October 15. Game time is 12:00 p.m. from Jaguar Field.

May 27, 2011
Jags’ Shipman Earns All-Region Honors
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Scott Shipman has been named an NCBWA first-team, All-Southeast Region selection, according to a recent announcement from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

May 12, 2011
No. 10 UNCP Edges Jaguars, 2-1
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- UNC Pembroke’s Brian Willis and Braxton Lewis combined to scatter nine hits and allow only one run as the 10th-ranked Braves won their first-ever Peach Belt Conference Tournament Championship.

May 11, 2011
Jaguars Headed To PBC Title Game
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- There was no midnight dash at the stroke of midnight Wednesday at Golden Park, despite a little late drama. Cinderella, however, is still alive and well in the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Baseball Championship.

May 10, 2011
ASU Rallies Past Saints, 5-3
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Down to its final two outs Tuesday afternoon in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament, Augusta State came alive with three ninth-inning runs to avoid elimination and rally past North Georgia 5-3 at historic Golden Park.

May 10, 2011
Jags Rebound, Eliminate No. 9 FMU
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Senior centerfielder Alex Walker and sophomore shortstop Jake Sutton both hit their first home runs of the season Tuesday morning to spark Augusta State to a 6-4 victory over Francis Marion in the Peach Belt Conference Baseball Championships.

May 9, 2011
Braves Slow Down ASU, 6-2
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- UNC Pembroke erupted for four runs in the top of the ninth inning Monday afternoon to defeat West No. 4 seed Augusta State, 6-2, in the second round of the Peach Belt Conference Championships.

May 8, 2011
Jaguars Upend No. 9 FMU
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Fourth-seeded Augusta State pulled off an upset of top-seeded and Peach Belt Conference regular-season champion Francis Marion on Sunday afternoon in the opening round of the PBC Tournament.

May 7, 2011
PBC Names All-League Teams
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference announced the 2011 All-Conference Baseball teams Saturday during an awards banquet on the eve of the league’s tournament at Golden Park.

May 3, 2011
PBC Tournament Details Announced
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Peach Belt Conference’s regular season came to a close Monday afternoon, and following the final game, the PBC league office released the eight-team double-elimination bracket and finalized details for next weekend’s league tournament.

April 26, 2011
Five-Run Sixth Propels Jags
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State broke a 1-all tie with five runs in the sixth inning Tuesday afternoon and claimed a 6-3 non-conference victory over Newberry at Jaguar Field.

April 20, 2011
Jags Fall At USC Aiken, 6-2
AIKEN, S.C. -- USC Aiken scored three runs in the sixth to break a 2-all tie and top Augusta State 6-2 Wednesday night in the second leg of the Outback Cup at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.

April 19, 2011
Diamond Jags Adjust Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head baseball coach Chris Cooper announced Tuesday afternoon that the Jaguars have rescheduled a non-conference matchup with Newberry.

April 19, 2011
No. 24 Pirates Top ASU, 3-1
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Armstrong Atlantic State scored three first-inning runs Tuesday afternoon and made it stand up in a 3-1 non-conference victory over Augusta State at Pirate Field.

April 17, 2011
Saints Top ASU, 5-3
DAHLONEGA, Ga. -- North Georgia overcame an early deficit to notch a 5-3 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State and claim a 2-1 victory in the league series.

April 16, 2011
ASU Splits With Saints
DAHLONEGA, Ga. -- Augusta State battled back to earn a split of its Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with North Georgia Saturday night at Bob Stein Stadium.

April 12, 2011
ASU Picks Up Road Win
ANDERSON, S.C. -- Augusta State’s Stephen Ramsey and Zach Breaux combined to allow just two hits Tuesday night as the Jaguars registered an 8-1 non-conference road win over Anderson at Memorial Stadium.

April 10, 2011
Jags Drop Game Three to Pacers
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta State Jaguars finished off a three-game Peach Belt Conference series to the USC Aiken Pacers, Sunday afternoon at Jaguar Field. The Pacers shut down the Jaguars 4-0 on ASU’s Senior Day.

April 9, 2011
Jags Split With USC Aiken
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State split a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader with USC Aiken Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

April 6, 2011
Diamond Jags Top Paine
AUGUSTA, Ga. –Augusta State Jaguars took a 9-2 non-conference victory over Paine College, Tuesday afternoon at Lions Field. The Jaguars improve to 17-22 overall with the win.

April 2, 2011
Montevallo Sweeps Twinbill with Jags
MONTEVALLO, Ala. –The University of Montevallo (16-17, 6-9 PBC) swept the Augusta State Jaguars (16-22, 8-10 PBC) in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. Montevallo won the opening game 5-4 before taking the nightcap 11-5 at Kermit A. Johnson Stadium.

April 1, 2011
ASU Clips Falcons, 5-1
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Scott Shipman struck out six and allowed just one Friday night in a 5-1 Peach Belt Conference victory over Montevallo at Kermit A. Johnson Stadium.

March 29, 2011
USC Aiken Blanks Jaguars, 6-0
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- USC Aiken’s Derek Beasley and Joe Tart combined on a two-hit shutout Tuesday night as the Pacers shut down Augusta State for a 6-0 non-conference victory at Lake Olmstead Stadium

March 28, 2011
ASU-USC Aiken Matchup Moved To Tuesday
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head baseball coach Chris Cooper announced Monday afternoon that the Jaguars’ matchup with USC Aiken, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, will be moved up a day to Tuesday, March 29 in the hopes of avoiding inclement weather.

March 26, 2011
Patriots Take Two From ASU
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Francis Marion picked up a pair of Peach Belt Conference victories over Augusta State Saturday afternoon at Cormell Field.

March 25, 2011
Jags-FMU Series Altered
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With the threat of inclement weather this weekend, Augusta State Baseball’s three-game Peach Belt Conference series with Francis Marion in Florence, S.C., has been adjusted.

March 25, 2011
No. 16 Pats Slow Down ASU
FLORENCE, S.C. -- Francis Marion sophomore righthander Don Sandifer limited Augusta State to just two hits Friday night as the Patriots picked up a 3-1 Peach Belt Conference victory at Cormell Field.

March 23, 2011
ASU Splits With Rams
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Augusta State rallied for a run in the top of the 10th Wednesday for a 5-4 victory and earned a split in their non-conference road doubleheader with Winston-Salem State at Ed Price Field.

March 22, 2011
ASU Blanks No. 12 Pirates
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State lefthander Joah Evans fired a complete-game, one-hit shutout Tuesday night to lead the Jaguars to a 4-0 victory over 12th-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 20, 2011
Canes Edge ASU, Avoid Series Sweep
AMERICUS, Ga. -- Georgia Southwestern rallied for a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday afternoon to edge Augusta State, 4-3, and avoid a sweep by the Jaguars at Hurricane Stadium.

March 19, 2011
ASU Sweeps Twinbill
AMERICUS, Ga. -- Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Georgia Southwestern Saturday afternoon at Hurricane Stadium.

March 15, 2011
Blazers Top ASU, 16-4
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Valdosta State University defeated Augusta State 16-4 Tuesday afternoon at Jaguar Field, in a non-conference match up. The Blazers jumped on the Jaguars early, scoring 10 runs in the first four innings, including a three-run homer from VSU junior Tyler Reimer in the first inning.

March 13, 2011
Jaguars Drop Final Game Of The Series
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia College & State University defeated the Augusta State Jaguars 19-5 on Sunday afternoon in the final game of the three-game Peach Belt Conference series. The Jaguars took the series from the Bobcats 2-1.

March 12, 2011
Jags Sweep No.1 Bobcats
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from No.1 Georgia College. The Jags defeated the Bobcats 10-1 in game one and took a 10-9 victory in game two.

March 9, 2011
Diamond Jags Washed Out
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s non-conference match up with Newberry has been cancelled due to inclement weather expected for the area.

March 8, 2011
Erskine Tops Jaguars
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Erskine posted a 9-5 non-conference victory over Augusta State Tuesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 6, 2011
Jags Fall To Cougars
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Columbus State defeated the Jaguars 9-6 on Sunday afternoon in the final game of the three-game Peach Belt Conference series. The Jaguars took the series from the Cougars 2-1.

March 5, 2011
Diamond Jags Alter Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s doubleheader, conference match up against Columbus State has been postponed due to inclement weather. Game one has been pushed back to 2:00 p.m. Game two will follow if weather permits.

March 5, 2011
Jags Take Down Cougars in Twinbill
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Columbus State Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 2, 2011
Jags Fall 6-5 At Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. -- Newberry jumped out to a big lead in the first inning and made it stand up in a 6-5 non-conference victory over Augusta State at Smith Road Complex.

February 27, 2011
Jags Earn Split In Conference Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jags opened up their Peach Belt schedule Saturday afternoon in a double header against Flagler University at Lake Olmstead Stadium. ASU won the opener 5-3 while Flagler took game two 7-4.

February 27, 2011
Flagler Takes Series Finale Over ASU, 5-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Flagler rallied for two runs in the seventh and added a run in the ninth to top Augusta State 5-3 Sunday afternoon in the finale of a Peach Belt Conference series at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 22, 2011
No. 15 Erskine Downs Jags, 8-3
DUE WEST, S.C. -- Erskine jumped out to a 4-0 lead Tuesday afternoon and registered an 8-3 non-conference victory over Augusta State at Grier Field.

February 20, 2011
Jags Complete Sweep Of West Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State swept a non-conference doubleheader from West Georgia Sunday afternoon with 4-3 and 4-0 victories at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 19, 2011
Jags Edge Wolves In 11 Innings, 7-6
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State pulled out a 7-6 victory over West Georgia in 11 innings Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field.

February 16, 2011
Diamond Jags Hammer Paine, 21-2
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State combined for 14 runs in the sixth and seventh innings Wednesday afternoon and crushed Paine 21-2 in a non-conference baseball matchup at Jaguar Field.

February 13, 2011
Bulldogs Complete Series Sweep Of Jaguars
WINGATE, N.C. -- Wingate jumped out to an early lead over Augusta State Sunday at Ron Christopher Stadium and went on to post a 10-2 victory. With the win, the Bulldogs completed a three-game sweep of the non-conference series.

February 12, 2011
Wingate Sweeps Diamond Jags
WINGATE, N.C. – Wingate swept a non-conference doubleheader from Augusta State Saturday at Ron Christopher Stadium.

February 8, 2011
Jags Fall At Home, 5-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Anderson took advantage of a pair of miscues by Augusta State Tuesday afternoon and picked up a 5-3 non-conference victory at Jaguar Field.

February 6, 2011
ASU, Eagles Split Twinbill
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the second straight day, Augusta State split a non-conference doubleheader with Carson-Newman Sunday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 5, 2011
ASU Splits Opening Day Twinbill
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State split an opening day doubleheader with Carson-Newman Saturday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 4, 2011
Jags-Eagles Postponed, Slated For Saturday At Noon
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State’s season opener with Carson-Newman has been postponed due to inclement weather, Jaguar head coach Chris Cooper announced late Friday afternoon.

February 3, 2011
Opening Day Friday For Diamond Jags
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State Baseball program celebrates Opening Day Friday afternoon when the Diamond Jaguars kick off the 2011 season with a 2:00 p.m., non-conference contest with the Carson-Newman Eagles at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

December 10, 2010
ASU Lands Baseball Prospect
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head baseball coach Chris Cooper announced Friday the signing of Bradley Dennis to a national letter-of-intent.

November 18, 2010
Diamond Jags Announce 2011 Slate
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Opening Day for the Augusta State Baseball program has been slated for Friday, Feb. 4 2011, according to a recent announcement from Jaguar head coach Chris Cooper.