2012 Baseball News

May 1, 2012
Late-Inning Comeback Falls Just Short
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State pushed four runs across in the ninth, but left the winning run on base as the Erskine Flying Fleet took a 8-6 win in ASU's season finale Tuesday at Jaguar Field.

April 22, 2012
North Georgia Completes Sweep
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – North Georgia plated seven runs in the first two innings Sunday and cruised to a 16-3 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State at Bob Stein Stadium.

April 21, 2012
Saints Take Two From ASU
DAHLONEGA, Ga. – North Georgia swept Augusta State in a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday at Bob Stein Stadium.

April 18, 2012
No. 14 Pacers Top ASU
AIKEN, S.C. – USC Aiken posted a 7-1 non-conference victory over Augusta State Wednesday night in the finale of the Outback Cup series at Roberto Hernandez Stadium.

April 17, 2012
Pirates Rally Past ASU
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Armstrong Atlantic State’s John Roberts jacked a solo homer in the bottom of the 11th inning Tuesday to lift the Pirates to a 6-5 non-conference victory over Augusta State at Pirate Field.

April 15, 2012
Jags Walkoff To PBC Victory
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Brac Barton fought off an inside fastball, and it landed harmlessly in left field to score Ross Miles and give Augusta State a 10-9 Peach Belt Conference victory over Georgia College Sunday afternoon.

April 14, 2012
GC Offense Too Much For ASU
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State jumped ahead early, but Georgia College’s offense proved too much as the Bobcats swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday at Jaguar Field.

April 10, 2012
Jags Pick Up Road Win, 13-8
DUE WEST, S.C. – Augusta State broke out the bats Tuesday afternoon with a 13-8 non-conference road win over Erskine at Grier Field.

April 7, 2012
Jags Suffer Road Sweep
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – Montevallo claimed a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday afternoon from Augusta State at Kermit A. Johnson Field.

April 6, 2012
Montevallo Blanks Jags
MONTEVALLO, Ala. -- Augusta State was limited to only an infield single Friday night and dropped an 11-0 Peach Belt Conference contest to Montevallo at Kermit A. Johnson Stadium.

April 1, 2012
GSW Offense Too Much
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Georgia Southwestern (7-27, 4-16 PBC) scored four runs in the eighth to break open a tight one and propel themselves to a 11-4 Peach Belt victory Sunday over Augusta State (11-26, 3-18 PBC) at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 31, 2012
Jags, 'Canes Split
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State (11-25, 3-17 PBC)dropped game one 5-4 to Georgia Southwestern (6-27, 4-15 PBC), but rebounded behind Josh Barks' complete-game effort for a 5-1 Peach Belt Conference win in game two to salvage a split on the day.

March 31, 2012
Baseball Bumped Back Two Hours
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Today's Peach Belt Conference baseball doubleheader between Augusta State and Georgia Southwestern has been delayed two hours due to inclement weather this morning.

March 28, 2012
ASU Rallies For Win Over No. 4 USC Aiken
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State used a five-run eighth inning to take a 12-7 non-conference win in game one of the Outback Cup against No. 4 USC Aiken Wednesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 25, 2012
ASU Falls To Columbus St.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The No. 24 Columbus State Cougars (20-11, 8-7 PBC) put three on the board in the second and never look back as they notched a 9-1 Peach Belt Conference victory over Augusta State (9-24, 2-16 PBC) Sunday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 24, 2012
Jags-Columbus State Split
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State senior righthander Wilson Taylor allowed just four hits in seven innings Saturday afternoon and Chase Johnston worked two innings of perfect relief as the Jaguars blanked No. 24 Columbus State 3-0.

March 22, 2012
Pirates Plank Jags 11-2
AUGUSTA, Ga. – In a tight one through six, Armstrong Atlantic State (19-6) put 10 runs across in the seventh en route to an 11-2 non-conference victory Thursday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 20, 2012
Newberry Notches Win Over ASU
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Newberry got three walks to open the game and brought all three runners home en route to a 5-2 non-conference victory over Augusta State Tuesday at Jaguar Field.

March 17, 2012
Braves Sweep ASU
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Augusta State dropped a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader Saturday to UNC Pembroke at Sammy Cox Field.

March 16, 2012
Jaguars Fall At UNCP
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Augusta State dropped the opener of its Peach Belt Conference series with UNC Pembroke 10-6 Friday night at Sammy Cox Field.

March 15, 2012
Anderson Shuts Down ASU
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Anderson's Spencer Earle went the distance, giving up only a solo shot to Curtis Parker as the Trojans beat Augusta State 6-1 in non-conference action Thursday.

March 11, 2012
FMU Completes Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – A pitcher's duel turned ugly for Augusta State (8-16, 1-11 PBC) as Francis Marion put two runs on the board in the sixth and four in the seventh to take an 7-2 victory in game one, then piled on the runs in game two for a Peach Belt series sweep.

March 10, 2012
Errors Doom Jags
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Francis Marion put three across the plate in the top of the third thanks to two Augusta State errors, and the Patriots never looked back en route to a 4-1 Peach Belt Conference victory Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

March 7, 2012
ASU No-Hits St. Andrews
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State threw seven different pitchers, but all threw well enough to preserve a no-hitter and give the Jaguars a 3-0 non-conference victory over St. Andrews at Jaguar Field.

March 6, 2012
ASU Snaps Skid
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State scored a non-conference victory over St. Andrews Tuesday night under the lights at Lake Olmstead Stadium, claiming a 5-4 win in a tight one late.

March 4, 2012
Pacers Complete Series Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta State dropped both games of a PBC doubleheader to USC Aiken Sunday, falling 2-1 in the first game and 13-0 in the nightcap.

March 3, 2012
USC Aiken Too Much For Diamond Jags
AUGUSTA, Ga. – USC Aiken scored in each of the first seven innings, proving to be too much for Augusta State as the Jaguars fell 14-2 in Peach Belt Conference play.

March 2, 2012
Jags-USC Aiken Series Altered
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State head baseball coach Chris Cooper announced Friday morning a time change to this weekend’s Peach Belt Conference series with USC Aiken.

February 29, 2012
Anderson Takes Down Jags
ANDERSON, S.C. – Augusta State jumped on top early, but couldn't hold on as they fell 7-5 to Anderson (S.C.) in non-conference action Wednesday.

February 25, 2012
Baseball Splits With Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Augusta State earned their first conference win of the year, taking game one of a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader 13-3 over Lander before falling 11-1 in game two.

February 24, 2012
ASU-Lander Game Postponed
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Due to inclement weather in the Greenwood, S.C. area, Augusta State’s Peach Belt Conference series opener with Lander, originally scheduled for this afternoon at 5 p.m., in Dolny Stadium, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2:00 p.m.

February 22, 2012
ASU Falls To Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. – Newberry scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back, as Augusta State (5-7) fell 11-1 to the Wolves in non-conference action Wednesday.

February 19, 2012
Saints Complete Sweep
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Flagler rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh Sunday afternoon to top Augusta State 6-3 and complete a sweep of the three-game Peach Belt Conference series.

February 18, 2012
Flagler Sweeps Jaguars
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Flagler swept a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader from Augusta State Saturday afternoon at Drysdale Field.

February 17, 2012
ASU-Flagler Bumped Up
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. – The three-game Peach Belt Conference series between Flager and Augusta State will begin an hour earlier than originally scheduled.

February 16, 2012
ASU’s Rodriguez Named New Skipper
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The St. Cloud franchise of the Northwoods League has announced that current Augusta State pitching coach Augie Rodriguez will be the team's Field Manager for its inaugural season in 2012.

February 15, 2012
ASU Rallies For Season Sweep
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Justin Appel's single in the bottom of the 12th capped a furious offensive comeback for Augusta State (5-3), sending them to a 12-11 victory over crosstown rival Paine College (1-3) Wednesday at Jaguar Field.

February 12, 2012
ASU Earns Twinbill Split
CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Augusta State edged West Georgia 5-4 Sunday afternoon to earn a split of a non-conference doubleheader at Cole Field.

February 9, 2012
Jaguars Get Past Pesky Paine
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State rallied for a pair of runs in the top of the ninth inning Thursday afternoon and picked up a 6-4 non-conference victory over Paine at Lions Field on the PC campus.

February 4, 2012
ASU Splits Twinbill
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State sophomore second baseman Jeff Rice jacked a three-run homer Saturday afternoon to spark the Jaguars to a 7-2 victory over Carson-Newman in game two of a non-conference doubleheader at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 3, 2012
Jaguars Rally Late To Claim Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State took advantage of a ninth-inning miscue by Carson-Newman and rallied for two runs Friday afternoon for a 5-4 victory over the Eagles in the season opener for both teams at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

February 2, 2012
Jaguars Looking For Big Things
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- After posting a 25-30 record last season that saw Augusta State win nine more games than the previous year and finish as the Peach Belt Conference Tournament runnerup, the Diamond Jaguars enter the 2012 campaign with high expectations.

January 23, 2012
Shipman Named Preseason All-American
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s Scott Shipman has been named a Southeast Region Preseason All-American, according to a recent announcement by the ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association).

January 18, 2012
Diamond Jags Season Tickets On Sale
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With Opening Day for Augusta State Baseball just around the corner, season tickets for the 2012 Diamond Jaguar season are now on sale.

December 5, 2011
Diamond Jags Unveil 2012 Slate
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State Baseball program has finalized its 2012 schedule, according to a recent announcement from Diamond Jaguar head coach Chris Cooper.