Tag: SoCon Tourney

SoCon Tourney: Apps hold on in extra innings

May 22, 2014 No Comments by Charles

An eleventh inning solo home run by Michael Pierson was the difference on Wednesday afternoon as Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 3-2 in the first round of the 2014 SoCon Baseball Tournament. For the second time in as many games, the Mountaineers used a ninth inning rally to extend the game, as they trailed by […]

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App. State Men and Women advance at SoCon Tournament

March 10, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Women: Appalachian and Charleston played a really close game until the final few minutes when Appalachian’s pressure finally got to Charleston. Appalachian was in control for much of the game, but could never really extend their lead in the first half. Charleston led by a point on one occasion, but Appalachian quickly regained the lead. For […]

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Appalachian opens tournament against Furman

March 9, 2013 No Comments by Charles

Furman pulled off the upset of the evening last night if you want to believe most SoCon experts. The fact is, there is not a huge gap between the bottom teams of this conference and the lower middle teams. Samford, who Furman beat on Friday, prefers a slower pace of basketball, which induces a game […]

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Appalachian State Baseball (39-16) vs Furman (28-30) SoCon Tourney

May 26, 2012 No Comments by Charles

Due to a conflict, pregame article could not be completed. A short summary is provided. A day after Appalachian gave up the most runs and hits of the season, Furman decided to up the ante, and scored 13 runs on 17 hits. Appalachian started the game with a 3-0 lead in the top of the […]

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Appalachian State Baseball (39-15, 21-9 SoCon) vs Samford (37-21, 19-11 SoCon) SoCon Tourney

May 24, 2012 No Comments by Charles

Samford advanced in the winners bracket with a 7-0 shutout of Western Carolina, in a game that started two hours late and ended at approximately 12:30 AM on Thursday morning. Chances are high that the scheduled 8 PM start of tonight’s game will also be pushed back. Samford will most likely start Charles Basford, who […]

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Appalachian State Baseball (36-12, 20-7 SoCon) @ Samford (33-19, 19-11)

May 11, 2012 No Comments by Charles

Last weekend, the series against Greensboro was a big deal for Appalachian, and this weekend, the baseball games mean even more. The race is super tight for the SoCon regular season crown, and both Samford and Appalachian can make major strides to achieving their goals this weekend. Appalachian is in a good spot, controlling its […]

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Appalachian State Womens Basketball: Chattanooga Postgame (SoCon Tourney Semifinals)

March 4, 2012 No Comments by Charles

In what could be considered the best overall team performance of the season, Appalachian defeated Chattanooga 77-52 in a Southern Conference Tournament semifinal game. Appalachian shot 51% from the field and held Chattanooga to 29% shooting. It was the Mocs second worst shooting effort on the season. Appalachian jumped out to a 24-12 lead with […]

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Appalachian State Women’s Basketball: Western Carolina Postgame (SoCon Tourney)

March 4, 2012 No Comments by Charles

Appalachian started quickly and never really looked back in an eighteen point win over Western Carolina in a SoCon Tournament quarterfinal game. Appalachian raced out to a 19 point lead in the first half before allowing a barrage of three pointers from Western Carolina that cut the lead to four at halftime. After the break, […]

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Appalachian State Men’s Basketball: UNC-Greensboro Postgame

March 4, 2012 No Comments by Charles

  The importance of the regular season reared its ugly head once again and the Appalachian State fell on the wrong side of that equation. Securing a bye in the tournament is extremely critical, and it was apparent that playing for the second straight day took its toll on the Mountaineers. Appalachian was in control […]

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Appalachian State Women’s Basketball: Chattanooga 2/27/2012

February 27, 2012 No Comments by Charles

It comes down to tonight for the ouright SoCon Championship for the Mountaineer women when they face Chattanooga on the road. Appalachian holds a one game lead in the conference standings and has secured a share of the title with Davidson. However, tonight is all about conference seeding. With an Appalachian win, they secure the […]

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