Georgia Southern fans and alumni are invited to attend a special signing-day event Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Bishop Field House, gseagles.com reported.
Eagle Head Football Coach Willie Fritz will review the 2015 Eagle signees and the 2014 Sun Belt Championship season. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the program begins at 6 p.m.
Fans are encouraged to arrive when doors open to enjoy free refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres.
Representatives from the Georgia Southern Athletics ticket office will be available to answer questions about football season tickets for the upcoming season and assist anyone who would like to renew or make a new purchase.
The official website of Georgia Southern Athletics, GSEagles.com, will have a special site for fans who want to keep up with detailed information on the new Eagles as national letters of intent come in on signing day.
Mizell receives preseason honor
GSU outfielder Aaron Mizell has been named to the 2015 preseason All-Sun Belt baseball team, gseagles.com reported Wednesday.
The Eagles were picked to finish sixth in their first season in the league.
Last season, Mizell hit .309 with 13 home runs and 53 RBIs and was named to the All-Southern Conference second team and the All-SoCon Tournament Team. Mizell helped the Eagles to a SoCon championship by hitting .384 with two home runs and nine runs scored in six tournament games. The Eagles then shut out No. 5 national seed Florida State in the Tallahassee Regional.
The Eagles open the season Feb. 13 against Bethune-Cookman in Clements Stadium.
Louisiana-Lafayette received eight first place votes and was picked to win the conference in 2015.
Hoops teams start homestands tonight
The GSU men’s and womens’ basketball teams open five-game homestands tonight by facing Appalachian State.
The Eagle men are 13-4 overall and lead the Sun Belt Conference with a 6-2 league record. The Eagle women are 4-13 and 1-7, respectively.
Action begins at 5 p.m. with the women’s game.