November 8, 2011
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Albany State sweeps SIAC track & field championships
The Albany State men’s and women’s track & field teams both won SIAC championships on Saturday with the Lady Rams holding off second-place Benedict, and the ASU men finishing ahead of Morehouse.
Lady Rams fall to Tuskegee in softball; baseball falls to Stillman
The Albany State softball team ends its season with a 23-26 record, while the ASU baseball team ends its season at 29-17.
Kyran Stewart, Olivia Traylor earn top honors
Albany State track & field athletes Kyran Stewart and Olivia Traylor earned the SIAC’s top individual honors on Thursday.
The Rams finished a three-game sweep of Paine with a 6-2 victory on Sunday to close their SIAC regular-season schedule a perfect 20-0.
Rams have won 20 of last 23 games
The Albany State baseball team scored four runs in the top of the eighth inning Wednesday to rally past Valdosta State for a 10-6 victory and win for the 20th time in the last 23 games. (ADDS: Briefs on Albany State softball, Darton baseball, Darton softball, former Deerfield pitcher Chris Moates and DWS baseball)
Albany State falls to Benedict, 67-64
Albany State led by five points in the final minute of regulation in the SIAC championship game against Benedict College, but the Lady Tigers stormed back to force overtime and then knocked off the No. 1 seed Lady Rams, 67-64, in OT to win the conference title and earn an automatic bid to the Division II national tournament.
For the second time in three years, the Rams will only have three home games on their schedule and will play just nine regular season games.
Rams beat AUM and lost to Saint Leo
After a dissapointing loss Wednesday to Carver College, the Albany State men’s basketball team bounced back Friday with a win against Auburn University at Montgomery but slipped up again Saturday in a loss to Saint Leo University.
Students, faculty, staff and the Albany community will celebrate the artistic essence of the written and spoken word at the Albany State University 7th annual Poetry Festival.
The Lady Rams beat Saint Leo in Division II South Regional Softball Tournament for their first NCAA Tournament victory in program history, but then see their season end in a 6-2 loss to Tampa. (ADDS: SGA, Southland, TAE baseball)
The Lady Rams stay in first place in the East Division of the conference after sweeping Claflin. (ADDS: GSW golf, Lee County baseball)
The Lady Rams are now 4-0 and the only undefeated team in the East Division after sweeping Fort Valley on Monday. (ADDS: GSW golf, DWS tennis, DWS golf)
The Albany State baseball extends its winning streak to three games with a pair of victories at home against Clark Atlanta. (ADDS: ASU softball, Darton baseball, Darton softball, Sherwood soccer, DWS soccer)
The ASU men come back to beat the host Panthers, while the Lady Rams lose despite 29 points from former Bainbridge star April Thomas.
The Albany State men lose their fourth game in a row, while the Lady Rams blow an 18-point lead and fall to Paine College in overtime, 89-84. (ADDS: Albany Tech men, women; GSW women; ASU baseball; Darton baseball)
Albany State shot 28 percent from the field and lost for just the second time in its last six games Saturday, falling to rival Fort Valley State, while the ASU women cruised to a 10-point win.
The Albany State men win for the second time in three games, while the Lady Rams drop a crucial game to conference foe Paine College. (ADDS: ASU's Thomas named Player of the Week; GSW swept by Armstrong)
Behind former Worth County star Jerome Hamilton's 18 points and six rebounds, the Albany State men's basketball team beats Carver College for its first win of the season.
The Albany State women's basketball team committed 24 turnovers Wednesday and lost to Columbus State, 80-52. (ADDS: Albany Tech men, women lose to Central Georgia Tech)
The Albany State football team is three spots from a guaranteed trip to the Division II playoffs heading into Saturday’s game vs. FVSU. (ADDS: ASU's Braswell named conference's Special Teams Player of the Week)
Albany State's women's volleyball team is 16-0 in conference after beating Claflin on Sunday.
With Tuesday's sweep of Clark Atlanta, the Lady Rams have now won 39-of-40 sets against conference opponents this season.
Albany State hasn’t been below .500 for five years, but that could change if the 1-1 Rams don’t leave Elizabeth City, N.C., with a victory tonight.
The Albany State football team improves six spots in the weekly poll after beating North Greenville in Saturday's season opener.
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Albany State baseball, Darton softball lose tourney games; DC baseball splits
Albany State's baseball team and Darton's softball team both lose and are forced to have to come back in the loser's brackets of their respective conference tournaments, while Darton's baseball team splits a doubleheader against Middle Georgia.
Albany State's Demonzio Stubbs throws a complete game to lead the Rams past Claflin. (ADDS: Darton softball, GSW golf)
Albany State students are raising funds tonight to help a family from Baker County that lost everything in a fire.
Brittany Carter wins four events to lead Albany State to the women's conference track & field title while Isaiah Leggette leads ASU's men to a third place finish.
Albany State's baseball team romped opast benedict 15-5 on Sunday while Georgia Southwestern ends its softball season with a spilt against UNC Pembroke
Rams junior Patrick Smith hits a 3-run home run in the opener and then tacks on six more RBI in the second game to lead ASU in a conference doubleheader against Benedict.
The Lady Rams improve to 21-24 overall and 19-3 in conference play with a pair of wins against Paine. (ADDS: Items on SGT All-American guard Shontae McCall, Albany State tennis)
In the final home games for the Albany State basketball teams, the Rams and Lady Rams sweep Claflin to build some momentum before the upcoming conference tournament, which starts Feb. 28.
The Albany State baseball team improves to 3-6 on Friday with a doubleheader sweep of Selma on Saturday at home.
Jaren Harris scored 26 points to lead the Rams past Paine, while the Lady Rams lost by three points despite having three players score in double figures. (ADDS: items on Darton and South Georgia Tech women's basketball)
The Rams, who lost their third game in a row to Shorter on Sunday, have only defeated Valdosta State this season. (ADDS: Items on GSW baseball, GSW softball and ASU softball)
ASU’s Lady Rams drop a doubleheader to West Georgia to start their softball season.
The Rams knock off Tuskegee, the No. 1 team in the conference, behind 15 points from Justin Wilcox. (ADDS: Items on ASU women basketball, Darton women's basketball, Darton softball, GSW baseball and GSW women's basketball).
Albany State starting pitcher Ken Nesbitt and the rest of the Rams staff combine to throw 17 walks in Friday's loss.
LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: ASU men cap long road trip with win against Kentucky State; Lady Rams lose by 20
The Albany State men's and women's basketball teams have different results Thursday night during the final leg of their road trip at Kentucky State as the men roll, while the women fall.
The Golden Rams are ready to follow up last season when they finished runner up in the conference.
Albany State's men and women sweep Fort Valley State in key conference games on homecoming night at ASU.
Albany State linebacker Jamarkus Gaskins is named Division II Defensive Player of the Year.
Albany State's men's basketball team knock off Division I FAMU 68-64.