Furman captured its second straight Germann Cup and finished second in the Commissioner’s Cup standings for a second consecutive year, it was announced on Tuesday by the Southern Conference at its annual league meetings in Hilton Head, S.C. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
Jake Lewis delivered 5 1/3 innings of effective pitching and Ryne Sigmon homered twice to lift UNC Greensboro to an 13-1 victory over Furman in the 2017 Southern Conference Tournament championship game at Fluor Field on Sunday afternoon.
Jabari Richards went 2-for-5 and drove in Furman’s final three runs to help the Paladins top East Tennessee State, 7-5, in Southern Conference Baseball Tournament semifinal elimination game action Saturday evening at Fluor Field.
Blake Shelton went 3-for-4, homered, and drove in four runs to power UNCG to a 12-8 victory over Furman in Southern Conference Baseball Tournament winner’s bracket action Saturday afternoon at Fluor Field.
Coming off impressive back-to-back Southern Conference Tournament wins over Wofford and No. 1 seed Mercer, Furman will take on No. 3 seed UNC Greensboro in semifinal action at noon Saturday at Fluor Field, with the winner advancing to Sunday’s noon championship game.
Cameron Whitehead belted a three-run home run to highlight a powerful offensive display and Will Gaddis pitched five strong innings to power No. 4 seed Furman to 13-3, seven-inning run-rule victory over No. 5 seed Wofford in the opening round of Southern Conference Tournament play Wednesday morning at Fluor Field.
Riding the crest of a strong second half season run, Furman’s baseball team will open Southern Conference Tournament play on Wednesday when it takes on Wofford in a 9:00 a.m. clash at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville.
Sims Griffith’s RBI single in the ninth inning plated the game’s first run and Carter Grote finished off the six-run frame with a three-run home run to power Furman to a 6-0 victory over Belmont in baseball action Friday evening at E.S. Rose Park.
Brandon Elmy’s double in the top of the ninth inning scored Sky Overton from first base to break a tie and lift Furman to a 6-5 victory over Belmont in the opening game of a three-game series Friday evening at E.S. Rose Park.
The Furman Paladins baseball team puts a wrap on the regular season portion of its schedule with a three-game road series against the Belmont Bruins beginning with a Thursday 5:00 CT contest at E.S. Rose Park in Nashville, Tenn.
Matthew Eagle and Ryan Bennett combined to throw 12 2/3 inning of scoreless relief and VMI overcame a 7-0 first inning deficit to defeat Furman, 9-7, in 13 innings and avoid a Southern Conference series sweep Sunday afternoon at Latham Stadium.
Grant Schuermann and Will Gaddis delivered back-to-back dominant starting pitching performances, and Cameron Whitehead belted a pair of home runs to help power Furman to a 4-1, 8-2 doubleheader sweep of VMI in Southern Conference baseball action Saturday afternoon at Latham Stadium.
Winners of four consecutive Southern Conference series, Furman’s baseball team will attempt to close out its league regular season in similar fashion this weekend when it plays host to VMI in a three-game series beginning with Saturday's 1:00 p.m. opener at Latham Stadium.
The Furman University baseball program has ranked among the top fund-raisers in the country over the last several years in support of the Vs. Cancer Foundation and its fight against childhood cancer, and on Tuesday night it will continue with the team’s head shaving event following the Paladins’ 7:00 p.m. clash against the Clemson Tigers at Fluor Field.