After the year-round practices, training, and conditioning, the season of Eagles baseball has finally started. Their first official games were triple-headers against Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee on Feb. 2-3 (Game 1: 2-14; Game 2: 5-8; Game 3: 3-5) and Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina on Feb. 10-11 (Game 1: 2-8; Game 2: 7-6; Game 3: 8-13).
Although they faced a couple of loses during their away games, their triple-header games against Bluefield College at home on Friday and Saturday Feb. 17-18, gave some hope to their season. They won against Bluefield 7-4 the first game, loss the second game 4-8, and came back to win them on third game 10-7.
The Eagles baseball also played and lost to Truett McConnell College in Cleveland, Georgia on Tuesday, Feb. 21; however, pulled together to beat Point University in East Point, Georgia that following Saturday, Feb. 25.
Their second home game was against Emmanuel College on Tuesday, Feb. 28 (7-9). With this loss, the Eagles have a season record of 6-7-1.
Their next opponent will be against Ohio Christian College at home on Thursday, Mar. 8.
This cold month of February and the tough loses may be a sour patch for the Eagles baseball; however, there are still many sunny days and games left till the end of their season and the NCCAA South Region tournament at the end of April.