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Allegretti Throws One

Hitter Michael Allegretti threw a one hitter to lead Savannah State past Delaware State 3-0 in the second game of a double header on March 14 in Dover, Delaware. In the first game, Robert Ramsdale hurled a four hitter as the Tigers won 2-1. DSU avoided the sweep on March 15 as they defeated the Tigers 15-9 despite home runs from Dexter Kelley, Andrew Mendez, Matt Nowacki and Dychal Bowles. Charleston Southern rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat SSU 7-5 on March 10 at Tiger Field. Baseball newcomer USC Beaufort downed SSU (7- 10) for the second time this season at Tiger Field 12-9 on March 11.

SSU Rallies Past St. Mary Savannah State scored three runs in the fifth and another in the sixth in a come from behind 5-2 victory over St. Mary (Kansas) at the Paulson Complex on March 12. SSU traveled to Jacksonville, FL on March 13 and split a double header with Edward Waters, winning 9-0 and losing 3-2. Warner Southern swept SSU 11-0 and 6-1 on March 14 in Lake Wales, FL and on March 15, Savannah State lost a twinbill to Webber International 12-0 and 9-0.

SSU Men Sixth At

Bulldog Relays The Savannah State men’s track team placed sixth in the 38th Annual Bulldog Relays hosted by South Carolina State on March 14 in Orangeburg, S.C. while the SSU women finished ninth. No SSU participant won any events but Amber Hughes (triple jump), Marcus Stallworth (110m hurdles) and the men’s 4×110 shuttle hurdle relay team all had second place finishes. SSU had 12 top ten finishes.

Tigers Hitting the Weights The Savannah State football program is busy in the offseason hitting the weight room. The university recently opened a new weight room in Willcox Gym. According to head coach Robby Wells, the team works out at 5 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and at 6 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday. Wells said the players are done by 8 a.m. so they can go eat breakfast. He added that the team has study hall Mon.-Thurs. from 6-8 and that last semester 13 Tigers had at least a 3.0 grade point average and James Brisco made a 4.0.

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