SSU Second At Tiger Relays
The Savannah State women’s track team placed second in the SSU Tiger Relays on March 6 at T.A. Wright Stadium. Winning first place for SSU were Nakisha Thompson (100m hurdles), Alisha Nelson (high jump) and the 4x400m relay team. The SSU men finished 4th in the men’s section. SSU had success in the relay races with first place times in the 4x200m, 4x400m and 4x800m relays. South Carolina State was the overall winner in the men and women events.
Lady Tigers On Winning Streak
After suffering through an eight game losing streak, the Savannah State softball team has now won six games in a row. SSU defeated Findlay 5- 4 and 6-2 on March 4 and swept the weekend series against Fisher, winning 9-1 and 10-2 on March 6 and 7-0 and 7-0 on March 7. SSU now has a overall record of 9- 10.
SSU Baseball Pounds Campbell 21-5
The Savannah State baseball team (2-9) snapped a five game losing streak with a 21- 5 win over Campbell in the first game of a double header on March 6 in Buies Creek, NC. In the second game of the twin-bill, the Camels scored four times in the eighth to win the game 9-5. Campbell won the series opener 16-1 on March 5.
Tigers Start Spring Football
The Savannah State football team held the first of its 15 spring practices March 8 at T. A. Wright Stadium at 5:15 a.m., under the direction of interim head coach Julius Dixon. Practice dates are March 8, 10, 12, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31 and April 1, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12. Weekday practices will start at 5:15 a.m. and Saturday practices at 10:00 a.m.