This Week In Armstrong State Athletics, 4/24 - 4/30

This Week In Armstrong State Athletics, 4/24 - 4/30

Monday, April 24
No Events Scheduled

Tuesday, April 25
Baseball vs. Embry-Riddle, 3:00 p.m.
Pirate Playbook on ESPN Radio, 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26
No Events Scheduled

Thursday, April 27
Student-Athlete Awards Banquet, 6:00 p.m.
Armstrong Center 

Friday, April 28
Baseball vs. UNC Pembroke, 3:00 p.m. 

Saturday, April 29
Men's Tennis in NCAA Southeast Regional (Site TBD)
Baseball vs. UNC Pembroke, 2:00 p.m. - Senior Day 

Sunday, April 30
Men's Tennis in NCAA Southeast Regional (Site TBD)
Baseball vs. UNC Pembroke, 1:00 p.m. 

Athletics

The Pirate Playbook, an in-depth look at Pirate athletics on ESPN 104.3 FM / 1400 AM, is on the air at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. B.J. Bennett will be the host for the show. If you can't hear the show on the radio then tune in online at ESPNCoastal.com.

Thursday, the Armstrong State athletic department will hosts its annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet at 6:00 p.m. at the Armstrong Center. All of the Pirate student-athletes will come together for one final night during the school year to celebrate the 2016-17 athletic season!

Baseball

The Armstrong State University baseball squad went 3-1 this weekend, winning its second straight Peach Belt Conference weekend series.

The Pirates began the week with a 10-8 win at Albany State on Tuesday. PBC Player of the Week Mike Warren continued his hot streak with four hits to lead the Pirates.

Armstrong State then hosted Young Harris for a weekend PBC series, and won a pair of one-run games on Saturday, defeating the Mountain Lions 8-7 in 14 innings in game one and 9-8 in game two. Warren again struck for the Pirates with a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 14th of game one.

Sunday, Young Harris plated five runs in the 11th inning to take game three of the series, 6-1.

This week will wrap up the 2017 season for the Pirates, beginning with a non-conference contest against Embry-Riddle on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. View live stats of the matchup. The Pirates will then host UNC Pembroke in a three-game series, beginning with a 3:00 p.m. contest on Friday. Saturday will be Senior Day with the game beginning at 2:00 p.m., then Sunday's final contest at Pirate Field will be at 1:00 p.m. In addition to live stats, watch live video of all three games this weekend on YouTube.

Softball

The Armstrong State University softball team advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Tournament over the weekend. The Pirates defeated Montevallo, 9-4, in first-round action on Friday, but fell to Flagler, 2-1, in 12 innings in Saturday's semifinal.

Jane Trzaska and Logan Harrell were named to the All-Tournament Team. At the league's annual awards banquet, the Pirates had six players earn All-Conference honors, while Trzaska was named the PBC's Pitcher of the Year and Tazha Williams was named the Freshman of the Year.

Armstrong State is currently awaiting word of a possible at-large berth into the NCAA Championships. The announcement will be made on May 7th, with the regionals taking place May 11-13.

Men's Tennis

The No. 4-ranked Armstrong State University men's tennis team advanced to the PBC Tournament Championship match over the weekend. The Pirates defeated Georgia College, 5-1, on Friday, then knocked off Lander, 5-1, on Saturday.

In the tournament championship match, Columbus State defeated the Pirates, 5-2, to earn the tournament title.

The Pirates will be in action this week at one of two NCAA Southeast Regionals on Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th. The locations, opponents and times will be announced on an NCAA.com selection show at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Women's Tennis

No. 4-ranked Armstrong State University advanced to the PBC Tournament championship match over the weekend, but fell in its bid for a 14th straight tournament crown.

The Pirates began the tournament with a 5-0 win over Georgia College on Friday in the quarterfinals. Armstrong State then upended Flagler, 5-3, on Saturday in the semifinals. Columbus State, however, captured the title with a 5-3 win on Sunday. Junior Lena Lutzeier was named the PBC Tournament Singles MVP for going 3-0 on the weekend, while Lutzeier and senior Diana Stomlega were the PBC Tournament Doubles MVPs for going 3-0.

The Pirates will be in action this week at one of two NCAA Southeast Regionals on Monday and Tuesday, May 1st and 2nd. The locations, opponents and times will be announced on an NCAA.com selection show at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday.