Georgia Southern shortstop Austin Thompson, a former South Effingham star, rejoices after sliding into third base after smacking the ball off the wall in centerfield during the bottom of the first inning against Georgia on March 11 at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro. The Eagles won the contest 6-1 to complete a three-game season sweep of the No. 3 Bulldogs. Thompson had two hits, an RBI and a run scored.