STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern Athletics plays host to its annual "Meet The Eagles" day presented by Verizon on Saturday, August 20th at Paulson Stadium. The event starts at 4 p.m. and will be the first opportunity for fans to interact with Georgia Southern student-athletes.

Coaches and student-athletes from the Georgia Southern Football, Volleyball, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Cross-Country, Track & Field and Swimming & Diving teams will be on hand to sign autographs. It will also see the debut of the 2011 fall sports schedule posters.

The event is open to the public and free of charge.

The Georgia Southern Athletic Ticket office will have a table set up selling season tickets as well as individual game tickets for the Eagles' season opener at Samford on September 3rd. Tickets for the game in Birmingham are $15 and a processing charge of $2.50 will be applied to each ticket purchased.

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