SoCon Tournament kicks off today at Riley Park (updated)

Image by Citadel Sports The Citadel's Bryan Altman swinging for the fences.

Updates are at the bottom

First reporting:

Today marks the beginning of the 2010 Southern Conference Tournament at The Joe.

The Citadel opens the 2010 SoCon Tournament as the top seed and will face No. 8 Furman at 5 p.m. this evening at Riley Park. The Bulldogs clinched the outright regular season title by sweeping Georgia Southern in Statesboro last week.

The College of Charleston will take on No. 7 ranked Appalachian State at 9 a.m. The Cougars haven't the Mountaineers in the postseason since 2007 when the Cougars were eliminated with a 11-10 loss.

We'll keep you up to speed on all of the SoCon action taking place at the Joe over the next four days, but if you want to keep closer tabs on all of the teams, check out the official SoCon baseball page.

Update May 26:

The College of Charleston Cougars came out victorious over Appalachian State in an eleven-inning game this morning.

The final score was 12-11 with the No. 2 seeded Cougars headed into a game tomorrow versus the winner of tonight' match-up between Georgia Southern and Western Carolina.