#MOTIVATED A player with a purpose

We were seeking to learn Mr. Beau Blair on a more personal level. We asked who he considered to be his main inspiration; who he tries to model himself after. Not only who he looks to in regards to baseball but also in life.

Hard at work

Without hesitation he began to tell us about his father. Beau and his father relate to each other in reference to physicality being an obstacle in their athletic careers.

My dad, he's a really hard worker. Great athlete but he never really got the height that he wanted to get to thrive. He was a big football player and he never really got tall enough. In my case it's my size, I got the height in the family but I didn't get the size that I wanted. He really pushed himself to make a name for himself in football. Which is what I'm really trying to do in baseball.
up close and personal. We spent a little time with beau in the gym.
Beau and the rest of the team listen attentively

Head Coach Greg Guilliams delivers his close out speech after Saturday's doubleheader against West Alabama. VSU won 2 out of the 3 scheduled games against the visiting UWA Tigers. The weekend proved to be victorious. The Blazers were able to take the series.

Recently, Beau's effort and success has awarded him the position of close out pitcher. Saturday's game versus UWA unveiled why. Beau was able to come in and step up for his team in a game that came down to the final inning.

Focusing in on a UWA hitter

After the final pitch of the game Beau is greeted at the mound by his teammates. They celebrate an impressive win.

the close out pitcher & Starting pitcher head to the locker room after a 2-0 win

All photo and video credits go to the writers of this page: Wes Harris, Tashanna Whitehead, and Zephaniah Judge.

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