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Georgia hosts No. 12 Lady Vols this weekend

#15/16 Georgia (31-7, 5-4)
vs. #12/11 Tennessee (25-10, 7-4)

Dates: April 8-10, 2022
First pitch times:

Friday – 6 p.m., EDT
Saturday – 2 p.m., EDT
Sunday – 1:30 p.m., EDT
Location: Athens, Georgia
Stadium: Jack Turner Softball Stadium
Admission: FREE (no tickets required)

media information
Transmission: SEC Network+ (Friday, Saturday)
Play-by-play: Kaleb Frady
Analysis: Karlie Smith
Play-by-play: Eric Frede
Analysis: Madison Shipman
Live statistics:
Twitter updates: @UGAsoftball

The 15th-ranked Georgia softball team hosts No. 12 Tennessee this weekend at Jack Turner Stadium in a three-game series, beginning Friday night at 6 p.m.

Saturday’s game is scheduled to start at 2 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm on ESPN2.

follow the bulldogs

» Friday and Saturday games will be broadcast live on SEC Network+. Kaleb Frady (play-by-play) and Karlie Smith (analysis) will be on the call.
» Sunday’s game will be broadcast live on ESPN2. Eric Frede (play-by-play) and Madison Shipman (analysis) will be on the call. The game will also be broadcast live on and the ESPN app.
» Links to live statistics can be found on the softball schedule at
» Live Twitter updates will be available on the official Georgia softball Twitter page, @UGAsoftball.

This week’s promotions

» Admission to all Georgia softball regular season home games is FREE. Tickets are not required. Quota is first come, first served.
» Friday, April 8
– The first 500 fans receive an Alex Hugo bobblehead
– The first 150 UGA students receive food
– Double ‘Commit to the G’ student reward points for UGA students
» Saturday, April 9
– UGA Softball Alumni Day
– Girl Scout Day
– Balloon artist and face painter on the concourse before the game.
» Sunday, April 10
– Dad & Daughter Day #2 – Registration FULL
– Balloon artist and face painter on the concourse before the game.

series history

» Georgia continues the all-time series 37-43
» In Athens, Georgia is 17-19 in the series
» The Bulldogs saved a game in Knoxville last season, winning Game 3 of the series
» Georgia went 6-2 against Lady Vols in 2018 and 2019, including victory over Tennessee in the 2018 Athens Super Regional
» As of 2018, Georgia hadn’t won a three-game series against Tennessee since 2010

A look at what’s to come

Georgia is back on the road for a three-game series at Missouri beginning Thursday, April 14, in Columbia, Missouri. Games on Friday and Saturday will air nationally on the SEC Network and ESPN2, respectively. The Bulldogs then return home to host five straight beginning April 20 with a midweek contest against USC Upstate before welcoming the LSU Tigers to town.

Let’s recap

Georgia went to Tuscaloosa over the weekend for a three-game series at No. 4 Alabama. The Bulldogs came out strong in the series behind clutch hits and ace throwing. madison kerpics to take the series opener over the Tide, 5-3. The victory snapped an eight-game losing streak against Alabama. The Bulldogs stayed close in game two until a six-run sixth inning opened the game for Alabama to even the series. It was a duel of pitchers until four and a half in the end until six runs in the fifth propelled the Tide to a 9-0 shutout to claim the series. It was Georgia’s first SEC series loss of the season.

comeback queens
Trailing after four innings this season, Georgia has come back to win four games. More recently, Georgia mounted comebacks against Georgia Southern (down three in the sixth), Game 2 against Texas A&M (erased a six-run deficit), Clemson (down one in the sixth), and Game 1 at South Carolina (scored two at the top). of the seventh).

Baldwin named to the US softball women’s national team coaching staff

USA Softball has announced tony baldwin an assistant coach selected to lead the Women’s National Team (WNT) at the 2022 World Games held in Birmingham, Alabama in July. Along with head coach Heather Tarr (head coach at Washington), Cindy Ball-Malone (head coach at UCF) and Tim Walton (head coach at Florida) will round out the World Games coaching staff after training together at en route to a gold medal. finish at the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s World Cup in Lima, Peru.

Georgia in the polls

Georgia ranked 15th in the week eight USA Today/NFCA coaching poll. Georgia moved up two spots to No. 16 in the USA Softball/ poll. The Bulldogs’ RPI also jumped to 20 after beating a top-five team from Alabama.

Georgia records the program’s 1,100th win

With a 16-6 victory over Mercer on Sunday, March 20, the Georgia Bulldogs recorded the 1,100th win in softball program history. Georgia joins Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and LSU as SEC teams with over 1,100 wins beginning around 1997.

Georgia in the top ten nationally in offensive averages

The Bulldogs currently rank in the top ten nationally in batting average (.341), on-base percentage (.424), and slugging percentage (.630). Georgia leads the SEC in slugging while ranking second in batting average and on-base percentage.

The dogs dig the long ball

Georgia hit 16 home runs in five Bulldog Classic games (3/4-3/6). Before the weekend, Georgia was ranked 18th in the country with 1.31 home runs per game. After the weekend, the Bulldogs shot up to fifth nationally and first in the SEC with a 1.76 average. Georgia’s 1.74 average currently ranks seventh nationally and second in the SEC.

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