Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Alumni Association celebrated individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to bettering the university during its 81st annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 20.
This year’s honorees include U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones, William D. Young Jr., The Ed and Larry Benson Family, Dr. Jean E. Chin, Delta Air Lines and Thomas J. Callaway IV. Continue Reading
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Georgia sophomore right-handed pitcher Mary Wilson Avant has been named this week’s Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
The honor is the first of the Macon, Georgia native’s career and Georgia’s second SEC Pitcher of the Week this season.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Four members of Georgia’s track and field teams have won Southeastern Conference weekly awards following their performances at the Mt. SAC Relays over the weekend.
Senior jumper Keturah Orji was named the Women’s Field Athlete of the Week; junior thrower Denzel Comenentia was named the Men’s Field Athlete of the Week; freshman sprinter Lynna Irby was named the Women’s Runner of the Week; and freshman jumper/hurdler Tara (pronounced TAR-uh) Davis was named the Women’s Freshman of the Week.Continue Reading
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — The Georgia men’s golf team will join its fellow league members this week in the Southeastern Conference Championship at Sea Island Golf Club.
The SEC Championship will run Wednesday through Sunday on the par-70, 6,898-yard layout on the Seaside Course.Continue Reading
As a true freshman, Jake Fromm led Georgia to its first SEC championship in 12 years. He led the team to its first-ever College Football playoff appearance and its first national championship game in over 30 years. However, after a lackluster performance at the 2018 G-Day game, some believe he won’t be the starter this fall. Despite what most think, Fromm appears to have secured his starting position with his performance. Continue Reading
Last week three of Georgia’s all-time greats stopped by Athens BMW to meet fans and pick up their new rides. The trio was greeted by a throng of Dawgs as they signed autographs, posed for photos and chatted with fans.
Leadership skills can be taught, but for leaders to emerge, individuals must take up the mantle and step forward. Coach Smart addressed the issue after the G-Day game: Continue Reading
ATHENS—– Due to inclement weather and field conditions, today’s University of Georgia baseball game against Georgia Tech in Atlanta has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Russ Chandler Stadium.
ATHENS—-The No. 20 Georgia Bulldogs aim to clinch the season series with Georgia Tech in Atlanta Tuesday as the teams square off at Russ Chandler Stadium. First pitch will be at 7 p.m. and the game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra and be available on the Bulldogs Sports Network from IMG.
With a top 10 RPI and a 27-13 record, Georgia is having its best season since 2009 when that club was 32-8 after 40 games and advanced to an NCAA Regional in Tallahassee. The Bulldogs are tied for second (with Vanderbilt) in the SEC Eastern Division behind top-ranked Florida (34-8, 14-4 SEC). Ole Miss and Arkansas sit atop the Western Division with a 10-8 league mark.Continue Reading
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Georgia senior student-athletes Brittany Gray and Cortni Emanuel were both drafted in the 2018 National Pro Fastpitch Draft Monday evening.
Gray was selected by the Beijing Shougang Eagles as the 14th pick while Emanuel was selected as the 23rd and final pick by the USSSA Pride. Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia gymnastics head coach Courtney Kupets Carter, who was deemed the best-ever collegiate gymnast, led the GymDogs to a seventh place overall ranking in her first year at the helm of the program.
Ranked No. 18 heading into the postseason, Georgia received the third seed at the Tuscaloosa regional to compete against No. 6 Alabama, No. 7 Michigan, No. 22 Missouri, No. 23 Illinois, and No. 36 Central Michigan. The GymDogs scored a 196.500, behind only Alabama, to advance to the NCAA National Championship Semifinals in St. Louis.Continue Reading
ATHENS, Ga. — Keturah Orji (women’s track and field) and Roquan Smith (football) claimed Male and Female Student-Athlete of the Year awards at the annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet hosted by the University of Georgia Athletic Association on Monday. Orji received the honor for the third consecutive year.
This is the first year the banquet will be fully run by student-athletes. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee including Gunnar Bentz, John Courson, Mackenzie Engram, Tatiana Gustin, Rashad Roundtree, Aliyah Johnson, Juwan Parker, Jonathan Pelham, Stephanie Peters, Kelly Skoglund, Kayla Smith, and Steven Van Tiflin are facilitating the event.Continue Reading