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Bulldogs Host Georgia State Wednesday


Sean Stevenson

Associate Sports Communications Director (Volleyball, Softball)

University of Georgia Athletic Association


The seventh-ranked Georgia softball is back at Jack Turner Stadium to host Georgia State in midweek action on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. between the Bulldogs and Panthers.


Follow the Bulldogs

- Wednesday's game will stream live on SEC Network+. Kaleb Frady (play-by-play) and Megan Wiggins (analyst) will be on the call.

- Live stat links can be found on the softball schedule page on GeorgiaDogs.com.

- Live Twitter updates will be available on the official Twitter page of Georgia softball, @UGAsoftball.


Fan Information and Upcoming Promotions at Jack Turner Stadium (https://gado.gs/bjt)

- Admission to every regular-season home game is free; no tickets are required to enter Jack Turner Stadium. Seating is first come, first served. Gates open one hour prior to first pitch.

- For the 2024 season, parking is available in the lot closest to S. Milledge Ave. The back lot is closed due to construction.

- The UGA Clear Bag Policy is in effect.


UGA Student Appreciation Night

   - The first 100 UGA Students will receive a t-shirt and a Chick-fil-A sandwich

- Kids in fifth grade and younger can run the bases post-game


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Series History

- Georgia leads the all-time series 20-4

- The Bulldogs are 14-4 in Athens in the all-time series

- Georgia has won the last 10 meetings dating back to 2015

- The Panthers won back-to-back meetings in 2013 and 2014

 

Georgia in the Polls

Georgia in the Poll: Week 9

     - USA Today/NFCA: 7

     - ESPN/USA Softball: 8

     - D1Softball: 9

     - Softball America: 9

     - RPI: 5

 

Recapping Action

Georgia dropped a road series in Knoxville to No. 6 Tennessee over the weekend. The Lady Vols took the opener 5-1 on Friday. Emily Digby's fourth home run was Georgia's lone run production in the game. The Bulldogs rebounded on Saturday to even the series with a 3-2 win. Digby's second inning two-run double put Georgia on the board, while Sarah Gordon's fifth inning go-ahead home run secured the win. A three-run home run in the sixth lifted the Lady Vols to victory on Sunday. Shelby Walters had retired 13 straight batters until the sixth. Walters appeared in all three games, striking out 11 batters in 12.2 innings and holding the Lady Vols to a .196 average.

 

A Look at What's Ahead

The Bulldogs are back on the road for a three-game series at Kentucky this weekend. The series kicks off Friday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. with Saturday's game slated for 2 p.m. Sunday's game has been changed to 2:30 p.m. and elevated to air on ESPN2. Georgia returns to Athens and will open a seven-game homestand beginning Wednesday, April 17 against USC-Upstate.

 

Sister vs. Sister

Sophomore Jaydyn Goodwin will square off against her older sister Jaycee on Wednesday evening. Jaycee is a junior catcher for the Panthers.

 

Sara Mosley: The RBI Machine

Sara Mosley currently ranks third in the SEC with 49 total RBI this season, which ranks eighth in the country. Her 1.26 RBI per game is third in the conference and 14th in the country. She has recorded 10 multi-RBI games this season, four of which she drove in five or more runs. Her 212 career RBI rank sixth all-time at Georgia, and she is currently sixth among active Division I players.

 

Walk This Way

After drawing 23 walks in the Ole Miss series, Georgia rose to 12th in the country in total walks and fourth in the SEC. Georgia has drawn 156 walks this season, led by Lyndi Rae Davis' 31 free bases.

 

# @UGAsoftball #

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