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No. 5 Georgia Hosts Georgia Tech Wednesday in Rivalry Midweek


Sean Stevenson

Associate Sports Communications Director (Volleyball, Softball)

University of Georgia Athletic Association


The fifth-ranked Georgia softball team will host rival Georgia Tech at Jack Turner Stadium Wednesday night. First pitch between the Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets is set for 6 p.m.


Follow the Bulldogs

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

Georgia Tech Game Promotions

- Wear Red: The first 250 fans will receive a red t-shirt

- The first 100 UGA students will receive free Chick-fil-A

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


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Series History

- Georgia leads the all-time series 34-11

- The Bulldogs are 17-5 against Georgia Tech in Athens in the series

- Georgia Tech won the last meeting in Athens, run ruling the Bulldogs12-3 in five

- Georgia shut out Georgia Tech last season in Atlanta, 8-0

- The Bulldogs have won 14 of the last 15 game

 

Georgia in the Polls

Georgia in the Poll: Week 5

     - USA Today/NFCA: 5

     - ESPN/USA Softball: 5

     - D1Softball: 7

     - Softball America: 6

     - RPI: 4

 

Recapping Action

Georgia wrapped up tournament action, going 5-0 in the Bulldog Classic. Georgia defeated Miami (Ohio) and Jacksonville State twice each and Furman in the tournament finale. Madison Kerpics highlighted the weekend, tossing a no-hitter against JSU on Saturday. At the plate, Jayda Kearney blasted four home runs and drove in 11 on the weekend while Ellie Armistead hit .667 with eight hits.

 

A Look at What's Ahead

Georgia turns its attention to SEC play when the Alabama Crimson Tide roll into town for a three-game series beginning March 15. The series kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. The Bulldogs and Tide will square off at noon on both Saturday and Sunday live on SEC Network.

 

Kerpics Pitches Birthday No-No

Senior Madison Kerpics pitched a no-hitter against Jacksonville State on Saturday, March 9, which also happened to be her 22nd birthday. She allowed just two walks in the five-inning outing and struck out three Gamecocks. The no-hitter was the 50th in the history of Georgia softball.

 

Baldwin Notches 100th Victory

Head coach Tony Baldwin recorded his 100th victory when Georgia beat Boise State at Stanford on March 1.

 

A February for the Books

Georgia concluded the month of February with a 13-1 record. This is the ninth time Georgia finished the month with one or no losses and the first since the 2019 season (2002, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2024).

 

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