Bulldog Sports News:
Georgia Selected as No. 2 Seed for NCEA National Championship
riding to a Southeastern Conference Championship Title, Georgia
equestrian was selected as the No. 2 seed for the 2017 National
Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship, as announced
by the NCEA Selection Committee Wednesday.
The nation’s top-12
teams will compete for the 2017 NCEA Championship, set to take place
April 12-15 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.
Richt Discusses Bulldogs' 2014 Signing Class
off, I want to thank everybody for being here. I also want to thank
everybody who helped us recruit this class. We have professors on
campus. We have our academic advisors and all of our academic staff."
Georgia Loses Rematch Against Nebraska in TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl
Georgia football team suffered a 24-19 loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers
in the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl in front of 60,712 fans and a
nationally televised ESPN audience.
Bulldogs Win NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships
Ala. - The Georgia men edged Florida by a point to clinch the team
title at the NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships and a spot
at the NCAA Championships
Lady Bulldogs Post 45-30 Win Over Presbyterian in Season Opener
Ga. -- Georgia sophomore Merritt Hempe led all scorers with 10 points
as the No. 24 Lady Bulldogs claimed a 45-30 season-opening victory over
Presbyterian on Sunday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum.
Murray, Georgia Makes it Three Straight Wins Over Florida
Georgia football team held on for a 23-20 win over the Florida Gators
in front of a capacity crowd at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.,
and a nationally-televised audience.
Bulldogs Upset By Vanderbilt 31-27
Ga. - The Vanderbilt Commodores (4-3, 1-3) outscored No. 15 Georgia
(4-3, 3-2) 17-0 in the second half to capture their first SEC victory
of the year while handing Georgia their second-consecutive SEC loss
31-27 Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 40,350 at Vanderbilt
Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.
No. 1 Georgia Equestrian Defeats Fresno State
Ga. - The University of Georgia equestrian team opened its
2013-2014 season with a 16-3 win over Fresno State (0-3) on Sunday
morning in Bishop, Ga.
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Georgia Tops LSU In Top-10 Shootout, 44-41
Ga. - In its third game against a top-10 team, Georgia won a 44-41
shootout with LSU in front of a sellout crowd of 92,746 at Sanford
Stadium in Athens, Ga.
Georgia Sweeps Kentucky In Swimming & Diving Opener
Ga. --- The Georgia swimming and diving teams swept Kentucky in the
first meet of the 2013-14 season at Gabrielsen Natatorium.
Richt, Bulldogs Preview The LSU Game
without question a huge game for us and a huge game for LSU. We have an
awful lot of respect for LSU, even more respect after watching them on
TV last Saturday night. They look as good as ever."
Clemson Takes Down Georgia 38-35
Clemson vs. Georgia Postgame Quotes
Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt
Thoughts on the game:
is a very good football team. They did what they had to do to win the
football game. Tajh (Boyd) had a good game and Sammy did his thing."
GA Soccer Downs Houston To Earn Weekend Split
--- The Georgia soccer team posted a 2-0 win over Houston at the Carl
Lewis International Complex, with a pair of first half goals from
senior Nikki Hill and freshman Rachel Garcia making the difference.
Bulldogs Football Team Goes High Diving
Ga. --- The Georgia Bulldogs celebrated the end of two-a-day practices
with a trip to the pool and a practice under the lights.
Bulldogs were scheduled to have a kicking scrimmage in Sanford Stadium
Saturday morning, but Coach Mark Richt surprised the players by having
the buses instead take them to Gabrielsen Natatorium -- the home of the
2013 national champion Georgia women's swimming and diving team.
Georgia Golfers Finish 19th At NCAA Championships
Ga. --The Bulldogs fired a final-round 1-over 281 on the par-70,
7,319-yard layout to wind up at to 10-over 850 for the tournament.
Bulldogs Have First Scrimmage In Unseasonal Conditions
Ga. --- With temperatures hovering in the low 40s and gusty winds
blowing, Georgia's football team scrimmaged for an hour and a half at
Georgia Tops Auburn, 57-49
Ga.---Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 20 points and pulled down 10
rebounds, leading Georgia to a 57-49 win over Auburn Wednesday night at
Bulldogs Soar Past Nebraska 45-31
Murray threw for 428 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Georgia Bulldogs set
a Capital One Bowl record with 589 yards in beating The Nebraska
Cornhuskers 45-31 on New Years Day in Orlando, Florida.
Georgia Arrives In Orlando
Fla. - Fifth-ranked Georgia began on-site bowl preparations here
Wednesday following a four-day break for the holidays.
Georgia Cruises by Georgia Tech 42-10
Will Face Alabama in SEC Championship
ATHENS, Ga. - The No. 3 University of Georgia football team handled
in-state rival Georgia Tech a 42-10 loss in front of 92,746 fans and a
nationally-televised ESPN audience in the final regular-season game of
Georgia Sets TD Record In 45-14 Win Over GSU
ATHENS, Ga. --- The No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs set a new school record for
touchdowns in a season in Saturday's 45-14 win over in-state rival
Georgia Southern at Sanford Stadium. Aaron Murray's pass to receiver
Chris Conley late in the third quarter gave the Bulldogs their 55th TD
of the year - breaking the record of 54 attained in both the 1942 and
Georgia Knocks Off Florida
The story of
the game was Georgia's defense, which forced six turnovers and was led
by Jarvis Jones who finished with 13 tackles, five tackles for a loss,
three sacks and two forced fumbles. Shawn Williams, Mike Gilliard, Alec
Ogletree and Amarlo Herrera each finished with six tackles.
No. 13 Georgia Squeeks by Kentucky 29-24
Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt
“Very excited about the victory. It’s great to be able to go on the road in the SEC and get the win. I think
Kentucky did a fantastic job tonight."
Recap: Georgia vs. Vanderbilt
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Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall each scored twice on the ground as No. 5
Georgia rolled to a 48-3 win over Vanderbilt in SEC action.
Gurley carried the ball 16 times for 130 yards and Marshall finished
with 10 touches for 82 yards for the Bulldogs (4-0, 2-0 SEC), who have
won their first four games this season by a combined 124 points.
Georgia Wins Home Opener 45-23
ATHENS, Ga. - The No. 6 University of Georgia football team earned a
45-23 victory over the Buffalo Bulls in front of 92,446 fans and a
regionally-televised SEC Network audience on Saturday, September 1 in
Athens, Ga. With the win, the Bulldogs improved to 90-26-3 all-time in
season openers, including a 10-0 mark in home openers under head coach
Complete Sweep Of Auburn
Ga.-Georgia’s solid offensive performance highlighted by a three run
home run from Kyle Farmer gave the Bulldogs their first SEC sweep,
capped with a 9-3 win at Foley Field.
Men Capture SEC Tennis Title
Miss. --- The Georgia men’s tennis team captured its 34th Southeastern
Conference title and eighth tournament crown Sunday, defeating the No.
1 seed and sixth-ranked Kentucky 4-1 in the finals at Mississippi
State’s A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre in Starkville.
12 Georgia 7 - No. 2 Alabama 4
Ga. - The No. 12 University of Georgia softball team opened its
three-game series with No. 2 Alabama in a big way, as the team’s seven
runs in the first two innings led the team to a 7-4 victory over the
Men Down Crimson Tide, 5-2
Ala. --- The fourth-ranked Georgia men’s tennis team won the doubles
point and never looked back, downing Alabama by a 5-2 score Friday
evening at the Alabama Tennis Stadium in Tuscaloosa.
Have Strong Opening Day At Florida Relays
Fla. --- Bulldog senior steeplechaser Matt Cleaver finished with the
country’s fastest time in his event to pace Georgia during the first
day of action at the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla., on Friday.
11 Georgia Cruises to 6-0 Win Over Georgia State
Ga.—The No. 11 University of Georgia softball team (24-5) cruised to a
6-0 victory against Georgia State (20-8) on Wednesday night at Jack
8 Georgia Grabs 4-2 Win Against No. 18 Auburn
Ga.—The No. 8 University of Georgia softball team (23-5, 4-2) took the
rubber match against No. 18 Auburn (23-6, 2-3) on Sunday, as the
Bulldogs grabbed a 4-2 win at Jack Turner Stadium.
7 Bulldogs Take Two at Bulldog Invitational
Ga. — After the storms rolled out of Athens, the No. 7 University of
Georgia softball team (17-2) took to the field and notched two wins on
Saturday, as the Bulldogs defeated Ohio (7-9) 7-3 and Minnesota (13-4)
5-9 at the Bulldog Invitational.
Georgia Wins Season Opener 6-1 Over Presbyterian
Ga. - Fueled by 13 hits and a strong start from Alex Wood, 11th-ranked
Georgia defeated Presbyterian 6-1 in the season opener Friday night at
Georgia (1-0) took the lead in the bottom of
the third inning on a Brandon Stephens home run, the first
round-tripper of the sophomore’s career. Junior shortstop Kyle Farmer
put the tally at 2-0 with a sacrifice fly to score Curt Powell, who
reached third base on back-to-back bunt singles from Peter Verdin and
Conor Welton. The Bulldogs made it 3-0 when Stephens crossed the plate
again in the fourth thanks to a two-out RBI single from Powell (3-4,
Paves Way for Championship
a saying that defense wins championships. For Georgia, linebacker
Jarvis Jones and his defensive teammates proved that point, as the
Bulldogs held off a tough Kentucky team 19-10 in Athens on Saturday.
With the win, Georgia clinches the SEC Eastern Division title.
14 Georgia Hands No. 24 Auburn 45-7 Defeat
ATHENS, Ga. - The 14th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs handed the No. 24 Auburn
Tigers a 45-7 defeat in front of 92,746 fans and a nationally televised
audience on Saturday evening. The win extended Georgia's win streak to
eight games and improved its record to 8-2 and 6-1 in the Southeastern
Conference. Auburn drops to 6-4 overall and 4-3 in league play.
22 Georgia Hands Gators 24-20 Loss
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The 22nd-ranked Georgia Bulldogs used a second
half comeback to defeat the Florida Gators 24-20 in front of a
boisterous crowd of 84,524 fans and nationally televised audience. With
the win, Georgia improves to 6-2 on the year and 5-1 in the
Southeastern Conference. Florida dropped its fourth-straight game to
fall to 4-4 overall, including a 2-4 mark in SEC play.
Bridget Lyons Named Capital One Academic All-American
ATHENS, Ga. --- Georgia’s Bridget Lyons has been named to one of the
2011 Capital One Academic All-America Teams, as selected by the College
Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Lyons, a Second Team selection, is one of only five runners from the
Southeastern Conference out of 45 on either the All-America First,
Second or Third Teams. The Evans, Ga., native is also one of
only two natives from the state of Georgia to be named to one of the
three All-America teams.
defense takes back over in Thursday practice
ATHENS -- With temperatures in the 70s and
clear skies with a light breeze blowing, the Bulldog football team
practiced for 90 minutes on Thursday during its second session of the
Georgia has four practices remaining before the annual G-Day spring
game arrives on Saturday, April 16.
Evans wants Dogs to kick off a season in Georgia Dome
Georgia athletics director Damon Evans said Monday night that he wants
the Bulldogs to open a football season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game
at the Georgia Dome at some point.
“It’s something I’m definitely interested in,” Evans said on UGA’s
“Bulldog Hotline” radio show, “and I think that Mark [Richt] has some
interest in it as well.
Dogs Edge Charleston Southern with Stellar Pitching in Midweek Baseball
After no Buccaneer reached base in the top of the first frame, the Red
and Black got on the board first in the bottom of the canto. Second
baseman Levi Hyams drew a leadoff walk, advanced to second on a wild
pitch, moved over to third on a groundout, and came home on a sacrifice
fly off the bat of shortstop Kyle Farmer.
Bulldogs Chase Vasser Could Be A Sleeper on This Year's Defense
Chase Vasser has yet to hit the field for any snaps, but with the
defense making it’s well-publicized switch to the 3-4 this coming
season and Rennie Curran making his exit to the NFL, this talented
linebacking prospect could find his way onto the field a lot more this
In his last two years at Chestatee High School in Gainesville, Ga.,
Vasser racked up 279 tackles, including 45 tackles for loss, as well as
gets fourth commitment from forward from Connecticut
With the sting of its NCAA Tournament first-round loss still fresh, the
Georgia Bulldogs found a little relief by landing a fourth member for
its 2011 recruiting class.
Nemanja Djurisic (pronounced neh-MON-juh jerr-REE-sic), a 6-foot-8,
230-pound power forward from South Kent, Conn., by way of Southeast
Europe, committed to the Bulldogs late Sunday evening. He will sign
with UGA when the national signing period begins in mid-April.
focused on matchup with Lady Bulldogs
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M coach Gary Blair
settled in behind the podium and began fiddling with his smartphone.
Soon the smooth voice of Ray Charles was wafting through the room
crooning "Georgia on My Mind."
Soccer Continues Spring Play In Knoxville
Athens, GA - The University of Georgia soccer team will resume its
spring schedule this weekend, traveling to Knoxville, Tenn., for a
doubleheader vs. Tennessee and UNC Greensboro on Sat., March 26 at
Regal Soccer Stadium.
Figgins excited about new role as fullback
ATHENS — Freshman Isaiah Crowell isn’t the only player from Columbus
who could make an impact in Georgia’s backfield next fall.
Bulldogs coaches are also preparing Bruce Figgins for his new job as a
fullback, giving the former Shaw High School tight end a more prominent
role entering his fifth season.
‘faster’ in year two under Grantham
The construction is now nearing completion at this year’s spring
practice, and Bulldog defenders are already seeing the benefits of not
having to learn a new system this time around.
“Everybody is playing faster,” junior cornerback Brandon Boykin said.
“We’ve already been through that year of learning. I feel like as a
defense we need to know everybody is supposed to be — just everybody
knowing every position. I think that when we get that down we’ll have a
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