March 26, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - After sweeping Ole Miss last weekend, the No. 22/23 University of Georgia softball team will step out of conference play to host Georgia Southern on Wednesday, March 27 at 6 p.m., at Jack Turner Stadium before traveling to Fayetteville, Ark., to take on Arkansas in a three-game series beginning Friday, March 29. Georgia enters the week with a 25-7 overall record and a 6-0 mark in the Southeastern Conference, while Georgia Southern is 15-17 on the season and Arkansas is 22-13 and 0-6 in the SEC.
Wednesday, March 27
• No. 22/23 Georgia vs. Georgia Southern - 6 p.m.
Friday, March 29
• No. 22/23 Georgia vs. Arkansas - 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, March 27
• No. 22/23 Georgia vs. Arkansas - 2 p.m. ET
• No. 22/23 Georgia vs. Arkansas - 4 p.m. ET
• Live stats will be available at www.georgiadogs.com
• Live audio will be available online through GTV and locally on Fox News 1340 WGAU
• Live video for Georgia Southern will be available online for free through GTV
• Georgia leads the all-time series with Georgia Southern 23-1. The teams met just once last season, with the Bulldogs holding on for a 1-0 win. Georgia Southern visited Athens for the NCAA Regional, but did not face Georgia.
• Georgia leads the all-time series with Arkansas 29-14. The Bulldogs went 2-1 against the Razorbacks last season, with Georgia taking the first game 3-2 and the finale 7-1.
• Bombs Away: Georgia recorded 10 home runs in the three-game series against Ole Miss. It was the first time since 2009, when the Bulldogs recorded 10 at Auburn, that Georgia has hit 10 homers in a three-game set. In all, the Bulldogs have hit 58 home runs, led by Tina Iosefa and Geri Ann Glasco with 12 each.
• Two Games, Two Walk Offs: Georgia won two of its games last weekend by way of the walk off. In the first game of Saturday's double-header against Ole Miss, Kaylee Puailoa delivered a walk-off home run over the scoreboard in right field that sealed the 14-5 win for Georgia. In the second game of the double-header, it was Tess Sito who hit the game-winner with a two-run, walk-off double to center.
• Over .300: Each of Georgia everyday starters is hitting over .300 on the year. Three of its starters are hitting over .400, as Glasco (.452), Christine Olney (.414) and Paige Wilson (.413) are each over the mark. Anna Swafford is just a shade under .400 with a .397 average.
• 10+ Hits: Georgia has had double-digit hits in 12 of the 15 wins during its current win streak. Georgia recorded double-digit hits in three of the four games last week. In the only game that it didn't have double-digit hits, the Bulldogs picked up nine, but scored 14 runs.
• On Deck: The Bulldogs take to the road against as they travel to Fayetteville, Ark., for a three-game SEC series. Georgia will play Friday at 7 p.m., before playing a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m., and 4 p.m.