Perno resigns as coach at UGA after 12 years
Georgia head coach David Perno has resigned his position effective immediately according to an announcement Monday by UGA Director of Athletics Greg McGarity.
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia head coach David Perno has resigned his position effective immediately according to an announcement Monday by UGA Director of Athletics Greg McGarity.
Perno served 17 years on the Bulldog staff including the past 12 as the head coach. He led the program to three College World Series appearances including the 2008 CWS Finals and six total NCAA Regional appearances. He tallied a record of 390-335-1, winning Southeastern Conference titles in 2004 and 2008.
Stanford uproots Georgia 4-1, moves on to semifinals
URBANA, Ill. — No. 12-seed Stanford ripped off four singles wins to knock off No. 4-seed Georgia 4-1 on Sunday afternoon and punch its ticket to the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
Georgia surges back to defeat Pepperdine in quarters
URBANA, Ill. – Georgia moved into the semifinals of the NCAA championships with Saturday’s 4-2 win against 11th-seeded Pepperdine. It marked the Bulldogs’ sixth trip to the semifinals in the last eight seasons.
Georgia rallies against Clemson for 4-2 victory
URBANA, Ill. — Fourth-seeded Georgia beat the 13th-seeded Clemson Tigers 4-2 on Friday at the Kahn Outdoor Tennis Complex to advance to the quarterfinals on Saturday.
This will be Georgia’s 21st quarterfinal appearance.
Wagland takes charge as Georgia’s No. 1
Gearing up for an NCAA tournament is no easy task. Try doing that when your top player suddenly leaves the team days before the championships start.
No. 3 Georgia found itself in that predicament when its No. 1 singles player, KU Singh, left the team. Suddenly, freshman Ben Wagland found himself as the Bulldogs’ new No. 1 singles player in the midst of preparing for his first NCAA tournament.
Georgia pushes past Oklahoma in Round of 16
URBANA, Ill. – Georgia posted a 4-1 win against 14th-seeded Oklahoma on Thursday in the Round of 16 to move on to the quarterfinals of the 2013 NCAA championships at the University of Illinois’ Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex. The third-seeded Bulldogs will square off against No. 11-seed Pepperdine on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.
No. 24 Georgia upends SEC rival LSU
ATHENS, Ga. – No. 24 Georgia defeated No. 8 LSU 10-7 on Friday night at Jack Turner Stadium. The victory marked the third consecutive Friday night SEC win against a ranked opponent for the Bulldogs. Paige Wilson led the Bulldogs, going 3-for-4, including two home runs and two RBIs. Georgia improved to 36-18 for the season and 13-9 in SEC play. LSU dropped to 40-12 for the season and 15-7 in the league.
Wilkinson leads No. 23 Georgia past No. 2 UF
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Chelsea Wilkinson led No. 23 Georgia to a 3-2 win against the second-ranked Florida Gators in the series opener on Friday. The win marks the fourth win against a ranked opponent in five games and allowed the Bulldogs to improve to 35-16 on the year and 12-7 in the Southeastern Conference. Florida dropped to 45-6 overall, including a 14-5 mark in the SEC.
Georgia completes sweep of No. 13 TAMU
ATHENS, Ga. — Morgan Montemayor picked up her second win in as many games as Georgia completed a sweep of No. 13 Texas A&M with a 6-3 win on Sunday. With the win, the Bulldogs improved to 34-15 on the season, including an 11-7 mark in the Southeastern Conference. Texas A&M dropped to 35-12 overall and 6-11 in league play. The sweep is the third SEC series sweep for the Bulldogs this season.
Florida, pace teams bound for Super Six
LOS ANGELES — Florida cleared its first hurdle toward a potential national title, advancing to the Super Six with an impressive performance on Friday at the Pauley Pavilion.