Georgia hosts Clemson in Top 25 game on Wednesday
#17/21 Georgia (26-4)
vs. #16/15 Clemson (19-8)
Dated: March 23, 2022
First pitch: 7 p.m. EDT
Location: Athens, Ga.
Stadium: Jack Turner Softball Stadium
Admission: FREE (no ticket required)
– 250 fans get a free t-shirt
– Kids run the basics (kids 12 and under)
– double ‘Commit to the G’ app points (UGA students)
TV: SEC Network
Game by game: Eric Frede
Analysis: Madison Shipman
Streaming: ESPN.com/ESPN App
Live statistics: GeorgiaDogs.com
Twitter updates: @UGAsoftball
The 17th-ranked Georgia softball team hosts the No. 16 Clemson Tigers at Jack Turner Stadium for a midweek top-25 game on Wednesday night. The first pitch is set for a nationally televised audience on SEC Network at 7 p.m.
follow the bulldogs
Wednesday’s game will be broadcast nationally on SEC Network. Eric Frede (play-by-play) and Madison Shipman (analyst) will be there.
Wednesday’s game will be streamed live via ESPN.com and the ESPN app.
» Live stats links can be found on the softball schedule at GeorgiaDogs.com.
» Live Twitter updates will be available on the official Georgia softball Twitter page, @UGAsoftball.
This week’s promotions
Admission to all regular season home softball games in Georgia is FREE. No ticket is required. First come, first served.
» March 23 vs. Clemson
– The first 250 fans get a free t-shirt
– Double ‘Commit to the G’ student reward points for UGA students
– Kids Run the Bases: Kids 12 and under can run the bases after the game
Georgia trails all-time series 0-1
The Bulldogs dropped the first-ever meeting between the two teams on February 26, 2020, 4-1, at Clemson
A look at what lies ahead
Georgia will host the Texas A&M Aggies in town for a three-game SEC series this weekend. The series kicks off under the lights at 6 p.m. Friday. The first 200 fans receive a free t-shirt. Saturday’s game will also start at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on SEC Network. Georgia softball great Kim Wendland will be recognized for her induction into the Circle of Honor on Saturday. The series finale is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday.
Georgia bounced back over the weekend to claim four wins in two days of the UGA Classic. The Bulldogs’ run outscored Dartmouth 11-2 then shut out Illinois 5-0 on Saturday. Georgia narrowly edged the Illini in Game 1 on Sunday, then turned to rout the Mercer Bears 16-6. The Bulldogs had to come back 3-0 in that game.
Georgia records 1,100th program victory
With the 16-6 win over Mercer on Sunday, March 20, the Georgia Bulldogs recorded the 1,100th win in softball program history.
Bulldogs’ Win Streak One for the record books
The Bulldogs went on a 16-game winning streak from February 19 to March 12. The streak is tied for sixth in program history, matching streaks from 2021, 2013 and 2008. Georgia’s longest winning streak was 25 games in 2001-02 and 2018.
Dogs dig the long ball
Georgia hit 16 home runs in five Bulldog Classic games (3/4-3/6). Going into the weekend, Georgia ranked 18th in the nation with 1.31 home runs per game. After the weekend, the Bulldogs skyrocketed to fifth nationally and first in the SEC with a 1.76 GAA. That number continued to rise to 1.90, the third-best in the nation and first in the SEC.
Georgia in the polls
Georgia dropped a spot to No. 17 in the USA Today/NFCA Week Six Coaches Poll. Georgia has remained consistent in the ESPN/USA Softball poll at age 21. Georgia ranks 30th in the latest RPI.