The Bulldogs welcome back 20 returning lettermen and 16 newcomers. Georgia returns seven starting position players including a pair of 2019 draft picks in shortstop Cam Shepherd and infielder/outfielder Riley King. Also, several key components of the pitching staff are back including premium draft prospects Emerson Hancock and Cole Wilcox. The 2019 Bulldogs earned a final top 20 national ranking after going 46-17 including 21-9 in the SEC. Also, Georgia was a national No. 4 seed and played host to an NCAA Regional to cap its finest year in a decade.
The Bulldogs will play host to Columbus State in an exhibition at Foley Field on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. Admission is free for the exhibition in Athens and the three-game Red and Black Fall World Series (Oct. 25-27).
The second and final exhibition of the fall will be against Florida on Nov. 1 in Jacksonville at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the Georgia-Florida exhibition at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville are $15 (plus applicable fees) and include a postgame concert featuring award-winning country sensation Brett Young with special guests and a fireworks show. Tickets for the exhibition can be purchased HERE