Mary Wilson Avant and Kylie Bass pitched a solid performance for the Bulldogs only allowing five hits. Kylie started on the mound in the first inning recording three strikeouts of her own, while Mary Wilson relived her for the next six innings finishing the game with six strikeouts.
In the first inning Georgia jumped to a 4-0 lead from a Lacy Fincher three-run home-run, but after
Georgia Southern’s one lone run came in the fourth inning on a single that brought in a runner on second, but a comeback did not materialize.
The sixth and seventh innings were consecutive three-up-three–down for the Eagles as the Bulldogs closed the game out strong.
“I thought today’s game put us in good shape to go after a really good Auburn team this weekend,” associate head coach Tony Baldwin said.
Georgia will return to play this weekend against the Auburn Tigers for a three-game series. The first game will be played this upcoming Friday, Mar. 27 at 7 p.m. ET.