Softball: Georgia Takes to the Road for SEC Series at Ole Miss

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Softball: Georgia Takes to the Road for SEC Series at Ole Miss

Georgia’s Anna Swafford (25) slides safe into third base during an NCAA softball game between the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech on Sunday, April 8, 2015 in Athens, Ga at the Jack Turner Softball complex. (Photo by Sean Taylor)
[su_spacer size=”20″] Fresh off of its win over Georgia Tech, the 12th-ranked Georgia softball team is set to take to the road for a three-game Southeastern Conference series against Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. Georgia enters the weekend with an overall record of 32-12 that includes an 8-7 mark in SEC play. Ole Miss is 23-16 on the year and 5-10 in the SEC.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Game Information
Friday, April 10
Georgia at Ole Miss – 7 p.m. ET
TV: SEC Network+

Saturday, April 11
Georgia at Ole Miss – 4 p.m. ET
TV: SEC Network+

Sunday, April 12
Georgia at Ole Miss –2 p.m. ET
TV: None
[su_spacer size=”40″] Series Information
Georgia holds a commanding 38-7 lead in the all-time series against Ole Miss. The Bulldogs have not faced Ole Miss since 2013 when Georgia swept the series in Athens. Georgia has won the last 28 games against the Rebels. Ole Miss has not won a game against Georgia since 2003. Georgia did take the series that season.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Notes
[su_spacer size=”10″] RUN RULES AND SHUTOUTS

Georgia has been dominant against its opponents this season, as 20 of its 42 games have been run-rule victories. The 20 run-rule victories are the most by any top-25 or major conference team this season. The Bulldogs have also shut out 16 of its opponents this season.
[su_spacer size=”40″] ONE AWAY
Georgia is one stolen base away from reaching the century mark. Currently Georgia is 99-104 in stolen bases. Should Georgia get one more stolen base, it will be the first time since 2010 that a Georgia team has stolen 100 bases in a season. Georgia leads the SEC in stolen bases.
[su_spacer size=”40″] WITH TWO OUTS
Each of Georgia’s runs against Georgia Tech on Wednesday came with two outs. The Bulldogs have proven to be a clutch two-out team this season, hitting .364 with two away. Paige Wilson leads the way with two out hits with 20. The senior is hitting .455 in two-out situations. Of Georgia’s 267 total RBIs this season, 117 have come with two outs. Alex Hugo leads the way with 25 two-out RBIs, followed by Paige Wilson with 19 and Anna Swafford with 17. Tina Iosefa and Sydni Emanuel each have 10 two-out RBI this season.
[su_spacer size=”40″] 1-2-3
Georgia’s 1-2-3 hitters have proven difficult to get out. The Bulldogs have put at least one of its first three batters on in the first inning in all but five games this season.
[su_spacer size=”40″] UP NEXT
Georgia returns home for its final home stand of the season. The Bulldogs kick of the stretch with a 6 p.m., game vs. USC Upstate on Wednesday, April 15.

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