#8/9 Georgia (24-3)vs. North Carolina (11-9)
Date: Mar. 13, 2019
First Pitch: 6 p.m., EDT
Location: Athens, Ga.
Stadium: Jack Turner Softball Stadium
#8/9 Georgia softball plays host to North Carolina in midweek action at Jack Turner Stadium Wednesday. The Bulldogs and Tar Heels will throw first pitch at 6 p.m.
Follow the Bulldogs
» Live stats will be available for Wednesday’s game. Live stat links can be found on the softball schedule at GeorgiaDogs.com.
» Wednesday’s game will be streamed live on the SEC Network+.
» Live Twitter updates will be available at the official Twitter page of Georgia softball, @UGAsoftball.
North Carolina – Georgia leads 9-4
» Wednesday’s game will be the 14th all-time meeting between the Bulldogs and Tar Heels, the first since 2016, also in Athens. UNC won in eight innings, 2-1.
» The last six meetings have been in Athens, three of which came in NCAA Regional action.
» Five of the last six meetings have finished as one-run games.
» In Athens, Georgia is 4-3 in the series but is 4-0 on the road.
» The series dates back to 1998, the second season of Georgia softball.
A Look Back
Georgia softball wrapped up tournament action with the UGA Classic this past weekend. The Bulldogs finished the tournament 5-1 while earning three more shutouts on the season, brining the count to 13. Highlights of the weekend included Alyssa DiCarlo breaking the all-time home runs record, a grand slam and six-RBI performance from Savana Sikes, and a combined no-hitter by Mary Wilson Avant and Amanda Ablan.
Georgia in the Polls
The Bulldogs stay at #8 in the week five USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll while dropping a spot to 39 in the USA Softball/ESPN.com Poll.