Georgia Athletics: Upcoming Events

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Women’s Tennis: The third-ranked Georgia women’s tennis team hits the road in search of its seventh SEC tournament title this weekend. The tournament runs from April 17-21 and is hosted by Mississippi State at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre. Georgia (19-2, 12-1) received the top-seed after winning the tiebreaker, and will face the winner of (8) South Carolina and (9) Ole Miss on Friday at 9 a.m. in the quarterfinal round.

Men’s Tennis: The second-ranked Georgia men’s tennis team will head to the 2013 SEC Men’s Tennis Championships in hopes of defending the regular-season conference championship it secured back on April 7. The tournament will be hosted this season by Ole Miss at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center in Oxford, Mississippi, and will run from April 17-21. Georgia (19-4, 11-1) enters as the No. 1 seed and will receive a first-round bye into the quarterfinals. The Bulldogs will meet the winner of the No. 8 Kentucky vs. No. 9 Mississippi State match Fri., April 19 at 7 p.m. ET. The semifinals are set for Saturday and the final for Sunday.

Golf: The Georgia men’s golf team will be competing this weekend in the Southeastern Conference Championship at the Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island. The 13th-ranked and third-seeded Bulldogs will compete Friday through Sunday on the par-70, 7,055-yard layout on the Seaside Course. Georgia has been a dominant force at the SECs, winning a league-best 28 conference titles. Under Coach Chris Haack, the Bulldogs have secured seven SEC titles, including five of the 12 tournaments held at Sea Island.

Gymnastics: Georgia will make its 29th appearance in the NCAA Championships April 19-21 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. The fourth-seeded Gym Dogs will compete in the first semifinal session Friday, April 19 at 3 p.m. ET against No. 1 seed Florida, No. 5 LSU, No. 8 Minnesota, No. 9 Stanford and No. 12 Illinois. The top three finishers advance to the Super Six against three teams from the 9 p.m. ET session that includes No. 2 Oklahoma, No. 3 Alabama, No. 6 UCLA, No. 7 Michigan, No. 10 Utah and No. 11 Arkansas.

Baseball: Georgia (14-24, 3-12 SEC) continues a four-game home stand this week by playing host to  #2 ranked and SEC-leader Vanderbilt (33-4, 14-1 SEC) Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday, the Bulldogs will hold its annual Lettermen’s Day, and the game will be televised by CSS starting at 4:05 p.m. Lettermen from various decades will be in attendance and four will receive special awards prior to the game.

Equestrian: The No. 3 University of Georgia equestrian team traveled to Waco, Texas for the National Collegiate Equestrian Association national championship. The Bulldogs enter the NCEA Championship with a 9-5 record and are the No. 3 seed in both the hunt seat and western brackets. The competition will take place Thursday-Saturday, April 18-20 at the Extraco Events Center, admission to the three-day event is free.

Topics: Georgia Bulldog Baseball, Georgia Bulldogs, Georgia Bulldogs Equestrian, Georgia Bulldogs Golf, Georgia Bulldogs Gymnastics, Georgia Tennis

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