Recapping the wild weekend of Georgia athletics

Sean Taylor, with thanks to Georgiadogs.com and UGA Sports Information
There was sports this past weekend. The Master's is this week, with 4 former Dawg golfers in Augusta (Bubba Watson, Harris English, Russell Henley, and Chris Kirk). G Day is Saturday, and it's gonna be a busy week. We've already seen the NCAA got around to saying what the problem was with Jack Bauerle. The Gymnastics team made the Super Six, although in less comfortable than was wanted fashion. And Mark Fox hauled in a pair of promising big men for next season. So let's continue trying figure out where we're coming from before we get to where we're going.

Men's tennis had senior day on Sunday, as you can see in the above photo. They celebrated by clean sweeping LSU, after doing the same to Arkansas Friday. They travel to the Yellowhammer State for Bama and Auburn this weekend before the SEC's in Nashville later this month, and then NCAAs.

The ladies also made it through matches with LSU, and with Arkansas, unscathed. They get to play hosts for Auburn and Alabama this weekend at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, before the SEC's for the women in Missouri, and then the NCAAs in May.

Georgia golf has more than just 4 going for a green jacket too. The men absolutely crushed it up in New York, winning the Met Intercollegiate by 33 strokes. They have one more event two weeks from now to keep things going strong before the SECs and NCAAs to close out the season.

The ladies hosted several top teams over the weekend at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic. They were 11th after team play Friday, went 1-1 in match play Saturday, before going down against Indiana Sunday. Southern Cal, a team our current coach Josh Garber helped build as an assistant, took home the team title from the 42nd annual event named for Georgia's former coach and women's athletics administrator.

In baseball, Georgia fell to Missouri Sunday, but took the first two games of the weekend's series. They'll take a trip up I-85 to Clemson Tuesday before hosting another ugly orange, Tennessee, over the weekend at Foley. It should be noted that this weekend's series is actually a Thursday, Friday, Saturday slate, instead of your normal Fri, Sat, Sunday set up.

On the softball diamond, Georgia took 2 out of 3 from South Carolina over the weekend. They'll next host USC-Upstate Wednesday evening in Athens.

Down in Florida, the track team exploded at the Florida Relays. There wasn't many wins, but a lot of great numbers in their last meet before coming home to host the Bulldog Decathlon on Thursday and Friday and the annual Spec Towns National Team Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Spec Towns Track.

Soccer also lost an exhibition 1-0 to Auburn over the weekend. And to close out our bounce around the Bulldog sports world, gymnastics coaches Jay Hogue and Philip Ogletree have been named Southeast Region Assistant Coaches of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women, while Equestrian found out their seed for NCEA National Championships, a bevy of riders were honored for their academics, and also had the most All-SEC and All-freshman riders of any team in the conference now that post season awards are going out.

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