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Beyond The Hedges

Volleyball, Soccer exit weekend with wins

Delaney Erwin (10) is among those to have gotten onto the goals board for Georgia this season.
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Outside the gridiron, there’s not a shortage of action going on around campus in the fall,as well. Beyond The Hedges takes a look at the other teams carrying the UGA banner.

In women’s soccer, an aggressive approach paid off Sunday in a 5-0 win over Maryland. Georgia (2-2) plays at Belmont Thursday and at Clemson on Sunday before hosting Georgia Southern on Sept. 13.

On the links, a final-round score of 11-under par 349 carried the Bulldogs to a fourth-place finish in the Carmel Cup. Overall, Georgia ended the tournament at Pebble Beach at 17-under, and the Sunday round was the best of the weekend for Georgia. Trent Phillips led the way on Sunday with a 6-under 66.

Georgia started its volleyball season with a 2-1 mark, going 2-1 in the Big Orange Bash in Clemson. The Volley Dawgs fell to Clemson but topped Kennesaw State 3-2 and Wofford 3-0.

Georgia is on the road the next two weekends at Long Beach and Duke for tournaments before hosting one of its own Sept. 19 and 20 against NC State and Georgia Tech.

Georgia’s cross county squads started the season last weekend in hosting the Bulldog Invitational. Both the men’s and women’s teams finished second to Tech and Samantha Drop got the overall win.

Two runners also collected SEC honors for the cross country Dawgs

Georgia has the weekend off before going to Vanderbilt next weekend.

Go Dawgs!