Only 1 team batting better than Georgia and only 5 teams in the nation are pitching better than Georgia. Sporting a .448 batting average as a TEAM Georgia Softball 12-0 on the season undefeated travels to take-on BYU Thursday 23 February 2017 at 1 p.m. our time. All 4 of our pitchers are allowing opponents to hit .139 on the season. We score over 11 Earned Runs a Game while giving-up less than 1 from our strong deep pitching staff. 4 batters are averaging over .500 and 7 batters are averaging hitting over .400 on the season. 11 of our hitters are batting over .300 while we face-off against all the top Softball Teams in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Thursday 2 on Friday and Saturday 25 February 2017. BYU Northwestern Cal State Fullerton # 21 Notre Dame this weekend’s opponents. SCHEDULE HERE. Georgia Softball. Georgia leads the nation in softball wins with 12 on the season 2017 of all 246 Softball teams Division 1.

Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City California Georgia Lady Bulldogs Softball Tournament Thursday Friday and Saturday.

 

UGA is the first team in the nation to reach 12 wins already after last season winning our Opening Game in the Women’s College World Series.

 

We’re a better team this season hitting and pitching.

 

Only 1 team is batting better than we in the entire nation and only 5 teams have a lower ERA than Georgia.

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1

 

Brittany Gray is 7-0 on the season and Kylie Bass is 4-0 on the season.

 

Georgia is # 8 at scoring runs 2017 undefeated 12-0 on the season :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1/current/team/284

 

Georgia leads the nation in stolen bases with 42 steals so far 2017 :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1/current/team/348

 

Georgia leads the nation in softball wins with 12 on the season 2017 :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1/current/team/320

 

We are # 215 in fielding percentage :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1/current/team/283/p5

 

We are # 60 of 246 teams in hitting home runs this season :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/stats/softball/d1/current/team/345/p2

 

 

We fully expect to move-up in the Polls from # 12 last week when the Polls are released Tuesdays.  This gives the lazy statisticians 3 days to compile RPI SOS batting averages ERA for softball which should come-out on Sunday night.

 

There are 35 teams competing in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City California this weekend including most of the top teams :

 

https://marynutterclassic.wordpress.com/2017-participating-teams/

 

Mary Nutter is a hero for Softball before Title IX who annually held clinics for gals to improve their skills.  Now the sport is one of the most followed of all sports men or women.

 

We play :

  1. BYU Thursday 23 February 2017 at 1 p.m. our time Fenway Field
  2. Notre Dame on the same field Friday at 6 p.m. Eastern Fenway Field
  3. Northwestern again on Fenway Field at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Friday 24 February 2017
  4. Cal State Fullerton Saturday 25th we don’t play until 8 p.m. Eastern over on Des Moines Field

 

We don’t play Sunday the 25th at all.

 

http://www.flosoftball.com/event/254132-2017-mary-nutter-collegiate-classic-2/schedule

 

Notre Dame is ranked # 21 this week and Georgia # 12

 

2017 College Softball RPI Team Rankings ESPN Coaches’ Poll RPI 2017 released each TUESDAY :

 

http://www.ncaa.com/rankings/softball/d1/espncomusa-softball

 

Georgia Lady Diamond Dawgs

 

  1. 12-0 to start 2017 season
  2. 11-0 to start 2016 season including Mary Nutter games
  3. 11-0 to start 2015 season including Mary Nutter games
  4. 11-0 to start 2014 season

http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/geo-w-softbl-stats.html

 

4th season in a row Georgia Softball has started-out at least 11-0 to begin each season culminating with our Opening Game WIN in the Women’s College World Series last season 2016.

 

There are great expectations for this season with us adding 2 of the top 100 softball players in the nation this off-season to bolster our already potent attack and top-notch pitching.

 

With 246 Division 1 Softball Teams and rosters of 25 players there are 5000 top softball players in our Division alone and the other smaller divisions also play great collegiate softball.  With Title IX every college in the nation fields softball teams.

 

We just play Softball at a higher level than all but the elite of the elite and frankly could win the Women’s College World Series which we have come-in 3rd place several times.

 

If you want to root for Georgia in an exciting sport in which we actually do well this is it.

 

Lu Harris-Champer   is doing a AMAZINGLY GREAT JOB as our Softball Head Coach.

 

WCWS

2-21-2017

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