Sports Round-Up

November 4, 2011 by  

Georgia volleyball welcomes back alumni 

The University of Georgia Volleyball has jumped for new ideas and will be hosting its first alumni weekend during its game against Arkansas, reports The Red & Black. Former Georgia volleyball players are invited to watch the 2011 team and learn about their experiences.

Star Soccer forward’s love for the sport

Alexa Newfield is Georgia’s star soccer player who scored 15 goals as a sophomore, reports the Red & Black. Her upbringing, family history and personality all help explain her love for soccer.

Georgia in minority for special teams coaches

Georgia is in the minority of programs that don’t employ a special teams coordinator, reports The Athens Banner-Herald.Eighty-nine of the 120 Football Bowl Subdivision programs have an assistant on staff with that title and UGA is not one of them.

Dawgs anticipate making to the SEC

The Georgia Bulldawgs haven’t been to the southeastern conference since 2005; however, with Saturday’s win against Florida, they are well on there way. The Bulldogs will have to do their part by taking care of business the next two weeks against No. 25 Auburn on Nov. 12 and woeful Kentucky on Nov. 19, reports The Athens Banner-Herald dog bytes.

Georgia’s Jarvis Jones makes the most out of life

Jones didn’t want to play football in high school. He thought of himself as a basketball player — and was an exceptional one indeed, reports the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. This 6’3 outside linebacker eventually finds a home with the Bulldawgs.




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