UGA BASEBALL

Shepherd Earns Rawlings Gold Glove Award As Top SS

After another record-setting season as an elite defender, University of Georgia junior Cam Shepherd has earned a Rawlings Gold Glove Award as the top shortstop in NCAA Division 1, it was announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Wednesday. A 6-1,…

Schunk and Hancock Named All-Americans

Aaron Schunk and pitcher Emerson Hancock have been named All-Americans by Baseball America, it was announced Monday. Schunk, a 6-2, 205-pound native of Atlanta, Ga., earned First Team All-America honors as a utility player. He served as the starting third baseman…

Georgia Earns No. 4 National Seed

For the fifth time in school history, the University of Georgia has earned a national seed for the NCAA Baseball Championship as the Bulldogs garnered a No. 4 seed for its regional May 31-June 3 at Foley Field. The seventh-ranked…

Wilcox Named SEC Freshman Of The Week

Georgia right-hander Cole Wilcox has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday. A 6-5, 232-pound native of Chickamauga, Ga., Hancock pitched a complete game two-hitter in his first career SEC start to beat Florida…

Baseball Hancock Named To Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

University of Georgia sophomore right-hander Emerson Hancock has been named to the Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List, USA Baseball announced Wednesday. Hancock, who owns a 6-1 record and 1.02 Earned Run Average (ERA), ranks among the national leaders in…

#9 Bulldogs Suffer First Loss, 1-0 to LIU Brooklyn

The ninth-ranked Georgia baseball team lost, 1-0, in a pitchers’ duel to LIU Brooklyn Tuesday evening at Foley Field. The Blackbirds’ junior starter Jackson Svete (1-0) threw six shutout innings, yielding two hits and striking out five batters to earn…

Mitch Gaspard Joins Bulldog Staff

Mitch Gaspard, who has 13 years of experience leading baseball programs, has been named the volunteer coach on the Bulldog staff, Ike Cousins head coach Scott Stricklin announced Friday. Gaspard will work with the infielders, assist the hitters, base runners…

C.J. Smith Named Freshman All-American

University of Georgia pitcher/outfielder C.J. Smith is among the 32 standout players named to the the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced Monday. A 6-1, 186-pound native of Royston, Ga., Smith made 14 appearances…

Curry Drafted By The San Diego Padres In The 16th Round

Georgia junior catcher Michael Curry has been selected by the San Diego Padres in the 16th round of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday. Curry, a 5-11, 212-pound native of Gainesville, Ga., has played in 171 games including 167…

Kevin Smith Drafted By The New York Mets In The 7th Round

Georgia junior left-handed pitcher Kevin Smith has been selected by the New York Mets in the seventh round of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday. Smith, a 6-5, 233-pound native of Dunwoody, Ga., led the 2018 squad to an NCAA…