April 15, 2008
Auburn, Ala. -
The Auburn softball team will take on the Georgia Bulldogs in double-header beginning at 3 p.m. CT Wednesday afternoon at the UGA Softball Stadium.
Auburn enters the twin bill with a 33-14 overall record and a 9-10 record in the Southeastern Conference. The Bulldogs are 35-16 overall this season and 8-9 in league play. Radio coverage of the series can be heard on WZMG 910 AM in Auburn and on the internet at www.auburntigers.com.
"We are going to have to come out ready to play against Georgia," Auburn head coach Tina Deese said. "We had a couple of tough losses this weekend, but we came out Sunday and got after it. We are going to have to take that same approach tomorrow because Georgia is a good team."
The Tigers have posted an 11-6 record in road games this season, with the pitching staff recording a 1.43 ERA with 161 strikeouts in 117.1 innings of work in those 17 games. The staff has held teams to a .203 batting average in road games.
The Bulldogs are 26-5 at home this season and lead the overall series against the Tigers with a 20-10 record. Georgia is 8-5 against the Tigers in Athens and has won seven of the 10 meetings overall in the series.