CARROLLTON, Ga. – The Wolves will take to the road this week with no home competitions, but Wolves Madness will kick off the basketball season with the first look at the teams on Thursday, October 11th at The Coliseum.
Wolves Madness will take place Thursday at The Coliseum at 7 p.m. Fans will get a first look at the teams with team introductions and a glance at some practice drills, as well as other activities. The student section naming poll, which can be accessed through @UWGAthletics on Twitter, will open at 12 p.m. on Monday. The revealing of the student section name will take place during Wolves Madness.
No tickets are required for admission to the event, and participants can expect free pizza and t-shirts from the sponsors Papa Johns and Ozier Apparel. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will start at 7 p.m.
Head coach David Dean and the football program is now 6-0 on the season after a dominating win over North Greenville on Saturday. The team will travel to Pensacola, Florida to play the University of West Florida on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Over the weekend, the Wolves defeated North Greenville 31-7, allowing the Crusaders to score only once in the 4th quarter. West Georgia accumulated 507 yards total on offense throughout the game, and the defense allowed NGU only 171 yards.
This upcoming weekend, the Wolves will take on GSC opponent West Florida in Pensacola starting at 7 p.m. West Georgia played West Florida in the second round of the 2017 playoffs, with West Florida winning 17-14 en route to the NCAA Championship game. West Georgia is 6-0 on the year and 3-0 against conference opponents and the Wolves come into the weekend ranked fourth in the nation by both major polls. UWF is currently ranked 10th by the American Football Coaches' Association, and seventh in the D2football.com national poll, coming into the game at 3-0 in conference and 5-1 overall.
Soccer will be taking on two opponents this weekend on the road. Starting Friday, the Wolves travel to Mississippi College for a 2 p.m. match, then on Sunday, the Wolves will take on playing Delta State at 1 p.m. before returning home to conclude their weekend.
This past week, the Wolves fell to both opponents. The team traveled to Dahlonega on Wednesday to take on North Georgia, where they lost 2-0 to a regular season opponent. On Sunday, the team returned to University Field to take on GSC opponent, Valdosta State. The Wolves lost 3-0, making them 0-2 for the week. The team is now 4-3 in GSC conference play.
The Wolves will be on the road this weekend in Mississippi, taking on Mississippi College on Friday and Delta State on Sunday before returning home. Both teams are Gulf South Conference opponents.
Head coach Jon Moseley and the volleyball program are on a three-game winning streak as they go into the week. The Wolves will be on the road against the University of Alabama Huntsville on Friday and Montevallo on Saturday.
After defeating Christian Brothers on Thursday, the Wolves returned to the court to take another win from Union University in three straight sets. The Wolves had a hitting percentage over .240 in both matches and junior Madi Fleming tied with Teresa Paini for seventh all-time career assists with 1,467.
The Wolves will be taking on UAH on Friday at 7 p.m. in Huntsville, followed by a travel day to Montevallo on Saturday for a 3 p.m. start.
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country have taken a weekend off before they return this weekend to run in Rome, Georgia at the Berry Invitational.
Men placed 8th in the UNG Invitational on September 29th. Solomon Komen ran his fastest 8k and placed sixth. The women’s team placed 13th in the UNG Invitational, led by Alaina Burnside with a 48th place finish.
Both teams will be running this weekend at the Berry Invitational on Saturday in Rome, Georgia.
The West Georgia golf teams competed this past week in the UNG Fall Invitational and the Lady Flames Regional Preview. The Men’s team will not return to the course until October 22nd in the Matt Dyas Invitational, while the women compete in the LeeAnn Nobel Memorial this week on October 15th and 16th.
Sam Jones for the Men’s golf team won the individual title for the tournament, where he shot an overall 204. Jones tied the single-round school recorder of 64 during the tournament. The Wolves finished an overall 5th place.
The Women’s team finished eighth overall in the Regional Preview, with a 947 overall finish. Franziska Bremm stood out with a top-10 finish, coming in with a fifth-place tie, trailing by seven shots from the first place finisher.
The women will compete this upcoming week on October 15th and 16th in the LeeAnn Nobel Memorial hosted by North Georgia. The Men’s team will take a week off before returning for the Matt Dyas Invitational starting October 22nd.