CARROLLTON, Ga. - Another busy weekend for the West Georgia Wolves at home, starting with Volleyball on Thursday and Friday followed by Football on Saturday. They will finish up the week with Soccer on Sunday.
After another GSC victory this past weekend against Shorter, the Wolves will host North Greenville at 2 p.m. at University Stadium.
Over the weekend, Wolves took on the Shorter Hawks in Rome, Georgia. They proceeded to have an outstanding performance, winning 58-27. The offense was impressive, powering the Wolves to victory. Additionally, Devontae Jackson pushed past UWG Hall of Famer Mark Evans, collecting 5,194 career all-purpose yards, to set a new bar at UWG. For the season, the Wolves offense reached a new high, with 539 total offensive yards.
The Wolves will be taking on North Greenville at home for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day on October 6th beginning at 2 p.m. Single game tickets will be on sale until noon on the Friday before. Junior Wolves will begin at 12, and the Wolf Walk at Wolf Plaza starts at 12:30.
After another split weekend, the Wolves will have two more home matches this week. They will play Christian Brothers at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Union City at 6 p.m. on Friday in The Coliseum.
Wolves Volleyball went 1-1 over the weekend, falling to West Alabama on Friday and beating Mississippi College on Saturday. On Friday, the Wolves fell short 3-2 against West Alabama. Wharton had a career high of 19 kills in the match, and Anna Metzler had a season high 18 digs. The Wolves returned to the Coliseum on Saturday, taking the win from Mississippi College in four sets, winning 3-1. Saturday was the Wolves 3rd GSC win, putting them 3-4 in conference play and 8-6 overall.
Wolves will take on Christian Brothers on Thursday with a 6 p.m. start in The Coliseum, and they will return on Friday to compete against Union City at 6 p.m.
The Wolves have another big home week, with games on Wednesday and Sunday.
The Wolves had a big home weekend, hosting West Florida on Friday and Alabama Huntsville on Sunday. Going 1-1 for the weekend, the Wolves dominated against UAH, but fell 2-0 against West Florida. The Wolves scored four points during the game on Sunday. Katie Mitchell and Jackie Donaldson both moved up in the record books. Mitchell moved up to fifth in career goals, and Donaldson moved to third with career shutouts.
The Wolves will be back in action at home on Wednesday against North Georgia at 5 p.m. The week will be wrapped up at University Field against Valdosta State beginning at 1 p.m.
Men’s and Women’s Golf competed at separate tournaments last week. The Men’s team played in the Cougar Invitational in Columbus, Georgia, where they place 12th overall. Sam Jones finished 12th overall for the Wolves with a 68. He accumulated six birdies throughout the match.
The Women competed in Battle at Old South, where Franziska Bremm finished six with a total of 146. The Wolves overall finished 12th with a team total of 635.
Wolves will compete at the Lady Flames Super Regional Preview on October 1st and 2nd, while the Men’s team will travel to North Georgia for the UNG Fall Invitational.
Over the weekend, Men and Women Cross Country both competed in the UNG Invitational in Gainesville, Georgia. Solomon Komen took the top finish for the Wolves with his fastest 8k of the year. He finished sixth individually with a 26:00.09 time. Overall, the Wolves placed eighth.
The Women’s team finished 13th on Saturday. Alaina Burnside led the Wolves, finishing with a 26:29.82 time finishing in 48th place.
The Wolves will return on the 13th of October in Rome, Georgia for the Berry Invitational.