CARROLLTON, Ga. – With football and soccer on the road this week, volleyball and golf will keep the action going in Carrollton with a couple of home events.
This year’s homecoming was an exciting one with a big win over West Alabama. The third-ranked Wolves moved to 8-0 on the season and 5-0 in GSC play with a 27-25 win over defending GSC champion West Alabama. West Georgia is ranked 2nd right behind Valdosta State.
This upcoming weekend, the Wolves will take on Mississippi College. Kickoff for that game at Robinson-Hale Stadium in Clinton, Mississippi is set for 4 p.m. EST.
West Georgia’s volleyball squad competed this past weekend in the South Region Crossover in Orlando, Florida. After playing three matches, the Wolves went 1-2 for the weekend. The Wolves took on three Sunshine State Conference teams. For the first match, West Georgia defeated Nova Southeastern in a 3-1 match. Anjelina Webb and Aisha Ambrose both had 27 kills for the match, with an overall hitting percentage of .162 for the team. Wolves had three solid defensive players with double digit digs. The Wolves lost the next two matches against Saint Leo and Florida Southern 3-0.
The Wolves will return to the court on Tuesday in The Coliseum at 6 p.m. against West Florida for a home match. On Saturday, the Wolves travel to Valdosta to take on Valdosta State at 1 p.m.
UWG Soccer had a big weekend this past week with two GSC wins, one of which allowed West Georgia to clinch a GSC Tournament Berth on Senior Day. Jazmine Santiago recorded hat tricks in both games, recording the first back-to-back hat tricks in school history. The Wolves go into their final weekend of regular season play with two away games.
The Wolves will be on the road for two away games on Thursday and Saturday. They will take on Lee in Cleveland, Tennessee for a 7 p.m. start on Thursday. The regular season finale is then set for Saturday as the Wolves will travel to Rome, Georgia where they will kickoff at 3 p.m. against Shorter.
This week, West Georgia’s men golf team will compete in their annual home event, the Matt Dyas Invitational in Carrollton, Georgia. In the last competition, Sam Jones won the individual title in Dahlonega during the UNG Fall Invitational. He also tied the single-round school record of 64. Lucas Mota also had a great performance, tying with 13th place.
The Wolves will be competing in the Matt Dyas Invitational at Oak Mountain Championship Golf Club in Carrollton on Monday and Tuesday.