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Three Baseball Players Named to Peach Belt All-Academic Team

5/8/19 AUGUSTA, Ga. – Ahead of the Peach Belt Conference baseball tournament this weekend, three University of North Georgia baseball players were named to the league’s All-Academic Team as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. Seniors Conner Corbitt, Daniel McCrary and Derrick Pickvet were the three Nighthawks on the team. Corbitt, from Juliette, Georgia, sports a 3.70 GPA in Criminal Justice. McCrary, from Gainesville, Georgia, …

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No. 5 UNG Softball to Host Regional for Sixth Straight Year

5/6/19 DAHLONEGA – For the sixth straight year, the University of North Georgia will play host to a softball regional as the No. 5 Nighthawks earned the top seed in the Southeast Region as announced Monday morning by the national office. The Nighthawks will play Lees-McRae in the opening round as the Bobcats earned the No. 8 seed by winning the …

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TMU Bears fall late in semi-finals, eliminated from AAC tourney

5/6/19 KINGSPORT, Tenn. (May 4, 2019) – The No. 6-seeded Union College Bulldogs rallied in the eighth inning with six runs to put the game out of reach for the No. 3-seeded Truett McConnell University in the semi-finals of the Appalachian Athletic Conference baseball tournament on Saturday (8-4). The loss eliminated the Bears from the tournament and sent the Bulldogs …

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TOURNAMENT CHAMPS!!! No. 5 UNG Softball Comes From Behind to Win Sixth Straight PBC Tournament

5/5/19 DAHLONEGA – For the sixth time in as many years, the Peach Belt Conference softball tournament championship will call Dahlonega home as the No. 5 University of North Georgia softball team came from behind in the championship game to beat Georgia Southwestern, 3-1. Earlier in the day, the Nighthawks beat Flagler, 4-2, in the semifinal round. SEMIFINAL – UNG 4, …

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No. 5 UNG Softball Turns Away Upset-Minded Braves, 7-5

5/4/19 DAHLONEGA – After trailing most of the game, a three-run sixth was the difference as the No. 5 and top-seeded University of North Georgia softball team survived an upset bid from eighth-seeded UNC Pembroke, 7-5, Friday night in the Peach Belt quarterfinals. After starting the game over three hours late due to numerous lightning delays throughout the day, the Braves …

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McRae’s grand slam sparks dominating win, Bears advance in AAC tourney

5/3/19 (KINGSPORT, Tenn.) – Freshman John Michael McRae’s grand slam in the top of the first inning sparked the No. 3-seeded Truett McConnell University baseball team’s dominating win (14-6) against No. 7-seeded Milligan College on Thursday in the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament. The win advanced the Bears in the double elimination tournament. PLAY-BY-PLAY After senior Austin Bishop’s leadoff hit by pitch, junior Josh Johnston singled down …

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Bears come up short in opening round at AAC tourney

5/3/19 (KINGSPORT, Tenn.) – The No. 3-seeded Truett McConnell University baseball team faced No. 6-seeded Union College in the opening round of the Appalachian Athletic Conference baseball tournament on Wednesday at Hunter Wright Stadium. The Bears came up short against the Bulldogs 6-3. Last time they met, TMU won the three-game AAC series (2-1) on the road during the regular …

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Stowers, Smith and Davenport Bring Home Major Awards at PBC Banquet

5/3/19 DAHLONEGA – For the fourth time in Peach Belt Conference history, one school brought home the league’s Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Coach of the Year awards as the University of North Georgia had Marley Stowers, Kylee Smith and Mike Davenport earn their respective awards Thursday night at the conference banquet prior to the start of the tournament. North Georgia has …

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UNG’s Bower Named PBC Pitcher of the Week

4/29/19 AUGUSTA, Ga. – University of North Georgia baseball player Steven Bower was named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference office announced Monday afternoon. Bower picked up a win in his only appearance last week, pitching seven shutout innings against Lander. The junior from Lawrenceville, Ga., struck out a career-high 12 batters over seven innings, allowing only two hits …

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