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Smith Named to Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II National Player & Pitcher of the Year Top 25 List

4/25/19 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-five student-athletes have been selected finalists for the 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II National Player and Pitcher of the Year awards, and University of North Georgia junior Kylee Smith is on the list for a third year in a row. Smith has a 0.48 ERA with 240 strikeouts, both leading marks in the country. She is 23-2 on the …

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No. 11 TMU Lady Bears dominate AAC opening round

4/25/19 (KINGSPORT, Tenn.) – The No. 11 Truett McConnell University softball team, No. 1-seed for the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament, dominated the opening round against No. 8 Bryan College with a mercy rule (14-2) on Wednesday. PLAY-BY-PLAY After the Lions scored an unearned run in the first (0-1), Briley Lawson, the AAC freshman of the year, smacked a three-run homerun in …

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No. 4 UNG Softball Clinches Share of Sixth Straight PBC Regular Season Championship

4/25/19 DAHLONEGA – With a sweep of Columbus State Wednesday night, the No. 4 University of North Georgia softball team clinched at least a share of the Peach Belt Conference regular season championship for the sixth consecutive year. GAME 1 – UNG 3, CSU 0 All the scoring happened in the second inning, starting with a leadoff homer from Katie Collins to put …

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No. 19 TMU Bears claim runner-up at AAC Direct Qualifier, Smith AAC runner-up overall

4/25/19 ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. (April 23, 2019) – After defeating No. 7 Point University at the Appalachian Athletic Conference Spring Championship, the No. 19 Truett McConnell University men’s golf team fell to the Skyhawks at the AAC Direct Qualifier at the Barnsley Garden Resort to take runner-up of 12 teams. In fact, the Bears bounced back from a fifth place finish after …

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No. 11 TMU Lady Bears collect extensive AAC postseason awards

4/24/19 (CLEVELAND) – For the second straight year, sophomore Karley Hobbs, a member of the No. 11 Truett McConnell University softball team, was named Appalachian Athletic Conference pitcher of the year and Jenni Shepard was named coach of the year. Furthermore, Briley Lawson was named co-freshman of the year while junior Jaden Morrison earned a spot on the All-Conference second team. Hobbs led the AAC through the …

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No. 18 TMU Bears drop Montreat series

4/23/19 (CLEVELAND) – The No. 18 Truett McConnell University baseball team dropped game three (5-4) to lose the three-game Appalachian Athletic Conference series against Montreat College on Monday at the TMU Baseball Complex. The Bears (26-15, 17-6 AAC) previously split the opening doubleheader. PLAY BY PLAY The Cavaliers were able to push across three runs in the top of the …

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Hobbs nabs fourth AAC pitcher of the week nod

4/23/19 (CLEVELAND) – The reigning Appalachian Athletic Conference softball co-pitcher of the year, Karley Hobbs, earned her fourth AAC weekly award of her sophomore season, announced the league Monday.   Hobbs led the No. 16 Lady Bears to two more AAC wins against Bluefield College and St. Andrews University last week. Hobbs allowed two earned runs over the course of 14 …

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Smith Tabbed PBC Pitcher of the Week for Fifth Time This Season

4/23/19 AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the fifth time in 2019 and the 12th time in her career, University of North Georgia softball player Kylee Smith was named the Peach Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week by the league office Monday. Nothing is better than perfect, which is exactly what Smith was as she set down all 21 USC Aiken Pacers in order in …

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No. 10 UNG Women’s Tennis Finishes Runner-Up at PBC Championship

4/21/19 FLORENCE, S.C. – The No. 10 University of North Georgia women’s tennis team earned their best finish in the Peach Belt Tournament in program history, earning runner-up honors after a 4-1 loss to No. 4 Columbus State Sunday afternoon. The Cougars earned the doubles point, but UNG gave CSU a scare after Holly Bennett and Vaishali Jorge put North Georgia in front in doubles …

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UNG’s Archer Earns All-Tournament Honors, Finishes in Tie for Fifth

4/21/19 ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Logan Archer finished in a tie for fifth, earning All-Tournament honors, as the University of North Georgia men’s golf finished in eighth place at the Peach Belt Conference Championship. Archer shot a three-under 69 in the final round to finish at one-under 215 for the tournament. The senior finished six strokes off the pace of Flagler’s Juan …

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