March's Club of the Month: Powerlifting
Club Powerlifting has been named March's Club of the Month! The Club
hosted the Strongest Dawg competition on March 2nd. It was a raw
powerlifting competition that allowed the club to not only get their
but it also allowed students, faculty, and staff on campus to compete
for the honor of being named the Strongest Dawg in squats, bench press,
and deadlifts. The team's strong following also helped catapult them
into the Championship round of the Club Sports
Bracket Challenge. On March 23rd the team competed at the USAPL Battle on
the Border in Charlotte. The entire team performed well with newcomer
Leanna Harbor competing in her first meet with the team. Harbor,
competing in the 123 lb. weight class, squatted 215
lbs., benched 148 lbs., and deadlifted 231 lbs. In the 181 lb. class,
Amy Walden squatted 325 lbs., benched 165 lbs., and deadlifted 280 lbs.
Alexis Rainey competed in the 132 lb. weight class and squatted 177
lbs., benched 115 lbs., and deadlifted 185 lbs.
Since Charlotte, the team has been training hard in preparation for the
USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals April 12-14 in Killeen, Texas
where six lifters will be competing.
February's Club of the Month: Men's Lacrosse
2013 Southern ShootOut Champs!
The Men's lacrosse team has been named February's Club of the Month! In the most recent MCLA Division 1 poll, Georgia Lacrosse ranked in at #22. The team is currently 6-0 coming off of a dominating performance at the FSU Shootout where they won the tournament with a 3-0 record. Georgia beat the University of Central Florida (15-14), the University of South Carolina (10-0), and Florida State (11-6). The Dawgs withstood a serious downpour in Tallahasse during their three games. Tallahassee received about 5.5"of rain over the course of the two days that the team was there but the games were still playable thanks to field turf. Georgia started the season with a home win over Wake Forest 13-6, a 15-3 victory over Kennesaw State, and a 13-6 win over Florida. March 1st and 2nd they play Iowa and TCU at the Club Sports Complex and Rec Sports Complex.
January's Club of the Month: Women's Lacrosse
The UGA Women's lacrosse club team enters the
season ranked No. 9 according to Lacrosse Magazine's preseason rankings
for the US Lacrosse Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Associates
Division I. Senior goalie Emily Seidel also received preseason
recognition as she placed third in the vote for the WCLA Preseason
Player of the Year for the 2013 season. Georgia narrowly missed
receiving a bid to nationals last season with a one-goal loss to
Florida late in the season. Seidel was named the top goalie in the WCLA
in the 2012 season and is expected to be one of Georgia's main
components to making their way back to the championship tournament. "It
was a huge honor to be put on par with some of the
best competition at the club level in the country," said Seidel. "I was
also so proud to represent Georgia and the southeast in the votes and
the running for Preseason Player of the Year." The club continues to do an exceptional job administratively and has a strong showing of great leaders and officers
The club will be traveling to many exciting places this Spring including Santa Barbara, California for the UCSB Shootout and Boulder, Colorado for the Mile High Tournament. Best of luck on your future adventures and congrats on being named January's Club Sport of the Month!
December's Club of the Month: Ice Hockey
Congratulations to Men's Ice Hockey for being named December's club of the month! The hockey team had an impressive 5 game winning streak in November and also hosted a youth clinic in December. 38 youth players joined the UGA Hockey players and coaches for instruction and fun on and off the ice. The team has also done a great job improving their communication with the club sports department, filling out travel requests, and updating their social media pages! A special congratulations goes out to Head Coach
John Hoos and players Peter Kacer and Vince DiCarlo for being chosen for
the ACHA National Select Team. Players from around the country will be
joining Georgia goalie Vince DiCarlo and leading scoring forward, Peter
Kacer, in the European Tour. The National Select team will face teams
from the Euro professional leagues for 6 games within 10 days, led by
the Bulldog's head coach. Best of luck in Europe!
November's Club of the Month: UGA Red Hotz
The Red Hotz participated in intense weeks of rehearsals leading up to their performance at Dance Athens and their halftime show at Sanford Stadium! The Red Hotz collaborated with the Intramural Department and performed during halftime of the Intramural Flag Football Championship games. The Red Hotz have also been doing an excellent job administratively by consistently attending meetings, filling out their weekly reports, and having great communication with our Club Sports Staff. Keep up the good work and Congratulations on being named November's Club of the Month!
October's Club of the Month:
Your 2012 NIRSA Region 2 Club Soccer Champions!
The Women's Club Soccer team participated in the SCSA Regional Tournament on 10/26-10/28 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The Team played six games and despite injuries,wound up defeating Virginia Tech in double overtime by a score of 1-0. Congratulations to the club for becoming the first team in UGA Women's Club Soccer history to win the regional tournament. The Women's Soccer Club will compete in the NIRSA National Championship on November 15th-17th in Memphis, Tennessee!
Best of luck at the National Tournament and congratulations on this magnificent accomplishment!