Georgia Gwinnett College's baseball team's home games have been changed to away games while the softball team will play at Collins Hill High School.
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Sunday, August 26, 2012
The Grizzlies men's and women's soccer teams both won their matches Saturday, kicking off the Lawrenceville college's athletic program.
Georgia Gwinnett College kicked off their inaugural season of varsity sports in a big way Saturday. Both their men's and women's soccer team were victorious in their games on their newly constructed field in front of some 700 fans. The women's team played the first game in the school's history against Tennessee Temple University Saturday. Sophomore forward Amairani Almanza of Lilburn scored the first two goals for the Grizzlies. They went on to beat TTU 9-1. “It was a fantastic start out there by our team today,” said head women’s coach Domenic Martelli in a release. “We were so excited to see everything come together for the first time and we had a fantastic crowd out there. That gave us great energy to play really well, from the backs …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Georgia Gwinnett College's first ever game will be held Saturday at 1pm in Lawrenceville.
After two years of building staff, teams and playing fields, Georgia Gwinnett College will kick off their first season of intercollegiate sports this coming weekend. On Saturday at 1pm, GGC's women's soccer team will take on Tennessee Temple University. Then at 3pm, the Grizzlies' men's soccer team will face off against TTU's Crusaders. “This kickoff has been a long time in the making and is the result of hard work from a lot of committed people,” said Dr. Darin S. Wilson, Director of Athletics in a release. “We are thrilled about what lies ahead for our programs and we can’t wait to finally see our student-athletes in action in Grizzly green and gray.” Admission to both games is free. There will be limited seating available in the …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Construction on the college's soccer and baseball fields has begun on Collins Hill Rd in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Chase Hodges comes to the school in Lawrenceville, Ga. from Georgia State University.
PRESS RELEASE/Georgia Gwinnett College The Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzlies have hired decorated Division I tennis coach Chase Hodges as their first-ever head men’s and women’s tennis coach, announced Dr. Darin S. Wilson, director of Athletics. Hodges has 14 years of collegiate coaching experience, including the last 11 as a head coach, and boasts the distinction of being the only head coach in NCAA tennis history to lead five different programs to a national ranking. “Chase’s record is truly outstanding,” said Wilson. “His experience and winning tradition will be a valuable asset to GGC as we build the men’s and women’s varsity tennis programs. We are really excited to have someone of his caliber join the Grizzlies.” Hodges comes to …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Berkmar grad will oversee Compliance, Academic Services and Game Operations.
Georgia Gwinnett College announced Tuesday that Ian Potter has been hired as the school's Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, Academic Services and Game Operations. Potter previously worked in a similar position at Augusta State since 2007. In this position, Potter will make sure GGC is in compliance with policies regarding athletic eligibility, financial aid, academic standing, team participation, recruiting activities, playing & practice seasons, camps/clinics and amateurism. Potter will also be the go-between for the athletics department, Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar. “We are delighted to welcome Ian to GGC and expect to put his skills and experience to work immediately,” said GGC Director of Athletics Darin …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
An assistant coach for Georgia State will become the Grizzlies' first baseball head coach.
Georgia Gwinnett College threw out the first pitch in fielding their first baseball team. The college announced they've hired Brad Stromdahl as the team's first head coach. Stromdahl comes from Georgia State University where he served as an assistant baseball coach under Greg Frady for the last six years. He has 13 total years of experience coaching collegiate baseball. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to start a baseball program and athletic department from scratch,” said Stromdahl in a release. “GGC offers an absolutely outstanding opportunity for this community to grow together, both academically and as a baseball program.” Stromdahl played catcher in junior college and NCAA Division II at Southwestern Minnesota State University …
Monday, August 22, 2011
The Grizzlies will take to the field in 2012.
Georgia Gwinnett College unveiled plans for their new athletic complex. The $12 million facility will be built on the hillside on Collins Hill Rd., just north of the college's main entrance. The complex will include a soccer field and track, baseball and softball fields and tennis courts. “The complex will provide an impressive sight at the front door of our campus,” said Eddie Beauchamp, vice president for Facilities and Operations at GGC in a release. “I’m sure the view will generate a lot of excitement within the community, and for students as well.” “I think students will really be excited to drive by and see the athletics facilities at the campus entrance,” said Jay Patel, president of the GGC Student Government Association. “It will …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Dr. Darin Wilson will help shape Georgia Gwinnett College's athletic future.
Georgia Gwinnett College took a major step towards bringing intercollegiate sports to campus Thursday morning with the announcement of its first athletics director, Dr. Darin Wilson. Wilson comes to GGC after serving as athletic director at Union College in Barbourville, KY. His 18 year connection at Union began when he was a student-athlete. Wilson then became a baseball coach and ultimately the athletic director in 2003. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to build an athletics program from the ground up,” Wilson said in a release. “I am most excited to develop a program that will be integrated with GGC’s emphasis on learning and leadership. This program will be conducted with the highest level of integrity, putting academics first …