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University of Georgia Men | Women


Division:NCAA - Div. I
Conference:SEC
Location:Athens, GA
Head Coach:Manuel Diaz
Assoc. Head Coach:Bo Hodge
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Small city
Student Population:33,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: #1 in 2015, #2 in 2014, #7 in 2012, #15 in 2011, #4 in 2010, #12 in 2009, #24 in 2008, #15 in 2007, #1 in 2006


 
Conference Highlights
Georgia won the SEC regular season title for the 29th time in 2015, to go along with its nine SEC Tournament titles for a total of 38 combined regular season and tournament crowns - all since 1971. No other SEC team has reached double digit SEC regular season and tournament titles during that time.
Post Season Highlights
The 2014-15 Georgia Bulldogs completed the season with a 24-5 record and won the program’s 29th SEC regular season championship while also reaching the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship. Including its nine SEC Tournament titles, Georgia now has 38 total SEC crowns. The Bulldogs were ranked in the top-10 throughout the 2015 season and spent eight weeks in the top-five. UGA had seven wins against top-15 teams.
Tournament Highlights
Georgia players won three tournaments in the fall, including two by Wayne Montgomery, who led the team with 18 fall victories. Montgomery won the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens and the Cajun Classic in Lafayette, La., while Austin Smith was the winner of the Southeast Regional Championships held at UGA. Smith and Nathan Pasha, who was a quarterfinalist at the All-American Championships, each won singles matches at the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. Eric Diaz registered 11 wins, Nick Wood had 10, and Montgomery led the team with six victories against ranked opponents.
Individual Achievements
Juniors Austin Smith and Ben Wagland earned All-America honors in doubles. Georgia led the conference with four First Team All-SEC selections, including freshman of the year Wayne Montgomery. Austin Smith, Nathan Pasha and Ben Wagland were also first team honorees. Montgomery, who was included on the SEC All-Freshman team, became the first Bulldog named SEC Freshman of the Year since John Isner in 2004. Wagland and Smith were also named to the SEC All-Tournament Team.
Coaching Achievements
Manuel Diaz enters his 28th season as head coach at Georgia, and he is one of only two coaches in program history at the varsity level. In his 27th season, the Bulldog letterwinner guided the team to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships while winning a league-leading 38th Southeastern Conference title and third in a row. Following the 2014-15 season, Diaz owns a career record of 627-135 (.823).
 
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 USTA/ITA CAMPUS SHOWDOWNS
Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
 
 
DateType/LocationSchool/Contact
8/28 Coed Showdown
Melbourne, FL
Florida Tech
Bill Macom
8/29 Coed Showdown
Hoboken, NJ
Stevens
Steve Gatchko
9/05 Women's Showdown
Canton, NY
St. Lawrence
Greg Kreitzer
9/05 Men's Showdown
Canton, NY
St. Lawrence
Neil Caniga
9/12 Men's Showdown
Winchester, VA
Shenandoah
Larry Hubbard
 
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