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UGA president to hold open forum with students

UGA president to hold open forum with students

ATHENS, Ga. -- University of Georgia President Michael Adams will hold an open forum for students.

The "Open Mic with Mike" event was rescheduled for April 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the "Dawg Pen" on the atrium level of the Tate Student Center. It was originally planned for April 3.

The forum is a chance for students to talk with Adams about issues facing the university, including state budget cuts, tuition hikes and reductions to the HOPE scholarship.

The forum is open to the public, but only students can ask questions of Adams. The event is sponsored by the UGA student government association.

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Bulldogs Slip To Fourth At SEC Championship

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The 25th-ranked Georgia men's golf team finished in fourth place at the SEC Championship on Sunday.

Playing Sea Island Golf Club's Seaside Course, the Bulldogs fired a 13-over 293 in the final round to wind up at 10-over 850. Team honors went to Alabama, which posted a final tally of 12-under 828.

Sophomore Keith Mitchell paced the Bulldogs on Sunday with a 1-over 71. Junior T.J. Mitchell signed for a 3-over 73, followed by sophomores Brian Carter and Joey Garber at 3-over 73 and 5-over 75, respectively. Freshman Nicholas Reach had the Bulldogs' non-counting score of 7-over 77.

Georgia, Silva Zamora Finish Fifth At SEC Women's Golf

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The No. 9-ranked Georgia women's golf team shot 319 under blustery conditions during the final round of the SEC Championships at the Blessings Golf Club on Sunday and finished fifth in the final standings at 933.

Individually, Marta Silva Zamora carded a 3-over 75 and finished fifth at 10-over 226, while freshman Rocio Sanchez Lobato shot 76 and tied for eighth at 229.

"It was such a challenge today," head coach Kelley Hester said. "I can't say enough about the rounds that Marta and Rocio had today. Under these conditions, those were very impressive efforts."

Florida Claims SEC Series With 6-3 Win Over UGA

GAINESVILLE, FLA. -- Daniel Pigott's three-run home run led  top-ranked Florida to a 6-3 win over Georgia Sunday in front of 4,492 fans at McKethan Stadium.

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Georgia Claims 34th SEC Championship

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- The Georgia men's tennis team captured its 34th Southeastern Conference title and eighth tournament crown Sunday, defeating the No. 1 seed and sixth-ranked Kentucky 4-1 in the finals at Mississippi State's A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre in Starkville.

The win moved the Bulldogs to 23-2 on the season and the squad has now won seven matches in a row heading into next month's NCAA Tournament. Today marked Georgia's first SEC tournament title since 2007 as Georgia went on to win the national championship later that season in Athens.

Georgia Falls to Florida in SEC Championship

OXFORD, MISS. -- The seventh-ranked and third-seeded Georgia women's tennis team finished runner-up at the 2012 SEC tournament after a 4-1 loss to second-ranked and first-seeded Florida in the championship match Sunday afternoon.

The Bulldogs (21-4) dropped a close doubles point and then couldn't sustain some early momentum gained in singles to win four matches.

Earth Day weekend events

ATLANTA -- Half a million people are expected to pour into metro Atlanta for several festivals this weekend.

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However, the possibility of severe weather has organizers keeping their eyes on the sky.