Catcher Aaron Rzucidlo is the latest addition to the Georgia baseball recruiting class for the 2015 season.
A 6-foot-2, 210-pound Marietta native, he is a senior at Walton High School. As a junior, he batted .378 with six home runs and 38 RBI in helping the Raiders advance to the semifinals of the state playoffs in Class AAAAAA. He was named first team All-County by the Marietta Journal and to the Southeast All-Region second team by Perfect Game.
Volleyball signs Anderson
Cassidy Anderson signed her letter of intent Wednesday to play at Georgia. The native of Louisville, Ky., will join the Bulldogs this fall.
Anderson played her prep career at Assumption High School and helped her team to the KHSAA State Championship title, the KHSAA Regional Championship title and the KSHAA District Championship title in each of her four seasons on the team. A four-year varsity letter winner, Anderson was named to the All-District team in 2012 and 2013, as well as the All-Region and All-State team in 2013. In 2011, she helped Assumption to a Durango Fall Classic Championship, a tournament in Las Vegas that features the top teams in the country. She followed the Durango Classic Championship title with a runner-up performance in 2012. Anderson also helped her team to three consecutive Asics Challenge Championship titles.
Montgomery signs with men‚Äôs tennis
Wayne Montgomery of Johannesburg, South Africa, signed a letter of intent Wednesday to compete for the men‚Äôs tennis team.
Montgomery will enroll this summer and begin play with the Bulldogs in the fall.
Montgomery originally intended to enroll this spring, but was not cleared by the NCAA. He has since received the necessary clearance.
Montgomery has won multiple South African and African Junior titles in singles and doubles and has represented South Africa internationally in team and individual events. He has been a member of the ITF junior touring teams each year since the age of 13 and also participated at the Junior Davis Cup in Mexico in 2010 and 2011.
Montgomery reached a career high ITF U-18 world ranking of No. 7 in 2013, and has 92 career singles wins. He has won ITF junior circuit tournaments in Gaberone, Port Elizabeth, East London, Montreal (doubles), Potchefstroom (singles and doubles), Traralgon (doubles), and Maryland (singles and doubles). His reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open and the Australian Open as well as the doubles semifinals at Wimbledon.
He will join incoming freshmen Andy Martinez and Peter Bertran, in addition to current redshirt freshman Paul Oosterbaan, in the class.
Garber named semifinalist for Ben Hogan Award
Joey Garber of the Georgia men‚Äôs golf team has been chosen as one of the 10 semifinalists for the Ben Hogan Award, which is given annually to the top golfer based on collegiate and amateur competition.
Garber, a senior from Petoskey, Mich., is currently No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and the Golfstat Cup Standings. He leads the Bulldogs with a scoring average of 70.52, including six top-10s and eight top-20s in eight events. Earlier this season, Garber posted his first collegiate victory at The Invitational at The Ocean Course.