Head Coach Buffie Burson led the UNG women’s basketball team to the best season in its 14 years of NCAA competition, reaching the Division II Elite Eight in 2018-19.
The UNG softball team won the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) tournament for the sixth year in a row with a string of dramatic victories in early May.
The UNG rifle team completed the season with a program record for its average score of 4,612 and a program-best final national ranking of No. 18.
UNG head baseball coach Tom Cantrell served on a panel at the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics meeting in October in Washington, D.C.
The UNG Athletics Hall of Fame committee inducted five new members in February as part of its ninth induction class.
Hope Nix and her family experienced many memorable moments Feb. 13 at UNG. The 5-year-old Dahlonega, Georgia, girl signed a one-day contract with the women’s basketball team and was introduced with the starting lineup.
The UNG baseball team earned a share of the regular-season conference Peach Belt Conference (PBC) championship and the No. 1 seed in the 2019 PBC tournament.
The national spotlight shone on UNG when ESPN3 televised the women’s and men’s Peach Belt Conference home basketball games against Columbus State on Jan. 9.
Dan Evans has been named as the new men’s basketball head coach at UNG – only the fourth coach in program history.
UNG’s student-athletes posted the highest-ever grade point average in an academic year in 2017-18, earning a 3.19 GPA, which was nearly three-tenths higher than …