Softball Takes on Georgia State in Panthersville

Feb. 14, 2017

2017 Information Guide | Game Notes
Wednesday, Feb. 15 | 4 p.m.
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THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech softball team (0-5) travels to cross-town rival Georgia State (4-1) for a single game on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET. The Jackets are looking for their first win in Panthersville, Ga. since March 1, 2011 – a 3-0 Tech victory.

turning two
-The Jackets have turned five double plays this season through five games to rank second in the nation and first in the ACC in double plays turned per game.
– The five double plays are already 25% of the total double plays turned a season ago (20).
– Three of the plays involved line drives, while the other two were grounders turned into double plays

krzus control
– Sophomore Katie Krzus is tied for first on the team with five hits and is hitting .385.
– Against No. 24 Cal, she blasted a grand slam in the first inning for her first career grand slam and second home run of her career.
– She’s also patient at the plate, waiting for pitch, which is evident by her four walks – the second-most on the team.
– In addition, she’s on a five-game reached base streak and a three-game hitting streak.

Piera-none-zi
– Senior Samantha Pierannunzi has zero strikeouts in 12 at bats over the weekend, making her the toughest player in the ACC to strikeout thus far.
– Against #24 Cal, she roped a leadoff home run in the first inning to spark a 7-run first inning for the Yellow Jackets.
– She’s tied for first on the team with five hits, and second with three RBI and three walks. 

KOwalewicz
Jessica Kowalewicz has started all five games at second base and has produced at the plate.
– The senior is 4-for-10 with three runs to go along with a double, home run, two RBI and four walks.
– She’s slugging .800 and hitting .400 through the first weekend.

Panthersville
– The Jackets are looking for their first win in Panthersville, Ga. since March 1, 2011.
– Tech won that game 3-0.
– In the series, which features, 68 games, the Jackets own a 20-13 record in Panthersville.

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