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Jackets Host No. 1/2 Seminoles This Weekend

April 10, 2014

 Georgia Tech (21-13, 8-7) vs. No. 1/2 FloridaState (26-6, 13-2) Game 35
 (Home 25)
Friday, April 11, 7:30p.m.
 RHP Josh Heddinger, GT vs. RHP Luke Weaver, FSU) Coverage  Gametracker| Listen Live | CSS /ESPN3 Game 36
 (Home 26)
Saturday, April 12, 2p.m.
 LHP DevinStanton, GT vs. RHP Mike Compton, FSU) Coverage  Gametracker| Listen Live | RSN /ESPN3 Game 37
 (Home 27)
Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m.
 (RHP MatthewGrimes, GT vs. TBA, FSU)  Coverage Gametracker| Listen Live | CSS /ESPN3 Location  Atlanta, Ga. |Russ ChandlerStadium | Weather Game Info  GTInforgraphic Game Notes | 2014 MediaGuide | Facebook | Twitter

>> Putting its six-game winning streak on the line, Georgia Tech welcomes No. 1/2 Florida State to Russ Chandler Stadium for an ACC showdown on the Flats.

>> The Yellow Jackets have won four of their last six versus teams ranked No. 1 in at least one poll, including a 5-4 win over FSU during the 2012 ACC Tournament en route to Tech’s eighth title. Tech was 3-2 last season versus No. 1-ranked teams.

>> Tech and FSU are second and third in the league in hitting, while the Jackets’ 342 hits and 12 triples pace the ACC. Three Jackets are in the ACC’s top 20 in hitting, with seven hitting .290+.

>> The Jackets’ bullpen totaled 11 innings of relief in the Duke sweep, recorded saves in each game and allowed just one run (0.82 ERA). Over Tech’s last 11 ACC games (7-4), the `pen has pitched to a 1.62 ERA and accounted for four wins and three saves.

>> Sophomore LF Matt Gonzalez went 6-for-7 this week with three doubles, a triple, four RBI and three runs. He is ninth in the ACC in average (.333) and leads the league in hits (45) and doubles (13). He’s also second in nation in outfield assists (seven).


Baseball Accolades Abound for Burress, Ellis

Burress named PG Freshman of the Year, All-America; Ellis named All-Region

Accolades Abound for Burress, Ellis
Baseball Burress Named Freshman Hitter of the Year

Yellow Jacket named top first-year hitter in the nation by NCBWA

Burress Named Freshman Hitter of the Year
Baseball Burress Named Freshman All-American

Frosh sensation earns first-team freshman all-America honors on The Flats

Burress Named Freshman All-American
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