March 22, 2012
No. 14 Georgia Tech (14-7, 3-3) at BostonCollege (7-12, 0-6) Game 22 Friday, March 23, 2:30 p.m. Game23 Saturday, March 24, 1:30 p.m. Game 24 Sunday, March 25, 1p.m. Location Chestnut Hill, Mass. |Commander Shea Field | Weather Radio WREK Radio Gametracker RamblinWreck.com Webcast None Game Info GameNotes | 2012 MediaGuide | Facebook | Twitter
>> No. 14 Georgia Tech is back on the road this weekend for an Atlantic Coast Conference series versus Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
>> Live audio and Gametracker links for all three games of the series are available at RamblinWreck.com. Friday’s and Sunday’s games can be heard on WREK 91.1 FM in Atlanta.
>> The Georgia Tech-Boston College rivalry is just six years old, dating to 2006 when the Eagles joined the ACC. In the young series, Tech is 12-5 versus BC, is 6-3 at Commander Shea Field and 8-2 in the last 10 games.
>> Junior RHP Buck Farmer gets the call is Friday’s series opener, which marks his 25th career start as a Yellow Jacket. The preseason All-America sports a 2.81 ERA with 44 strikeouts and has won four straight starts (4-1).
>> Tech brings the ACC’s highest scoring offense to Chestnut Hill, which has scored 169 runs (8.0 per game) and is slugging a league-leading .478. Junior Sam Dove is second in the ACC in average (.405) and is riding a career-best 12-game hitting streak. Sophomore Daniel Palka is second in the ACC in homers (seven) and sophomore Kyle Wren is third in runs (29).
>> Sophomore Zane Evans has been named to the watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, which is presented annually to the top catcher in college baseball. Evans is hitting .333, with a team-leading 23 RBI. He has also been effective in six relief appearances on the mound, and one start.