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No. 22 Jackets Travel to Take on Ga. Southern

No. 22 GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (3-0) vs. GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES (2-1)
Feb. 21, 2023 • 6 PM
Statesboro, Ga. (J.I. Clements Stadium)

 

Tuesday
TV: ESPN+ | Watch Live
Play-by-Play: Danny Waugh
Analyst: David Hulvey

Radio: WREK 91.1 FM | GT Gameday App 
Play-by-Play: Wiley Ballard

Live Stats

GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Game Notes | 2023 GT Baseball Info Guide

TOP STORYLINES

• Georgia Tech baseball looks to continue their hot start to the 2023 campaign when they travel south to in-state foe Georgia Southern on Feb. 21.

• Georgia Southern is one of Tech’s most common opponents, having played 136 times since 1947. Tech owns a 104-32 advantage over the Eagles.

• Tech has won 12 of the last 13 matchups dating back to 2014.

• A revamped Yellow Jackets club is looking to replace the No. 1 offense in the country last season, and is bolstered by the No. 3-ranked recruiting class.

• Opening weekend did not disappoint for the bats as Tech hit .308 with 17 extra-base hits and five home runs.

• Jake DeLeo earned National Player of the Week honors for hitting .417 with three home runs on the weekend.

• John Giesler led the way, however, hitting .556 with five hits, two doubles and one triple.

• Stephen Reid also hit .417 with two home runs.

• After a tough Friday night pitching game with cold temperatures and 20 mph gusts, Tech pitching reset and issued just two walks the rest of the weekend — none by either starter.

• Logan McGuire went 5.0 innings on Saturday with six strikeouts and just two runs allowed like Jackson Finley went 5.0, allowed just one run and two hits with three strikeouts.

• Luke Schmolke will make his first start of his freshman campaign with the Jackets, making one appearance over the weekend for Tech and not allowing a hit in 1.1 innings.

• The 6-foot righty was rated the No. 6 RHP out of North Carolina and No. 12 North Carolinian overall in the class.

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