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Softball Travels To NC State For ACC Doubleheader

March 18, 2014

Georgia Tech Softball
 Game 25  Tech at NC State, Wednesday, March 19 – 3 p.m.
 Game 26  Tech at NC State, Wednesday, March 19 – 5 p.m.
 TV  ESPN3 –  Game 1 | Game 2
 Live Stats  Game 1 | Game 2
 Game Notes  Georgia Tech Game Notes

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Georgia Tech softball team continues a 10-game road stretch with an ACC doubleheader against NC State in Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday. Action begins at 3 p.m. and will air on ESPN3.

Winners of the last five straight games, the Yellow Jackets are 18-6 overall and 7-4 in ACC play, and sit in fifth play in the league. NC State was on a roll with 14-straight wins before being swept by Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla. The Pack is 15-9 overall and 6-3 in ACC play, and is fourth in the league standings.

LAST WEEK
The Yellow Jackets swept a doubleheader against Virginia and a three-game series against Maryland in their most recent action.

QUICK HITS
Five Jackets are hitting above .300 led by Hayley Downs (.397), Ashley Thomas (.375), Kanani Cabrales (361), Alysha Rudnik (.358) and Maddie Lionberger (.317).

–Downs leads the ACC with nine sacrifice hits and is second with 14 stolen bases.

–Pitcher Kylie Kleinschmidt is second in the league with a 1.32 ERA.

–Georgia Tech is hitting .304 at a team, third-best in the league, and has the least number of strikeouts (84) than any ACC team.  

–Junior Chelsie Thomas is tied with 11 players in the nation as the hardest player to strikeout. In 48 at bats this season she has yet to strikeout. 

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