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Tech Opens ACC Championship Play Tuesday With Wake

May 19, 2014

 #9 Georgia Tech (32-24) vs. #8 Wake Forest(30-25) Game 57
 (Neutral 2)
Tuesday, May 20, 3 p.m.
 (RHP MatthewGrimes, GT vs. RHP Jack Fischer, WF) Coverage  Gametracker| Listen Live |RegionalSports Networks & ESPN3 Location  Greensboro, N.C. |NewBridge Bank Park | Weather Game Info  GTInfographic Notes | 2014 MediaGuide | Facebook | Twitter

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>> Georgia Tech, which has appeared in all 35 ACC Baseball Championships, heads to Greensboro, N.C. as the ninth-seed and looking for its ninth conference title.

>> The Yellow Jackets open play on Tuesday versus eighth-seeded Wake Forest in a single-elimination game. The winner enters Pool A with No. 1 Miami, No. 4 Duke and No. 5 Clemson.

>> Four Jackets earned All-ACC honors, including second-team selections Thomas Smith (1B), Daniel Spingola (OF) and Matt Gonzalez (OF). Mott Hyde (2B) was named third-team. The ACC honors are the first in the careers of all four.

>> Behind one of the ACC’s best middle infield duos of 2B Mott Hyde and SS Connor Justus, Tech is tied for the NCAA lead in double plays with 62. The Jackets fielded .971 overall (.975 in ACC).

>> Hyde, who leads all active NCAA players in career games (244) and career starts (244), brings a 34-game reached-base streak into the tourney, which is the longest currently in the ACC.

>> With 73 hits and seven triples, junior Daniel Spingola leads the ACC in both categories. His 43 hits in ACC play were second.

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