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Tech Opens ACCs with Run Rule Win

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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – Fueled by five RBI from senior Kaylee Ellebracht and a complete game shutout from junior Morgan Bruce, Georgia Tech softball (31-26) is moving on to the 2019 ACC Softball Championship quarterfinals with a decisive 8-0 five-inning run-rule win over Virginia (22-30) in the opening round on Wednesday afternoon. The win was Tech’s first in the ACC tournament since 2012.

Sophomoreย Tricia Awald knocks the first home run of the postseason for the Jackets over left field to move the score to 2-0.

In the bottom of the third with the 2-0 lead, Ellebracht smacked a bases clearing three RBI double to left field to plateย Cameron Stanford,ย Ariella Jackson andย Drew Puckett and move the score to 5-0.

Up next:
The Jackets take on host and second-seeded No. 5/6 Florida State in the quarterfinals on Thursday, May 9. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. on RSN.

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