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Tech Slides to Kennesaw State

THE FLATS –  Georgia Tech softball (16-15, 2-7 ACC) will begin a five-game road swing in state, taking a short trip to Kennesaw State (12-19, 4-2 ASUN) for the back half of a home-and-home series on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Bailey Park.

Game Information

Tuesday, March 28 @ 6 p.m. vs. Kennesaw State

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TV

The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.

Storylines

  • Georgia Tech recently hung four runs on No. 5 Clemson in game two of the weekend series, the most runs the Tigers have surrendered this season.
  • Junior utility player Sara Beth Allen highlighted the day, going 2-for-3 with her team-leading seventh dinger of the season.
  • Senior right hander Blake Neleman has moved into second all-time in career strikeouts, also becoming the second Yellow Jacket ever to surpass 500 career strikeouts with 502 to date.
  • On top of marching through Tech’s record books in strikeouts, Neleman has picked up a pair of saves this season, moving up to six in her career as she’s now in an eight-way tie for third in program history in career saves.
  • On the season, Neleman (94) and Dennis (69) have combined for 163 strikeouts.
  • Defense has gone hand in hand with work from the circle this season as the Jackets are second in the ACC and seventh in the NCAA in fielding percentage (.981).
  • Amongst the conference this season, Neleman is third in the ACC with 94 punchouts.
  • Racking up wins as of late, Dennis is now third in the ACC with 10 victories in the circle.
  • Swatting a career-high third triple on the season against Georgia Southern, Kauf is currently third in the ACC in triples per game.

Series Notes

  • Georgia Tech leads Kennesaw State 24-10 in the all-time series.
  • The Yellow Jackets defeated the Owls at home (5-3) earlier this season for their fourth straight victory in the series.
  • The White and Gold own the longest streak of the series, winning five straight from 2014-18.
  • Tech holds a 13-4 advantage in home contests and an 11-5 edge on the road throughout the series.

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