Oct. 4, 2002
ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech softball team, coming off its first-ever Atlantic Coast Conference title and trip to NCAA Regionals, opens its fall scrimmage season Sunday with a 10-inning meeting at Georgia State at 6 p.m.
The Jackets opened fall practice September 23 and will conclude October 27 with a 10-inning scrimmage against Georgia in Athens.
Tech will also play Kennesaw State (Oct. 12) and Wallace College (Oct. 18) in preparation for the spring season, which opens February 8 at the Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C.
The Yellow Jackets return 12 players from last season’s record-setting 52-18 season, including junior All-American shortstop Tara Knudsen, ACC Rookie of the Year and all-region pitcher Jessica Sallinger, as well as senior All-ACC catcher Lindsay Wood.
The full fall scrimmage schedule is as follows:
Oct. 6 at Georgia State 6 p.m.Oct. 12 KENNESAW STATE 1 p.m.Oct. 18 WALLACE COLLEGE 1 p.m.Oct. 27 at Georgia TBA
Home games in ALL CAPS are at Glenn Field. All games are 10 innings.