Georgia Tech baseball will return to action tomorrow afternoon with first pitch set for 4 p.m.
Georgia Tech baseball’s Kel Johnson hit a two-run home run in the 12th in the 4-2 win
Georgia Tech baseball has won three straight non-conference weekend series in 2017
Georgia Tech baseball scored eight runs over the first three innings in the win
No. 17 Yellow Jackets improved to 6-0 with the win on Saturday at home
Jackets Beat Irish, 11-7 (Photos by Ken Langley)
2016 (Sophomore): Made nine relief appearances on the mound, posting a 4.70 ERA in 7.2 innings ... Allowed one hit in a scoreless inning against Western Carolina on March 5 ... Scattered two hits in a scoreless inning vs. Auburn on March 15 ... Also made a relief appearance on March 18 vs. Virginia Tech ... Pitched one complete inning in six of his nine relief stints and struck out one batter on seven different occasions.
2015 (Freshman): Made 10 appearances out of the bullpen and posted a 6.52 ERA in 9.2 innings on the mound ... Allowed just four runs (three earned) over his final seven appearances of the season ... Made his collegiate debut versus Fordham on Feb. 14, pitching a career-long 1.2 innings ... Worked a scoreless inning of relief and recorded his first career strikeout against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 21 ... Added 0.2 innings of scoreless relief in Tech's 6-3 victory over Georgia State on April 1 ... Finished off the 11-4 victory over No. 15 Virginia on April 13 with a scoreless ninth inning, allowing two hits before inducing a timely double play ... Turned in a scoreless inning of relief work against No. 8 Miami in Tech's regular-season finale ... Struck out a career-high two batters on two occasions -- versus No. 25 Notre Dame and at No. 7 Louisville.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Pace Academy under head coach Matt Hall ... Two-time all-region and all-area selection as both a pitcher and infielder ... Served as the team captain in his senior season ... Won the 2012 AAU Underclass National Championship with the 16U East Cobb Titans ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Lists graduating high school with high honors and volunteering at the Atlanta Food Bank as his favorite non-athletic memories ... Chose Georgia Tech for the baseball program, academics and its proximity to home.
Personal: Full name is Jared Patrick Datoc ... Born June 20, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Patrick and Antoinette Datoc ... Has an older brother, Christian, who played baseball at Furman University ... Father, Patrick, was a golfer at Yale and mother, Antoinette, was a diver at Yale ... Enjoys fishing, art and music ... Majoring in business administration.