The Yellow Jackets won in Athens with a 13-hit, two-homer attack
Plenty of arms vying to fill big shoes out of bullpen
Kel Johnson finished the three-game series 7-for-10 at the plate
#TeamGold scored three times in sixth to rally in Game 1
The three-game series begins Saturday at 1 p.m.
2015 (Junior): Made eight appearances, pitching 7.2 innings of relief as a junior... Five of his eight relief stints were scoreless... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in his season debut on 2/14 vs. Fordham... Tossed a scoreless ninth to close out a win over Georgia Southern on 3/10... Worked the final two innings of the 13-6 victory over Georgia on 3/31, surrendering one hit and one walk while striking out two... Made multiple appearances in the series at Virginia Tech -- Worked a scoreless ninth in the 11-5 series-opening win and allowed a run for the first time since his freshman year in an inning of relief in Game 2... Threw a scoreless inning, allowing one hit and issuing two walks in relief of his younger brother, Patrick, against Virginia on 4/10.
2014 (Sophomore): Made four scoreless relief appearances for the Yellow Jackets in his sophomore season... The sidearmer finished the year with four strikeouts in 3.1 innings of shutout relief... Made his season debut versus Wake Forest on 3/7... Pitched 1.1 innings versus WCU on 3/11 but did not factor in the decision in Tech's 7-5 win... Registered an inning of scoreless relief with two strikeouts versus Savannah State on 4/9.
2013 (True Freshman): Was impressive out of the bullpen as a rookie for the Yellow Jackets... Made 16 relief appearances and was not scored on in 11 of his outings... Finished the season with a 2.93 ERA and no decisions... Made his college debut with a hitless ninth inning to close out the 13-1 win over Rutgers on March 1... Worked a perfect ninth inning as Tech completed the sweep of Boston College with a 9-1 win on March 17... Logged a career-best 1.2 innings of scoreless, hitless relief at No. 5 Florida State on March 22... Pitched 1.1 innings of one-hit, scoreless relief versus No. 17 NC State on April 20... Worked a career-long 4.0 shutout innings at Miami on May 17, with a career-high three strikeouts.
Before Tech: Three-year baseball letterwinner and two-time captain under head coach Jeff Rowland at Pope High School ...Was pitcher and first baseman during four-year career at Pope ... Member of 2011 Region Championship team ... Was named Region 5AAAAA Pitcher of the Year in 2012 ... Lists making back to back quarterfinal appearances in GHSA Baseball State Tournament as most memorable athletic accomplishment ... Chose Georgia Tech for great education, prestigious baseball program, and proximity to home.
Personal: Full name is Joseph David Wiseman ... Born Sept. 21, 1993, in Raleigh, N.C. ... Son of Joe and Christie Wiseman ... Oldest of three children (brother Patrick and sister Caroline) ...Served on the Board of the National Honor Society at Pope High School ... Graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2016 with bachelor’s degree in business administration.