Georgia Tech baseball will look to take the series in the rubber game tomorrow at 1 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 sophomore catcher Joey Bart has become a monster at and behind the plate
Georgia Tech baseball has won three straight non-conference weekend series in 2017
Georgia Tech baseball posted a seven-run second to pull away early in the win
MLB Draft: Drafted in the second round by the Baltimore Orioles (68th overall) in 2015 but chose to attend Tech.
2016 (True Freshman): Penciled in as Tech's Sunday starter before season ... Went 3-1 with 2.45 ERA in 25.2 innings before an injury derailed his season ... Won each of first three career starts -- all 6.0 inning outings ... Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 in a start vs. VCU, allowing one unearned run on three hits in 6.0 innings ... Scattered six hits and struck out four in 6.0 shutout innings against UMBC on Feb. 28 ... Third and final win on the year came after allowing one earned run on five hits with one strikeout in 6.0 innings vs. Western Carolina on March 6 ... Made ACC debut March 13 at Florida State, allowing five runs on six hits in 3.2 innings ... Final appearance came at home March 20 vs. Virginia Tech ... Struck out a season-high five Hokies in 4.0 innings ... Underwent season-ending surgery in April.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Flowery Branch High School under head coach Scott Myers ... Maintained a 1.37 ERA and tossed 222 strikeouts over the course of his high school career ... Named third-team All-American by Perfect Game and was also listed as a first-team Southeast All-Region by PG in 2015 ... One-year letterwinner as a forward on the basketball team under head coach David Sokol.
Personal: Full name is Jonathan Cory Hughes ... Born Jan. 8, 1997 in Decatur, Ga. ... Son of Danny and Deanna Hughes ... Has two sisters, Amber and Kaitlyn ... Chose Tech because of the academics, the baseball program and the proximity to home ... Majoring in business administration.