The winners jumped out to a 7-0 lead and held off another late rally from #TeamDove
Game 3 is set for Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Russ Chandler Stadium
Sophomore A.J. Murray just wants to hit
The Jackets will play Friday, Monday and Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.
Baseball Head Coach Danny Hall talks Fall Practice
MLB Draft History
*Drafted in the 49th Round by Oakland in in 2012 but elected to enroll at Tech.
A strong right-handed hitter that is versatile in the field... Played well in the fall of his sophomore season and should compete for starting time in 2013... Played for one of the top high school baseball programs in the country at Columbus, before enrolling at IMG Baseball Academy in Florida.
Saw action in 12 games... Played a reserve role, as Tech had a veteran presence in the outfield and at first base... Made his collegiate debut versus Winthrop (2/18) and was the only freshman position player to see action on the opening weekend... Recorded his first career hit in a pinch-hit role at NC State (3/11)... Came in to pinch hit and play right field in the first game of the doubleheader at No. 6 North Carolina (4/21) and finished 2-for-2 with his first career RBI.
Two-year letterwinner as a first baseman and pitcher at Columbus High school where he helped the team to the 2010 AAA state championship ... Transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. for his senior year ... Won the IMG batting title in 2011 after hitting .417 with three home runs and 27 RBI ... Named to the Florida Diamond Club ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Played summer ball for the Florida Bombers.
Full name is Charles Ray Sheffield ... Born December 7, 1992 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Charles Ray and Rita Sheffield ... Has a younger brother, Reeves, and a younger sister, Frances Kay ... His uncle, Dan Reeves, is a former player in the NFL and head coach of the Atlanta Falcons when the Falcons advanced to their only Super Bowl in franchise history in 1998 ... His uncle, Chan Reeves, played golf at Tech ... Majoring in business administration.