No. 16 Jackets Back In ACC Play, Hosting Wake Forest This Weekend
Georgia Tech is 14-2 at home this season
March 28, 2013
>> The series is underway at 6 p.m. Friday and all three games can be seen on ESPN3 and heard on WREK 91.1 FM in Atlanta. Richard Musterer and Roddy Jones will have the ESPN3 call, while Nolan Alexander and Wade Rogers handle the WREK broadcast.
>> Tech and Wake have met every year since 2008 and the all-time series dates back to 1898. The Jackets lead 68-38-1 with 95 of the meetings coming as members of the ACC (63-31-1).
>> Senior RHP Buck Farmer puts his 5-0 record on the line Friday night in the series opener. In his three career appearances versus the Demon Deacons (two starts), he is 1-1 with a 1.59 ERA.
>> The Jackets are closing in on their 800th win all-time at Russ Chandler Stadium. Opened in 1985 and renovated in 2002, Tech is 796-223-1 (.781) at the Rusty C.
>> Junior LF Kyle Wren carries an ACC-leading 13-game hitting streak into the week. He's hitting .371 with three doubles, three triples, a homer, and 14 stolen bases. He's third at Tech in career triples (16) and 14th in steals (46).
>> Tech entered the week leading the NCAA in batting average, slugging and on-base percentage, and was second in scoring. Hitting .348 as a team currently, the White & Gold have a 32-point lead over North Carolina in the ACC. Five Jackets are among the league's top 10 in batting average.