Tech Opens ACC Championship Play Tuesday With Wake
The Jackets are 9-4 versus the Deacs in ACC tournament action
May 19, 2014
|#9 Georgia Tech (32-24) vs. #8 Wake Forest (30-25)|
|Tuesday, May 20, 3 p.m.
(RHP Matthew Grimes, GT vs. RHP Jack Fischer, WF)
|Coverage||Gametracker | Listen Live | Regional Sports Networks & ESPN3|
|Location||Greensboro, N.C. | NewBridge Bank Park | Weather|
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>> Georgia Tech, which has appeared in all 35 ACC Baseball Championships, heads to Greensboro, N.C. as the ninth-seed and looking for its ninth conference title.
>> The Yellow Jackets open play on Tuesday versus eighth-seeded Wake Forest in a single-elimination game. The winner enters Pool A with No. 1 Miami, No. 4 Duke and No. 5 Clemson.
>> Four Jackets earned All-ACC honors, including second-team selections Thomas Smith (1B), Daniel Spingola (OF) and Matt Gonzalez (OF). Mott Hyde (2B) was named third-team. The ACC honors are the first in the careers of all four.
>> Hyde, who leads all active NCAA players in career games (244) and career starts (244), brings a 34-game reached-base streak into the tourney, which is the longest currently in the ACC.
>> With 73 hits and seven triples, junior Daniel Spingola leads the ACC in both categories. His 43 hits in ACC play were second.