ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior DH Luke Murton went 4-for-5 with a home run and 3 RBI today to lead the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (26-7, 9-6 ACC) to a 9-4 victory over in-state rival Georgia Bulldogs (20-12, 9-3 SEC). Freshman SS Derek Dietrich added three hits, and freshman Deck McGuire pitched 5 2/3 solid innings to improve to 5-0 on the season. Georgia Tech remains undefeated against mid-week opponents.
The Bulldogs were led by shortstop Gordon Beckham who went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk.
Georgia Tech next faces Miami (27-3, 12-1 ACC) in Atlanta this weekend. Georgia returns to Athens to take on Kentucky (26-5, 7-5 SEC).