ATHENS, Ga. — Freshman Deck McGuire pitched 7 strong innings for the Yellow Jackets, giving up just 1 run on 4 hits while striking out 9, to help Georgia Tech (34-14) to an 11-1 road victory over in-state rival Georgia (31-16-1). McGuire improved his record to 8-0 on the season as the Yellow Jackets remain undefeated in midweek games.
For Georgia Tech, juniors Luke Murton and Charlie Blackmon both contributed 3 hits including a home run each. Team captain Brad Feltes hit an 8th inning 2-run homer to seal the victory for the Jackets.
Freshman Lyle Allen was the only Bulldog with multiple hits in the game, going 2-for-3 in the game. The Bulldogs were limited to only 5 hits in the game by McGuire and relievers Andrew Robinson and Taylor Wood.
Georgia Tech hosts Clemson in a crucial ACC series this weekend while Georgia travels to Nashville to face Vanderbilt in a series that could determine the SEC regular season champion. The two teams face off once more next Tuesday at Turner Field.