ATLANTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech hit 7 home runs today in a 17-4 victory over the Alabama State Hornets. Freshman shortstop Derek Dietrich went 3-for-3 with 2 homers and a double. First baseman Tony Plagman also had 2 home runs, and outfielder Jay Dantzler added 3 hits to lead the Yellow Jackets’ offense.
Brandon Cumpton pitched 6 strong innings to earn his first collegiate victory. Zeb Hilburn gave up 8 runs in 4 1/3 innings to take the loss for Alabama State.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Luke Murton hit his first two home runs of the season and team captain Brad Feltes added a grand slam to lead Georgia Tech to a 12-1 victory over cross-town rivals Georgia State.
Starting pitcher Deck McGuire moved to 4-0 on the season and helped the Yellow Jackets improve to 18-5 (5-4 ACC). Adam Knight took the loss for the Panthers, which fell to 14-8.
The CBB recently made the trip down to Bryant University to see the home opener for the Bulldogs against Bentley. The Bulldogs are the second ranked team in the Northeast while Bentley is unranked. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning behind a single from Nick Campbell through the third base and shortstop hole to bring home Jason Alexander to break the 0-0 tie. The game stayed 1-0 until the ninth inning behind Bryant freshman starting pitcher David O’Brien who went seven strong innings while only allowing two singles and two walks while striking out eight Bentley batters. He was followed by left handed reliever Mark Andrews who allowed one hit in his only inning of work. Continue reading
ATLANTA, Ga. — Starting pitcher Eddie Burns gave up only 4 hits over 7 innings and freshman Jeff Rowland went 2-for-3 with a homer and 2 runs to lead Georgia Tech to a 4-2 victory over the Duke Blue Devils in the second game of a 3-game weekend series.
Shortstop Derek Dietrich continued his hot streak, going 2-for-4 today. Jay Dantzler also added 2 hits for the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech’s pitching continued to dominate, preventing Duke from getting any extra-base hits.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats heading north to take on the Holy Cross Crusaders in a single game on Saturday. The Bobcats were able to pick up a 7-3 victory at Fitton Field behind strong pitching from Andy Mayer and Chris Gloor. John Delaney led them at the plate by going 3-5 with a long home run that ended up on Route 290 which is the first time in many years that a ball have reached that area. Mayer was able to work through six innings allowing only three hits and one run. Continue reading
ATLANTA, Ga. — Sophomore relief pitcher Andrew Robinson threw 4 scoreless innings to help Georgia Tech maintain a 5-4 victory over the Duke Blue Devils. Jeff Rowland, Charlie Blackmon, and Derek Dietrich added two hits each to lead the Yellow Jackets’ offensive attack.
Georgia Tech was aided by 3 costly Duke errors in the third inning, leading to 4 Yellow Jacket runs. Duke pitcher Andrew Wolcott (2-1) took the loss despite giving up only 2 earned runs. David Duncan earned the win for Georgia Tech and improves to 3-0. Continue reading
The CBB will be at the Quinnipiac-Holy Cross game on Saturday between the two New England schools. Quinnipiac enters with a 2-8 overall record while Holy Cross is 4-10 on the year. Quinnipiac’s last game was Sunday when they finished a three game set with the Spartans where the Bobcats won the first game but lost the final two. Pete Kummerfeldt is the leading hitter for QU with a .385 average and three homers and 11 RBI on the year. Continue reading
ATLANTA, Ga. — Junior outfielder Charlie Blackmon drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 8th as part of a 4-RBI evening to lead the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to a 7-6 victory over the Mercer Bears. Freshman Jeff Rowland added two hits, and closer Chris Hicks earned his 6th save of the season.
Mercer was led by right fielder John Dortch and first baseman Mike Armstrong, each with 3 hits for the Bears. Continue reading
Brandon Belt was 3-4 and drove in 5 runs 3 of those came in the bottom of the first with a shot that went over the 375 foot sign in RCF. Brandon also pitch the 8th and 9th to close out the game and to give Texas the win against another Southland Conference foe. The top of the line up for Texas consisted of Danks, Tucker, and Preston Clark and they scored 7 of those runs.
Leading the way for the Bobcats was Johnathan Farrow as he was 2-4 with a HR and 3 RBIs. Continue reading
Freshman pitcher Deck McGuire threw 7 shutout innings and freshman shortstop Derek Dietrich and senior team captain Brad Feltes both hit monstrous home runs to left-center to lead the #17 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to a 10-0 victory over the Owls of Kennesaw State. Continue reading