FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
ATHENS, GA – For the third time in the past five years, the Georgia Bulldogs are heading back to the College World Series. The seventh-ranked Bulldogs plated nine runs in the first inning and never looked back, crushing 15th-ranked N.C. State 17-8 to win the Athens Super Regional in front of 3,512 Sunday at Foley Field.
Georgia advances to the CWS for the sixth time in program history and the third time under head coach David Perno. The SEC Champion Bulldogs’ first game at Rosenblatt Stadium in the eight-team double-elimination field will be against either No. 1 national seed Miami or Arizona.
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NC State 10 Georgia 6
ATHENS, Ga. – NC State’s bats weren’t powerful Saturday afternoon, but they were productive.
The Wolfpack generated double-digit scoring with 10 singles, two doubles and nine walks and received strong pitching performances from freshman Jake Buchanan and sophomore Alex Sogard to beat Georgia 10-3 Saturday afternoon in Game 2 of the NCAA Athens Super Regional. Continue reading
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Georgia 11 NC State 4
ATHENS, Ga. — Trevor Holder pitched a career-high 8.2 innings as seventh-ranked Georgia defeated 15th-ranked NC State, 11-2, in game one of the NCAA Athens Super Regional Friday before a crowd of 3,517 at Foley Field.
The Bulldogs (40-22-1) picked up their 40th win of the year while N.C. State dropped to 4-121. Georgia and NC State will meet in the second game of the best two-out-of-three series Saturday at noon ET (ESPN2).
NC State (41-21) grabbed an early 2-0 lead in the third, but Georgia answered with four runs of its own in the bottom half of the inning and a five-run outburst in the sixth put the game away as the Bulldogs cruised to their fifth straight win behind Holder.
Post Game Press Conference Video
We have put up our previews of the Friday-Sunday Super Regionals for the upcoming weekend. Mark Rafferty will be back at Fullerton this weekend when the Stanford Cardinal invade Goodwin Field. I will be providing you coverage from the comfort of my home as I will be watching a ton of the Super Regional coverage on ESPN, ESPN 2, and ESPN U. The links to each Super Regional that starts on Friday is below. We will be putting up previews of the Saturday-Monday series on Friday. Continue reading
The NC State Wolfpack head down to Athens Ga to take on the Georgia Bulldogs in a matchup between ACC/SEC schools. The Wolfpack have a 40-20 overall record while going 18-11 in the ACC. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 39-22-1 while winning the SEC regular season title with a 20-9-1 record. Continue reading