Following their weekend sweep of the Clemson Tigers, the Jackets hosted a two game series against Georgia Southern. Tech swept GSU, and outscored them by a combined score of 24-6.
On Tuesday April 20, Tech sent freshman pitcher Mark Pope to the mound for the first game of the series. Pope stayed perfect on the season at 6-0 and only gave up two runs in eight innings.
After tying the game at two in the third inning, Tech took the lead in the fifth with two homers by junior shortstop Derek Dietrich and junior infielder Thomas Nichols.
Senior pitcher Patrick Long closed out the Eagles in the ninth by recording two key strikeouts.
In Wednesday’s game, Tech used a huge day offensively en route to an 18-4 win.
Hall decided to allow four different pitchers to relieve freshman pitcher Buck Farmer who only recorded three innings of work but did pick up his fourth win of the season.
Nichols led the Jackets with two homers, two doubles and five RBIs. Senior first baseman Plagman helped contribute to the victory by adding four hits including his 14th homer of the season.<!--EndFragment-->