Tech Finishes Regular Season with UNC – Baseball — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets – Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

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• Georgia Tech finishes the regular season with a home series against North Carolina on Thursday-Friday, May 20-22.

• Georgia Tech (19-14) currently leads the Coastal Division and has more ACC wins than any team but Notre Dame (22) with six league games remaining.

• The Yellow Jackets will look to lock up its second-straight Coastal Division title and hold off Pitt, who ranks second at 16-14, but owns the head-to-head.

• Tech ranks second in the ACC in hitting (.285), first in hits (452) and doubles (102) and on-base percentage (.378) while ranking second in walks (207),

• Kevin Parada ranks 11th nationally with 18 doubles on the year, while Justyn-Henry Malloy (42) and Tres Gonzalez (38) rank second and fourth in the ACC in walks.

• Four Yellow Jackets are hitting .300 or better – Parada (.327), Gonzalez (.314), Malloy (.311) and Luke Waddell (.307).

• Gonzalez (.450) and Malloy (.444) are also sixth and eighth, respectively, in the league in on-base percentage.

• Waddell remains the toughest to strikeout in the ACC and the ninth-toughest nationally, averaging 13.4 at-bats per strikeout this season.

• Tech will look for its stalwart starters LHP Brant Hurter (3.47 ERA) and Andy Archer (4.88 ERA) to be sharp down the stretch.

• The Jackets got the best start of true freshman RHP Marquis Grissom, Jr. on Sunday, when he allowed just one run on four hits in 5.1 innings of work, striking out four.

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