After Georgia Tech beat Lipscomb this past Tuesday night, the Yellow Jackets would look to open up ACC play. They welcomed in the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. In a complete three-game series, it’s pivotal for Georgia Tech to start by winning game one of the series. The Yellow Jackets did just that, in a complete-team effort.
On the mound, starting RHP Dawson Brown pitched for 4.2 innings. Brown gave up four runs on six hits, while walking two batters. But struck out five batters. In relief, RHP Ben King took over. King pitched for 1.2 innings, giving up just three hits and struck out two batters.
King then handed the ball over to LHP Joseph Mannelly. Joseph pitched for 0.2 innings and struck out one batter. To close, Mannelly handed the ball over to RHP Terry Busse. Busse pitched for 2.0 innings and was perfect with 4 strikeouts and did not allow any runs or hits. Terry recorded his sixth save of the season, for the 7-4 win tonight.
At the plate, Jack Rubenstein led the way going 2-for-5 with a solo home-run and two RBI. Jake DeLeo went 2-for-3 with a walk. Drew Compton scored two runs on the night, from two different doubles. Along with Compton, DeLeo, and Rubenstein each having two hits apiece. Lastly, Finley smoked a double and scored a few runs on the night, while Angelo Dispigna also drove in runs.
Georgia Tech will now look to their double-header games tomorrow, with game one beginning at 2pm and will be broadcast live on the ACC Network Extra.