THE FLATS – Georgia Tech softball (15-9, 2-1 ACC) will host No. 13 Virginia Tech (19-5, 5-1 ACC) for its second ACC series of the season and first on The Flats. The Yellow Jackets are slated to battle the Hokies in a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., followed by the series finale at 1 p.m. on Sunday, all at Mewborn Field.
Saturday, March 18 @ 1 p.m. vs. No. 13 Virginia Tech
Saturday, March 18 @ 3:30 p.m. vs. No. 13 Virginia Tech
Sunday, March 19 @ 1 p.m. vs. No. 13 Virginia Tech
The series will be broadcast live on ACC Network Extra.
Parking will be available in the Family Housing deck on Friday and Saturday. For Sunday, the McCamish lot as well as the Family Housing deck will be open to the public.
Saturday will feature a sweatshirt giveaway and a secret seat winner. Sunday will be Abilities Day featuring Dream on 3, including two ceremonial pitches.
- Coming off a mercy-rule victory over Georgia Southern, 11-3 (5), Georgia Tech has now won seven of its last eight games dating back to March 3.
- The run-rule triumph marked the third of the season as the Jackets also outmatch UNI, 12-2 (5), and Georgia State, 10-1 (5).
- The White and Gold won their first ACC series of the season, claiming two of three over Virginia to clinch the series on the road last weekend.
- Tech’s conference series win marked its first to open ACC play since 2020.
- The White and Gold own one ranked victory this season, pulling a walk-off upset of No. 18 Auburn, 2-1, thanks to freshman catcher Reese Hunter’s solo rocket over left center.
- Senior right hander Blake Neleman has moved into second all-time in career strikeouts with 491 to date.
- On the season, Neleman (83) and Dennis (55) have combined for 138 strikeouts.
- Senior utility player Emma Kauf is currently riding an 11-game streak of reaching base.
- Defense has gone hand in hand with work from the circle this season as the Jackets are second in the ACC and ninth in the NCAA in fielding percentage (.980).
- The Yellow Jackets have also been aggressive as a unit on the base path, ranking third in the conference and 17th in the nation in triples per game (.38) as well as fifth in the league in stolen bases per game (1.58).
- On top of marching through Tech’s record books in strikeouts, Neleman has picked up a pair of saves this season, moving up to six in her career as she’s now in an eight-way tie for third in program history in career…
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