ATHENS, Ga. – The Sixteenth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Kennesaw State Owls 10-7 Tuesday to sweep the season collection in entrance of two,909 spectators at Foley Discipline.
“When you will have an enormous collection like we do arising, you need momentum,” mentioned Georgia’s Ike Cousins head baseball coach Scott Stricklin. “Anytime you lose, it takes the wind out of you, particularly in opposition to an in state rival – an excellent workforce in Kennesaw State. It was essential to get the win tonight, to try to preserve some momentum going into this weekend.”
Georgia’s (31-14) 10 runs got here on 11 hits, led by a 3-for-5, RBI efficiency by Parks Harber, a 2-for-4, two-RBI evening by Cole Wagner, and a 2-for-3, solo house run efficiency by Corey Collins, whereas 4 Bulldogs notched one hit apiece. Garrett Blaylock lead the workforce with a career-high 4 RBI efficiency to assist spark Georgia’s comeback after it fell behind 7-2 within the third inning.
On the mound, sophomore Max DeJong (1-0) earned his first profession win with two scoreless innings of labor. 9 bulldogs noticed motion on the mound, with seven pitching scoreless innings and 4 permitting zero hits. Jack Gowen earned his tenth save by caring for the ninth. Kennesaw State (26-19) pitcher, Smith Pinson (4-3) was tabbed with the loss. He went 0.2 innings giving up three runs on 4 hits.
The Bulldogs struck first with two runs within the opening body, scoring each runs on a Connor Tate single to left subject. The Owls responded within the prime of the second plating three runs and including one other 4 within the third to take a 7-2 lead Within the backside of the third, Georgia reduce into the KSU lead, plating one after a Cole Wagner single to left. Within the fifth, the Bulldogs added a trio of runs to reduce the Owls lead to one. With the bases loaded, Blaylock roped a double down the correct subject line, clearing the bases to make it a 7-6 ball sport.
Georgia loaded the bases once more within the sixth, this time a Harber single via the left facet scored one run to tie the sport up a seven runs apiece. With the bases loaded, a Wagner sacrifice fly gave the Bulldogs their second lead of the sport, 8-7. A bases loaded hit by pitch gifted UGA one other run to make it 9-7 heading into the seventh. The Bulldogs added one other insurance coverage run within the eighth on a Corey Collins solo house run to proper subject prime achieve a 10-7 lead.For Collins, it was his team-leading tenth blast.
Georgia will return to SEC play at house, with a three-game collection in opposition to the Vanderbilt Commodores beginning Friday, Could 6 via Sunday, Could 8. First pitch is slated for six:30 p.m. on Friday (SECN+ and the Georgia Bulldog Sports activities Community).