Game Notes on #9 Georgia Tech knocking off #1 Miami today at NBBP from the ACC’s Brian Kuppelweiser

Posted by Andy Durham on May 21, 2014 at 10:33 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

NOTES | GAME 4
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
NO. 9 GEORGIA TECH (34-24) 6
NO. 1 MIAMI (40-16) 3

2014 ACC BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
MAY 20-25 • GREENSBORO, N.C. • NEWBRIDGE BANK PARK

             1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R H  E 
Georgia Tech 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 = 6 14 0 
Miami        0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 = 3  9 1

WP: Josh Heddinger, Georgia Tech (4-4)
S: Dusty Issacs, Georgia Tech (7)
LP: Cooper Hammond, Miami (5-1)
HR: Dale Carey, Miami (7)

With the come from behind win, Georgia Tech has won two ACC Tournament games for the second time since 2006 and the 18th time overall … the loss is only the fourth in the last 31 games for top-seeded Miami and marks only the second time in the last 29 ACC Tournaments that the No. 1 seed (Florida State 2012) lost its opening game in tournament play.
Georgia Tech improves to 75-54 all-time in ACC Tournament play while Miami drops to 13-16.

Wednesday’s game marked the 89th meeting between the two teams … Miami leads the overall series 52-35 with two ties.

Miami’s Jim Morris (1,431) and Georgia Tech Danny Hall (1,096) have combined for 2,527 career wins … Morris is fourth among active NCAA wins leaders while Hall is 12th.

With a career-high four hits in four at bats, Georgia Tech right fielder Ryan Peurifoy raised his season average from .283 to .307.
Miami’s Andrew Suarez has pitched six or more innings in nine of his last 10 starts … Suarez now leads the ACC with 100 2/3 innings pitched.
Four of Tech’s six RBIs came from hitters No. 8 and 9 in the lineup … Brandon Gold (2) and Arden Pabst (2) came into the game with a combined 29 RBIs on the season.

Dale Carey’s third-inning home run was the seventh of the season for the Miami centerfielder and moved the Marietta, Ga., senior and the second-team All-ACC performer into sixth-place tie among ACC home run leaders.
In eight career appearances against ranked teams, Georgia Tech’s Josh Heddinger is 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA, allowing only 27 hits in 40 1/3 innings.

Tournament Home Runs
1-Skye Bolt, UNC (3)
2-Ryan Deitrich, Duke (8)
3-Dale Carey, Miami (7)

Results & Attendance
Tuesday (8,036)
North Carolina 4, NC State 3 5,822
Georgia Tech 5, Wake Forest 3 2,214

Wednesday (5,961/13,997)
Clemson 5, Duke 3 3,492
Georgia Tech 6, Miami 3 2,469


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