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No. 2 Georgia Tech Baseball Faces No. 3 College of Charleston in Gainesville Regional

By Contributing Writer Tommey Liang

The No. 2 seed Georgia Tech baseball team will take on the No. 3 seed College of Charleston at 1 p.m. today in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Regional being hosted by the University of Florida.

The Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech (36-24) won the ACC Tournament to qualify for the NCAA Tournament; this will be Tech’s 28th NCAA appearance.   The Yellow Jackets are  63-55 (.534) all-time in NCAA Tournament games.

The Cougars of Charleston Southern head into the game with a 37-20 record and are co-regular season champions of the Southern Conference.  This season is the fifth NCAA appearance for the Cougars since 2004; College of Charleston is 8-8 all time in NCAA Tournament play but is 0-9 all-time against the Yellow Jackets.

Tech head baseball coach Danny Hall wants to get off to a good start in the tournament.

Hall also sizes up his matchup with the Cougars.

The winning team of today’s game will face the Florida/Bethune-Cookman winner at 7 p.m. Saturday, the losers will play each other at 1 p.m. earlier that day.

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