Louisville baseball took a trip to Atlanta over the weekend to face Georgia Tech. The Yellowjackets were sitting in last place in the conference while the Cards were in a tight
Game One: Louisville 3, Georgia Tech 0 Brendan McKay pitched eight dominant innings for the win and Lincoln Henzman came in for the close. Ten hits and two Georgia Tech errors helped score the trio of runs for U of L. The Yellowjackets managed one hit during the game, but struck out eight times.
Game Two: Louisville 10, Georgia Tech 1 Kade McClure earned his fourth win of the season and the Cards scored 10 runs in four innings. Colby Fitch went 3-for-5 on the day with a RBI and scored three times. Colin Lyman hit a two run double in the fourth to give U of L the lead. Louisville pitchers struck out 11 Georgia Tech batters on the day.
Game Three: Louisville 5, Georgia Tech 4 A three run ninth inning secured the comeback and the sweep. Brendan McKay homered and walked twice and Drew Ellis walked twice in the win. The Cards managed three hits on the day. Walks, a fielder's choice, and sacrifices helped score runs when need-be. Nick Bennett got the start on the mound and was one of four players to pitch. Adam Wolf got the win and Henzman got his 11th save of the season.
Louisville got the sweep for the 13th time in the ACC in 26 ACC series. With Clemson losing a game at Florida State, Louisville sits alone atop the ACC at 15-3.
Louisville improves to 31-4 on the year and visits Kentucky for their second match-up this season.