Monday, March 28, 2005

Beesball: Jackets #1 !!!!

Say hello to your #1 Georgia Tech YellowJacket Baseball team..... per Collegiate Baseball news......... They even wrote about it over at and at the AJC.......Baseball America moves the Jackets up to #3.........Baseball Weekly also moves the Jackets up to #3........ The National Collegiate Baseball Writers have not released their latest poll, but had us at #4 last week....

In other good news, Matt Wieters was named ACC Player-of-the-Week, for the 2nd time already this season....

For the season, Wieters is hitting .438 with four home runs and 26 RBI, posting a .554 on base percentage and a .675 slugging percentage. In nine ACC games, Wieters is batting .676 (25-for-37) with three home runs and 19 RBI.

Can you say "on fire"?

The good news continues. In softball, Jessica Sallinger was also named ACC Player-of-the-Week. ........ Together, both Wieters and Sallinger were named as the Wendy's GT Athlete of the Week. Free square hamburgers for everyone........ Of course I shouldn't forget Marko Rajevac, also getting free hamburgers, for his efforts on the tennis court.

Here is some national broadcast news about GT/UNC on ESPN:

Georgia Tech at North Carolina
*Thurs., May 19, 7 p.m. - ESPN2
Fri., May 20, 7 p.m. - ESPNU
*Sat., May 21, 5 p.m. - ESPNU
*Denotes changed game time from original schedule.