THE APARTMENTS – Georgia Tech softball will host its second collegiate opponent of the fall season in northern Georgia at noon on Sunday at Mewborn Field.
Fans of all ages are welcome to attend, with admission free to the public. Parking will be available on the McCamish lot.
The Skyhawks enter the competition on the heels of a successful 2021 season at the DII level, going 43-8 overall and 17-1 in the Peach Belt Conference game. North Georgia started last spring with a 17-game winning streak and enjoyed a 16-game winning streak en route to its seventh straight Peach Belt Conference regular season and tournament championships. The Skyhawks won their regional championship at home and advanced to the DII Championship final. This fall, North Georgia has two games under its belt against Georgia Military College and Truett McConnell University.
The Yellow Jackets welcome the Nighthawks after splitting a doubles schedule a week ago in South Carolina, Tech’s first collegiate opposition to the fall ball.
Georgia Tech kicks off fifth season under coach Aileen Morales, bringing back 15 team returns from last season. Notable returns include Justin’s World of Softball All-American third team, NFCA All-Region first team and All-ACC first team first baseman. Tricia awald with receiver First Team All-ACC and All-ACC Freshman Team Emma Kauf. The decorated duo are joined by the right-handed ace Blake neleman as well as regular starting intermediate players Bailee Zeitler and Jin sileo.
The ghost stable is bolstered by the # 17 ranked recruiting class of the Yellow Jackets, ranked second in the ACC and made up of eight highly touted new jackets.
Georgia Tech is currently slated to wrap up its fall list by hosting Emory on October 22 at 6:30 p.m.
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