Quotes from coach Danny Hall, following last night’s 7-5 loss to Georgia at Turner Field:
On the game:
“I thought it was a good ballgame. I was pleased that we came from behind and felt like we were in good position to take the lead there in the eighth. But he struck Rowland out, made a good pitch on him. And then their guy (Poythress), he about hit one out of here. Rowland was supposed to catch it but couldn’t quite catch it. I didn’t want Massanari to beat us. That guy, I think, is a clutch hitter. I felt like we needed to walk him. And then Allen got a hit and we made the error at third.
“Credit them, they were able to get hits when they got guys in scoring position. We struggled a little bit with that.”
On the pitching:
“We wanted to start von Tersch. He’d been a starter for us. We took him out of the rotation last weekend. And we wanted to see how he’d respond. I thought he responded well. And then after that we were just mixing and matching, trying to match