Tech will open against Mercer

Georgia Tech (45-13) will open against Mercer (37-22) in its NCAA baseball regional. The game will be on Friday.

Alabama (37-22) will take on Elon (38-22) in the other game. This is the second consecutive year that the Phoenix are in Atlanta for a regional.

The games will be be played Friday through Monday at Russ Chandler Stadium in a double-elimination format.

Mercer defeated Jacksonville to win the Atlanta Sun Conference tournament and clinch its first berth in the regionals. Alabama lost to LSU, 4-3, in the SEC tournament championship game.

The regional is Tech’s 24th appearance in the NCAA tournament in the last 26 years and its 26th overall. This marks the eighth time in 11 years that Tech has hosted a regional and out of those, the Jackets advanced five times. Overall, the Jackets are 24-15 in regional play at home.

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Chan Gailey's Revenge

May 31st, 2010
12:56 pm

first…. for what it’s worth.

GT GRAD

May 31st, 2010
1:27 pm

Go GT!

I wish the team well and I hope they make a deep run…………………………baseball is a crazy game, you never know who might get hot and win a few big games.

Chuck Allison

May 31st, 2010
1:41 pm

First is worth nothing. But, saying “First” causes a loss of dignity.

GT Alum:

May 31st, 2010
1:48 pm

To all you UGA fans and alum that visit our blog, I wish you louzy team the best of luck next year in baseball. Of course, all the UGA bloggers will post blogs stating they don’t care about the NCAA baseball tournament, but that is because the mutts are no where to be found this year. If UGA was in the field, UGA fans would be talking crap, but since they are pathetic in baseball, nobody at UGA cares. This just fits the crappy mold at UGA. Since all of you other sports teams are louzy, you should consider rooting on your lady mutts in the softball tourney. At least you will have something to look forward to until football season starts, then we will here all your BS about the almighty SEC and how good your louzy overated team is this year. After looking at your schedule in football and realizing you only play two superior teams, those being UF and GT and the only ranked teams on your schedule, one must think that someone at UGA is blowing someone in the NCAA’s scheduling department. Your schedule is a JOKE! Don’t get on here and blog your sorry azzes off when you play the likes of Idaho State, Vandy, Kentucky, Miss State, and the likes. This year is like every other year if your are a Dawg fan. One of two excuses will occur. Either it’s a rebuilding year, or next year is your year to win a NC. I got news for ya mutts, GT’s schedule is much harder than your louzy teams. Also, it’s nice to see that GT did make the NCAA’s in baseball, and will host a regional, not to mention we beat your baseball team like 28-6, which will be the football score this year, when the Jackets and Josh Nesbitt run all over you between the hedges. Go get em dawgs. Your losers! THWG!

TXDawg

May 31st, 2010
1:51 pm

Chuck Allison is a hater! Cudos to Chan Gailey’s Revenge.

TXDawg

May 31st, 2010
1:52 pm

Good luck to the Bees.

Smarter than the average Bear

May 31st, 2010
2:06 pm

Jacket Backer

May 31st, 2010
2:12 pm

hope we show up in the post season this year….bama will be tough in this regional….

Go Jackets!!

Shawn

May 31st, 2010
2:37 pm

First, I think it’s awesome that the GT Alum spells lousy with a “z”.

But beyond that, I will stick with the National Championship UGA has (to Tech’s zero National Championships) as well as UGA’s 6 College World Series appearances to Tech’s 3.

I also think it’s awesome that you open up your comments by suggesting that all UGA fans do is talk “crap”… and then proceed to talk crap.

Nice going!

Go Mercer Bears.

Jeff

May 31st, 2010
3:18 pm

GT grad: I am a UGA fan. Are you that ignorant? You don’t seem to remember Georgia’s national championship in the 90’s and the national championship series they blew vs Fresno State. Has Tech gone that far???? If Tech is a far superior baseball program, then why have they missed the CWS so many times? Get the facts right before you talk smack you moron! Now….I’m cheering Tech on. I hope they do well. I’m not a hater….but it’s childish of you to talk smack without knowing the facts. You graduated there? Really?

Double M

May 31st, 2010
3:19 pm

What does Hall and Gailey have in common? They both can’t coach. Good luck anyway Jackets. Please beat the Bamers. Life here in L.A. (Lower Alabama) has been ruff since January. For example, I had a Bamer tell me the other day at the post office, and I quote, “Ol’ Georger Tech didnt do to good last year.” I replied, “No, 11 wins and a conference title was tough to take.” Go Jackets! THWG!

Jeff

May 31st, 2010
3:26 pm

And let me add…You wanted to talk smack about UGA’s schedule… Jax State??? Miss. ST??? How about comparing Tech’s wussy football schedule to UGA’s over the last few years! Ok St, Colorado, Arizona St, with LSU, Alabama, Florida, Auburn,etc etc. Tech got beat by a pathetic Iowa team! Tech’s offense is easy to beat if teams stick to their defensive schemes. It’s been proven (see UGA last year…see LSU.. see Iowa). Now…They’ll do good again. I don’t care! But you sound so ignorant and you’re an embarrassment to all Tech Alum’s with your lack of research when talking smack. You’re simply an idiot! And it’s been a pleasure to make you look like a fool! Best of luck to the rest of you well educated Tech fans.

Supsalemgr

May 31st, 2010
3:27 pm

GT Alum must not be having a good Memorial Day weekend. The Dawgs had a bad season in baseball. So be it. BTW how did the last football game bewteen the “crickets” and Dawgs” work out.

I would suggest you spend your efforts lobbying your AD not to accept an invitation into the SEC if one is forthcoming. It is doubtful it will come as Clemson appears more appealing.

Check yo self Jeff

May 31st, 2010
4:23 pm

Jeff, calm down son. Tech has played Auburn, Miami, VT, Clemson, Notre Dame, West Virginia, FSU and Stanford on there football schedule the past 10 years. To say we have a wussy football schedule is a stretch. It’s not we are playing the sisters of the poor. The only team u guys play every year that is worth a crap are the gators. That’s it. Tenn and Aub suck,. You got beat by Kentucky in Athens. You really don’t have much to brag about either so you do some research before you talk bud. Just sayin

killerJ

May 31st, 2010
5:28 pm

Yo! Shawney,thanks for reminding us of National Championships were it counts.Thwg.4 to 1 baby!

BHeezy

May 31st, 2010
7:35 pm

Its all about Team Tanis down at Mercer..

dannyhallrocks

May 31st, 2010
8:45 pm

As long as D. Hall is coaching the Tech baseball team will be just like the UGA football team under Richt/Donnan/Golf, lots and lots of talents with no national championships to show for it. Ga. Tech consistently has a top 5 recruiting class and consistently gets knocked out in the regional or super regional. This isn’t due to a lack of talent, its simply b/c Danny Hall is not a good coach.

'08 Mercer Alum

May 31st, 2010
8:56 pm

Good luck, Mercer! Go Bears!!!

Tech will choke

May 31st, 2010
9:03 pm

Tech will choke like always. You are just lucky that we are not there to take you out this year.

nolan

May 31st, 2010
9:24 pm

“Tech has played Auburn, Miami, VT, Clemson, Notre Dame, West Virginia, FSU and Stanford on there [sic] football schedule the past 10 years.”

BOOM ROAST!!!!! WHATCHU GOT NOW DAWGS BUZZZZZZZZZZZ

Also isn’t this a story about baseball? And what’s the deal with airline food these days, am I right?

Addendum:
there – describing a place
their – describing plural possession
they’re – contraction of “they are”, plural

Michael Mercer'89

May 31st, 2010
9:31 pm

Reality

May 31st, 2010
9:38 pm

To UGAg fans….

Why ‘woof’ about yourself and talk down ANYONE else, especially GA Tech this year? Let’s review ugag accomplishments THIS YEAR for your mens sports, shall we?

1. Sheveport bowl – no division champs, no conference champs, no BCS bowl
2. No NCAA tourney in basketball
3. No CWS regional in baseball

Yet, some of you ‘fans’ still manage to come to a GA Tech blog and spout crap? Talk about no class! (as if everyone didn’t already know that)

Now, let’s look at the GA Tech mens sports results for THIS YEAR…..

1. Conference Champ, BCS Bowl
2. NCAA basketball tourney
3. CWS regional host

Wow – certainly even a doggie fan can see the difference here….. then again, considering your average IQ, maybe not.

Reality

May 31st, 2010
9:41 pm

@Jeff – Stop your outright lies about Iowa. You know nothing about college football if you think Iowa was a pushover last year. Get a life.

KJ

May 31st, 2010
9:56 pm

“28-6, which will be the football score this year, when the Jackets and Josh Nesbitt run all over you between the hedges”

The NATS “defense” couldn’t hold my left nut to 6 points. And if you’re a GT Grad, I’m a Harvard professor.

And LOL @ Reality bleating about “no class”. Why don’t you stop endlessly trolling the UGA blogs before you talk about class, you pathetic loser.

broken Stinger

May 31st, 2010
10:14 pm

broken Stinger

May 31st, 2010
10:17 pm

NEsbitt…..hahahahha……thanks for the laugh KJ the Harvard professor.
GT will finish 5th in the ACC and you are delusional about beating UGA……remember 8 of 9 and you lost what talent you had.

Big Cat

May 31st, 2010
10:31 pm

Ehhhhhhhhh… Go Bears!

GT may win

June 1st, 2010
5:52 am

If i remember GT lost in ACC tourament again make it..so what again GT will watch someone else go to Omaha this year! And Georgia as won 2 college baseball titles in CWS in Omaha.So Tech should not talk bad smack Mercer will beat Tech n be gone as Fast as u can say…Oops i did it again!