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Baseball Drops Friday Night Contest to Georgia
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Baseball Drops Friday Night Contest to Georgia

COLUMBIA  – A pair of five-run innings gave Georgia the 11-5 win over the University of South Carolina baseball team Friday night (May 10) at Founders Park.

Carolina scored first in the bottom of the first on Cole Messina’s RBI double. Georgia answered with five runs in the third, highlighted by a Slate Alford three-run home run. The Bulldogs then scored five in the fourth as Tre Phelps had a three-run home run.

Dalton Reeves hit two solo home runs for the Gamecock, while Will Tippett, who was playing in his first game since April 19, had a two-run home run in the sixth.

Eli Jones took the loss, allowing seven runs with two strikeouts in three innings. Jake McCoy struck out three in 2.2 innings while Tyler Pitzer pitched 2.1 innings, allowing two hits and a run with a strikeout.

Reeves and Austin Brinling had two hits apiece while Reeves and Tippett had two RBI apiece.


  • Reeves now has nine home runs in 73 at-bats this season.
  • Carolina turned a pair of double plays in Friday’s game.
  • Austin Brinling now has five multi-hit games for Carolina.

Carolina and Georgia wrap up the three-game series with the Gamecocks’ final home game of the regular season Saturday afternoon (May 11) at 2 p.m. The seven seniors will be honored on Senior Day at 1:30 p.m.