The Citadel gets shutout by Georgia, 0-0

The Citadel gets shutout by Georgia, 0-0
Jordan Flanders had 3 K's in The Citadel's loss to Georgia (Source: The Citadel Athletics)

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – The Citadel offense could not get the bats going and the pitching could not hold down No. 8 Georgia late as The Citadel fell, 9-0, Tuesday night at SRP Park.

Game Information

Score: Georgia 9, The Citadel 0

Records: Georgia (34-12), The Citadel (10-33)

Location: North Augusta, South Carolina (SRP Park)

Key Plays

  • The Citadel was able to manage base runners, but hit into three double plays.

How it Happened

  • Georgia got on the board in the fourth inning after the first two batters reached on a base hit and a hit by pitch. After a sacrifice bunt, Tucker Maxwell delivered a sacrifice fly to center field.
  • UGA added to its lead in the sixth when the first two hitters reached via base on balls. A throwing error on a sacrifice bunt loaded the bases for Riley King to deliver the second sacrifice fly to center.
  • UGA broke the game open in the eighth inning as they plated seven runs, highlighted by a three-run homer from Cam Shepherd.

Inside the Box Score

  • Freshman Jordan Flanders was impressive in his return to his hometown. The right hander allowed four hits and struck out three in 3.0 shutout innings of work.
  • Left hander Ches Goodman did not allow a hit over 2.0 shutout innings of relief. He was able to work out of a bases loaded, no out jam by allowing just one run on a sacrifice fly.
  • Alex Bialakis (0-5) suffered the loss after allowing one run on one hit and two walks over 1.2 innings.
  • Logan Moody (1-0) earned the victory after allowing just one hit and striking out four over 5.0 shutout innings.
  • The Citadel’s lone hit came in the third inning with a single to center by Dylan Spence.
  • Tyler Corbitt made the defensive play of the game as he made a running catch on a liner behind second base and threw to first for the inning-ending double play.

On Deck

The ‘Dogs play their first home game in nearly a month as they welcome Wofford to Riley Park May 3-5. The series opener is set for 6:30 p.m., with Saturday’s game starting at 6 p.m. and Sunday’s finale at 1 p.m.