GREENSBORO, N.C. — Georgia Tech pitcher Jake Davies homered and the Yellow Jackets claimed a berth in today’s Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by beating Clemson 5-1.
Davies drove in two runs while allowing two hits in six innings on Saturday to help the eighth-seeded Yellow Jackets (35-24) improve to 3-0 in the round-robin tournament.
Zane Evans added three hits and an RBI, and Daniel had two hits for Georgia Tech, which never trailed.
Steve Wilkerson hit a solo home run for Clemson (33-26), which finished the tournament 1-2.
Clemson starter Kevin Pohle allowed four runs over two innings.
Clemson must wait until Monday to learn if it will earn an at-large berth in the NCAA tournament.
Clemson is projected as a No. 2 seed at the Eugene (Ore.) Regional, according to Rivals.com.