Georgia sets SEC record with blowout win over Hofstra to stay alive in regional action
Forced into an elimination game vs. Hofstra, Georgia responded with a record-setting performance in the Chapel Hill Regional.
When it was all said and done, the Bulldogs rolled to a 24-1 win to stay alive for one more day. The 24 runs ties a program record for runs scored in the regional round while the +23 run differential is a record for an SEC team in the NCAA Tournament.
Georgia advances to Sunday and will face the loser of UNC-VCU at 1 pm ET.
#DawgsOnTop ‼️#ItJustMeansMore runs: The LARGEST run differential by an @SEC team in @NCAABaseball Tournament history!#Georgia faces the loser of tonight’s VCU-UNC matchup Sunday at 1:00pm.#GoDawgs | #RunItBack pic.twitter.com/tHTp2POVfZ
— Georgia Baseball (@BaseballUGA) June 4, 2022
Already up 18-0 in the 6th inning, Cole Wagner blasted Georgia’s 6th home run of the afternoon to get the Bulldogs to 20 runs scored. Georgia would finish with 7 home runs on the afternoon.
The offensive clinic was led by none other than 9-hole hitter Josh McAllister. He led the Bulldogs with 4 hits, 4 runs scored, 5 RBI and a pair of home runs.
On the mound, Liam Sullivan did more than enough with 7 impressive innings. He scattered 6 hits and a walk while allowing 1 run with 8 strikeouts.