The Panthers (26-28, 10-19 Sun Belt) are the tournament's 10th seed and will face the seventh-seeded Trojans (27-26, 15-14) in a single-elimination game Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday. The winner advances into the eight-team double elimination bracket, which begins Wednesday.
Kendall Ford scored the winning run on an error in the top of the ninth inning and Hunter Gaddis struck out the side in the bottom of the ninth as the Panthers rallied for a 5-4 victory over Georgia Southern in Saturday's regular-season finale at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia State fell 12-7 at Georgia Southern Friday at J.I. Clements Stadium in game that was delayed nearly three hours by rain and lightning.
Will Kilgore and Luke Leonard homered for the Panthers, while Jack Thompson had three hits, including two doubles.
Fighting for a berth in the Sun Belt Conference tournament, Georgia State concludes the regular season at Georgia Southern, beginning Thursday.
Tuesday's scheduled game at Mercer has been cancelled due to inclement weather. It will not be rescheduled.
Freshman Ryan Glass is the second Panther this season honored as National Player of the Week.
Freshman Ryan Glass delivered the walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning, but seniors Justin Jones and Jordan were the story of Georgia State's 3-2 victory over Appalachian State on Senior Day at the GSU Baseball Complex.
The Panthers rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth before falling 4-3 in 10 innings to Appalachian State Saturday at the GSU Baseball Complex.
Hunter Gaddis earned his Sun Belt Conference-leading eighth victory and Ryan Glass homered for the second straight game
Georgia State hosts Appalachian State in its final home series, beginning Friday at 6 p.m.
Both student-athletes are now eligible for the Google Cloud Academic All-America® baseball team, which will be announced next month.