What You Need to Know:

* Georgia State completes its annual series with Georgia Tech by hosting the Yellow Jackets Wednesday at 6 p.m. on PantherVision.
* Senior center fielder Ryan Blanton leads the Panthers in hits, runs, RBI, homers, triples, walks and stolen bases.
* Jarrett Hood had his third career walk-off hit in GSU's 3-2, 12-inning win over Troy on Friday.

Wednesday, 6 p.m. at the GSU Baseball Complex

Live video on PantherVision, on GeorgiaStateSports.com and GSU mobile app.

Georgia State: 13-22 Overall, 3-12 Sun Belt Conference (9-10 Home, 2-10 Away, 2-2 Neutral)
Georgia Tech: 16-18 Overall, 4-14 ACC (11-10 Home, 5-8 Away) * Hosts Mercer Tuesday

GSU: RHP Bryan White, R-Jr., (0-2, 8.85) vs. RHP Ben Schneiderjans, R-Jr. (1-3, 5.01)

* Georgia State completes its annual series with Georgia Tech by hosting the Yellow Jackets Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the GSU Baseball Complex. The teams also played Feb. 28 at Tech, which won 12-5.

* Senior center fielder Ryan Blanton leads the team in hits (37), runs (26), RBI (24), homers (6), triples (3), walks (22) and stolen bases (7).

* Six of Blanton’s 21 career home runs have led off a game, including two this season vs. Marshall on Opening Day and Coastal Carolina.

* Blanton ranks in the Top 10 in GSU history in runs (128, T-9th), walks (89, T-5th) and triples (10, 4th - first among all active Sun Belt players)

* Catcher-designated hitter Nick Gatewood had three hits and a career-high four RBI April 9 at Arkansas State, and then two hits Tuesday vs. Mercer. Gatewood has 10 RBI in the last 12 games and now leads the team with a .300 average.

* Freshman pitcher Hunter Gaddis, a 6-5 right-hander and weekend starter, leads the team with a 3-3 record and a 2.96 ERA.

* Gaddis took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in a 2-1 victory over UT Arlington on March 18, and he has turned in quality starts in five of his seven starts.

* Georgia State is 3-0 in extra-inning games this season, most recently defeating Troy 3-2 (12) on Jarrett Hood’s walk-off single in the 12th. That was Hood’s third walk-off hit in the last two seasons.

* The Panther pitching staff held No. 14 Ole Miss to one run on six hits in 19 innings in their two-game series split. Six different Panther hurlers threw in the series.

* Shortstop Justin Jones, the Panthers’ has two game-winning hits this season. In the March 8 win at No. 14 Ole Miss, Jones delivered a two-run double in the top of the 11th inning for the 2-0 victory. On March 18 in a 1-1 game vs. UT Arlington, he hit a solo homer in the bottom of the eighth and GSU won 2-1.

* Georgia State’s 2017 schedule is perhaps the most ambitious in school history. The 2017 slate includes four different Power Five opponents and 13 games against 2016 NCAA Tournament teams, including a home series with Coastal Carolina, the defending national champions and the newest member of the Sun Belt Conference.

* Eleventh-year head coach Greg Frady earned his 500th college coaching victory in the Panthers’ 12-4 victory over Northern Kentucky on March 4. Frady now has 320 wins at Georgia State, plus 187 wins at North Florida C.C. (1991-96) for a total of 507.

* Frady is Georgia State’s career leader in victories after passing Mike Hurst (293) on March 20, 2016. In the last year he has also been honored with two different Hall of Fame inductions, joining the German Baseball and Softball Hall of Fame and the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame.


* Georgia Tech holds a 64-10 advantage in the all-time series, which began in 1971 and has been continuous since 1992.

* Georgia Tech won the earlier meeting 12-5 on Feb. 28, despite four home runs by the Panthers as Romero Greer, Ryan Blanton, Terrell Frazier and Will Kilgore hit long-balls.

* Tech also won the last meeting at GSU, 11-5 in 2016.

* Georgia State's last win in the series was a 5-4 home win on March 7, 2012, but since then, the Yellow Jackets have won eight straight.

* The Panthers are 4-15 against Tech under head coach Greg Frady, who took over at GSU in 2007. Three of the four wins have come at Tech’s Russ Chandler Stadium.

* GSU’s 10-1 victory in 2009 over a Tech team ranked No. 3 in the nation represents the highest-ranked team that the Panthers have ever beaten. Georgia State has defeated nationally-ranked Georgia Tech teams four times under Frady.