What You Need to Know:
* Georgia State earned a 2-0, 11-inning win at No. 14 Ole Miss Wednesday.
* GSU pitchers held Ole Miss to one run and six hits in 19 innings in the two-game split.
* The Panthers face Bowling Green twice and Army once this weekend at the LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson, Ga.
GEORGIA STATE at LakePoint Sporting Community, Emerson, Ga.
Friday vs. Bowling Green, 4 p.m.
Saturday vs. Army, 2 p.m.
Sunday vs. Bowling Green, 12:30 p.m.
Georgia State: 7-5 Overall (5-1 Home, 2-4 Away)
Bowling Green: 1-9 Overall
Army: 3-7 Overall
Friday GSU: RHP Bryce Conley, Sr. (2-1, 5.51) vs. BGSU: RHP Tyler Anderson, R-Jr. (0-2, 2.20)
Saturday GSU: RHP Hunter Gaddis, Fr. (2-0, 1.74) vs. Army: LHP Tyler Giovinco, So. (0-2, 7.80)
Sunday GSU: RHP Tanner Thomson, Jr. (1-0, 0.84) vs. BGSU: RHP Zac Carey, Jr. (0-1, 6.08)
Live stats on GeorgiaStateSports.com and GSU mobile app.
* After knocking off No. 14 Ole Miss on the road on Wednesday, Georgia State plays three games at nearby LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson, Ga., facing Bowling Green Friday and Sunday and Army Saturday.
* Georgia State has never previously faced Bowling Green or Army. The Panthers’ only previous action against any Service Academy was a home series with Air Force in 2010; GSU won three of four.
* The Panthers are playing regular-season games at the LakePoint facility for the first time.
* The GSU pitching staff held No. 14 Ole Miss to one run on six hits in 19 innings in the two-game series split. Six different Panther hurlers threw in the series.
* Shortstop Justin Jones delivered the game-winning hit against the Rebels with a two-run double in the 11th inning. Jones is hitting .320 with nine RBI on the season.
* Third baseman Romero Greer, a transfer from Pensacola State, is off to a hot start, hitting .447. He has one homer, eight RBI and nine runs scored while playing stellar defense.
* Senior center fielder Ryan Blanton is hitting .292 and has a team-leading two homers, 10 RBI and 11 runs scored. He led off the 2017 season with a home run vs. Marshall, the fifth time in his career he has led off a game with a homer.
* Two players who missed the 2016 season due to injury have figured prominently already for the Panthers. Outfielder-DH Cam Sperry (knee) is hitting .342 with a homer and seven RBI. Relief pitcher Logan Barnette (shoulder) is 2-0 with one save and a 2.19 ERA.
* The GSU bullpen is 5-0 with three saves and a 2.70 ERA, led by Logan Barnette (2-0, 1 save, 2.19), Rhett Harper (2 saves, 1.17) and Devin Vainer (5 app., 0.00 ERA). Tanner Thomson (1-0, 0.93) and Hunter Gaddis (2-0, 2.84) have moved into the rotation.
* 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 314 wins at Georgia State, plus 187 wins at North Florida C.C. (1991-96).
* 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.
* All but three players on the 2017 roster hail from Georgia, including 26 Panthers from the Atlanta area. Only Jaylen Woullard (Mississippi), Romero Greer (Texas) and Jansen Acton (Alabama) are not from the Peach State.
MORE ON THE OLE MISS SERIES: Georgia State is coming off a 2-0, 11-inning victory at No. 14 Ole Miss (March 8). In a scoreless game, Mike Huggins led off the 11th with a single and Ryan Blanton doubled to right field to put runners at second and third with no outs. Then Justin Jones doubled down the third base line to bring home both runs. Rhett Harper pitched a 1-2-3 bottom of the 11th to seal the win. Harper was one of four Panther pitchers who combined to allow just three hits and strike out nine in 11 shutout innings. Logan Barnette earned the victory with four scoreless innings.
Ranked as high as No. 14 by Perfect Game, Ole Miss is the highest-ranked opponent that GSU has defeated since a 2012 win over No. 9 Georgia Tech.
The Panthers fell 1-0 in Game 1, in which the only run was a solo homer by Ole Miss in the second inning.
Six different GSU pitchers held Ole Miss to one run on six hits in 19 innings in the two games.