Comeback comes up short; UVA baseball falls 6-5 at No. 4 Georgia Tech

Devin Ortiz and Marc LeBrux
Devin Ortiz and Marc LeBrux(UVA Athletics)
Published: Apr. 1, 2021 at 11:20 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia baseball team scored five runs over the final two innings, but their comeback came up just short, as the Cavaliers fell 6-5 on Thursday at No. 4 Georgia Tech.

UVA fell behind 6-0, but they pushed across three runs in the 8th, and two more in the 9th.

The tying run was at 3rd base with 2 outs, but Yellow Jackets’ closer Luke Bartnicki struck out Devin Ortiz to end the comeback bid.

Zack Gelof went 3-for-5 with a run scored for the ‘Hoos.

Virginia (11-14, 4-12 ACC) and Georgia Tech are scheduled to play Game Two on Friday at 6pm.

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