Georgia State Athletics

02/22/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/22/2020 22:23

GSU Falls to Akron, Mercer in Macon

MACON, Ga. -- Georgia State dropped both games of Saturday's doubleheader at the Black and Orange Challenge, falling 1-0 to Akron and 8-0 to Mercer.

was dominant in the first game of the day against Akron. Freeman threw a complete-game two-hitter allowing just one run, a solo home run in the top of the fourth, and striking out five.

GSU's offense was held to three hits and no runs as Akron would win 1-0.

Mercer started off the second game with a bang, pushing six runs across the plate in the bottom of the first. GSU struggled to get things going on offense and Mercer would add runs in the second and fifth innings to claim the 8-0 win in five.

GSU wraps up the Black and Orange Challenge Sunday at 11:15 a.m. against Presbyterian.