Who is pitching for Georgia today? All eyes on Bulldogs in 2024 Super Regional game - June 8

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Who is pitching for Georgia today?

The Georgia Bulldogs will square off against the NC State Wolfpack in Game 1 of the Athens Super Regional on Saturday, June 8. The match will commence at noon ET at Foley Field in Athens, Georiga.

Who is pitching for Georgia today?

Kolten Smith will start as the Georgia Bulldogs' pitcher against NC State on Saturday. The right-handed sophomore has a 9-2 record this season and has racked up 99 strikeouts and 15 walks in 65.1 innings pitched.

It will be interesting to see if the Bulldogs also use Leighton Finley (5-1, 4.41 ERA, 1 SV, 71K, 26BB, 69.1 IP) or Zach Harris (5-1, 6.69 ERA, 42K, 18BB, 35 IP) later in the game.

Earlier this week, Georgia head coach Wes Johnson told reporters that his team's pitchers share similarities to the pitching lineup at NC State.

"I think we're pretty evenly matched. They've got some really good bats, they've been playing exceptionally well probably their last four or five weeks now. Their pitchers are similar to ours, their offense, their defense. You look at this one, we're pretty evenly matched, in my opinion." Johnson said.

Meanwhile, NC State will start with Sam Highfill in Game 1 of the series against Georgia. The graduate has a 6-2 record and a 5.35 ERA this season.

Athens Super Regional 2024: How to watch Georgia vs. NC State?

Game 1 of the Super Regional clash between Georgia (42-15) and NC State (36-20) will be broadcast live on ESPNU. Fans can also live stream the contest on ESPN+ and Fubo.

The Bulldogs took down Georgia Tech 8-6 in 10 innings in the Athens Regional final to make it to the next round of the postseason. Meanwhile, the Wolfpack beat James Madison 5-3 in the Raleigh Regional final to reach the last 16.

Here's the full schedule for the 2024 Athens Super Regional:

  • Saturday, June 8: NC State vs. Georgia at Noon ET (ESPNU)
  • Sunday, June 9: NC State vs. Georgia at Noon ET (ESPNU)
  • Sunday, June 10 (if necessary): NC State vs. Georgia at TBD (TBD)

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