Georgia scored four runs in the fourth inning to secure a 10-7 victory over University of Missouri baseball in the rubber match of their Southeastern Conference series. Mizzou rallied back from a 5-0 deficit, but Georgia's four-run fourth inning proved decisive, led by Kolten Smith's relief pitching.

By the Numbers
  • Georgia's Kolten Smith finished with 10 strikeouts over 6.0 innings.
  • Mizzou's Matt Garcia went 2-for-5 with three RBIs in the game.
Yes, But

Mizzou's comeback efforts were not enough to overcome Georgia's strong offensive performance in the decisive fourth inning.

State of Play
  • Georgia secured just its second home SEC series win in six matchups against Mizzou in Athens.
  • Despite the loss, Mizzou maintains a 10-8 all-time mark vs. Georgia in Athens.
  • Georgia now holds a slight 17-16 overall edge against Mizzou.
What's Next

Mizzou will play Missouri State in a contest on Tuesday at Hammons Field in Springfield.

Bottom Line

Georgia's strong fourth inning and Kolten Smith's pitching led them to victory over Mizzou, despite Mizzou's comeback efforts, setting up an exciting matchup in the series finale.