The Eagles built a 4-1 lead. Tech made it close by adding two runs in the top of the seventh.
Brandon Gold went 3-for-4 for Tech with a RBI. Tech only had a total of five hits in the game.
Jason Richman (2-0) got the win in relief. Starter Zac Ryan (0-2) took the loss for Tech.
The Jackets host a three-game series with UNC Greensboro beginning Friday at 4 p.m. The other games are 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.