ATLANTA Five Mercer pitchers combined on a five-hitter as the Bears beat Georgia Tech 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Thomas Smith had two of Tech's hits and scored the lone run. He scored in the fourth on a ground out by Keenan Innis. That tied the game at 1.
Mercer (20-6) took the lead for good in the fifth on an unearned run.
Georgia Tech (15-10) opens an ACC series at Pittsburgh at 3 p.m. Friday.