Countdown to First Pitch: 13 Days (Jake Davies Q&A)

Feb. 6, 2010

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2010 season Friday, Feb. 19 when it opens a three-game series with Missouri State. With preseason practice underway, fans can check out to find blogs, video interviews and Q&A’s by members of the 2010 squad about their lives as college students, what’s going on in practice, and their excitement about the upcoming season in the countdown to first pitch series.

Today’s Q&A is with sophomore pitcher/first baseman Jake Davies

Born (when and where): September 15, 1989 in Atlanta, Ga.
Status: Playing Ball
High School Alma Mater: Eagles Landing Christian Academy
What’s on TV: Law & Order, ESPN and the Food Network
What’s in my iPod: Anything that interests me
What I drive: 2008 Yukon
What I’m reading: Money Ball

On my bedroom walls: TV, Pictures
Would love to trade places with for a day: Richard Branson
First job: Construction Laborer
Talent I’d like to have: Be able to dunk a basketball
Favorite meal: Any kind of Pasta
Favorite athletes to watch in other sports: The Georgia Tech Football Team
The celebrity some people say I look like is: Tom Kinkelaar

One coaching peer I truly respect: Danny Hall, Danny Prago
My teammate who will make the best pro: Brandon Cumpton
Favorite city to visit: San Francisco
Favorite team as a kid: Mighty Ducks
Favorite values in others: Honesty
Favorite attribute about myself: My bluntness

My bat of choice: Rawlings Big Stick
My glove of choice: Rawlings
My dream date would be with: Hayden Panettiere
My heroes: My mom
My bucket list: Invent something crazy
My motto: Respect the game


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