Countdown To Opening Day (16 Days): Alex Cruz

Feb. 1, 2012

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2012 season Friday, Feb. 17 when it opens play in the Rock Hill Coca-Cola Classic at Winthrop. Stay tuned to and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

Alex Cruz
Twitter: @jacketcruz22
SS/3B | R-R | 6-1 | 200 | Sophomore | Woodstock, Ga. (Blessed Trinity Catholic) List three words that describe you…
Alex Cruz: Spontaneous, outgoing, humorous

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
AC: I’m one of 5 siblings

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
AC: My father’s cooking

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
AC: “Chase the dream”

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
AC: A walk-off to win the College World Series

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
AC: Went to the Dominican Republic

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
AC: Adrian Beltre

RW: What is your dream job?
AC: MLB player

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
AC: Nicaragua

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
AC: Receiving scholarship to play here

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
AC: Clean Old Fashioned Hate with UGA

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
AC: Cruzer (My last name and top speed)

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
AC: Music, Ping Pong, Ocean Activities

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
AC: My first homerun


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