Countdown To Opening Day (2 Days): Connor Winn

Feb. 15, 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.

Connor Winn
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SS/2B | R-R | 5-10 | 187 | Senior | Suwanee, Ga. (Wesleyan) Name three words that describe you…
Connor Winn: Funny, interesting, joyful Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CW: I have fake front teeth

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CW: Zaxby’s

RW: What is the best piece of advice a coach has given you?
CW: Look good, feel good, play good

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CW: I had an internship with a wealth management firm

RW: What is your dream job?
CW: Personal assistant for Will Ferrell

RW: What was your ultimate sports center highlight…
CW: Stealing home to win a game

RW: What player do you pattern your game after?
CW: Omar Vizquel

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
CW: Cono… I guess it’s just easier to say

RW: What event has most shaped your life?
CW: The battle my family and I went through when my sister was diagnosed with brian cancer

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CW: It was given to me in middle school and have kept it ever since

RW: Do you have any pregame superstitions?
CW: I can’t chew gum on the field — it’s bad luck 10 out of 10 times

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
CW: Guitar, golf, investing

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CW: Winning Cooperstown Dreams Park tournament at 12 years old

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
CW: Tiger Woods

RW: Biggest accomplishment…
CW: Knocking CS-315 off my list of classes to graduate

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
CW: The College of Engineering

RW: Favorite Tech tradition
CW: The Buzz-weiser song


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