Countdown To Opening Day (25 Days): Cameron Gibson

Jan. 23, 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 RamblinWreck.com and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

Cameron Gibson
Twitter: @DatMan_Cam19
OF/P | R-R | 6-0 | 199 | Freshman | Conyers, Ga. (Salem)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Cameron Gibson: Determined, Passionate, Underdog

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CG: I love soccer — it’s my second-favorite sport

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
CG: Campus life, and it’s close to home

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CG: My car

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CG: Rise to the occasion. That’s what champions do. Play your game, believe in yourself and good things will happen.

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CG: Was on campus for five weeks over the summer experience life on the GT campus.

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight?
CG: Game-winning hit game-winning run in the World Series.

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CG: Brian Giles — I love how he played the game.

RW: What is your dream job?
CG: Pro baseball player or FBI agent

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited.
CG: The Grand Canyon

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CG: My freshman year, we reached the state final four and I hit two home runs in one game and had six hits in the series.

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
CG: Cam or KillaCam. KillaCam happened because when I played football in high school, the first time I came out I had no idea what to do so I just went and hit someone even if it wasn’t the guy I was suppose to.

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CG: The Ramblin Wreck driving through campus before home football games

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