Countdown To Opening Day (8 Days): Clay Dalton

Feb. 9, 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.

Clay Dalton
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RHP | R-R | 6-3 | 202 | Junior | Kennesaw, Ga. (North Cobb) List three words that describe you…
Clay Dalton: Honest, Goofy, Hardworking

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
CD: Close to home, prestigious academics, and baseball team

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CD: The traffic — Atlanta traffic is brutal

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CD: Get scrappy

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CD: Our summer baseball team won the league championship

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CD: Bronson Arroyo

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
CD: I threw 5 innings with 10 Ks and also went 4-4 with a home run and 2 doubles

RW: What is your dream job?
CD: Doing something that impacts kids’ lives and makes good money

RW: What event has most shaped your life?
CD: Taking a baseball scholarship to Georgia Tech

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
CD: Trying out for Team USA 18U

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
CD: Playing basketball and fishing

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CD: The Stinger in the bottom of the third inning

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CD: Was my number throughout high school

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?


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