Feb. 3, 2011
The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2011 season Friday, Feb. 18 when it opens a three-game series with Kent State. With seventeen newcomers on the 2011 team, RamblinWreck.com will hold a Q&A everyday until opening day in the “Countdown to first pitch” series.
Today’s feature is with freshman infielder Chris Triplett..
| Chris Triplett |
SS / 5-11 / 185
Fayetteville, Ga. (Sandy Creek)
RW.com: List three words that describe you…
CT: Diligent, Dedicated and Funny
RW.com: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CT: I like Sudoku, taking pictures of sports and Landscape
RW.com: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
CT: I wanted to get a great education while improving my talent in baseball
RW.com: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CT: Have fun on the field, you know how to play the game so don’t over think things.
RW.com: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CT: Brandon Phillips, Jose Reyes
RW.com: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
CT: Eat one Twix bar before batting practice, drink one red Powerade then I have to eat the other Twix bar right before the game starts, and during the game I chew Strawberry Bubblicious gum.
RW.com: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
CT: Trip – It is short for my last name. CJ – Chris & junior combined
RW.com: Biggest accomplishments:
CT: Being selected in the 2010 MLB draft, Signing with Georgia Tech