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Countdown to First Pitch (16 days): Mott Hyde

Feb. 2, 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.

Day one begins with freshman shortstop Mott Hyde.

Mott Hyde

SS / 5-10 / 189

Calhoun, Ga. (Rome HS)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
MH: Very Good Looking

RW.com: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
MH: I can juggle

RW.com: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
MH: Not too Far from home, and the baseball program is top in the country

RW.com: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
MH: My Bed, twin size dorm beds are not cutting it.

RW.com: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
MH: Relax and have fun

RW.com: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
MH: Played Baseball

RW.com: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
MH: Walk-off grand slam in the national championship

RW.com: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
MH: Jose Reyes

RW.com: What event has most shaped your life?
MH: Baseball

RW.com:Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
MH: Saudi Arabia

RW.com: Biggest accomplishments:
MH: Winning a state championship in baseball

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