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Countdown to First Pitch (2 days): Daniel Palka

Feb. 16, 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 with at least one freshman everyday until opening day in the “Countdown to first pitch” series.

Today’s feature is with freshman first baseman/pitcher/outfielder Daniel Palka.

Daniel Palka

1B/LHP/OF

Lyman, S.C. (Greer)

RW.com: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
DP: I’m of Spartan Decent

RW.com: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
DP: El Jalisco

RW.com: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
DP: If its not broke don’t fix it

RW.com: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
DP: Nick Swisher

RW.com: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
DP: Niagara Falls

RW.com: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
DP: Our team winning the College World Series

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
DP: Dedicated, Baseball, Fun

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