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Countdown to First Pitch (4 days): Jonathan Roberts and Dusty Isaacs

Feb. 14, 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 pitchers Jonathan Roberts and Dusty Isaacs.

Jonathan Roberts

RHP / R-R / 6-2 / 192

Fayetteville, Ga. (Starr’s Mill)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
JR: Hard-working, intelligent, hello!.

RW.com: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
JR: Zaxby’s

RW.com: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
JR: It is not what you do that counts, it is the way you go about it.

RW.com: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
JR: None, I have my own style

RW.com: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
JR: Cozumel, Mexico

RW.com: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
JR: Wearing our R.A.T. caps!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RW.com: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
JR: J-Rob. No reasoning

Dusty Isaacs

RHP / R-R / 6-0 / 182

Lebanon, Ohio (Lebanon)

RW.com: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
DI: I have the voice of an angel

RW.com: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
DI: Skyline Chili….Cincinnati’s finest

RW.com: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
DI: Always go 110% because you never know who is watching

RW.com: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
DI: Pinch-hit walk-off home run in game 7 of the World Series

RW.com: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
DI: It was assigned to me, but it is growing on me

RW.com: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
DI: Before games I always eat a Pay Day Candy Bar

RW.com: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
DI: ConCusty Isaacs – In the first month of fall practice I took a line drive off the head from Smelter’s bat.

RW.com: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
DI: Owen Wilson

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