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Countdown To Opening Day (13 Days): Mitch Earnest

Feb. 4, 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 RamblinWreck.com and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

Mitch Earnest
Twitter: @bigmeech2991
C | R-R | 6-1 | 201 | Sophomore | Atlanta, Ga. (Lakeside)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Mitch Earnest: Honest, Hardworking, Determined

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
ME: I gained 35 pounds freshman year thanks to Mr. Tamborra

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
ME: Great school with great athletics

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
ME: My golden retriever

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
ME: Relax (Coach Prince)

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
ME: Went to Abaco Island

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
ME: I play my own style

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
ME: CWS Championship

RW: What is your dream job?
ME: Play professional baseball

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
ME: Eat PB&J

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
ME: My favorite number is 100, so if you divide that by 50, multiply that by fifteen, then subtract one, you get 29!

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
ME: Disney World!

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
ME: Tom Glavine

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
ME: Getting an opportunity to go to Tech

RW: What’s your nickname?
ME: Big Meech, compliments of Mr. Tamborra

RW: What jobs have you held?br> ME: Lawn mowing business

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