Feb. 1, 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.
SS/3B | R-R | 6-1 | 200 | Sophomore | Woodstock, Ga. (Blessed Trinity Catholic)
RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Alex Cruz: Spontaneous, outgoing, humorous
RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
AC: I’m one of 5 siblings
RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
AC: My father’s cooking
RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
AC: “Chase the dream”
RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
AC: A walk-off to win the College World Series
RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
AC: Went to the Dominican Republic
RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
AC: Adrian Beltre
RW: What is your dream job?
AC: MLB player
RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
RW: Biggest accomplishments…
AC: Receiving scholarship to play here
RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
AC: Clean Old Fashioned Hate with UGA
RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
AC: Cruzer (My last name and top speed)
RW: Interests outside of baseball…
AC: Music, Ping Pong, Ocean Activities
RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
AC: My first homerun