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Countdown To Opening Day (17 Days): Colby Wren

Jan. 31, 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.

Colby Wren
Twitter: @MitoguyGT
1B | R-R | 5-10 | 223 | Sophomore | Peachtree City, Ga. (Landmark Christian)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Colby Wren: Funny, Determined, Kind

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CW: I have mitochondrial disease

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CW: My mom’s cooking

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CW: Work hard every day, because you never know who will be watching

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
CW: Pinch-hit walkoff homerun to advance to Omaha

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CW: Built a computer

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CW: Matt Diaz

RW: What is your dream job?
CW: To work in baseball

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CW: It was given to me.

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
CW: The British Virgin Islands

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
CW: Shower before every home game

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
CW: Playing for the Yellow Jackets and serving as an ambassador for the Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CW: Excellence in everything

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
CW: Cheddar. Colby Cheese didn’t sound as good

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
CW: Bill Nye the Science Guy

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
CW: Computers, education, charity work

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CW: The 1997 World Series in Florida when my dad worked for the Marlins

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