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.
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