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Countdown To Opening Day (19 Days): Daniel Spingola

Jan. 29, 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.

Daniel Spingola
Twitter: @daniel_spingola
OF | L-L | 6-1 | 173 | Freshman | Roswell, Ga. (Marist)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Daniel Spingola: Hardworker, but relaxed

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
DS: I’m a walk-on to the baseball team and aspiring engineer

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
DS: TiVo

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
DS: Robbing a 2-run homerun in the seventh game, up by one, to win the World Series

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
DS: Chase Utley

RW: What is your dream job?
DS: To be a biomedical engineer working on breakthrough material to save lives

RW: What event has most shaped your life?
DS: Deciding I was coming to GT

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
DS: I didn’t have a choice

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited…
DS: Atlantis (Bahamas hotel)

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
DS: Getting into Tech… Making baseball team… Getting over 3.0 1st semester

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
DS: Stealing the T’s

RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?
DS: Spiggy; People just started calling me it

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
DS: Tyler Perry

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
DS: Guitar, music, basketball

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