Countdown To Opening Day (20 Days): Chase Butler

Jan. 28, 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 and meet all 33 Yellow Jackets with the “Countdown to Opening Day” series.

Chase Butler
Twitter: @ChaseButlerGT
3B | R-R | 6-0 | 200 | Sophomore | Rome, Ga. (Darlington School) List three words that describe you…
Chase Butler: Determined, reliable, thoughtful

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CB: I know a lot of country music lyrics

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech? CB: Great education and elite baseball

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CB: My mom to help with laundry

RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
CB: Diving play to end College World Series

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CB: Cliff jumping

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CB: I just play hard and try to be fun to watch

RW: What event has most shaped your life?
CB: Realizing I would have the opportunity to play college baseball

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CB: Playing wall ball with my brothers

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CB: The Buzz-weiser Song

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited.
CB: New York City

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
CB: Hunting and riding dirt bikes

RW: What jobs have you held?
CB: Worked in a diner over the summer


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