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Countdown To Opening Day (24 Days): Connor Lynch

Jan. 24, 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.

Connor Lynch
Twitter: @cglynch24
C | R-R | 6-0 | 185 | Freshman | Marietta, Ga. (Pope)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Connor Lynch: Hardworking, Easy-going, Fun

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
CL: My grandpa was a pro baseball player for 13 years

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CL: My grades

RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
CL: It was the right academic and athletic fit

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CL: The best athletes are the best at handling failure

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CL: Ivan Rodriguez

RW: What is your dream job?
CL: Working for SportsCenter

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CL: My grandpa wore 24 so I hope to have it next year

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
CL: Praying before each game

RW: Name the most interesting place you’ve visited.
CL: The Biltmore Estate and Miami, Fla.

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
CL: Breaking me leg in six places when I was 8 years old

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
CL: Winning a state championship in baseball

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CL: Studying

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
CL: Walter Smith (Georgia Tech baseball’s legendary trainer)

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