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Countdown To Opening Day (5 Days): Luke Bard

Feb. 12, 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.

Luke Bard
Twitter: @LBard38
RHP | R-R | 6-2 | 192 | Junior | Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Christian)

RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Luke Bard: Hardworking, competitive, fun

RW: Name one thing that fans don’t know about you…
LB: Favorite sport is football

RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
LB: My hometown friends and my dog

RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
LB: “To get on top of the ball”

RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
LB: Struck out Jake Davies

RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
LB: Jeff Gordon

RW: What is your dream job?
LB: QB in the NFL

RW: What event has most shaped your life?
LB: Coming to college

RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
LB: Totally random

RW: Interests outside of baseball…
LB: Golf, Guitar, Fishing, Working out

RW: What’s the one memory that stands out from your childhood?
LB: Playing Little League baseball with my dad as my coach

RW: Do you have any game or practice superstitions?
LB: Pray before I pitch behind the mound

RW: Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
LB: Jake Davies

RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
LB: Tailgating for GT football games

RW: Biggest accomplishments…
LB: 3.8 GPA last semester

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