Feb. 9, 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.
RHP | R-R | 6-3 | 202 | Junior | Kennesaw, Ga. (North Cobb)
RW.com: List three words that describe you…
Clay Dalton: Honest, Goofy, Hardworking
RW: Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
CD: Close to home, prestigious academics, and baseball team
RW: If you could bring one thing from your hometown, what would it be?
CD: The traffic — Atlanta traffic is brutal
RW: What is the best piece of advice that a coach gave you?
CD: Get scrappy
RW: What was the most interesting thing you did this summer?
CD: Our summer baseball team won the league championship
RW: What player, if any, do you pattern your game after?
CD: Bronson Arroyo
RW: What would be your ultimate sports center highlight…
CD: I threw 5 innings with 10 Ks and also went 4-4 with a home run and 2 doubles
RW: What is your dream job?
CD: Doing something that impacts kids’ lives and makes good money
RW: What event has most shaped your life?
CD: Taking a baseball scholarship to Georgia Tech
RW: Biggest accomplishments…
CD: Trying out for Team USA 18U
RW: Interests outside of baseball…
CD: Playing basketball and fishing
RW: What is your favorite Georgia Tech tradition?
CD: The Stinger in the bottom of the third inning
RW: What is the reason behind your uniform number?
CD: Was my number throughout high school
RW: What’s your nickname? Reasoning behind it?