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#30 Brenton Sanders

Brenton Sanders - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Sophomore
Height 6-0
Weight 226
Hometown Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Last School Northridge
Brenton Sanders - Baseball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2017 (Freshman): Played in seven games off the bench for the Jackets … Made his collegiate debut in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) … Recorded a pinch hit single, his first career base hit, versus the Thundering Herd (Feb. 18) … Also pinch hit in the win over Youngstown State (Feb. 24), versus No. 2 Clemson (April 2) and against No. 2 Louisville (April 14) … Came off the bench to get two at bats versus Georgia Southern (May 16) … Also got an at bat against No. 8 Virginia (May 19).

Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Northridge High School under head coach Jim Wells … Was a two-time team captain … A 2016 Perfect Game Southeast Region Honorable Mention selection … Also a 2015 PG Underclass Honorable Mention All-American as a junior … Ranked as high as No. 7 at catcher and No. 67 overall by Perfect Game in the state of Alabama for the Class of 2016 … Named to the Tuscaloosa News Super 9 Baseball Team in both 2015 and 2016 … A second-team all-state selection at catcher in 2015 … Named to the Alabama All-Star North Team in 2015 … Played in the AHSAA North-South Baseball All-Star Game in 2015 … Led his team to three area championship titles in 2012, 2015 and 2016 … Was also a member of the Triton Rays fall and summer league team … Also lettered for two years on the football team … A member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Science Honor Society … Was also a member of the MU Alpha Theta … Was named to the Northridge All-Academic Team … Served as a Northridge Ambassador and was a member of the Jag Pals Mentor Group … Also served on the student leadership team at the First Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa.

Personal: Full name is Brenton Scott Sanders … Born on Jan. 29, 1998 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. … Son of Scott and Heather Sanders … Has two younger siblings in John and Natalie … Two uncles, Glenn Little (1954) and Bob Little (1956), are Georgia Tech graduates … Uncle, Glenn, played football for Tech from 1951-54 … Another uncle, Hunter Plott, played baseball at the University of Alabama from 1986-90 … Great-grandfather, Lloyd Wood, was a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization … Started playing baseball around the age of three … Chose Tech because it is a top tier engineering school, it has a top tier baseball program and is a perfect fit … Intends to major in civil engineering.




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