Former Georgia Tech great and MLB World Series Champion Jason Varitek accepts prestigious NCAA award
ORLANDO, Fla. — Legendary Georgia Tech baseball player and two-time MLB World Series Champion Jason Varitek accepted the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award at the NCAA Convention in Orlando, Fla. on Wednesday evening.
One of the NCAA’s most prestigious awards, the Silver Anniversary Award recognizes distinguished individuals for their collegiate and professional achievements on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their college athletics careers.
Georgia Tech head baseball coach Danny Hall joined Varitek during the ceremony and presented him the award.
“The biggest opportunity that college sports gives is an education…
The value of a degree from Georgia Tech can provide is irreplaceable in life and it’s irreplaceable to me."
— Inside the NCAA (@InsidetheNCAA) January 24, 2019
From Jim Morris → Danny Hall, NCAA Silver Anniversary award winner Jason Varitek is thankful for the camaraderie that @GTBaseball facilitates throughout the years. #NCAAConv pic.twitter.com/rZMEotscoq
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) January 23, 2019
— Todd Stansbury (@GTToddStansbury) January 23, 2019