Georgia Tech baseball’s Micah Carpenter, Trevor Craport, Kel Johnson and Coleman Poje were all named to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
Georgia Tech baseball finished the 2017 season at 27-28 overall
Georgia Tech baseball will play its final game of the 2017 season on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET versus Wake Forest
Senior outfielder Coleman Poje is enjoying finishing his college career in a way he might not have expected
Georgia Tech baseball recognized five seniors prior to the first pitch on Saturday afternoon
2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District
2017 All-ACC Academic Team
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Career at Tech: Played in 79 games, starting 55 contests in two seasons for the Yellow Jackets after sitting out a year due to transferring in from the Air Force Academy … Hit .268 with 13 home runs, a triple and 12 doubles … Totaled 46 RBIs and 39 runs scored … Recorded a .500 slugging percentage and a .358 on-base percentage in his two years on the field for Tech … Was a perfect 4-for-4 in the stolen base department … Posted a .981 fielding percentage … Totaled 16 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games … Drove in a career-high six RBIs versus Savannah State (May 10, 2016) … Also hit two home runs in the same game twice – versus Savannah State (May 10, 2016) and at Wake Forest (Mar. 24, 2017).
2017 (Redshirt Senior, Georgia Tech): Posted career numbers in 2017, playing in all 55 games, making 51 starts … Saw time in right field and at first base … Hit .275 with 11 home runs, a triple and 12 doubles … His 11 home runs was second on the team, while his 12 doubles was fifth … Drove in 36 RBIs, which was the fourth-most for the Jackets on the season … Also scored 33 runs … Posted a .510 slugging percentage and a .365 on-base percentage on the year … Was 3-for-3 on stolen bases … Hit .276 in ACC play with a team-high six home runs … Drove in 20 RBIs and scored 20 runs in conference play … Was fourth on the team with 15 multi-hit games … Was tied for the team-lead with 10 multi-RBI games, including five RBIs on Senior Day versus No. 8 Virginia (May 20) … Was a combined 4-for-11 with a home run, a double, three walks, an RBI and three runs scored in the three-game home series with Youngstown State (Feb. 24-26) … Went 7-for-14 with a home run, four doubles, two walks, four RBIs and four runs scored in the ACC series at Miami (Mar. 10-12), including going 2-for-5 with a double, walk, RBI and two runs scored in the extra-innings win over the Canes (Mar. 11) … Was 2-for-5 at the plate in the 11-inning win over No. 9 North Carolina (Mar. 18) … Was 1-for-1 with a home run and three walks in the home contest versus No. 16 Auburn (Mar. 21) … Hit two home runs and went 4-for-5 overall at the plate with two RBIs and three runs scored in the series-opening extra-inning win at Wake Forest (Mar. 24) … Went 1-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and a run scored in the series-opener versus No. 5 Clemson (Mar. 31) … Was 2-for-4 with a monster home run, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored in the road win at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) … Was a combined 3-for-11 with two walks, four runs scored and a stolen base in the three-game ACC road series at Notre Dame (April 7-9) … Went 2-for-5 at the plate with a run scored versus No. 2 Louisville (April 15) … Was 2-for-5 with a home run, two RBIs and a run scored in the road win at Georgia State (April 19) … Also hit a home run and drove in three RBIs in the game one win of the doubleheader at Virginia Tech (April 21) … Registered an RBI double in the home contest versus Georgia (April 25) … Was 2-for-5 with a run scored in the series-opening win over Pitt (May 6) … Recorded his first career triple versus Duke (May 13) … Broke out with a 3-for-5 day at the plate with a home run, a double, three RBIs and three runs scored in the home win over Georgia Southern (May 16) … Went 1-for-3 with a walk, a sacrifice fly and three RBIs in the series-opening win over No. 8 Virginia (May 18) … Went 2-for-4 with a grand slam, a stolen base and five RBIs in his final game at Russ Chandler Stadium on Senior Day versus No. 8 Virginia (May 20) … Was a combined 4-for-11 with three RBIs and a run scored in Tech’s two ACC Championship games versus Miami (May 23) and Wake Forest (May 25) … Named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Baseball Team … Also earned a spot on the 2017 All-ACC Academic Team.
2016 (Redshirt Junior, Georgia Tech): Appeared in 24 games with four starts ... Hit .214 with two home runs and eight RBIs ... Recorded his first hit as a Yellow Jacket on Feb. 20 in a 13-0 win over VCU ... Recorded a pinch-hit RBI single at Florida State on March 12 ... Made his first start at first base on April 20 at Georgia State, going 1-for-3 with a run scored ... Went 2-for-2 with a career-best two home runs and a career-high six RBIs in the 21-3 win over Savannah State on May 10 ... Hit a three-run home run to center in the seventh inning vs. Savannah State and followed with an inside-the-park homer in the eighth against the SVSU Tigers ... Had an RBI sac fly vs. Bethune-Cookman on June 4 ... Walked in a run with the bases loaded at Florida on June 5.
2015 (Junior, Georgia Tech): Sat out the season at Georgia Tech per NCAA rules after transferring from Air Force.
2013 & 2014 (at Air Force): Made a total of 31 starts at the Air Force Academy over two seasons ... Totaled a .218 batting average with two home runs and 11 RBIs ... Twice earned Academic All-Conference honors as a civil engineer.
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner spanning two seasons at Westminster under coach Russell Wrenn and two seasons at Fellowship Christian School under coach Brad Pager ... Earned the varsity baseball Coach's Award in both his junior and senior seasons ... Earned first team all-region honors at quarterback as a sophomore ... Also played high school basketball ... Recognized as a member of the National Honor Society and a recipient of the Dean's Award.
Personal: Full name is Coleman Richard Poje ... Born Feb. 24, 1994 in Augusta, Ga. ... Son of Chris and Stephanie Poje ... Has an older brother Brandon and a younger brother Mason ... Cousin, Michael Cheever, played center for Georgia Tech from 1991-95 and three seasons in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars ... Father, Chris (Class of 1988), mother, Stephanie (Class of 1990), and grandfather, Ben Turnipseed, each graduated from Georgia Tech ... Majoring in industrial engineering.