Georgia Tech baseball’s fall practice and the White vs. Gold World Series positive steps to growth in 2018
Georgia Tech baseball wrapped up its 2017 White vs. Gold World Series with the White Team winning on Friday to take the 2-1 series win
Georgia Tech baseball’s game two of the White vs. Gold World Series will continue on Tuesday afternoon
Georgia Tech baseball will hold its annual White vs. Gold World Series starting this Friday
Georgia Tech baseball had a number of Jackets compete this summer in a number of summer league across the nation
2017 (Freshman): Made six appearances on the mound, making one start … Went 0-1 on the season … Totaled 10.1 innings of work … Struck out five batters … Made his collegiate debut out of the bullpen versus Georgia at SunTrust Park (May 9) … Made his first career start in the regular season finale versus No. 8 Virginia (May 20) … Threw 2.0 innings versus Georgia (May 9) … Also came out of the bullpen to pitch an inning at Duke (May 13) and 2.0 innings in the home win over Georgia Southern (May 16) … Pitched 0.1 innings of relief in the Jackets’ 14-7 win in the series-opener versus No. 8 Virginia (May 18) … Went 3.0-plus innings in his first career start versus the No. 8 Cavaliers (May 20) … Also came out of the bullpen for 2.0-plus innings of work against No. 12 Wake Forest (May 25) at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship.
Before Tech: A three-year letterwinner at Tift County High School under head coach Kyle Kirk … Was a team captain his senior year … A 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American … Also a 2016 Perfect Game Southeast All-Region Second Team selection … Was also recognized as a 2015 PG Underclass Honorable Mention All-American … Ranked No. 9 in the state of Georgia and No. 64 nationally by Perfect Game among all left handed pitchers in the 2016 signing class … Named to the all-state Team in 2016 as a senior … Was a two-time all-region first team selection in 2015 and 2016 … Tabbed the Region Pitcher of the Year in 2015 … Helped lead his team to the regional championship title in 2015 as a junior … Also played for Team Elite from 2014-16 … A four-year member of the honor roll.
Personal: Full name is Sidney Connor Thomas, but he goes by Connor … Born on May 29, 1998 in Tifton, Ga. … Son of Calvin and Tammie Thomas … Enjoys playing golf and the guitar … Started playing baseball at the age of five … An active member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Chose Tech because of the education and the baseball team … Intends to major in business administration.