Yellow Jackets open 2013 road schedule with a mid-week pair at Georgia Southern
Daniel Palka matched his career-high of four hits and homered in the win
Senior Sam Dove and the baseball team are putting in extra work this fall
Georgia Tech Baseball's 2012 Summer Baseball Assignments.
The Yellow Jackets finished the season 38-26 and won their eighth ACC Championship
Dalton was dismissed from the team in April, 2013.
Awards & Honors
*2011 ACC Academic Honor Roll
A strike-thrower that moves very quick on the mound ... Could serve as a role guy out of the bullpen.
Made 16 appearances all in relief for the Jackets... Logged 25.0 innings and pitched to a 5.40 ERA... Made his season debut with a scoreless ninth inning and two strikeouts in the 12-4 win over Ohio State (2/24)... Fired an inning of late-game relief to preserve the lead in a 6-3 win over Rutgers in the series-finale (3/4)... Pitched a then-career-long 3.0 innings at NC State (3/10) and allowed three hits, a run, no walks and one strikeout... Surpassed his previous career-long appearance with 3.2 innings at Boston College (3/23)... Pitched 2.1 innings vs. No. 1 Florida State (4/7) and allowed one unearned run... Combined with Buck Farmer and Daniel Palka for a 9-0 shutout of Charlotte (5/5)... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings and allowed just one hit with two strikeouts versus No. 21 Miami (5/18)... Worked 2.1 perfect innings with a strikeout versus No. 1 Florida in the NCAA Gainesville Regional (6/3).
Made 14 relief appearances and allowed just one earned run in 11.1 innings of work... Opened his college career by not allowing an earned run in 15.1 innings (dating back to 2010) before yielding one on May 26 versus NC State in the ACC Tournament... Struck out two in an inning of work versus No. 23 St. John's... Scattered just five hits and recorded nine strikeouts in his relief work for the season.
Made five relief appearances while not allowing any runs (0.00 ERA) ... Had five strikeouts in 6.0 innings ... Gave up just five hits (.182 opponent batting average) on the season ... Made his first career appearance against Xavier (2/27), allowing just one hit in 1.0 inning of relief ... Pitched a scoreless inning at Maryland (3/20) ... Retired the side in one inning of relief at North Carolina (3/28) ... Tossed a career-high 2.0 innings against Duke (4/2) ... Yielded one hit in one inning against Georgia Southern (4/21).
Four-year letterwinner for baseball coach Tom Callahan at North Cobb High School ... Tabbed all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2007 and 2008 ... All-National team member in 2009 ... Rated a top-50 prospect and alternate on the 18-under USA baseball team in 2008 ... Posted a 4-2 record with a 2.90 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 34 innings as a senior ... Went 10-2 with a 2.10 ERA while fanning 89 batters in 2008 ... Struck out a career-high 15 batters against Woodstock High School in 2008 ... Guided North Cobb to the state semifinals in 2008 ... Member of the Warrior Athlete Leadership and Service Group at North Cobb.
Full name is Samuel Clay Dalton, but goes by "Clay" ... Born Dec. 27, 1990 ... Son of Ken and Sheryl Dalton ... Majoring in management.