Talented outfielder that has been a part of the Georgia Tech program for four years ... An excellent all-around athlete that can play all three outfield positions ... Has gap-to-gap power and can drive the ball out ... Very
athletic player that has excellent speed ... Will start in left field his senior year
after playing mostly as a DH in 2009
... Named a captain for the 2010 season.
Member of the ACC Honor Roll in
2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Played in 35 games on the season, earning 17 starts ... Missed eight games with a sprained wrist but returned in early May ... Posted two multi-hit and two multi-RBI games ... Hit a .281 clip with two doubles, five home runs and 12 RBI on the season ... Was 5-for-6 in stolen base attempts, tying for the third most swipes on the team ... Went 3-for-6 with a double, home run, three RBI and three runs scored in Tech's 13-4 win over Rutgers (2/28) ... Had two hits, including a two-run homer, and a pair of stolen bases against Maryland (3/6) in the series opener ... Hit his third home run of the season against Kennesaw State (3/11) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and two runs scored in a 9-3 win over Georgia State to open play at the NCAA Atlanta Regional (5/30) ... Went 2-for-2 with two RBI while hitting his fifth home run of the season in a 10-3 win over Southern Miss at the NCAA Atlanta Regional(5/31).
Started nine games in left field, eight in center, and one in right field while playing in 42 of the Yellow Jackets' 62 games on the season ... Hit .301 with four doubles, three home runs and a triple in his third year with the program ... Hit .360 over his last 15 games ... Posted six multi-hit and four multi-RBI games on the year ... Hit the first home run of his career when he came off the bench for a 2-for-3 performance against Youngstown State (2/22) ... Also had three RBI in the game against the Penguins ... Hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring single against Rutgers (3/2) ... Helped Georgia Tech to a 5-3 win over Kennesaw State (3/5) with a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run against Virginia Tech (3/8) ... Had two hits, including his first career triple, against Duke (3/22) ... Went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBI vs. Alabama State (3/26) ... Tied a career high with three hits at Maryland (4/19), going 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored ... Had a pinch-hit, two-run home run and an RBI ground out in the series finale against Clemson (5/11) ... Plated Tech's first run of the postseason with an RBI double against NC State (5/21) in the ACC Championships.
Played in a total of 28 games during the season, including making seven starts ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored and a sacrifice bunt against Illinois-Chicago in the second start of his career (2/17) ... Had a hit and a pair of runs scored in the series opener against Boston College (3/16).
A three year letterwinner for coach Tim Lemons at Chattahoochee High School ... Ranks as the school's career leader in batting (.405), triples (11) and runs scored (94), and ranks second in hits (103), total bases (183) and stolen bases (39) ... Named to the All-North Fulton team in 2004 and 2005 ... Played with the East Cobb Cardinals in 2004 and 2005 ... Also lettered two years of football for coach Terry Crowder.
Full name is John Chisolm Dantzler, Jr. ... Born February 12, 1987 ... Son of John and Nancy Dantzler ... Father ran track at the University of Georgia in the late 1970's ... Uncle Mike Mahone graduated from Georgia Tech in 1976 ... Dean's List student majoring in Management.