Georgia Tech heads to Durham ready to defend its ACC Championship
The regular season ends Saturday when the teams meet at 1 p.m.
Tech and Miami meet this weekend in a rematch of last season's ACC Championship game
Yellow Jackets, Bulldogs vie for season series in midweek showdown at Rusty C
The rubber game of the series is set for Sunday at 1 p.m.
MLB Draft History
*Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 50th round of the 2010 MLB Draft, but chose to enroll at Georgia Tech.
A great athlete who has pitch ability and great upside ... Possesses a good fastball with plus off-speed pitches ... Was very impressive in the fall ... Is expected to compete again for a weekend starting spot in 2013.
Made 11 starts over the first half of the season, but emerged as a reliable bullpen option over the final month of the season... Finished the year 6-4 in 18 appearances... Worked 66.0 innings with 46 strikeouts, 71 hits allowed and pitched to a 6.55 ERA... Posted a 3.86 ERA over his final six appearances of the season (16.1 innings) with 10 strikeouts against four walks... Allowed the Jackets to exact revenge on Kent State (2/18), firing a career-long seven innings and allowing just five hits, one earned run, one walk and three strikeouts in a 6-2 victory... Improved to 2-0 after a 5.2-inning outing against Ohio State (2/26), giving up five hits and three runs with three strikeouts... Improved to 3-0 versus Rutgers (3/4)... Went six innings and allowed just three hits and two runs with seven strikeouts to beat the Scarlet Knights... Pitched two scoreless innings with three strikeouts and one walk to preserve the lead in a 9-1 win over Virginia Tech (3/18)... Pitched five innings, allowing just three hits and one run in a winning effort in the series-finale at Boston College (3/24), a 2-1 Tech win... Was moved to the Saturday spot for the Florida State series and gave the Jackets a gutsy effort versus the No. 2 Seminoles, pitching 4.2 innings with six strikeouts and turning a 6-3 lead over to the bullpen with two outs in fifth (Tech lost 12-7)... Earned the win vs. Georgia State (4/17) with a two-inning start on a staff day... Allowed just one hit in 3.1 scoreless innings of relief at No. 22 Virginia, in a 4-2 loss (5/12)... Worked two innings in the win over Virginia in the ACC Tournament... Finished the season with arguably his best effort of the year, working 5.1 scoreless relief innings in an 8-4 win over College of Charleston in Tech's NCAA Gainesville Regional opener... Allowed just three hits versus the Cougars with four strikeouts and no walks in the winning effort.
Valuable reliever for the Jackets as a rookie... Tied for the team lead with 25 appearances (Luke Bard) and finished with a 2.72 ERA in 36.1 innings... Recorded 40 strikeouts against just 13 walks on the season and posted a 1-1 record... Made his lone start versus Georgia Southern on March 16 and fired two innings with one hit, one run and four strikeouts and was credited with his first career decision in the 12-3 win... Worked a season-long 4.1 innings and fired scoreless ball with one hit and three strikeouts at Georgia Southern on Feb. 22... Entered in relief of starter Jed Bradley at Miami on March 26 and kept Tech in the game with 2.1 innings of hitless, scoreless work -- Tech would win 12-3 in extra innings... Recorded a career-high seven strikeouts in 3.0 innings at Wake Forest on April 16... Fired 2.2 innings of scoreless relief with three strikeouts in an 11-5 win at Duke on April 3.
Three-year letterwinner at Lebanon High School under coach Lee Day... Named to the Under Armour Preseason All-America team as a senior in 2010 ... Named the 2010 GWOC South Player of the Year... Named Buckeye Scout No. 9 Player in Ohio... Also named to the Perfect Game Top 300 list of high school prospects in the nation... Holds career record in RBI and stolen bases... Also was a three-year standout quarterback in football... Served as team captain his senior year ... Led the state of Ohio in passing yards in 2009... Holds school record for all-time passing yards ... Played two seasons as a guard in basketball.
Full name is Dustin Allen Isaacs... Born Aug. 7, 1991 in Kettering, Ohio... Son of Roy and Lois Isaacs... Has an older sister, Lindsey, and a younger brother, Corey... Cast member of the musical "Annie" during senior year of high school... Majoring in management.