Georgia Tech baseball's 2018 season preview series of Around The Diamond concludes with the bullpen
Georgia Tech baseball’s 2017 White vs. Gold World Series is now tied at 1-1
Georgia Tech baseball had a number of Jackets compete this summer in a number of summer league across the nation
Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner on the baseball team at North Gwinnett High School under head coach Ryan Moity ... Ranked as high as No. 15 in the state of Georgia and No. 293 nationally among right-handed pitchers by Perfect Game ... A 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention all-American ... Named to the 2017 southeast all-region second team by Perfect Game ... A 2016 Perfect Game underclassmen high honorable mention all-American his junior year after earning honorable mention accolades in 2015 as a sophomore ... Three-time all-county selection ... A two-time AAAAAAA all-state honoree from the Georgia Dugout Club ... Holds the record for the most career wins on the mound at North Gwinnett High School ... Led his team to a 35-4 overall record and a 17-1 regional record as a senior in 2016-17 ... Totaled 11 wins and posted a 1.39 ERA in his senior year ... Posted a 6-1 record in 10 appearances for North Gwinnett, turning in a 1.71 ERA over 49 innings of work his junior season ... Played for Team Elite 17's Prime that won the 2016 18U BCS Championship ... Was named to the 2016 WWBA World Championship all-tournament team, the 2016 WWBA National Qualifier all-tournament team, both the 2016 WWBA SE Qualifier 1 and 2 all-tournament teams, the 2016 18U WWBA National Championship all-tournament team and the 2016 18U BCS Finals all-tournament team ... An AP scholar and scholar athlete ... Graduated with honors.
Personal: Full name is Robert Jacob Brace, but goes by Jake ... Born on Dec. 2, 1998 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Rob and Michele Brace ... Has an older sibling named Casey ... Father, Rob, graduated from Georgia Tech (1986) ... Enjoys swimming and playing ping pong ... Chose Tech because of the academics, his father is an alum and because it is close to home ... Has not yet decided on a major.