Georgia Tech baseball’s fall practice and the White vs. Gold World Series positive steps to growth in 2018
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
Georgia Tech baseball will have a number of guys playing across the nation this summer
Georgia Tech baseball returns home to host No. 2 Louisville Thursday-Saturday
MLB Draft: Drafted in the second round by the Baltimore Orioles (68th overall) in 2015 but chose to attend Tech.
2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Made nine appearances on the mound for the Jackets, making eight starts … Went 1-2 overall on the season … Posted a 5.68 ERA over 25.1 innings pitched … Recorded 20 strikeouts on the year, including a season-high versus Marshall (Feb. 18) … Earned the win versus Belmont (Mar. 4) giving up two runs while striking out six over a season-high 5.0 innings … Threw 4.0 scoreless innings and struck out seven in a no-decision versus Marshall (Feb. 18) … Struck out five and gave up just one earned run on three hits in a no-decision versus No. 9 North Carolina (Mar. 18) … Pitched an inning of relief versus No. 8 Virginia (May 19).
2016 (True Freshman): Penciled in as Tech's Sunday starter before season ... Went 3-1 with 2.45 ERA in 25.2 innings before an injury derailed his season ... Won each of first three career starts -- all 6.0 inning outings ... Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 21 in a start vs. VCU, allowing one unearned run on three hits in 6.0 innings ... Scattered six hits and struck out four in 6.0 shutout innings against UMBC on Feb. 28 ... Third and final win on the year came after allowing one earned run on five hits with one strikeout in 6.0 innings vs. Western Carolina on March 6 ... Made ACC debut March 13 at Florida State, allowing five runs on six hits in 3.2 innings ... Final appearance came at home March 20 vs. Virginia Tech ... Struck out a season-high five Hokies in 4.0 innings ... Underwent season-ending surgery in April.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Flowery Branch High School under head coach Scott Myers ... Maintained a 1.37 ERA and tossed 222 strikeouts over the course of his high school career ... Named third-team All-American by Perfect Game and was also listed as a first-team Southeast All-Region by PG in 2015 ... One-year letterwinner as a forward on the basketball team under head coach David Sokol.
Personal: Full name is Jonathan Cory Hughes ... Born Jan. 8, 1997 in Decatur, Ga. ... Son of Danny and Deanna Hughes ... Has two sisters, Amber and Kaitlyn ... Chose Tech because of the academics, the baseball program and the proximity to home ... Majoring in business administration.