Weird schedule continues as confident Georgia Tech baseball team hits Pool Play in ACC Championships
Georgia Tech baseball dropped its tournament opener versus the Pitt Panthers on Tuesday
Georgia Tech baseball’s Joey Bart named the 2018 ACC Player of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year
Georgia Tech baseball recognized its six seniors on Senior Day
Georgia Tech baseball scored a season-high 20 runs in a 20-7 ACC win over the No. 10 Duke Blue Devils
2017 (Freshman): Played in 48 games on the season, starting 38 contests ... Saw time at first base, catcher and designated hitter ... Hit .198 with nine home runs and one double ... His nine home runs were fourth on the team ... Drove in 21 RBIs and scored 29 runs ... Totaled 24 base hits and walked 33 times on the year ... Posted a .430 slugging percentage and a .383 on-base percentage on the season ... Recorded four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games ... Posted a season-high on-base streak of 12 straight games late in the year ... Made his first career start and recorded his first career hit going 1-for-3 with a run scored in the win over Marshall (Feb. 18) ... Went 1-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and run scored in the road win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 21) ... Was a combined 2-for-2 with two home runs, three RBIs and two runs scored off the bench in the two wins versus Youngstown State (Feb. 24 & 25) ... Went 2-for-7 with two walks, an RBI and three runs scored in the three-game series with Belmont (Mar. 3-5) ... Hit a home run and went 1-for-4 with two RBIs in the final game of the three-game series versus No. 9 North Carolina (Mar. 19) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the series-opener versus No. 5 Clemson (Mar. 31) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored in the road win at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) ... Was a combined 2-for-10 with two home runs, two walks, two RBIs and four runs scored in the three-game series at Virginia Tech (April 21-22) ... Hit a solo home run in the home contest versus UGA (April 25) ... Drew three walks and scored two runs in the game against Georgia at SunTrust Park (May 9) ... Hit a solo home run in Tech's road win at Duke on Mother's Day (May 14) ... Hit a solo home run, drew six walks, drove in three RBIs and scored four runs in the three-game ACC series with No. 8 Virginia (May 18-20) ... Recorded an RBI double and went 2-for-3 with a walk versus No. 12 Wake Forest (May 25) at the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship.
Before Tech: Lettered for four years in baseball at Lambert High School ... Was a team captain his senior season ... A 2016 Perfect Game/Rawlings honorable mention all-American ... Also a 2016 Perfect Game southeast all-region second team honoree ... A 2015 Perfect Game underclass second team all-American ... Ranked as high as No. 43 nationally at catcher by Perfect Game in the Class of 2016 ... Also ranked as high as No. 6 in the state of Georgia at catcher by Perfect Game in the Class of 2016 ... Ranked as No. 44 overall by Perfect Game for the Class of 2016 in the state of Georgia for his senior season ... Helped his team to win both the state and national championships his sophomore season in 2014 ... Played for the East Cobb Yankees in 2015 and 2016 ... Was the MVP at the Perfect Game WWBA National Championships ... Also a member of the Yankees team that won the 18U Connie Mack World Series and the WWBA National Championships.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Joseph McCann ... Born on Dec. 2, 1997 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Joe and Kim McCann ... Has a younger brother named Cooper ... Father, Joe, played major league baseball with the New York Mets ... Also enjoys playing golf, fishing and wakeboarding ... Started playing baseball at the age of four ... Chose Tech because of baseball, a chance to get a great education and its proximity to home ... Intends to major in business administration.