Georgia Tech baseball wrapped up its 2017 White vs. Gold World Series with the White Team winning on Friday to take the 2-1 series win
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
Georgia Tech baseball will have a number of guys playing across the nation this summer
Pitching ace on 1994 College World Series team is now succeeding at second career
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017 (Freshman): Played in nine games off the bench for the Jackets … Hit .222 with a double and two runs scored … Also drew two walks … Recorded a .364 on-base percentage for the season … Saw his first career action in the win versus Marshall (Feb. 18) … Recorded his first career hit with a pinch hit single against Georgia Southern (May 16) … Went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the series finale versus No. 8 Virginia (May 20) … Also scored a run in the series-opening win over No. 8 Virginia (May 18).
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner in baseball at Lake Brantley High School under head coach Eric Entrekin … Two-year team captain … A 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and a 2016 PG Florida All-Region Second Team selection … A 2014 and 2015 PG Underclass High Honorable Mention All-American honoree … Ranked as the No. 10 third baseman in the state of Florida for the Class of 2016 by Perfect Game … Also ranked No. 36 overall nationally at third base by Perfect Game … A two-time first team all-conference selection in 2015 and 2016 … Hit .449 overall at the plate his senior season … Led his team to back-to-back SAC Championships in 2015 and 2016 … Also lettered for one year on the football team and one year on the basketball team … Also played for the Chet Lemon’s Juice fall and summer teams … Was named to the 2015 Perfect Game WWBA World Championship All-Tournament Team … A member of the honor roll.
Personal: Full name is Paxton Robert Rigby … Born on March 2, 1998 in Scottsdale, Ariz. … Son of Brad and Lynne Rigby … Has four younger siblings – Carson, Braden, Jackson and Lylah … Father, Brad, played baseball at Tech from 1991-93 and in the major leagues for the Oakland A’s, Kansas City Royals and the Montreal Expos … Started playing baseball at the age of four … Chose Tech because of its academics, baseball team and to follow his father’s footsteps at Tech … Intends to major in business administration.