As many as 16 Yellow Jackets are assigned to summer baseball leagues nationwide
The Yellow Jackets end the season 37-27
The sophomore went the distance to force a winner-take-all game Monday in the Nashville Regional
The winner of Monday's game meets Louisville in the Super Regionals
The Yellow Jackets beat ETSU, 5-1, in an NCAA Regional elimination game
Photos by Mike Strasinger
Photos by Mike Strasinger
Georgia Tech played Georgia at Turner Field in the 2013 Spring Classic for Kids.
Georgia Tech 12, Boston College 5 (Photos by Danny Karnik)
Honors & Awards
*2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Played a key role as a reserve player during his rookie season... A walk-on to the 2012 team ... Won a pair of state baseball championships at nearby Marist.
Played in 23 games and made eight starts... Hit .349 (15-for-43) with three doubles, five RBI and was 4-for-5 in stolen-base attempts... His .349 average was tops among Tech's reserve players... Hit a team-best .400 (4-for-10) in pinch-hit opportunities... Made his college debut with a pinch-hit versus Rutgers (3/2)... Recorded his first collegiate hit in the Wagner win (3/13)... He pinch-hit at Boston College (3/24) and went 1-for-2 with a double and a run... Earned his first career start in the second game of the doubleheader at Boston College (3/24)... Recorded his first career RBI versus No. 1 Florida State (4/8)... Had a pinch-hit single that scored a run at Wake Forest (4/13)... Had a hit and scored at No. 6 North Carolina (4/21)... Reached base three times in the Charlotte series finale, going 1-for-1 with two walks and two steals... Went 2-for-3 with a run in the Georgia win (5/9) -- first career 2-hit game -- and stole a base... Filling in for injured Brandon Thomas in left field, he had a big series at Virginia by going 5-for-11 with a run, three RBI, a double and played error-free... Went 1-for-3 at Mercer (5/15) with a stolen base... Had two hits with a double in the win over Clemson at the ACC Championship.
Lettered in two seasons of baseball as both an outfielder and left-handed pitcher for head coach Mike Strickland at Marist High School ... Also played three seasons of basketball for Marist ... Was a part of two state championship baseball teams at Marist in 2010 and 2011 ... Hit a team-leading 12 home runs his senior season ... Lists his greatest athletic accomplishment as being a starter on both state championship baseball teams in 2010 and 2011.
Full name is Daniel Christian Spingola ... Born May 5, 1993 in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... Son of Frank and Lindy Spingola ... Has two sisters, Lori and Amy ... His sister Lori is a pitcher on the University of North Carolina softball team ... His dad Frank played college baseball IUP in Pennsylvania ... Majoring in biomedical engineering ... Chose Georgia Tech because of its academic and athletic reputation and because it's close to home.