Top 100 Countdown: Number 12 Deck McGuire (Georgia Tech)

DeckMcGuireHeadShot The CBB continues our countdown for the 2010 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

We continue the list today with number 12 in our countdown with junior RHP Deck McGuire from Georgia Tech. He is from Richmond Virginia and attended Deep Run High School. He had a solid high school career as he went 10-1 with a 1.35 ERA while striking out 129 batters during his senior season as he was named Virginia Player of the Year.

 

McGuire appeared in 17 games as a freshman including starting 13 games. He had a 8-1 record, which tied him for the 13th best winning percentage (.889) in a DeckMcGuireAction season for a Georgia Tech pitcher. He was named a 2008 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball and to the NCBWA Freshman All-America second team in 2008.

McGuire continued his strong start to his college career as a sophomore when he went 11-2 with a 3.50 ERA while striking out 118 in 100.1 innings of work. He also  held opponents to a .232 batting average. He picked up several awards including being a 2009 First Team All-America (Collegiate Baseball), 2009 Second Team All-America (Baseball America), 2009 ACC Pitcher of the Year, 2009 All-ACC (First Team).

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