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Male Athlete of the Week
by Maurice Dixon
March 12, 2013 12:35 PM | 2321 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
After realizing there was a strong possibility he could be playing center field as a freshman, Landmark Christian baseball player Jordan Wren decided in November that Samford was the best place for him.

“It is a nationally recognized school and also Christian-based and that was a big factor,” said Wren, who plans to major in broadcasting and journalism. “They also have a relatively old outfield right now so there is a good chance at getting some playing time next year.”

Also with his decision to play baseball on the collegiate level, Wren continues to share the bond of the game with his older twin brothers Colby and Kyle Wren, who joined Georgia Tech’s team in 2011.

(Kyle starts for the Yellow Jackets while Colby now serves as the team’s video manager.)

“They told me the dos and don’ts of being on a college baseball team,” Jordan Wren said. “To know your place when you are a freshman and stuff like that. Keep a level head and just be the best teammate you can be.”

With his final season well underway, Wren has already provided one memorable moment by hitting a walk-off home run against Central-Carroll on March 2.

"I wanted to try and work a hitter's count," Wren said. "Find a pitch I could hit and it just turned out that the first pitch that he threw me was up and in and I just took it for a ride."

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