15 Derek Penna
15 Derek Penna
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Monroe, Ga.
High School: George Walton Academy
Position: OF

High School: Graduated from George Walton Academy in Monroe, Ga. ... Lettered in baseball for three years under coach Todd Shelnutt ... All-State Second Team, All-Region Second Team and Silver Slugger Award honors.

Personal: Son of Cathy and Jerry Penna ... Born June 4 ... Majoring in management with a minor in coaching ... Goes by the nickname "DJ" ... Lists favorite athlete as New York Yankee second baseman Robinson Cano ... Lists biggest sports thrill as hitting for the cycle in a final four playoff game ... Favorite movie is Never Back Down and favorite song is "Don't Let Me Fall" by B.O.B. ... Lives by the motto, "big time players make big time plays."