Michael was a triathlete at Woodward, lettering in baseball, basketball, and football. He was a four-year starter and letterman in baseball as a shortstop, third baseman, and pitcher, and served as team captain his junior and senior years. Michael batted .427 as a senior with three homers and 32 RBI, .438 with 28 RBI as a junior, and .500 as a sophomore. He pitched all four years, posting a 2.30 ERA. He was voted as the team Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior and was named as the Southside Player of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1992 as a senior. That same year, he was chosen to the Metro Atlanta Dugout Club and Atlanta Braves 400 Club and was also a recipient of the U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete award. In addition to his talent in baseball, Michael was a three-year starter as a guard in basketball where he accumulated career totals of 590 points, 265 rebounds, 152 steals, and 112 assists. He also lettered as a sophomore in football, playing quarterback and earning all-county honors in his only season. Michael went on to play collegiate baseball at The Georgia Institute of Technology where he played infield for the Yellow Jackets. He was the first Georgia Tech baseball player to hit a homerun in a College World Series and a valuable member of the Yellow Jackets team that finished as the national runner-up in the 1994 College World Series. His collegiate honors included being named a second team All-American as a senior, a second team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a junior, and first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference as a senior. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a .322 career average, 238 hits, 47 doubles, 19 homers, and 129 RBIs, and was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in 1996. Michael was a 2016 inductee to the Georgia Institute of Technology Athletic Hall of Fame. He is the son of Michael F. Sorrow Sr. and Debra Harper Sorrow ’71, and the brother of Brian Sorrow ’96. Michael is married to Meredith Greene Sorrow ’91, and they have three children, all of whom attend Woodward, Michael ’19, Perrin ’20, and Griffin ’23.
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