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Jun 03, 2020

Gilbert Earns Freshman All-America Honor

By: Brian Hennessy

CLEMSON, S.C. – Lefthander Geoffrey Gilbert was named a freshman All-American as a relief pitcher by Collegiate Baseball on Tuesday.

The Charleston, S.C. native had a 1-0 record and an 0.71 ERA in 12.2 innings pitched over eight relief appearances in 2020. Gilbert allowed seven hits (.159 opponents’ batting average) and seven walks with 14 strikeouts and did not allow any of his eight inherited baserunners to score.

Gilbert’s selection marked the sixth year in a row a Tiger received freshman All-America honors, joining Reed Rohlman (2015), Seth Beer (2016), Logan Davidson (2017), Spencer Strider (2018) and Davis Sharpe (2019).