One of Clemson’s top relievers as a freshman.
2020: Had a 1-0 record and an 0.71 ERA in eight relief appearances … in 12.2 innings pitched, he allowed seven hits (.159 opponents’ batting average) and seven walks with 14 strikeouts … did not allow any of his eight inherited baserunners to score … held lefthanded batters to 1-for-16 (.063) … held opponents to 1-for-19 (.053) with runners on base, 0-for-13 with runners in scoring position, 0-for-5 with three strikeouts with the bases loaded and 1-for-13 (.077) with two outs … in 10.2 innings pitched over seven relief appearances at home, he allowed six hits (.162 opponents’ batting average) and no runs with 10 strikeouts … pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no runs with two strikeouts to earn the win against Liberty on Feb. 14; was his first career appearance … pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no runs with one strikeout against Boston College on March 6 … pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with one strikeout against Boston College on March 8 … No. 235 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 46 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 50 ACC prospect for the 2022 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.
Before Clemson: All-American by Collegiate Baseball and USA Today as a junior and senior … Mr. Baseball in South Carolina as a senior … Gatorade Player-of-the-Year in South Carolina as a junior … SCISA North/South All-Star … led his team to the state title as a sophomore, junior and senior … lettered six times in baseball and two times in swimming at Bishop England High School, where he was coached by Mike Darnell.
Personal: Majoring in psychology … born Geoffrey Eastham Gilbert on May 3, 2001 in Charleston, S.C.
• Interesting facts about family/parents – Both of his parents attended South Carolina• One fact that most people don’t know – Had a chance to be a Junior Olympian in swimming• Proudest childhood accomplishment – Winning the 12U Perfect Game national championship• Ideal vacation spot – Rome, Italy• Childhood hero – His grandfather• One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Kobe Bryant