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Luke Gibbs
Player Profile:
Luke Gibbs 1941641
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 171
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Oxford, Miss.
High School: Oxford
Other College: Itawamba CC
Experience: Transfer

2016: Appeared in 22 games, primarily as a pinch-hitter and defensive replacement, starting two of those 22 contests … went 2-for-4 in his first start of the year on April 5th during a 7-1 victory over Winthrop at BB&T Ballpark Uptown … went 3-for-6 in that two-game stretch starting with his 1-for-2 outing against Southern Miss … recorded his two RBI vs. Kent State and at UTSA.

2015: Started all 48 games at shortstop in his first season with the Niners … hit .203 with seven doubles, two triples, a home run and 14 runs driven in … sparked a Saturday comeback by the Niners on April 25th at UAB belting a grand slam to send the Niners from down 4-2 to up 5-4 during the weekend sweep of the Blazers in Birmingham … recorded three hits in a March 18th victory vs. Presbyterian in a 3-for-3 night with two runs scored … registered seven multi-hit games and compiled a five-game hit streak from March 17th to March 22nd … hit .400 with the bases loaded on the year, .457 when leading off an inning and a whopping .727 with a runner at third and less than two outs … named to Conference USA’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll … Athletic Director’s List (fall).

Luke Gibbs' Career Stats

Prep - Transfered to Charlotte from Ole Miss and Itawamba Community College ... played High School ball at Oxford in Mississippi for Coach Baughman ... a two-sport star who helped the Chargers to two separate appearances of the semifinals in the state playoffs for baseball and basketball ... named a two-time All-State performer during his junior and senior year in baseball and First Team All-Area player in basketball ... a four-year Honor Roll member at Oxford and named a Student-Athlete of the Month at Ole Miss.

Personal - Parents are Monte and Joyce Gibbs ... has one brother Josh ... has four different relatives that have played collegiate or professional sports ... lists hobbies as working out, listening to music and hanging out with family/friends ... major is Marketing ... birthday is December 26th.

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