- Andy Gale
- 6' 6"
- Johns Island, S.C.
- 235 lbs.
- Phillips Exeter Academy (North Carolina)
(2007): Missed the entire season while recovering from off-season surgery.
(2006): Limited to one appearance due to injury woes and earned a medical redshirt…Pitched one inning against Vanderbilt on April 2, the final game of the weekend series at McKethan Stadium…Gave up three hits and three runs with one walk.
AT NORTH CAROLINA (2005): Emerged as one of the Tar Heels' top midweek starters…North Carolina finished 41-19-1 overall, 17-10-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and advanced to the NCAA Gainesville Regional, where it finished 1-2…Appeared in 11 games and made eight starts…Posted a 3-1 record and a 3.38 earned run average in 42.2 innings…Fanned 38 batters and walked just 15…Held opponents to a .250 average…Did not allow a run over his first two career starts against Princeton and Towson in a combined 11 innings…Picked up his first career win after allowing just one hit in seven shutout innings versus Towson on March 23…Tossed a complete-game shutout with a career-best 10 strikeouts against Davidson on April 12…Allowed just two runs and fanned seven against VCU on April 20…Earned third win of the season with three shutout innings against East Carolina on May 17.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year standout pitcher at Phillips Exeter Academy under head coach Bill Dennehy…Taken in the 43rd round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft by the Montreal Expos with the 1,282nd pick…Named second-team Preseason All-America in 2004 by Baseball America…Played with the Midland (Ohio) Redskins during the summer of 2004…Helped team to the Connie Mack World Series title…Participated in the 2003 AFLAC All-American High School Baseball Classic in Fort Myers, Fla…Three-time all-league choice who led team to Central New England Prep School Baseball League titles in 2003 and '04…Also played four years as a hockey defenseman…Named MVP and team captain in both baseball and hockey as a senior…First-team all-league in hockey in his final campaign.
PERSONAL: Andrew Ryan Gale was born Nov. 28, 1985, in Littleton, N.H…His parents are Richard and Susan Gale His father played eight seasons in the majors with the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants and the Boston Red Sox…His mother played lacrosse, field hockey and swam at New Hampshire… Has two brothers, Chris, 23, and Alex, 17…Chris pitched at Virginia from 2001-04…Favorite athlete is Pedro Martinez…Lists the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots as his favorite pro teams…Majoring in sociology.
|GALE'S CAREER STATISTICS|
|Overall Season Statistics|
|Conference Regular-Season Statistics|
GALE'S CAREER HIGHS
Innings (Starter): 9.0 vs. Davidson (4/12/05)
Innings (Reliever): 2.0 vs. Georgia Tech (5/20/05)
Strikeouts: 10 vs. Davidson (4/12/05)
Hits Allowed: 8 vs. VCU (4/20/05)
Runs: 6 vs. UNC Wilmington (4/26/05)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. UNC Wilmington (4/26/05)
Walks: 3 vs. Elon (4/6/05)