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Daniel Gibson

LHP

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
Lutz, Fla.
Weight
220 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Jesuit

Major: Anthropology

 

CAREER: Turned in a 4-2 record with a 5.15 earned run average in 69 appearances at Florida and made one career start (March 6, 2013 against Jacksonville)…Over 73.1 innings, the left-hander totaled 58 strikeouts and permitted 34 walks…His lone career save  completed Florida’s sweep of Miami (Fla.) in 2012.

 

AS A JUNIOR (2013): Selected in the seventh round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 210th overall pick…Over 32 appearances, the second-highest total on Florida, he was 2-1 with a 4.42 ERA…The southpaw registered 31 strikeouts and issued 20 walks in 38.2 innings, while limiting opponents to a .254 batting average…Notched the Gators’ victory at No. 7 Florida State on April 9 with two scoreless frames and earned the decision as UF completed a weekend sweep of No. 8 South Carolina at McKethan Stadium on April 13…Was 1-0 with a 5.57 ERA in 15 SEC appearances, with 16 K in 21 innings…Took the loss at the NCAA Bloomington Regional against Valparaiso…Recorded two outs with a pair of runners on base in the eighth inning of the Gators’ NCAA Tourney opener versus Austin Peay…Logged a career-high 4.2 scoreless innings during UF’s marathon 15-inning win over Missouri and totaled three strikeouts...Worked 1.2 innings, giving up two hits and zero runs, to pick up the third win against the Gamecocks…Fired 4.1 scoreless frames with three strikeouts against UCF…Threw four innings and registered three strikeouts in the 11-inning setback to No. 11 Ole Miss that began the clubs’ weekend series…Made first career start on the back end of the home-and-home series with Jacksonville (3.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 4 K, 2 BB)…Appeared in all three outings of the weekend series with Florida Gulf Coast…Totaled two strikeouts in a pair of relief appearances on the opening weekend of the campaign versus Duke.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Over 23 appearances, all in relief, Gibson was 1-1 with a 2.96 ERA and one save…In 24.1 innings of work, the lefty totaled 17 strikeouts and permitted 11 walks…Held opponents to a .250 average…Did not surrender any runs during his first eight appearances of the campaign…Threw a scoreless frame in the first SEC Tournament matchup with Vanderbilt…Set a career high with a 2.2-inning stint in game two at South Carolina in which he had a couple of strikeouts and did not allow any runs…Fanned four of the eight batters he faced in a 3-2 victory over Florida Gulf Coast on March 10…The total of four K was a career best…Had closed out the first triumph over the Eagles with a scoreless ninth…Picked up first career save to complete the Gators’ sweep of No. 8 Miami (Fla.)…Down 5-3 entering the final frame, the Orange and Blue plated five runs to defeat the Hurricanes for the 11th-consecutive time…Contributed to the shutout of No. 19 UCF with two scoreless innings.

 

AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Made 14 appearances out of the bullpen and was 1-0 with a 13.06 ERA in 10.1 innings…Registered 10 strikeouts and permitted three walks…Played in seven SEC games and threw 4.2 innings…Closed the Gators’ NCAA Tournament win over Manhattan with a perfect ninth…Completed the second game against Ole Miss by striking out the lone batter he faced…Threw a pair of scoreless innings in the 18-0 victory at Mississippi State…Had a career-high two strikeouts in the opener with South Carolina…Notched first collegiate win against Boston College (1.0 H, 2 H, 0 R, 1 K)…Debuting by finishing off Florida’s weekend sweep of USF…Recorded a strikeout and allowed one hit as the Orange and Blue posted a 5-0 shutout.

 

SUMMER: Competed for the Madison (Wis.) Mallards in the summer of 2012 with Florida teammates Taylor Gushue and Bobby Poyner…Was rated No. 27 in Perfect Game’s Top Prospects for the Northwoods League…In nine appearances, including seven starts, Gibson was 4-3 with a 2.47 ERA…He registered 44 strikeouts in 43.2 innings…Joined Gator teammates Brian Johnson and Mike Zunino on the Yarmouth-Dennis (Mass.) Red Sox in the Cape Cod League in 2011…Over eight appearances, including a pair of starts, the lefty was 1-1 with one save and a 4.42 ERA in 18.1 innings…He totaled 23 strikeouts and six walks.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Left-hander from Jesuit High School who played for head coach Richie Warren…Selected in the 26th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers with the 789th pick…Ranked No. 9 in the state of Florida and No. 59 overall in the Class of 2010 Final Rankings from Perfect Game…Rated No. 28 in the state of Florida according to Prospectswire.com, No. 4 LHP…Earned second-team All-America recognition from both Baseball America and MaxPreps and collected All-America recognition from Louisville Slugger…Named the Florida 4A State Player of the Year by the Dairy Farmers Association…Also received the Hillsborough County and Suncoast Pitcher of the Year honors…Led Jesuit to the state finals and compiled a 14-1 record with a 1.52 ERA and five complete games…Started all five region and state tournament games, going 4-1 with a 1.31 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 26.2 innings…The squad finished with a 28-4 mark…Pitched 90 innings and struck out 129 batters while issuing only 31 walks…Was a Hillsborough County first-team selection as a junior, when was 9-2 with a 2.08 ERA for the Tigers…Started the season 7-0, finished with 67 strikeouts in 67.1 innings and held opponents to a .244 batting average.

 

GIBSON’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

13.06

1

0

14

0

0

0

2

0

10.1

23

16

15

3

10

2012

2.96

1

1

23

0

0

0

1

1

24.1

24

8

8

11

17

2013

4.42

2

1

32

1

0

0

0

0

38.2

36

19

19

20

31

CAREER

5.15

4

2

69

1

0

0

3

1

73.1

83

43

42

34

58

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

13.50

0

0

7

0

0

0

1

0

4.2

10

8

7

1

5

2012

2.25

0

0

8

0

0

0

0

0

8.0

10

2

2

2

5

2013

5.57

1

0

15

0

0

0

0

0

21.0

20

13

13

10

16

CAREER

5.88

1

0

30

0

0

0

1

0

33.2

40

23

22

13

26

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

0.00

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1.0

1

0

0

0

0

2013

0.00

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0.2

0

0

0

0

0

CAREER

0.00

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

1.2

1

0

0

0

0

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2011

0.00

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1.0

0

0

0

0

0

2013

13.50

0

1

2

0

0

0

0

0

0.2

0

1

1

2

1

CAREER

5.40

0

1

3

0

0

0

0

0

1.2

0

1

1

2

1

 

GIBSON'S CAREER HIGHS

Innings (Starter): 3.0 vs. Jacksonville (3/6/13)

Innings (Reliever): 4.2 vs. Missouri (4/20/13)

Strikeouts: 4, 2x, last vs. Jacksonville (3/6/13)

Hits Allowed: 7 vs. LSU (5/4/13)

Runs: 7 vs. LSU (5/4/13)

Earned Runs: 7 vs. LSU (5/4/13)

Walks: 2, 9x, last vs. Valparaiso (6/1/13)

 

 

 

 

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