#26 Matt Gibbs
As a freshman, Gibbs stepped up early in the season with the Allen’s injury…went 7-3 with a 4.02 ERA in 65 IP…tallied 51 strikeouts to only 19 walks…right hander that possesses the ability to throw three quality pitches for strikes…No. 1 starter stuff…will be a weekend pitcher…great work ethic…good mental approach to pitching. Prepped at Hardin County HS where he tied the record for wins in a season with 11…his senior season, he went 11-1 with a 1.83 ERA, 108 strikeouts, and 24 walks. Named to the All-District and All-Region team as a senior.
SO, 6-2, 180
Hometown: Savannah, Tenn.
Previous School: Hardin County HS
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3/3/2003 - Union Sweeps Eureka in Double Header, Gibbs Throws No-Hitter