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John Gilreath
John  Gilreath

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Rock Hill, S.C.

High School:
Northwestern HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 191

Position:
LHP

Experience:
HS

Major:
Criminology and Criminal Justice


2018 (Freshman)

  • Made his Gamecock debut in the VMI game, striking out four and allowing just three hits with four strikeouts and no walks in four innings pitched
  • Made his first start of the season against North Florida (2/20), striking out four in four innings of work
  • Allowed only one hit in 3.1 innings of scoreless relief vs. CSU (2/25)
  • Struck out five in 3.2 innings against Charleston Southern
  • Earned his first career save on 3/9 vs. Princeton, striking out eight while allowing four hits and a run in four innings of relief


HIGH SCHOOL

  • Graduated in the fall of 2017 from Northwestern High School and enrolled at South Carolina for the spring semester
  • All-South Carolina first team (2017)
  • South Carolina 5A Pitcher of the Year (2017)
  • Rock Hill Herald All-Area Player of the Year (2017)
  • Named the 5A Player of the Year by Sports Report (2017)
  • Went 11-0 with a 1.33 earned-run average and 81 strikeouts in 74 innings pitched for Northwestern his junior year
  • All-Region (2015, '16, '17)
  • Rated the No. 2 left-handed pitcher in the 2018 class by Diamond Prospects
  • Played summer baseball for the Evoshield Canes National Team


PERSONAL

  • Born on March 10, 2000
  • Son of Tony and Tracy Gilreath
  • Major is criminology and criminal justice

John Gilreath
 

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