- Griffin Gum
Griffin  Gum

RS Senior

Charlotte, NC

High School:
Charlotte Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 208



- Played in 51 games, drawing starts in 50
- UAB’s third-leading hitter with a .274 average
- Was a perfect 11-for-11 in stolen bases, which ranked 12th in C-USA
- Hit one home run and drove in 20 runs
- Had one of UAB’s top on-base percentages (.361), drawing 20 walks with five HBP
- Missed two weeks early in the season after injury during opening weekend
- Went on a tear in early April, tallying seven hits over a span of three games (April 8-11)
- Drove in three runs at Kennesaw State (March 8) and vs. Rice (April 11)
- Third on the club in multiple-hit games (13) and also had four multiple-RBI games
- Hit safely in 33 games
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

- Was one of just three Blazers to start in all 56 games
- Led the team with a .296 batting average
- Tallied a team-high 64 hits with two home runs and 22 RBI
- Hit an inside-the-park grand slam on April 28 against Marshall
- Was the only player to finish with four RBI in a single game after the grand slam
- Swiped a team high 11 bases
- Totaled 17 multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games
- Had a 14-game reached-base streak at one point during the season and recorded a seven game hit streak
- 52 of his 56 starts came in right field and he hit fourth in the lineup on 34 different occasions
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

- Played in 36 games, making 15 starts in the outfield
- Hit .171 with four doubles, four RBI and stole three bases
- Recorded two multi-hit games (May 17 at Tulane, May 23 vs. Memphis)
- Closed the season on a three-game hitting streak
- Earned Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll accolades
- Played summer baseball for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaska Baseball League

- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
- Played summer baseball for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaska Baseball League

- Played at Charlotte Christian School for head coach Greg Simmons
- Named team MVP as a senior
- Garnered All-Conference, All-Charlotte Observer Team, and All-State honors as a senior
- Hit four home runs and 26 RBI in 2011
- Set a new school record with a .550 batting average as a senior
- Reached base in every game and collected a hit in 29 of 31 contests
- Was 20 of 23 on stolen base attempts
- Member of the Charlotte Hurricanes travel squad

- Griffin Wesley Gum
- Born Jan. 17, 1993
- Son of Roger and Susan Gum
- Father played infield at Kentucky
- Has two brothers
- Majoring in communications