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- Griffin Gum
Griffin Gum

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Charlotte, NC

High School:
Charlotte Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 198

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R



04/13/2013

Game Two Walk-Off Gives UAB Split With Memphis

Blazers split doubleheader on Ryan Prinzing's walk-off RBI single in game two

03/27/2012

UAB Places 149 On C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
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.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
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.

REDSHIRT SEASON (2012)
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... played summer baseball for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaska Baseball League.

PRE-UAB
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.

PERSONAL
Griffin Wesley Gum ... born Jan. 17, 1993 ... son of Roger and Susan Gum ... father played infield at Kentucky ... has two brothers ... majoring in communications.