Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
2013 (Freshman) - Played in 36 games, making 15 starts in the outfield - Batted .171, recorded four doubles, four RBI, and swiped three bases - Recorded two multi-hit games (May 17 at Tulane, May 23 versus Memphis in the Conference USA Tournament) - Registered two hits, one double, one RBI against Memphis in the Conference USA Tournament - Closed the season on a three-game hitting streak - Garnered Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades - Played summer baseball for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaska Baseball League
2012 (Redshirt Season) - Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll - Played summer baseball for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaska Baseball League
High School/Prep - Played at Charlotte Christian School for head coach Greg Simmons - Named team Most Valuable Player 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.