Kyle Gibson
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Kyle Gibson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Henderson, Ky.

High School:
Henderson County

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
C

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


04/22/2013

Late Rally Dooms No. 8 Baseball at St. John's

Four-run eighth inning lifts host Red Storm to 6-5 series-clinching win over Cardinals

03/27/2013

No. 10 Baseball Drops Top 20 Matchup at No. 19 Indiana

Cardinals suffer back-to-back losses for first time this season with 6-2 defeat

03/22/2013

No. 4 Baseball Drops Series-Opener to Rutgers, 6-2

Cardinals and Scarlet Knights will conclude weekend with Saturday doubleheader at 1 p.m., ET

03/19/2013

No. 4 Baseball Rallies From Five-Run Deficit Against USC

Cardinals fire back with 10 unanswered runs in 13-6 comeback victory against Pac-12 foe

03/16/2013

No. 4 Louisville Sweeps Xavier Behind Late Home Run from White

Sophomore outfielder's first career homer in the eighth breaks tie as Cards win 8-6

04/06/2014

LOUISVILLE v MEMPHIS | GAME 3

Louisville Baseball v Memphis | Game 3

04/04/2014

LOUISVILLE v MEMPHIS | GAME 1

Louisville Baseball v Memphis | Game 1

03/21/2014

BASEBALL v RUTGERS

Baseball v Rutgers Photos by Jeremy Hopkins

03/15/2014

LOUISVILLE BASEBALL v SAMFORD | GAME 3

Louisville Baseball v Samford | Game 3

03/11/2014

LOUISVILLE v WESTERN ILLINOIS | GAME 1

Louisville Baseball v Western Illinois | Game 1

Honors:

  • 2012 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team

2013: Hit .305 with 13 RBI and 24 runs scored while making 36 appearances, including 29 starts behind the plate. Was 2-for-5 with a run scored in game two victory over Pittsburgh. Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in series finale of Cardinals' sweep at UConn on May 12. Was 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored in May 4 win at Villanova. Singled in each of the Cardinals' final two games in a sweep of Georgetown. Returned to starting lineup for first time since March 29 going 1-for-2 with a run scored at St. John's on April 21. Saw first game action since March 29 with a pinch hit at-bat against Elon on April 14. Was out of lineup due to ankle injury suffered against Notre Dame. Was 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in March 19 victory over USC. Finished 2-for-4 with a double and two runs as Cardinals finished sweep of Xavier on March 16. Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in series-opening win over Musketeers. Was 2-for-3 with a run scored in March 9 series-clinching win over Alabama. Went 1-for-2 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in Feb. 26 win over Morehead State. Walked twice, was hit by a pitch, had two stolen bases and scored a career best four runs in Feb. 20 win over EKU. Was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Cardinals' win over USF in Clearwater, Fla.

2012: Hit .285 with 23 RBI, 23 runs scored and six doubles in 49 games and 43 starts. Named to Tucson Regional All-Tournament team after hitting .417 with two doubles in four games. Went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored in elimination game win over Missouri in Tucson. Was 2-for-3 with a run scored in opening round win against New Mexico State in NCAA Regional. Finished 2-for-4 with a triple, two RBI and a run scored in BIG EAST first round win over Pitt. Was 2-for-4 with a double, three runs and an RBI in May 19 win at Pittsburgh. Went 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI in series-opening win over Panthers. Had bases-clearing, three-run double to give Cards the lead for good in series-clinching win over St. John's on May 13. Finished with a pair of hits in April 27 win over Connecticut. Had career-best three hits with career-high three RBI and scored twice in April 17 win at Indiana. Went 2-for-3 with an RBI single on April 7 at Georgetown. Was 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Ohio State on March 20. Went 2-for-4 with career-best two RBI and two runs in March 16 win over Ball State. Had a single, an RBI, a stolen base and scored once in March 6 win over Indiana. Earned back-to-back two-hit games in first two wins against Oakland on Feb. 24-25. Also had an RBI in each of the first two games against OU. Had an RBI sacrifice fly and a sac bunt in the win over EKU. Started the first two games of the season behind the plate and came off the bench to catch the final two innings of the win over Michigan State. Was 1-for-2 with a pair of sacrifice bunts in win over Illinois.

2011: Hit .242 with five RBI in 22 games, including 19 starts. Had a pinch hit RBI single at Kentucky on April 26. Went 2-for-4 against USF on April 23. Was 2-for-4 with a run scored and first career RBI in April 21 win over Bulls. Had first career double and scored first career run against Indiana on April 19. Made fifth start of the season behind the plate and was 2-for-4 overall against St. John's on April 16. Returned to action as a defensive replacement on April 9 at Cincinnati. Was unable to play from March 12 through April 9 due to injured thumb on throwing hand. Was 1-for-3 at the plate in second career start at catcher on Feb. 26 against Toledo. Made first career start behind the plate going 1-for-3 against Ohio State on Feb. 19.

High School: Gibson was a First Team All-State selection and earned All-Region and All-District honors during his prep career at Henderson County High School, where he was coached by Nathan Isenberg. As a senior, he set school records with 20 home runs and seven triples and set a new state record for most consecutive games with a home run (five straight games and seven total homers). He hit .485 overall in his final season to go along with 67 RBI, 61 runs scored and 15 doubles. As a junior, he hit .454 with 33 RBI, 35 runs scored and 16 stolen bases, while his sophomore season finished with a .330 average, three home runs and 29 runs scored. He is Henderson County's career home run leader with 25 and career batting average leader at .408. He also lettered in football and soccer at Henderson County.

Personal: Born Kyle Andrew Gibson on April 24, 1992, in Henderson, Ky. Son of Jana and Steve Gibson. Has two siblings, Kera and Kole. Majoring in sport administration at the University of Louisville. After graduation, he plans to play professional baseball. People with the greatest influence on his athletic career are his mom, dad and family. Hobbies and outside interests include ping pong, sports and drawing. Enjoys watching Tosh.0, Saturday Night Live and Family Guy. Favorite athlete is Yadier Molina. Favorite cereal is Golden Grahams. Favorite foods are Chinese and barbeque. Favorite teams are the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees. Enjoys listening to any kind of music.

Career Stats:

Year

Avg

GP

GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

OB%

SF

SH

SB

ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

2011

.242

22

19

66

4

16

3

0

0

5

.288

5

2

8

.311

1

3

1

3

115

10

1

.992

2012

.285

49

43

137

23

39

6

1

0

23

.343

10

10

16

.371

2

12

3

4

316

34

1

.997

2013

.305

36

29

105

24

32

5

0

0

13

.352

6

3

9

.347

4

8

3

3

280

29

4

.987

TOTAL

.282

107

91

308

51

87

14

1

0

41

.334

21

15

33

.350

7

23

7

10

711

73

6

.992

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