Kevin Gergel
15
2001
Catcher
6-4, 223
Bats: L; Throws: R
Marietta, Ga.
(Lassiter)

2006: Released by Seattle....signed with Traverse City Beach Bums of Frontier League 4/13....hit .193 in 63 games....released by Traverse City 12/1.

2005: Hit .387-13-51 in 50 games as a senior to lead Kennesaw State in all three major offensive categories as Owls finished their Division II era as the South Atlantic Regional runner-up....selected in 24th round of June draft by Seattle Mariners....began professional career with Arizona League Mariners....promoted to Class A Inland Empire (California League) 8/29.

2004: Hit .316-8-43 in 54 games as a junior at Kennesaw State....named All-Peach Belt Conference.

2003: Hit .298-6-27 in 48 games as a sophomore at Kennesaw State....went 5-for-11 with a home run and two RBI in three games at Division II World Series.

2002: Red-shirted at Kennesaw State.

2001: Originally slated to be red-shirted until injuries changed plans of coaching staff....instead pressed into duty March 1 with start against Atlanta Braves....recorded only RBI of season with sacrifice fly vs. Auburn 4/17....collected his first collegiate hit in the final regular season game played at old Russ Chandler Stadium 5/7 vs. East Tennessee State....named to the Dean's List for spring semester....played for Front Royal Cardinals of Valley League during summer....transferred to Kennesaw State for sophomore season.

High School: A three year letterwinnner for coach Mickey McMurtry at Lassiter High School....A first-team all-Cobb County pick in 1999 and 2000....Member of Lassiter's 1999 team that won the Georgia AAAA State Championship and was ranked No. 1 in the nation in the Baseball America/National High School Baseball Coaches Association final poll....Batted .420 with eight home runs and 46 RBI as a junior....Team captain as a senior....Saw action both at first base and as a catcher at Lassiter....Spent his freshman year at Lake Brantley High School in Atlamonte Springs, Fla., under coach Mike Smith....Helped lead Lake Brantley to the Florida State Championship....A honor roll student at Lassiter.

Personal: Kevin Matthew Gergel....Born Nov. 15, 1981....Son of Mark and Karen Gergel....Enjoys playing basketball....Actively involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization....Majored in Management.

 At Georgia Tech
 Year   AVG  GP-GS   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB-ATT   FLD%
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 2001  .200  11-0     5   0   1   0   0   0   1    0   1   0-0    1.000


 Professional Career
 Year  Team            AVG  GP   AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  BB  SO  SB-ATT  
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 2005  AZL Mariners   .316  36	133  28  42   9   2   5   27   9  36   1-2
       Inland Empire  .250   5   20   1   5   2   0   0    3   1   5   0-0
 2006  Traverse City  .193  63  197  19  38   6   1   4   26  17  45   3-4