On Gillin: Experienced catcher with a dangerous bat ... Can hit for power and is capable of being a middle-of-the-lineup batter ... Shared catching duties during the 2006 season after returning from an injury suffered early in the 2005 campaign ... Has an additional year of eligibility remaining.
Career: Has played in 85 career games with 52 starts ... Batting .266 (47-for-177) with six home runs and 32 runs batted in ... Career .377 on-base percentage and .424 slugging percentage ... Has scored 30 runs and drawn 28 walks.
2006: Returned to active roster after sitting out majority of 2005 season with an injury ... Rounded back into top form during the season and was the team's second-leading hitter in Big East games ... Overall played in 33 games and started 19 ... Hit .270 with three home runs and 15 runs batted in ... Had a .378 on-base percentage and .432 slugging percentage ... Struck out just 13 times while drawing 12 walks and getting hit by a pitch two times ... Started four of 14 Big East games he played in and hit .308 (8-for-26) with a homer and four runs batted in.
2005: Played in seven games and started four before suffering a season-ending injury ... Was granted a medical redshirt and has two years of eligibility remaining ... Batted .353 (6-for-17) before the injury with six runs scored and five runs batted in ... Had a double and home run among his six hits ... Drew four walks and struck out five times ... Made his first start of the season against Virginia Tech on February 19 ... Went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two driven in against Norfolk State on February 26 ... Had a double and walk in that game.
2004: Started 25 of 34 games played and batted .236 (17-for-72) ... Had six extra-base hits (four doubles, one triple, one home run) and scored 14 runs while driving in 10 ... Drew 10 walks and struck out 17 times ... Stole one base in two tries ... Checked in with two hits on five different occasions, including April 28 against Temple ... Singled twice in that game, to go along with being hit by a pitch, drawing a walk, driving in a run and scoring three times ... Started eight conference games and batted .182 (4-for-22) ... Had a .987 fielding percentage behind the plate, making two errors while posting 141 putouts and 13 assists.
2003: Started four of 11 games played ... Batted .286 (4-for-14) with two runs scored, one home run and two RBI ... Recorded a .375 on-base percentage and was errorless in 40 chances in the field ... Threw out four of eight runners who attempted to steal, including three in a game against St. Joseph's on April 23 ... Blasted his first collegiate home run and had two RBI against Penn State on May 13 ... Recorded his first career hit on April 15 against Penn.
Archbishop Carroll High School: Earned four varsity letters in baseball ... Named to the All-Catholic League, All-Main Line, All-DELCO and All-County teams in both 2001 and 2002 ... Helped lead team to a USA Today national ranking ... 2002 United States Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award winner.
Personal: Commerce & Finance major ... One of two children of Jim and Pat Gillin; Has a sister, Patty (20); Born 7/6/83 in Media, Pa.