Michael Gigliotti

#6 Michael Gigliotti

POS. OF
B/T L/L
YEAR So.
HT. 6-1
WT. 177
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Archbishop McCarthy HS)

Career Awards

  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (2015)
  • NCBWA Freshman All-American (2015)
  • Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team (2015)
  • 2X Atlantic Sun Second Team All-Conference (2015 & 2016)
  • Week 14 Atlantic Sun Player of the Week

2016: Played in 51 games making 49 starts in center field...Batted .301 with 58 hits in 192 at-bats where he hit 12 doubles, a league-high five triples, three home runs and drove in 24 runs...Led the nation for a second straight season with 17 bunt singles...His 55 runs scored were second most in the conference...Finished fifth in the ASUN with 15 stolen bases and seventh with 31 walks...The lefty hit safely in 43-of-51 games...Finished the season with 15 multiple-hit and six multiple-RBI games...Tied for the team high with a 10-game hitting streak...Ended a 47-game on-base streak that carried over from 2015 after failing to reach in the finale at Georgia...His .409 OBP was the fourth highest on the Bisons squad...The leadoff man was second on the team against ASUN foes with a .375 batting average and a .462 on-base percentage...Enjoyed a spectacular summer in the Cape Cod where he was awarded the Robert A. McNeese Award for the league's top prospect. 

2015: Helped lead Lipscomb to a school record 39 wins while starting 58 games in centerfield as a true freshman...The lefty batted .336 at the dish and finished second in the A-Sun with 78 hits...He led the nation with 22 bunt singles...He ranked fourth in runs scored with 51 and fifth in stolen bases, swiping 17...He recorded five doubles, three triples and five home runs while driving in 28 runs...Drew 25 walks to up his on-base percentage to .409 - the second highest on the team...Drew a 2-out walk in the last game of the season to keep a 32-game on-base streak alive...Made just two errors in 134 total chances in the field to record a .985 fielding percentage...Finished second on the team with 20 multiple-hit games...Was named A-Sun Player of the Week (5/17) after going 9-for-15, including 3-hit and 4-hit performances against Northern Kentucky, with five walks, three stolen bases and six runs scored during the week...Tallied season high four hits on four separate occasions...Drove in four RBI against Xavier (3/21)...Stolen three bases against NKU (5/14)...Put together an 11-game hitting streak from 2/27-3/17.

High School: Prepped at Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy under the tutelage of Rich Bielski...2013 Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention All-America...2014 Florida Region Honorable Mention by Perfect Game...All-County selection...Helped lead the Mavericks to a Florida State Championship in 2012 and 2013.

Personal: Son of Paula Gigliotti and James Childs...Has one brother, Anthony and one sister, Amber.