Honors/Awards - 2013 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention - 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention - Pac-12 Player of the Week (March 25-31, 2013)
Arizona 2013 Started all 55 games, including 54 at second base and one at designated hitter … An All-Conference honorable mention honoree … Named Pac-12 All-Academic as honorable mention selection … Ranked among conference leaders in numerous offensive categories, including fourth in runs batted in (49), fifth in batting average (.344), eighth in total hits (76) and ninth for runs scored (45) … Finished season with six-game hitting streak and had season-best 11-game hitting streak from March 23-April 14 … Second on the club with 22 multiple-hit games and second with 12 multi-RBI games …Helped lead Arizona to season-ending three-game sweep with 6-for-15 combined effort in three games against USC (5/24-26). Scored four runs and drove in three runs in series … Tallied three hits in series opener and batted 5-for-11 with three runs scored and five RBI in series victory at Arizona State (5/17-19) … Collected two hits in 12 at-bats with a run scored in series at UCLA (5/10-12) … Tallied a hit and an RBI in three games against Washington (5/3-5) … Turned in 4-for-5 effort with two runs and a double against Arizona State (4/30) … Went 5-for-12 with two doubles, three runs scored and an RBI in each game of three-game sweep over Alabama State (4/26-28) … Went 3-for-12 with three runs and an RBI over three games at Stanford (4/19-21). Reached base five times in second-game victory, including three walks … Hitless in four trips to the plate in win over Arizona State (4/16) … Completed 11-game hitting streak with 3-for-5 game with a run and RBI in final game of series victory at Washington State (4/12-14). Finished series with five hits, two runs scored and an RBI … Batted 6-for-13 with three runs scored and three RBI in series sweep against California (4/5-7) … Named Pac-12 Player of the Week following sensational three-game series in sweep over Utah (3/28-30) in which he accounted for nine of the Wildcats' 21 runs in the series. Batted .385 (5-for-13) for the week with a pair of doubles, three runs scored and six RBI. Tallied career-high five RBI, including a pair of two-run doubles in a 15-4 win in Game 1, and, in Game 2, hit RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning that provided the winning margin (2-1) … Went 4-for-13 with three runs scored and an RBI in three games at Oregon (3/22-24). Scored twice and added pair of doubles in series finale .. Combined for 3-for-9 weekend against Oregon State (3/15-17), drawing four walks and one hit-by-pitch in series finale … Tallied five hits in nine at-bats in two wins over Butler (3/12-13). Had four hits, three runs and two RBI in second game … Batted 4-for-13 with two runs and four RBI in series victory over Columbia (3/8-10) … Went 0-for-7 but had two RBI in two games against Texas Tech (3/5-6) … Collected a hit in each game of three-game set against San Francisco while adding a run and five RBI … Two hits in each game of two-game series with Utah Valley (2/26-27). Knocked two triples in second game … Combined to hit 7-for-12 with five runs and four RBI in three-game sweep of San Jose State (2/22-24) … Went 1-for-8 with an RBI in two-game split at Long Beach State (2/19-20) … Opened season with 3-for-11 weekend against Coppin State (2/15-17). Had an RBI in each game, and finished with six RBI and five runs scored in series.
Arizona 2012 Started 64 of the team's 65 games at second base ... Finished season with a .272 batting average, 34 runs scored and 42 runs batted in ... Set a UA freshman record and tied for third overall in program history with 12 sacrifice bunts on season ... Collected 13 multi-RBI games on season to go with 17 multi-hit games ... Had a season-high eight-game hitting streak from April 5-20 and reached base safely in 14-straight games from Feb. 21-March 14 ... Strong end to season with a .303 average, seven runs scored and nine runs batted in over course of 10 postseason games ... Did not commit an error and registered 16 assists in five games at the College World Series (6/15-25) ... Went 2-for-4 and drove in three of team's four runs in second championship game against South Carolina to win national championship (6/25). Run-scoring groundout put UA on top in third inning, before two-out, two-run single in top of ninth provided key insurance runs. Also snared a line drive up the middle with the bases loaded in bottom of the ninth to preserve 4-1 win ... Scored a run and had a sacrifice in first championship game against Gamecocks (6/24) ... Went 1-for-5 with a pair of RBI against Florida State to advance to championship series (6/21) ... Hitless in two official at-bats but had a sacrifice in win over UCLA (6/17) ... Drew a walk and had a sacrifice against Florida State in opening game of College World Series (6/15) ... Drew three walks in Tucson Super Regional championship victory over St. John's (6/9) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two key RBI to highlight UA comeback over St. John's in Tucson Super Regional opener (6/8). Run-scoring triple in bottom of sixth helped UA overcome five-run deficit. Later delivered walk-off single in bottom of 10th inning ... Went 5-for-10 with four runs scored and a pair of RBI in Tucson Regional sweep of Missouri (6/1) and Louisville (6/2-3) ... Collected four hits, one run and a pair of RBI in three game series victory over Arizona State to close regular season (5/25-27) ... Had two hits, a run scored and an RBI in three-game set at USC (5/18-20) ... Went 1-for-5 with a pair of RBI in victory at Arizona State (5/16) ... Reached base eight times (four walks, two hits and two HBP), scored two runs and stole two bases over three games at California (5/11-13) ... Batted 3-for-11 with a run scored and two RBI in three games against Oregon (5/4-6) ... Went 3-for-9 with a run and two RBI in two starts against East Tennessee State (4/27-28). Missed only start of season in third game (4/29) ... Collected three hits in 14 at bats with two runs scored and an RBI in three games at Washington (4/20-22) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI at Arizona State (4/17) ... Picked up a hit in each of three games against UCLA with one run scored and a pair of RBI (4/13-15) ... Batted 4-for-12 with two runs scored and a pair of RBI in three games at Utah (4/5-7) ... Hitless in three at bats but did have a sacrifice at Utah Valley (4/4) ... Went 1-for-3 in each of three games to go with a run scored and two RBI in sweep of then-No. 2 Stanford (3/30-4/1) ... Combined 2-for-10 in series at Oregon State (3/23-25), but had a pair of hits, including a double, a walk and an RBI in second game victory ... Went 1-for-6 with a run scored over two mid-week games against New Mexico State (3/20-21) ... Batted 2-for-11 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in three games against Washington State (3/16-17) ... Tallied a base hit in each of two games at Rice (3/13-14), and had a run and RBI in second game ... Batted 4-for-12 in three-game sweep of Eastern Michigan (3/9-11), highlighted by first career three hit game that included a double and four runs scored in second game ... Had three hits and four RBI in two mid-week games against UC Davis (3/6-7) ... Combined to hit 5-for-11, including first career triples, with two runs and five RBI over three-game sweep of Harvard (3/2-4) ... Batted 2-for-11 with three runs scored and a pair of RBI in three games against Auburn (2/24-25) ... Went 2-for-6 with a run scored in mid-week tilt against Utah Valley (2/21) ... Opened season with three starts at second base against North Dakota State (2/17-19) and registered first career base hit in second game.
2011 Draft Selected by the Florida Marlins with the 1,213th overall pick in the 40th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
High School Starred as a left-hand hitting shortstop at Torrance High School, the same school that produced long time major league catcher Jason Kendall ... Earned three varsity letters under coach Ollie Turner ... Led school to a 27-6 record in senior year ... Hit .447 with 39 runs scored and 47 RBI ... Slugged .816 with 13 doubles, seven triples and five home runs to go with nine stolen bases ... Team MVP for second straight year ... Named to the All-CIF Southern Section team by the CIF-SS Baseball Coaches' Association ... Named a Co-MVP of the Pioneer League ... An all-state honoree by Max Preps ... A first team All-Southern California selection by the Los Angeles Times ... Set school records as a junior with 58 hits and 17 doubles ... Hit .527 with 45 RBI as a junior ... Named team's most valuable player ... A second team All-CIF Southern Section honoree ... A first team All-Pioneer League selection.
Personal Born in 1993 in Torrance, Calif., ... Graduated from Torrance High School in Torrance, Calif., in 2011 ... Son of Bob and Karen Gilbert ... Has two siblings, including older brother Miles and younger sister Hannah, a freshman gymnast at San Jose State ... Earned recognition on school's honor roll all four years of high school ... Chose to attend Arizona for academics and opportunity to play baseball ... Hobbies include racquetball, bowling and video games … Is enrolled in the Eller College of Management as a marketing major.