NEVADA Projected to earn the starting spot in right field in his senior season but could see time at any of the three outfield positions ... Expected to provide the Pack with offensive punch in his senior year.
2013 (Jr.): Appeared in 42 games with 29 being starts ... Made starts in left fielder (18), at third base (8), in center field, right field and at designated hitter ... Two game winning walk-off hits on the season with the first being a two-out two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning versus Kansas in Arizona to give the Pack the 9-8 victory ... Second game winning hit was a solo home run on the first pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning at home versus San Diego State as the Pack won 4-3 ... Sixth on the team hitting .283 and had 18 RBI to go along with 11 doubles ... Went a perfect 4-for-4 with three doubles, a triple, two runs scored and four RBI in a 7-1 home victory over SDSU ... The four hits, three doubles, triple and four RBI are career-bests ... Earned first letter at Nevada.
PRIOR TO NEVADA Sierra College: Played two seasons for Rob Willson at Sierra College in Rocklin, Calif. ... Earned second-team All-Big 8 honors and was the RBI champion ... Batted .318 with four home runs, 37 RBI, 25 runs scored and six stolen bases in 38 games ... Team reached the final four of the state tournament and finished third. High School: Two-time letterwinner at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, Calif. for coach Joe Putulny ... Honorable mention All-Delta River selection ... Member of team that won the 2009 section championship ... Participated in area code games.
PERSONAL Son of Rob and Wendy Gerig ... Community health science major ... Likes to listen to country music and spend time outdoors ... Father played baseball at Sacramento State ... Lists hitting three home runs in a high school game as a career-highlight ... Sports heroes are Nik Edmanson and Josh Hamilton who both changed his game and life.