At GW: Expected to be starting right fielder
2008 Season: Appeared in 52 games, making 45 starts, all in right field... Hit .316 and recorded a .386 on-base percentage after finishing second on the team with eight home runs...Finished fifth on the team with 50 hits and tallied 12 multi-hit games... His .513 slugging percentage was third on the team...Went 3-5 with two home runs and five RBI against Towson (5/25)...Was 3-5 with three RBI and a double against La Salle (5/10)... Also recorded eight multi-RBI games and had a 10-game hitting streak (4/19-5/2).
2007 Season: Appeared in 47 games, making 43 starts, all in right field ... Finished tied for sixth in the A-10, and third on the team, with nine home runs ... Third on the club with a .478 SLG% and fifth with 24 runs scored ... Was fourth on the team with a .800 OPS (on-base plus slugging) ... Went 2-for-4 with two home runs, a career-best five RBI and three runs scored against Georgetown (3/15) ... Was 2-for-3 with a homer and three runs driven-in at Delaware State (3/20) ... In one three-game stretch (4/18, 4/20-21), went 5-for-14 with three home runs, eight RBI and five runs scored ... Fifth on the team with 13 multi-hit games and third with eight multi-RBI games.
2006 Season: Saw action in 14 games and made 13 starts ... In the first game of the season, at James Madison (2/23), went 2-4 with a home run ... Was 3-3 in stolen base attempts on the year.
2005 Season: Batted four times before being injured ... Hit .248 in 33 games for Youse's Maryland Orioles (Linthicum, MD) of the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Summer Baseball League and hit a tournament best .517 (15-for-29) in the All-American Amateur Baseball Association National Championship (Johnstown, PA), leading his team to the title.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Lou Eckerl ... Named First-Team All-Baltimore City/County, First-Team All-Metro, earned Fox Sports Prep Player of the Week and Baltimore Sun Player of the Week senior year ... Batted .467 avg. with nine home runs and 43 RBI senior year ... Named First-Team All-Baltimore City/County junior year.
PERSONAL: Gavin Ross Swanson ... Born November 28, 1985, in Denver, CO ... Son of Robert and Jeanne Swanson ... Has one older sister, Allison (24), and one younger brother, Erik (21) ... Double-majoring in Finance and Marketing, with a Minor in Psychology.