Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Four Seniors Record Hits in Final Game
Albright Throws Eight Shutout Innings
Best, Mittag Record Two Hits Each
Hickey's RBI Single Sends Colonials to Second Straight Win
2012: Appeared in 44 games with 31 starts (22 RF, 7 CF, 1 LF, 1 DH) in junior season ... hit .264 with three doubles, one home run and 12 RBIs ... eight multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games ... was 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one walk at Stetson (Feb. 19) ... went 2-for-3 with one double, one walk and two RBIs at Richmond (April 13) ... batted .295 (13-of-44) with runners on base and 1.000 (2-for-2) with five RBIs with the bases loaded ... made just one error in 65 chances (.985) ... tied for team lead with three pinch hits ... was second on team with .275 batting average during A-10 Conference games.
2011: Played in 41 games including 15 starts in LF and 12 at DH ... hit .252 with five doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs ... stole five bases in six attempts ... seven multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games ... finished season on five-game hit streak, batting .313 (5-of-16) with one double, one steal and three RBIs ... was 1-for-4 with home run and two RBIs against UMES (5/10).
2010: Appeared in seven games in debut season at GW ... recorded three walks and scored one run.
High School: Two-sport athlete at West Islip High School, playing baseball and football ... played baseball under head coach Steve Mileti ... member of 2008 Suffolk County Champions ... Three time All-League honors ... named team MVP in senior season ... named to All-Long Island and All-County teams ... recipient of Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger finalist ... in football, all-time school leader in career tackles ... All-Long Island, two time All-County and All-League honors ... named to Golden Eleven team ... participated in Empire Bowl.
Personal: Born in West Islip, NY ... Son of Colleen and James Gelling ... Has one older sister, Kelly (29) ... Majoring in Business ... Aspires to work on Wall Street or in marketing.