Seven-year MLB vet will direct offense
16 Auburn athletic programs represented among graduates
Series is Thursday-Friday-Saturday at Baum Stadium
Fall World Series
Hit .341 in 82 at bats with three doubles and two home runs ... Played in 50 games with 16 starts ... Used mostly as a late-innings defensive sub at third ... Made starts at second (five), third (five), first (one) and was the designated hitter five times ... Hit .358 (19-for-53) when in the starting lineup with two doubles, two home runs and 10 RBI ... Committed just two errors when coming in as a defensive replacement ... Went 4-for-5 with a home runs and two RBI at South Alabama (5/11) ... The four-hit game was the first of his career ... Was 2-for-2 with a double, RBI and a run scored after entering as a defensive replacement at third in an 11-4 win over Samford (4/27) ... Started two games in the Kentucky series (4/23-25) and went 4-for-7 (.571) with three runs scored ... Late-inning sub at third base on Saturday and Sunday at Vanderbilt (4/17-18) ... Made a pair of nice defensive plays in the seventh and eighth innings ... Was 1-for-1 with a run and a RBI in the 22-7 win over Georgia State (4/6) ... Started at second in place of an injured Justin Hargett during the Alabama A&M series (3/16-17) and responded by going 3-for-6 (.500) with a double, home run, two walks and four runs scored ... The home run came in Auburn's seven-run eighth on 3/16 ... Delivered a two-run, game-tying single in the bottom of the tenth of Auburn's 9-8, 10-inning win over Southeast Missouri (2/20) ... Was 3-for-5 in the game ... Also drove in Auburn's first run in the 6-1 series-clinching win over SEMO (2/21) and finished the weekend 4-for-8 with 3 RBI.
2009 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Hit .250 in 37 games (20 starts), making 11 starts at third, six as the designated hitter and three at first ... In 84 at bats, had five doubles and a home run ... Also drew nine walks and was hit by a pitch seven times ... Was 9-for-37 (.243) with three doubles and 10 RBI while playing for Joseph Sanders after he went down with a broken jaw (12 games) in May ... Was 4-for-12 (.333) with two doubles and three RBI in the Kentucky series (5/9-10)... Had the first two multi-RBI games of his career against Troy, driving in two in the game at Auburn (4/28) and three in the game at Troy (4/29) ... Auburn's most-used pinch hitter ... Started two games in the Arkansas series (3/20-22) as the DH, going 1-for-4 with a walk in the starts ... Hit first career home run in 18-4 win over Charleston Southern (3/18) after entering the game as a pinch-runner for Joseph Sanders in the third inning ... Finished the game 1-for-2 with a walk and three runs scored ... Made five starts between the Davidson and Brown series (3/3-8) (three at first, two as the DH) and went 6-for-16 (.375), scoring six runs.
2008 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Played in three games, recording four at bats and was hit by a pitch ... Made first appearance vs. East Tennessee State (2/25).
Four-year letterwinner for Shelton Stalls at Pinson Valley ... 2007 Metro Player of the Year ... Three-time All-State selection ... 2005 and 2007 Louisville Slugger All-America honorable mention ... Hit .456 as a senior with eight home runs ... Hit .403 as a junior after hitting .436 with 17 doubles, two homers and 49 RBI as a sophomore ... Also lettered in football and wrestling, being selected all-metro as a quarterback in 2005 and 2006.
Weston Ross Gilmer ... Born on Oct. 6, 1988 ... Married to Mackenzie Grissom Gilmer and the couple has a daugher, Emma Brooke (1) ... Son of Bill and Terri Gilmer ... Has four siblings; Drew (26), Kaci (24), Trent (20) and Baylee (9) ... Father, Bill, played baseball at UAB ... Great-uncle Harry Gilmer was an All-American football player at Alabama and the first overall pick of the 1948 NFL Draft ... Majoring in exercise science.