Wes Gilmer
Wes Gilmer


Pinson, Ala.

High School:
Pinson Valley

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 210

Student Assistant Coach




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.

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.

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.

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