1 Gant Elmore
1 Gant Elmore
Birth Date: 09/09/1988
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bloomington, Ind.
High School: Bloomington North
Position: IF
2009: Appeared in 36 games, including 34 starts at shortstop and second base...Hit .294 with three stolen bases, five RBI and 23 runs scored...Totaled nine multiple-hit games...Led Yale with seven sacrifice hits...Reached base five times, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored, in the March 9 win at Maryland-Baltimore County...Went 6-for-11 with four runs scored in a three-game series at Towson...Went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and run scored in an April 5 win against Penn...Batted 4-for-4 with an RBI in game two of a doubleheader against Dartmouth on April 18.

2008: Played in the first 40 games, starting 38 contests at shortstop, before missing the final week with an injury...Hit .264 and tied for the team lead with two triples...Smacked first career hit, a single, in the season opener at George Washington on March 1...Later came around to score...Collected first career extra-base hit and first career RBI the next day with an RBI double...Had first career multi-hit game at Wofford on March 14, going 2-for-4...Belted first collegiate home run at Presbyterian on March 20...Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored against Sacred Heart on April 9...Whacked an RBI triple in the second game of a doubleheader against Fairfield on April 16.

Stuper Says: "Gant is a versatile player who can play three infield positions and hit in various parts of the lineup. He is also an outstanding leader and brings a lot of energy to everything he does"

Getting to Know Gant:
Parents' Names: DG and Gini Elmore
Major: Economics and Political Science
Best Athletic Moment: Beating South Carolina when they were ranked 5th in the country
Favorite MLB Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite MLB Player: Alex Rodriguez
Favorite Quote: "I can pity you, your friends can pity you, your girlfriend can pity you, but your competitor will never pity you... so keep training."
Biggest Inspiration: To be the best
One word to describe yourself as a person: Hard worker
One word to describe yourself as a player: Competitor
Why Yale?: To go to the best school in the country and play a high level of baseball
Which of your Yale teammates would make the best baseball coach and why?: Stefan Schropp, because he plays everywhere on the field and is very knowledgeable about the game
Which of your Yale teammates do you admire most and why?: Chris Walsh, for his work in the weight room

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .264  40-38   129   18   34   6   2   1   13   47  .364   9   4  20   2  .329   1   5   3-3     50  75  13  .906
2009....  .294  36-34   119   23   35   8   0   0    5   43  .361  18   5  21   2  .408   0   7   3-8     62  87   8  .949
TOTAL...  .278  76-72   248   41   69  14   2   1   18   90  .363  27   9  41   4  .368   1  12   6-11   112 162  21  .929