Joe Gobillot 55
Joe  Gobillot
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
St. John's

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 240

Position:
LHP

 

09/12/2017

Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

High School - Lettered four years in baseball at St. John’s School under coach Timothy Riley… during senior season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American, Texas – All Region first-team, and team captain… during junior season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game Underclass first-team, and team captain… during sophomore season was named Rawlings-Perfect Game Underclass Honorable Mention… played high school and/or summer ball with John Doxakis (Texas A&M), Jimmy Winston (Baylor), Turner Gauntt and Michael Streitmann (Texas), and Dominic Cox (Rice).

Academics - Gobillot is undecided on a major.

Personal - Joseph Auray Gobillot… Born 6/3/98 in Houston, Texas… Son of Ted and Lori Gobillot… has two siblings, Emma and Lindsay… Dad played basketball at Princeton…Nickname is Joe G… Favorites include: Dallas Keuchel (player), Houston Astros (team), James Harden (pro athlete – non baseball player), Basketball (other sport), FIFA (video game), Shawshank Redemption (movie), The Walking Dead (tv show), Heath Ledger (actor), Barbeque (meal), Kendrick Lamar (music/singer/band), Ice Cream (late night snack), Long Pong, Maine (vacation spot)... says if he wasn’t playing baseball he would be an entrepreneur… names Chris Hemsworth as the actor to play him in a movie… uses Determined as one word to describe himself… roommates with Tyler Solomon… lists Pitching in a Championship game against Curacao on ESPN as his most memorable athletic moment… chose Vanderbilt “because it is the best program, has the best coaches, and best academics in the country. It also offers a great college experience.”

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