Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 212
Year: Junior
Hometown: Canton, Ga.
High School: Sequoyah




• Preseason All-America (second team), 2019 by NCBWA

• Preseason Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year, 2019

• All-Sun Belt Conference (second team), 2018

• Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament, 2018

• Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week, March 12, 2018 and March 26, 2018

AT GEORGIA STATE: Tall right-hander who established himself as one of the top starting pitchers in the Sun Belt Conference and the nation in his first two seasons ... Career record of 13-8 with a 3.28 ERA ... Tied for 10th in GSU history in career victories ... Has taken a no-hitter into the eighth inning twice in his first two seasons.

SUMMER BASEBALL: Pitched for the Cape Cod League’s Chatham Anglers in the summer of 2018. Posted a 3-1 record with a 2.00 ERA ... Enjoyed a strong summer in 2017 pitching for the Team USA Collegiate National Team in series vs. the Coastal Plains League and Chinese Tapei ... The first Georgia State player to be chosen for Team USA.
2019: Preseason All-America by NCBWA, which tabbed him to its second team ... Sun Belt Preseason Pitcher of the Year, as selected by the league head coaches and by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ... Rated among the Top 150 prospects for the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft by Prep Baseball Report.

2018: Second-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection who led the Sun Belt with nine victories and two complete games  ... Two-time Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week ... Of Georgia State’s 10 conference victories, six came in his starts, plus one that he closed ... His nine victories tie the GSU season record, held by four other pitchers, most recently Will Campbell in 2011 ... Finished with a 9-4 record and was third in the league in strikeouts (98), fourth in ERA (2.95) and second in innings pitched (100.2) ... His 2.95 ERA is the fifth-lowest in school history, while his 98 strikeouts rank fourth in a season but are the most for a GSU pitcher since 1997 ... Workhorse who pitched 100.2 innings, the first GSU pitcher to top 100 innings since 2000.

Opened his sophomore season with six scoreless innings in 3-1 victory over Bradley (2-16-18). Scattered seven hits with four strikeouts and two walks ... Allowed just one earned run in 6.1 innings with four strikeouts in win over Jacksonville (2-23-18) ... Gave up just one run on six hits with four strikeouts in seven-plus innings vs. Eastern Illinois (3-2-18) ... 

Named Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week after tossing a complete-game, 3-hit shutout with a career-high 10 strikeouts and no walks in a 2-0 win at Samford (3-9-18). Did not allow a hit until the sixth inning, when he allowed two singles. Only other hit was a bunt single in the 9th ... Suffered his first loss at UT Arlington (3-16-18).

Tossed his second complete game vs. South Alabama, when he blanked the Jags for first seven innings. Allowed two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and earned his second Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week award ... Allowed just one earned run in seven innings at Troy but was not involved in the decision in GSU’s 5-2 win. Picked up victory No. 6 vs. Arkansas State (4-6-18), when he allowed one earned run in seven innings with six strikeouts.

Defeated No. 16 Coastal Carolina (4-20-18) on the road for his seventh win as he allowed two runs on five hits with eight strikeouts over seven innings ... Not involved in the decision but had eight of the Panthers’  school-record 18 strikeouts in 6-5, 12-inning win vs. Louisiana (4-27-18). Earned his eighth victory vs. Appalachian State (5-11-18), when he blanked the Mountaineers for seven innings before allowing two runs in the eighth inning. He pitched eight innings, allowing two runs on six hits with five strikeouts and no walks.

Earned victory No. 9 in relief on the final day of the regular season to help the Panthers clinch their Sun Belt tournament berth in a 5-4 win at Georgia Southern. Came on with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning of a tie game and struck out DH Tyler Martin on three pitches. After the Panthers took the lead in the top of the ninth, he struck out the side to close out the win.

Finished his season with a dominating performance vs. Little Rock in the Sun Belt tourney, despite pitching on short rest. Took a no-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts into the eighth inning before giving up a single up the middle with two outs in the eighth. Final line was 7.2 innings, 0 runs, 1 hit, 2 BB, 12 strikeouts (most by a Panther since 2010). Combined with his relief outing on the final day of the regular season, for his last nine innings, he allowed 0 runs on one hit with 16 strikeouts ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament team.

2017: Georgia State's top pitcher as a freshman with a 4-4 record and a 3.72 ERA ... Moved into the weekend rotation in week three after earning two wins out of the bullpen ... Led the team with 67 strikeouts, against 19 walks, and 75.0 innings pitched ... Had a .227 average against.

Had a no-hitter through seven innings vs. UT Arlington (3-18-17) before allowing a solo homer to lead off the eighth. Allowed one run on two hits with six strikeouts in 7.2 innings as GSU won 2-1 ... Pitched into the ninth against Troy, when he allowed just two earned runs and four hits with seven strikeouts. Did not allow a hit from the second through the eighth inning ... Before allowing that run to UTA, he pitched 18 consecutive scoreless innings, three shy of the school record ... Also had quality starts in losses to Coastal Carolina (allowed three runs in seven innings) and Arkansas State (allowed one earned run on four hits in 7.1 innings).

Made a relief appearance at App State after a long rain delay and earned the victory with 6.1 innings, allowing two earned runs with six strikeouts ... Allowed two runs on five hits in six innings vs. Little Rock but was not involved in the decision after leaving with a 3-2 lead.

Earned a victory against Western Michigan (2-18-17) in his GSU debut as he came on in the fifth inning and threw three innings, allowing just one run on three hits while striking out four ... Allowed one run in 3.1 innings to pick up the win at Jacksonville (2-26-17) ... Made his first start vs. Northern Kentucky (3-4-17) and pitched four scoreless innings with seven strikeouts but did not figure in the decision ... Pitched seven scoreless innings in a combined shutout of Army (3-11-17). Allowed just four hits and one walk while striking out seven. Did not allow a hit until the fifth inning.

First-team All-Region 7-AAAAA at Sequoyah High School ... 2016 Southeast Region honorable mention selection and 2015 Underclass All-American (honorable mention) by Perfect Game.

Full name is Hunter Reid Gaddis ... Born April 9, 1998 ... Parents are Kenneth and Connie Gaddis ... Major is interdisciplinary studies

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