AT GEORGIA STATE
Tall right-hander who enjoyed a standout freshman season, when he was Panthers's top starting pitcher ... Began his rookie season in the bullpen before moving into the rotation in week three.
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.
Georgia State's top pitcher as a freshman with a 4-4 record and a 3.72 ERA ... Moved into the weekend rotation 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.