AS A SENIOR IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics Batting: Went 4-5 at the plate on Senior Day against La Salle (5/22), knocking in five RBI and scoring two runs ... Drove in two runs in a 2-3 effort at Xavier (5/15) ... Went 6-10 in the first two games of the Dayton series (5/7-8) with four RBI ... In the three game series against Saint Louis (4/23 - 4/24), hit a stellar 6-for-13 with two homeruns, a double, five RBI, and three runs scored ... Against Harvard (4/21), hit 2-for-4 with two homeruns, four RBI, and two runs scored ... Went 4-for-5 against Central Connecticut (4/20), with a homerun, two RBI, and two runs scored ... At Boston College (4/13), hit 1-for-4 with a RBI and run scored ... Against Connecticut (4/7), hit 2-for-5 with a homerun, three RBI, and a run scored ... Hit 2-for-4 in game two at Charlotte (4/2) ... In game two at William and Mary (3/20), hit 2-for-4 with a homerun, RBI, and run scored.
Pitching: At Saint Joseph's (3/28), earned the win in a complete game effort, only allowing one run on five hits and striking out a season high ten batters ... Started and went eight strong innings at Oklahoma (3/16), allowing four runs on nine hits, while striking out six ... Pitched 2.2 solid innings of relief in the season-opener against Oklahoma State (3/12).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2009:Game-By-Game Statistics Batting: Played in 37 games, starting 26, primarily at first base ... Hit most often in the sixth spot in the batting order ... Led the team with a .345 average, going 41-for-119 at the plate with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs, 25 RBI ... Also led the squad in stolen bases (9-for-13) and slugging percentage (.580) ... Had 13 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI games ... Batted .328 in A-10 play with 21 hits, seven doubles and 14 RBI ... Ended the season on a three-game hitting streak and was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and an RBI to lead squad to a comeback victory over Charlotte in an elimination game at the A-10 Tournament ... Belted a home run to tie the score at four in the eighth, helping team overcome a 4-1 deficit and later legged out an infield single and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th ... Had hits in four consecutive games to finish regular season, capped off by a 3-for-6 effort with two RBI and three runs scored vs. Duquense (5/16) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double, RBI, and run scored in Game two vs. the Dukes (5/15) .... Drew three walks in game one of the doubleheader and scored two runs ... In a four game span dating May 1-8, had nine hits ... Was 3-for-4 with a run scored in the series opener vs. Rhode Island (5/8) ... Hit 2-for-4 with two RBI vs. Northeastern (5/6) ... Was also 2-for-4 vs. St. Bonaventure (5/3) with a double, three RBI, and two runs scored ... Collected two hits with a double and RBI vs. the Bonnies (5/1) ... Went 2-for-5 vs. Siena (4/28) ... Had three hits in consecutive games vs. Saint Joseph's (4/18) and Boston College (4/15) ... Against the Hawks, finished with a home run and a career-high four RBI ... Had two long balls, three RBI, and two runs scored vs. the Eagles ... Logged a double and an RBI in Game two of a doubleheader vs. Temple (4/5) ... Hit 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, a walk, and a stolen base against Holy Cross (3/31) ... Knocked in two RBI with a pinch hit double in the eighth inning at Fordham (3/27) ... Went 2-for-2 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored in a win over Fairfield (3/1) ... In a pinch hit performance vs. Northwestern (2/27), drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly.
Pitching: Led the team with a 2.42 ERA in 22.1 innings pitched, making 15 appearances out of the bullpen ... Registered five saves which ties for fourth in program single season history and ranked fifth among the Atlantic 10 leaders ... Totaled 20 strikeouts to 13 walks ... Opponents hit .192 against him ... Logged a scoreless inning against St. Bonaventure (5/2) ... Won first-career game vs. Siena, pitching two innings while striking out three ... Worked three scoreless innings vs. Boston College (4/15) while allowing only one hit and fanning two to earn his fifth save ... Picked up fourth save of the season in game two vs. Temple (4/5) ... Recorded his third save, pitching a scoreless ninth at Hartford (3/25) and striking out one batter ... Pitched a career-high 6.1 innings while fanning a career-best five batters, coming out of the bullpen at Richmond (3/20) ... Threw 1.1 innings and struck out three to pick up a save at Virginia Commonwealth (3/18), his third straight hitless relief appearance of the season ... Earned first career save, pitching one-third of an inning at Arizona (3/7).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics Batted in 10 games, started in eight ... Finished with a .154 (4-26) average, two RBI, and four runs ... Made two relief pitching appearances ... Finished with a 40.50 ERA in 2/3 of an inning pitched ... At Duquesne (3/22) went 2-for-3 on the day ... Went 1-for-3 against Army (3/16) in second game of doubleheader ... Against Arizona State (3/9) went 1-for-2 with a season high two RBI ... Went 1-3 and scored two runs against Arizona State (3/9) ... Faced three batters in his pitching debut against Arizona State (3/7).
AT LE MOYNE: Transferred to UMass after playing his freshman season at Le Moyne College ... Team went to NCAA Regional at Texas A&M ... In the field, played in 30 games with 14 starts ... Hit 4-for-34 (.118) with five runs scored, one RBI and four walks ... Made 16 appearances on the mound with three starts ... Posted a 6.87 ERA and an 0-4 record in 38.0 innings pitched ... totaled 18 walks and 25 strikeouts.
BEFORE COLLEGE: Letterwinner for the Loomis Chaffee Pelicans under coach Jeff Ross ... As a senior captain, batted .540 with eight home runs, 26 RBI and registered a 7-0 pitching record ... Led the league in hitting and wins both junior and senior years ... Was named MVP of the Colonial League as a junior and senior, helping team to two league titles ... Was an all-state selection as a junior and senior ... earned all-league honors at Belmont Hill School as a sophomore... Also lettered two years in hockey at Loomis Chaffee.
PERSONAL: Born Michael Richard Gedman on Feb. 21, 1987, in Framingham, Mass. ... Son of Rich and Sherry Gedman ... Father, Rich, was a catcher for the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and St. Louis Cardinals ... Mother, Sherry, played softball and basketball at the University of Connecticut where she threw two no-hitters and still holds the second-lowest career ERA in program history (0.57) ... Has two siblings, Matt, who is also a member of the baseball team at UMass, and Marissa ... Majoring in History.