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Freddie Gillespie 45

Freddie  Gillespie


St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
East Ridge HS

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 240




MBB’s Gillespie Earns Scholarship

Junior spent 2017-18 season as walk-on after transfer from Carleton College

Walk-on transfer forward from Division III Carleton College ... Enrolled at Baylor in August 2017, will sit out 2017-18 season to satisfy NCAA transfer requirements ... First played organized basketball in eighth grade ... Missed freshman season of high school with ankle injury and suffered ACL tear late in junior year ... Played only 16 minutes during freshman season at Carleton, but developed into second-team All-MIAC and All-MIAC Defensive Team selection as sophomore.

Prior to Baylor:
Played two years for head coach Guy Kalland at Division III Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. ... Earned 2017 second-team All-MIAC and All-MIAC Defensive Team honors after playing in 27 games and making 23 starts as sophomore ... Averaged 10.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in 22.8 minutes per game ... Led MIAC with 69 blocked shots ... Increased output to 11.7 points and 9.1 rebounds per game during second half of sophomore season ... Scored career-high 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting vs. Saint Mary's (1/25) ... Earned MIAC Men's Basketball Athlete-of-the-Week honors on Feb. 13, 2017, after averaging 15.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocks in two Carleton wins ... Played in four games as freshman during 2015-16 season, totaling four points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 16 minutes of action.

High School:
Played for head coach Paul Virgin at East Ridge High School in Woodbury, Minn. ... Two-year basketball letterwinner, missed entire freshman season with ankle injury and played on junior varsity as sophomore ... Tore ACL late in junior season ... Helped team to 21-7 record as senior in 2014-15.

Given name is Frederick Gillespie ... Son of Frederick and Albesder Gillespie ... AP distinction scholar and summa cum laude graduate at East Ridge High School ... HKLS major.


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