Right-handed Pitcher
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 216lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Coppell, Texas
High School: Coppell HS
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: High School


Has a power pitcher’s frame with more room to add weight and strength … his delivery allows him to pitch on an excellent downhill plane and allows him to live at the bottom of the strike zone with a low-to-mid 90s fastball, tight slider, and changeup.

Prior to LSU
Posted a 9-0 record as a senior in 2018 with a 1.55 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 50 innings … named to the 2018 Rawlings/Perfect Game and Collegiate Baseball High School Preseason All-America teams … voted a 2018 Texas High School Baseball Preseason 6A Top 50 Player … earned 2018 Texas 6A All-State honors … fired a no-hitter in a 2018 bi-district playoff game with seven strikeouts … posted a 4-1 mark in 2017 with 55 strikeouts in 34.2 innings and a 1.61 ERA … was named to 9-6A All-District team as a second-team pitcher … threw both a perfect game and a no-hitter in 2017

Full name is Preston Rye Gunter … parents are Gary and Jennifer Gunter … has an older sibling, Christian, and a younger sibling, Mae … says “the incredible legacy and atmosphere of the school and athletic program” influenced his decision to attend LSU … majoring in mechanical engineering at LSU … born October 3, 1999, in Monroe, La.

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