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Gavin Casas

  • B/T L/R
  • Hometown Pembroke Pines, Fla.
  • High school American Heritage
  • Previous School Vanderbilt
  • B/T L/R
  • Hometown Pembroke Pines, Fla.
  • High school American Heritage
  • Previous School Vanderbilt

Gavin Casas Bio


  • CSC Academic All-District (2024)
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll (2024)
  • NCAA Columbia Regional Most Valuable Player (2023)
  • NCAA All-Columbia Regional team (2023)
  • Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List (2023)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2023)

SENIOR (2024)

  • Played in 56 games with 49 starts for the Gamecocks in 2024
  • Hit .260 with 31 runs scored, eight doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 35 RBI
  • Was a .273 hitter with five home runs in SEC games
  • Homered and drove in three runs in a win over Gardner-Webb (Feb. 27)
  • Had three hits in a win over Texas A&M (April 7)
  • Was 3-for-4 with a home run at Alabama (March 28)
  • Drove in three runs with a home run in the SEC Tournament win over Kentucky (May 24)
  • Missed the final four games due to injury
  • Was 3-for-4 with two doubles in a win over Longwood (March 10)
  • Homered in the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over Kentucky (April 26)
  • Was 2-for-3 with three RBI in a win over Belmont (Feb. 23)
  • Doubled, homered and scored two runs in an SEC Tournament win over Alabama (May 21)

JUNIOR (2023)

  • Played and started in 61 games for the Gamecocks in 2023
  • Hit .259 with 60 runs scored, 10 doubles, 19 home runs and 56 RBI
  • Had a .569 slugging percentage and a .407 on-base percentage
  • Walked 41 times and was hit by 14 pitches
  • Had seven home runs in SEC play
  • Had 14 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI performances
  • Reached base in 19 straight games from Feb. 25-March 16
  • Was 4-for-5 with two doubles and a home run in a win over Missouri (March 25)
  • Drove in five runs after a 3-for-4 day at USC Upstate (March 8)
  • Went a perfect 3-for-3 with three RBI in an NCAA Tournament win over Central Connecticut State (June 2)
  • Drove in a pair of runs in a win over NC State (June 3) and ended the regional with three runs scored vs. Campbell (June 4)
  • Homered twice and drove in three at Kentucky (May 6)
  • Had four RBI in a win over Charleston Southern (April 18)
  • Homered twice in a series-clinching win over Clemson (March 5)
  • Was 3-for-5 with a double and a home run vs. Queens (Feb. 22)
  • Had three home runs in the series-opening sweep of UMass Lowell (Feb. 17-19)
  • Went for three hits and two RBI in a win at Mississippi State (April 1)
  • Homered twice and scored four runs in a win at Georgia (March 19)


  • Attended Vanderbilt University for two years, where he hit .279 with 15 RBI in 31 games played
  • Played in 22 games with 13 starts in 2022, hitting .294 with a home run, three doubles and 14 RBI
  • Homered, doubled and drove in four vs. Wagner (March 13, 2022)
  • Drove in four runs in the SEC opener vs. Missouri (March 18, 2022)
  • Notched his first collegiate hit against Georgia State on Feb. 28, 2021
  • Had a pinch-hit RBI double against UIC (March 5, 2021)
  • Graduated from American Heritage High School in Pembroke Pines, Fla., where he was the nation’s fifth-ranked first baseman by Perfect Game in 2020
  • Had a .500 batting average with five doubles, three home runs and eight RBI in the COVID-shortened 2020 season
  • Had 13 doubles and four home runs in his junior season in 2019
  • Two-time First Team All-American
  • Two-time 6A-15 All-District
  • 2020 Perfect Game Preseason All-American
  • 2019 Perfect Game Preseason Underclassmen All-American


  • Born on April 6, 2001
  • Son of Jose Casas and Ursulina Schwartz
  • Brother, Triston, plays for the Boston Red Sox and was a first round draft pick by the club in 2018
  • Major is services management