- position LHP
- height 6-3
- Weight 185
- class Redshirt Freshman
- Hometown Minooka, Ill.
- Dean’s List (Spring 2022)
- SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2022)
Pitched for the Kenosha Kingfish of the Northwoods League…Returned after missing the entire 2021-22 campaign recovering from elbow surgery…Pitched 7.1 innings across six appearances, posting a 4.91 earned run average…Had 11 strikeouts and held opponents to a .138 average…Three of the four runs he allowed came in one outing…In the five others he had a 1.59 ERA…Made his return on June 4 with two strikeouts in one inning of work.
Ranked the No. 272 overall player in the nation by Prep Baseball Report and No. 31 left-handed pitcher…Ranked the No. 5 overall player in talent-rich Illinois by PBR…Honored as a 2021 Preseason All-American by Perfect Game…Participated in the 2019 PBR Futures Games…Also played hockey.
Full name is Reed James Gannon…Born in Chicago…Son of Martin and Katie Gannon…Martin was a pole vaulter at Westminster (Mo.) College…Has an aunt who was a gymnast at Alabama…Chose Kentucky because of the people, the city and the program.