2011 SEASON RECAP: Saw limited action during his freshman season at UA ... hit .256 with six runs and three RBI in 25 games, nine of which he started ... hit .412 in 10 games of SEC play including three runs and two RBI.
FRESHMAN (2011): Auburn: Appeared in one game, starting game one of the series, going 1-for-3 with one run and one RBI at the plate. LSU: Came in to pinch-hit in game one and earned the start at first base for the final two games ... went 5-for-10 with two runs and an RBI during his time in the box. Florida: Came in as a pinch hitter in game one ... went 0-for-1 in his lone at-bat. Samford: Did not see time vs. the Bulldogs. Tennessee: Made one appearance, coming in as a pinch hitter in game two of Saturday's doubleheader ... went 0-for-1 in his lone at-bat. MVSU: Appeared in both games as a defensive replacement at first base ... went 1-for-1 in his lone at-bat, singling home a RBI in game two (4/13) ... the RBI was the first of his Tide career. Vanderbilt: Appeared in two games on the weekend ... went 1-for-2 in his two at-bats. Kentucky: Appeared in games one and three, both as a defensive replacement at first base ... did not make any appearances at the plate in those two games. EIU: Was 1-for-4 in the series ... started game one at 1B and was 1-for-3 ... pinch-hit and remained in the game at first base in game two. Georgia (Coolray): Came in as a pinch hitter and finished the game at first base ... went 0-for-2 in his time at the plate. Troy: Started the game at first base ... went 0-for-3 on the night. NWSU: Appeared in three games, starting the final two at first base ... went 1-for-8 with two runs and two walks. USA Classic: Participated in the final two games of the weekend, getting the start at first base in the UCF game ... went 0-for-4 in those games. Alabama State: Pinch-hit for the DH in the seventh inning, slapping a single through the right side to end his day 1-for-1. Alcorn State: Played in three games, starting one at first base ... went 0-for-3 with one run vs. ASU ... went 0-for-2 with one run in his first start for the Tide.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Preseason All-American with high-level experience in some of the nation's top baseball showcases ... 2009 Perfect Game USA preseason All-American selection ... 2009 Under Armour preseason All-American ... participated in the 2009 Perfect Game National Showcase at the Metrodome in Minneapolis ... was rated the No. 162 prospect at the invitation-only event ... 2009 Alabama Sportswriters Association All-State selection ... enjoyed an outstanding career as two-way star at Spanish Fort High School ... three-time (2007, 2008 and 2009) All-Baldwin County selection ... 2009 Mobile Press Register All-Region team ... played in the 2009 North-South High School All-Star Game at Huntsville's Joe Davis Stadium ... named to the 2008 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Team ... holds nine single-season and career records as Spanish Fort HS, including career hits (127), career doubles (38), career RBI (88), career starts on the mound (32), career wins (24) and innings pitched (191) ... played in 122 career games and owns a .340 average (127-for-374) with 11 home runs and 88 RBI, while adding 38 doubles ... on the mound, McGavin compiled a 24-6 (.800) record and a 2.82 ERA in 45 career games ... worked 191 innings and logged an impressive 217 strikeouts ... as a junior, he hit .380 with five home runs and 22 RBI, while adding 10 doubles ... on the mound he was 7-1 with a 2.05 ERA and recorded 72 strikeouts ... named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2007 Babe Ruth World Series and Most Outstanding Player of the 2009 Hank Aaron High School Classic ... an outstanding student, was a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Eastern Shore Leadership Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... his high school coach was Justin Moore ... full name is Patrick Jackson McGavin ... parents are Stephen and Elaine McGavin.