Freshman pitchers lead Penn State through Sunday doubleheader
Lions victorious in five of their last six games
Guers delivers with bases-clearing double to break deadlock
Penn State bounces back from extra-inning loss, grand slam to split doubleheader
Boylston throws gem as Lions pounce in first inning
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Saw time in 48 games, making 47 starts ... Led the team with nine doubles, three triples and 27 RBIs, while being tied for the team lead with two home runs ... Finished second on the squad with 179 at-bats and 25 runs scored ... Notched a triple, two RBIs and scored two runs vs. Hofstra on March 2 ... Drove in a career-high three runs on a 2-for-4 performance at the plate at Saint Mary's on March 9 ... Went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored vs. NYIT on March 18 ... Notched a personal-best three hits, tying his career-high with three RBIs and a triple in the first game of a doubleheader against Bucknell on March 22 ... Went on a six-game hitting streak from March 23 to April 5 and included a 2-for-3, three-RBI and two runs scored performance vs. Youngstown State on April 1 ... Tied his career-best with three hits (3-for-4) at Purdue on April 6 ... Recorded a double and his first home run of the season at Nebraska on May 2 ... Homered against Michigan State on May 16.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: Redshirt season due to transfer rules.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012 (USC-Upstate): Started in 42-of-46 contests for the Spartans ... Ended his rookie season with a .309 batting average, collecting 54 hits, 37 runs and 36 RBIs ... Hit 11 doubles, one triple and four home runs.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner for Germantown Academy ... Helped team to the 2010 Pennsylvania Independent State Championship ... Two-time All-Inter-AC Team, as well as a two-time Carpenter Cup Selection ... Ranked one of the top first baseman in the Philadelphia area by The Philadelphia Inquirer ... Also a two-year letterwinner in basketball.
PERSONAL: Full name is Gregory Guers ... Born on Oct. 20, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Parents are Kevin and Eileen Guers ... Has one brother, Tim ... Majoring in economics and minoring in business.