#33 - Jimmy Gallarda



Position: P
Date of Birth: 07/01/1995
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 175 lbs
College Experience: Biola University
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Lewisville, TX

At BU: One of the right handed pitchers on the Catch’s pitching staff is junior Jimmy Gallarda. Since graduating high school in 2013, Gallarda has spent the last three years pitching and playing first base for the Biola Eagles.

At Hebron High School in Lewisville, Texas, Gallarda played three years on the varsity squad at third base and as a closing pitcher his senior year. He was a two-time member of the All-District second team as an infielder and earned the Hebron Hawks’ Gold Glove Award in 2012 and the Hebron Hawks’ Silver Slugger Award in 2013.

During his first season with the Eagles, Gallarda transitioned from third base to first base and began to start games on the mound. His freshman year, Gallarda went 0-1 with an 8.64 ERA through 16.2 innings pitched. Although he only started one game in 2014, Gallarda received more playing time in 2015, starting 17 games. He ended the season with a 3.96 ERA, which was the lowest on the team, and held a 3-2 record.

At the plate, Gallarda has consistently hit over .250 in 2014 and 2015. His freshman year he hit .254 with 10 RBIs and 17 hits. The following year, Gallarda improved to a .287 batting average with 33 hits through 41 games.

Personal: Born July 1, 1995 to Maurice and Deborah Gallarda. Has three older siblings and one younger sibling (Cody, Tommy, Gracee, Jillian). His sister, Gracee, played volleyball at Biola and graduated in 2014. His brother, Tommy, played football at Boise State and for the Atlanta Falcons. Majoring in business. Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 1:16

 


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1. larry Morrison wrote:
Am look for desendents of Lorene Mattie Morrison Gallarda. Would like to pass down a family bible that belonged to James and Cora Morrison.

Sun, August 13, 2017 @ 1:42 PM

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