Green Wave wins the First NBC Cup in victory
Wind plays a factor after storms clear the area
First time the Green Wave have defeated the Ragin' Cajuns on the road since 2001
First time Greenies have traveled to Lafayette since 2003
Rizzotti and Gibaut hold Southern Miss to four hits while Greenies collect 11 hits at the plate
2015 American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (5/11)
2014 NCBWA Preseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
2013 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
2013 NCBWA Freshman All-American
2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2013 LSWA All-Louisiana Honorable Mention
2013 NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List
2013 LSWA Pitcher of the Week (3/25)
2013 LSWA Pitcher of the Week (3/11)
2015 (Junior): Appeared in 27 games with one start…went 5-3 with a 3.11 ERA in 46.1 innings with nine saves…allowed 38 hits, 18 runs and 16 earned runs while striking out 51 and walking 23…held opponents to a .222 batting average…pitched in a team-high five combined shutouts, a single-season school record…led the team in appearances and saves…ranked third in The American in saves and tied for sixth in appearances…fanned two in 1.0 inning at Pepperdine (2/14)…notched the victory in relief at Southeastern Louisiana (2/18) with one strike out…picked up a 3.2-inning win in relief against San Francisco (2/21)…struck out a career-best five in 3.0 innings against Creighton (3/1) for a win…picked up a save in 2.0 innings of work against Gonzaga (3/8)…credited with the victory after 2.1 innings out of the bullpen against Xavier (2.1), fanning five…struck out four at UC Riverside (3/20) in 3.2 innings…made his first-career start in a predetermined 3.0-inning appearance against Nicholls (4/7), picking up the win and striking out two…notched two saves against UCF (4/17 and 4/19) before picking up two more at Cincinnati (4/24 and 4/26)…fanned four in 2.0 innings for a save against Houston (5/1)…notched saves in back-to-back games against USF (5/9 and 5/10) on his way to being named to The American Athletic Conference Honor Roll (5/11)…struck out two in 2.0 innings against UConn (5/20) during The American Baseball Championships…totaled 1.0 inning against UNC Wilmington (5/31) during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals.
2014 (Sophomore): On the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Preseason Stopper of the Year watch list...appeared in ten games, all in relief...notched a 2-0 record with a 1.46 ERA while recording one save...totaled 12.1 innings, allowing 12 hits and two runs (both earned) while walking just two and striking out 16...made his season debut against UTSA (4/5)...striking out two and allowing one hit in 1.0 inning...tied a career-high by striking out three in 1.0 inning of work at LSU (4/22)...struck out two against Wichita State (4/25) in 2.0 innings... picked up a win against Wichita State (4/26) the following day while allowing one run on two hits while striking out two in 1.0 frame...fanned two in 1.0 inning of work against Nicholls State (4/29)...picked up his lone save of the season after pitching in 2.0 innings against Southeastern Louisiana (5/6), tying his career-high in strikeouts with three...notched his second win of the year in the season-finale against FIU (5/17) in 1.0 inning of work. Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2013 (Freshman): A 2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team member, a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, a NCBWA Freshman All-American and an LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana Team Member...Appeared in a team-leading 26 games, all in relief, while posting a 2-2 record with a 2.66 ERA and a team-leading 12 saves in 40.2 innings of work...allowed 35 hits while giving up just 12 earned runs, walking 18 and fanning 38...led the bullpen in strikeouts and ERA...12 saves are a Tulane freshman record, and the most by a newcomer since Tulane Hall of Famer Brandon Belanger had 16 in 1999...12 saves are tied for fifth in a single season in Tulane history...was one of three freshmen on the NCBWA Midseason Stopper of the Year Watch List...a two-time LSWA Pitcher of the Week honoree (3/11 and 3/25)...saw his first collegiate action at Texas State (2/16), pitching 0.2 innings and striking out one...pitched the next day versus Missouri State (2/17)...fanned two against Notre Dame (2/24)...struck out three Demons for his first collegiate save against Northwestern State (3/5) in 1.2 innings of action...notched a save against High Point (3/8) by fanning one...recorded a career-high 5.0 innings against High Point (3/10), earning his first collegiate win and striking out three in extra innings...earned a save against UTSA (3/16) in 2.0 innings, striking out three...struck out three Privateers in 3.0 innings against New Orleans (3/19)...picked up his fourth save of the season in his first Conference USA appearance against Memphis (3/22)...earned another save against Memphis two days later in 1.0 inning of action...posted a save at Rice (3/30) in 1.0 inning of work...struck out two and allowed one hit in 2.0 innings to earn is seventh save of the year at Southern Miss (4/5)...pitched 3.0 innings at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/9), striking out one...earned a save in 1.2 innings of work against New Orleans (4/17)...pitched 0.2 innings at LSU, striking out two...fanned three in 3.0 innings for his second career win during game one of a doubleheader at Marshall (4/27)...got his 10th save on the year against New Orleans (5/1) in 1.1 innings of work...earned a save in 0.2 innings of action against Nicholls (5/7)...struck out one at UCF (5/12)...added three strikeouts to his resume in 2.1 innings against UAB (5/18)...earned his 12th save of the year versus ECU (5/24) at the Conference USA Championship.
About Ian Gibaut
Prep: Lettered twice for head coach Michael Mcgilvray at Lamar High School...selected as a Perfect Game All-American during his sophomore and junior seasons...selected to the Perfect Game Second Team All-Texas Region squad as a junior...earned First Team All-District 20-5A as a junior...played summer baseball for the Karl Young Clippers and the Bayside Yankees.
Personal:Born Ian Philip Gibaut on November 19, 1993...the son of Russel and Pam Gibaut...has one Brother; Frasier, and two sisters; Olivia and Claire.