HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from IMG Academy ... Played two years of varsity baseball for head coach Jason Elias ... Batted .384 with one homer, 26 RBI, 28 runs scored and a .432 on base percentage ... Was named to the Florida Coaches Association All-State Team as a senior.
PERSONAL: Given name is Mitchell Andrew Gallagher ... Born in Norwalk, Conn. ... Parents are Brett and Laura Gallagher ... Siblings are Campbell (21) and Griffen (19) ... Chose Pepperdine because it is a great place to be academically and athletically.
FAVORITES: Dustin Pedroia (athlete); Boston Red Sox (team); Law Abiding Citizen (movie); The Walking Dead (TV show); Aer (musical artist); Pasta (food); Football (sport other than baseball)