Came on to be the predominant leadoff batter in May of 2013 ... has good speed ... will compete for a starting spot in the outfield in 2014.
2013: Hit .227 with 20 runs, three doubles, 16 RBIs, five walks, two hit-by-pitches, and eight steals in 40 games (26 starts, including 15 as the DH and 11 in left field) ... came off the bench and went 1-for-2 against William & Mary on Feb. 16; it was his first career game ... hit a double and had two RBIs at #8 N.C. State on Mar. 8 ... went 2-for-4 with a run at #8 N.C. State on Mar. 10 ... went 1-for-2 with a game-high three runs off the bench in the first game of a doubleheader against #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 26 ... went 3-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs against #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 27; he was 4-for-8 with four RBIs and five runs in the series ... went 2-for-6 with three RBIs, one run, and one steal in the first game of a doubleheader at Furman on May 8 ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, and two steals in the second game of a doubleheader at Furman on May 8; he was 4-for-10 with four RBIs, three runs, and three steals in the doubleheader ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs against Georgia Southern on May 12 ... went 2-for-4 with a run against #9 N.C. State in the ACC Tournament on May 22.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #10 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... #34 prospect and #7 high school prospect in South Carolina by Baseball America ... #15 player and #3 outfielder in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... region MVP as a senior ... lettered five times in baseball ... coached by Bill DeLavan at Thomas Sumter Academy.
Personal: Pronounced muh-LEEK ... majoring in pre-business ... born Maleeke Sirion Gibson on Feb. 20, 1994 in Sumter, SC.