Prior to ESTU: Gilbert is a middle infielder. Gilbert was the 20th ranked shortstop by PerfectGame in the talent-rich state of Georgia. He is an excellent defender, a very good runner and profiles a top-of-the-order bat. Gilbert fits the mold of an ETSU infielder, as he plays with great energy, passion and tempo. Gilbert played for one of the best summer teams in the country with eXposure Baseball. He comes from a great family and is an excellent student.