Jimmy Galusky

#3 Jimmy Galusky

INF | r-So. | 6-3 | 185 |B/T: R/R | Arthurdale, W.Va. | Preston HS

2016 (Redshirt Freshman)

  • Named to the All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Team
  • Played in 57 games, starting all 57 at shortstop
  • Hit .282 with 53 hits, 17 RBI, nine doubles, one home run and 13 walks while recording a .367 slugging percentage and a .330 on-base percentage
  • Was second on the team with five game-winning hits
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 14 multi-hit games and had three multi-RBI games
  • Recorded a five-game hitting streak and reached base safely in six consecutive games
  • Had eight hits, scored eight runs and had three RBI in four games at the Big 12 Championship
  • Had three hits and two RBI with three runs scored in the Big 12 Championship Game vs. TCU on May 29
  • Drove in the eventual game-winning run on May 28 against Oklahoma to send WVU to its first Big 12 Championship Game, recording two hits, scoring two runs and driving in one
  • Had four hits, an RBI and a run scored at Pitt on May 17
  • Drove in the game’s only run in WVU’s win at Kansas on March 26
  • Hit a walk-off two-run single in the 12th inning as part of a two-hit, two-RBI day against Old Dominion on March 12
  • Hit his first career home run to drive in the eventual winning run in a five-hit, two-RBI day at UNLV on Feb. 28
  • Hit a ninth-inning RBI single that drove in the winning run in WVU’s 9-6 series-opening win at UNLV on Feb. 26

2015 (Freshman)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Four-year starter for coach John Chambers at Preston High
  • Batted .558 with 44 runs, 15 doubles, four triples, three home runs, 54 RBI and 32 stolen bases in 2014
  • Two-time West Virginia AAA All-State First Team (2013-14)
  • The Dominion Post Player of the Year (2014)
  • Two-time The Dominion Post All-Area First Team (2013-14)
  • Big 10 Conference Player of the Year (2014)
  • Three-time All-Big 10 Conference First Team (2012-2014)
  • Participated in the 2014 WV North-South Game
  • Also was a member of the basketball team, earning all-state honors in 2013 and 2014 and holding the school record for all-time points (1,467)


  • Son of Steve and Shawn Galusky
  • Has one brother
  • Mother played volleyball at West Virginia from 1991-93
  • Birthday is April 28
  • Enrolled in pre-pharmacy
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Life As A Mountaineer: Jimmy Galusky

By Scott Bartlett | February 12, 2017

In this week's Life As A Mountaineer, we take an inside look at sophomore Jimmy Galusky of the baseball team. Life As A Mountaineer is courtesy of WVU Medicine.