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Tony Gsell '95

Tony GsellTony is a 1995 graduate of Immaculata. Tony was an exceptional two-sport athlete in football and baseball garnering First Team All-State notoriety in both sports his senior year. In football, he was an outstanding running and defensive back and was an integral member of the 1994 State Championship team. During his football career at Immaculata, he joined the “100 Point Club” with 126 points. He was named to the Courier News All Area team as a senior.

In baseball, he starred as a shortstop and pitcher. He helped lead the team to the 1995 Parochial A State Championship. In addition to his All-State honor, he was named the Courier News Player of the Year. After Immaculata, Tony continued his baseball career at Old Dominion University where he was a 4-year starter at shortstop and second base. He continues to hold the all-time HR record at ODU with 37 and is in the top 10 career leaders in hits, doubles, runs batted in, runs scored, and total bases. In his senior year, he was named the 1999 Outstanding Student Athlete and in 2007 was elected to the Old Dominion Hall of Fame. Tony was drafted by the Chicago Cubs and played three years in their organization at the minor league level. He then continued his professional career as a utility player for the Somerset Patriots, where he played every position except catcher and was selected as one of the “Players of the Decade” for the Patriots.