A native of North Augusta, S.C., Gantt was also tabbed for the ABCA/Rawlings All-America Second Team after winning the SoCon Player of the Year Award and garnering a spot as a Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American. In 2012, Gantt led the team with a .373 average with 11 home runs, 46 RBI and 29 stolen bases. Gantt led the league and finished ninth in the country with 68 runs scored.
Florida's Mike Zunino won the CBI Player of the Year. Samford's Brandon Miller was a CBI All-America Second Teamer, while Daniel Kassouf (Appalachian State) joined Gantt as the only other SoCon player to make the Honorable Mention list.
Gantt is currently starting for the Hudson Valley Renegades of the Short Season A NY-Penn League. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2012 MLB Entry Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays.