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Will Atwood
Will Atwood

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Piedmont, S.C.

High School:
Greenville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
LHP

Birthdate:
01/13/1987

B/T:
L-L

Will Atwood Career Stats

2008 - Appeared in 16 games with 12 starts ... Finished with a 5-4 record and a 5.25 ERA in 82.1 innings pitched ... Struck out 67 batters and walked 34 on the year ... Opponents hit .266 against him ... Pitched first career complete game and retired the last 15 batters he faced as South Carolina defeated Florida 6-5 (5/3); tied career-high with seven strikeouts ... Went seven innings and allowed five runs on six hits to pick up win in 8-6 victory over Auburn (4/12); struck out six to one walk ... Quality start at Georgia with career high 7.2 innings vs. Bulldogs; allowed five runs, two earned on five hits with five strikeouts and two walks (4/5) ... Won start vs. Kentucky in 13-7 victory (3/29); allowed five runs on six hits in six innings of work, tied season-high with seven strikeouts ... Tied career-high with 7.0 innings pitched and allowed just one run on four hits with five strikeouts in 4-1 win vs. Mississippi State (3/22) ... Earned first win of the year with season-high 6.2 innings of work allowing five runs on eight hits with career-high eight strikeouts in 16-7 victory at Vanderbilt (3/15) ... Pitched four scoreless innings in first start of the year vs. Duquesne (3/8) ... Pitched 1.2 scoreless innings of relief in 10-1 win vs. Clemson (3/1) ... Pitched one scoreless inning in 12-0 win over UNC Asheville (2-27)

2007 - Appeared in 25 games with three starts compiling a 2-2 record with a 4.91 ERA in 55 innings pitched ... Also earned one save on the year ... Struck out 41 batters with 19 walks allowed ... Struck out all three batters he faced in 9-1 win over Wofford in NCAA Regional (6/1) ... Picked up win with two hitless innings of work in 14-13 victory vs. Georgia (5/19) ... Earned a save in 4-2 win over Clemson; pitched one inning and allowed just one run on one hit with one strikeout (4/18) ... Quality start in first start of the season; limited Florida to two runs on six hits while striking out five in a career-high seven-inning effort (4/7) ... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts in 13-1 win at Wofford (3/21) ... Pitched a scoreless inning of relief and picked up first win of the season in 3-2 victory over Clemson (3/4) ... Pitched three scoreless innings out of the bullpen allowing just three hits in 8-5 win over Eastern Michigan (2/24) ... 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

2006 - Appeared in 14 games with eight starts compiling a 4-2 record with a 5.47 ERA in 49.1 innings pitched ... Earned victory in 9-2 win over Tennessee allowing just two runs on four hits in 5.1 innings of work tying a career-high with five strikeouts (5/14) ... Pitched a career-high 6.2 innings and allowed just one run on four hits to pick up the win in 11-2 victory over The Citadel (4/19) ... Hurled three scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts in 6-3 win over Charleston Southern (3/21) ... Earned first career win with five innings of three-hit ball allowing just one run in an 8-2 victory over Yale (3/15) ... Made first career appearance and pitched one scoreless inning of relief in 7-0 win over Radford (2/17) ... Pitched in the summer for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League, earned All-Star honors with his team reaching the playoffs, played on same team with Gamecock teammate Trent Kline.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played four years at Greenville High School under coach Dave Delgado ... Was named 2005 South Carolina AAA Player of the Year ... Member of 2004 & 2005 South Carolina AAA All-State team ... Played on the 2005 SC/NC Select All-Star Team ... Played for Palmetto Sand Gnats and coach Mark Bonnette over the summer ... Pitched his Greenville HS team to the 2005 AAA State Championship.

PERSONAL - Born William Miller Atwood 1/13/87 ... Parents are Ken and Tammie Atwood ... Father played baseball at Erskine College ... Chose Carolina because "it felt right" ... Hobbies are hunting and fishing ... Favorite actor is Matt Damon ... Favorite actress is Charlize Theron ... Favorite food is tuna sandwich.

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