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Jon Willard
Jon Willard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Morrisville, N.C.

High School:
Chipola JC (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
01/31/1985

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R-R


Jon Willard Career Stats

2007 - - Played 42 games, hit .213 (20-for-94) with 17 runs scored, five doubles, a triple, six homers and 17 RBI ... Hit a solo home run in 12-3 win over The Citadel (5/9) ... 1-for-3 with a double and two runs in 13-6 win over Kentucky (5/6) ... Hit a two-run homer in 8-4 loss to Kentucky (5/5) ... Hit a solo home run in 11-9 win at Ole Miss (4/22) ... Hit a solo homer in 9-2 win over UNC Asheville (3/20) ... 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in 5-1 win over Eastern Michigan (2/24) ... 2-for-4 with a double and a homer and two RBI in 12-0 win over Western Kentucky (2/10).

2006 - Appeared in 24 games with 10 starts ... Batted .304 (14-46) with five home runs and 18 RBI ... Collected a team-high four pinch hit homers ... Pinch-hit two-run homer in ninth inning helped lift Gamecocks to 4-2 win over Kentucky at SEC Tournament (5/24) ... Pinch-hit homer tied game and was part of a five-run 11th inning that lifted USC to 9-7 win over Mississippi State (4/30) ... Hit a solo homer in 11-2 win over The Citadel (4/19) ... Hit a three-run pinch-hit homer in 12-0 win over Quinnipiac (3/11). .

2005 - Appeared in 55 games with 48 starts ... Batted .315 (56-178) with six home runs, 11 doubles, two triples and 30 RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with a HR and two RBI in 9-4 win vs. The Citadel (4/6/05) ... Went 2-for-4 with a HR and a double in 4-2 win at The Citadel (3/30/05) ... Named to All-Tournament Team at Dairy Queen Classic where he collected five hits in three games ... Went 4-for-4 with one run scored and two RBI in 13-1 win over Wofford (3/2/05) ... Hit 4-for-6 with a HR, four runs scored and four RBI in 20-0 win over Radford (2/18/05).

JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played at Chipola JC in Florida and played in the summer of 2004 in the Coastal Plains League for the Wilson Tobs. HIGH SCHOOL - Played four seasons at Greenhope High School where he batted .516 with 11 home runs ... Member of 2003 U.S. Junior National Team ... Also played basketball and football.

PERSONAL - Born Jonathan Patrick Willard 1/31/85 ... Parents are Terry and Diana Willard ... Father attended Southern Illinois University ... Mother attended University of Michigan ... Has an older brother, Chris, and an older sister, Nikki ... Father played football and baseball, Mother tennis and swimming ... Brother was a boxer and played lacrosse ... Sister played tennis ... Hobbies are fishing and video games ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite actress is Brittney Andrews ... Favorite actor is Mel Gibson.