Preseason Countdown: Will Watson, #18

Maryland Baseball Network is counting down to Opening Day! Today marks 18 days until the start of the 2017 season, so here’s a look at #18, Will Watson.

INF/OF Will Watson
OF Will Watson


Position: Outfield

Bats/Throws: R/R

Height/Weight: 6’2” / 190

Hometown: Monroe, La.

Previous School: LSU-Eunice

2016 Spring Stats: .312 (44-for-141), 11 2B, 4 HR, 40 RBI, 57 R, .482 OBP, .518 SLG

About Will: Junior Will Watson is one of three transfers to join the Terrapins this season, along with right-hander Ryan Hill and infielder Brandon Gum. The Louisiana native played his freshman and sophomore seasons at LSU-Eunice, where he played with current Terps outfielder Madison Nickens in 2015. He brings multiple assets to the plate, as he hit .312 with 11 doubles, four homers, 21 stolen bases, and a 1.000 OPS in 46 games last season for a top-ranked Division II LSU-Eunice team that finished 51-6.