Will Ethridge

Will  Ethridge


Lilburn, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220




#RebsofSummer Update - July 10

Rebels Represented in Six Summer League as well as Team USA in 2018


Baseball Wins SEC West With 10-8 Win at Alabama

Rebels Use Six RBI Day From Cole Zabowski to Take Division Title


Rebels Stay in Hunt for SEC West Title With Win at Alabama

Rebels Set Program Record With 41st Regular Season Win.


Ole Miss Runs Away from No. 16 Auburn, Sweeps Series

Ethridge Powers Rebels to Win in Long Relief Appearance


No. 5 Ole Miss Takes Series With 9-8 Win Over LSU

Dillard, Cockrell Homer; Ethridge Goes Five in Relief Victory

 • 2017 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball)
 • 2016 MLB Draft Selection (35th Round - Seattle Mariners)

2018 (Sophomore):
Made 26 appearances in relief, tallying a 3-1 record with a 3.91 ERA over 50.2 innings of work ... Allowed 22 earned runs on 49 hits and 14 walks with 53 strikeouts for a 3.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Threw one scoreless inning, allowing just one baserunner in first appearance of 2018 against Winthrop (2/18) ... Five straight scoreless outings with just three baserunners allowed on one hit and two walks with 10 strikeouts over 8.2 innings (2/27-3/13) ... Struck out four of six batters faced in perfect 2.0-inning appearance at Georgia State (3/13) ... Threw a combined 5.0 innings over two appearances at Texas A&M, allowing just two hits while striking out eight to anchor SEC road series win ... Threw 5.2 crucial innings in relief in Game 3 against LSU, allowing just one run on four hits to set the table for a 9-8 series-clinching comeback win ... Struck out 10 over 6.2 innings in relief against Auburn, allowing just one unearned run and two hits in 10-3 win.

2017 (Freshman):
Earned Freshman All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball … Made 19 appearances, including four starts … Went 2-2 with a 2.41 ERA and one save in 41.0 innings of work … Recorded 50 strikeouts, while holding opponents to a .213 batting average … Struck out 10 hitters in each of his first two career starts … Had a streak of nine appearances, spanning 14.0 innings, without allowing an earned run ... Collected his second career victory by tossing 1.2 scoreless innings versus No. 19 Texas A&M (5/13) ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning, combining with starter James McArthur to limit No. 10 Arkansas to two hits throughout the series opener (4/27) ... Earned his first career save by pitching the final 1.1 innings versus Missouri (4/23) ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief by retiring all six batters he faced against Missouri (4/22) ... Retired all four hitters he faced in 1.1 innings of relief to help preserve a victory over No. 8 LSU (4/14) ... Went a career-high 7.2 scoreless innings and matched his career high in strikeouts with 10 against Georgia State (3/8) ... Pitched 2.0 innings of relief with four strikeouts against No. 1 TCU (3/5) ... Made collegiate debut facing 17 batters and tallying 10 strikeouts in a victory over Arkansas State, the most strikeouts by any Rebel in a debut this century (2/21).

Attended Parkview High School where he lettered three years and was coached by Jed Hixson and Chan Brown … Selected in the 35th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners … Ranked as the No. 49 prospect in the nation as well as the No. 7 player in the state of Georgia by Perfect Game … Posted a 23-5 record with a 1.65 ERA, 119 strikeouts and 21 walks in 148.0 innings throughout his high school career … Among college and high school players, rated the No. 137 draft prospect by D1Baseball.com and No. 176 draft prospect by MLB.com … Named a top-500 prospect by Baseball America … Collected 2016 Louisville Slugger first team All-America honors by Collegiate Baseball … Earned 2016 Rawlings Perfect Game second team All-American accolades after going 6-3 with a 1.21 ERA and 49 strikeouts over 52.0 innings as a senior … Went 13-0 as a junior, including a win in the Georgia 6-A State Championship game that gave the team a No. 1 national ranking to end the season … Participated in the 2015 East Coast Professional Showcase, featuring some of the nation’s top prospects.

PERSONAL: Son of Bernard and Leslie Ethridge … Born: Dec. 20, 1997 … Has two older siblings, Chris and Breanna … Banking and Finance major.





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