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Will Stokes

Will  Stokes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Meridian, Miss.

High School:
West Lauderdale

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L

05/15/2018

No. 4 Baseball Picks Up 40th Win in Jonesboro

Rebels Club Four Homers, 17 Hits in 15-8 Win

04/27/2018

LSU Evens Series as No. 5 Ole Miss Baseball Falls 5-2

Rebels Bats Can't Find Gaps in Game 2 Defeat

04/24/2018

Rebels Suffer First Midweek Loss of Season at Trustmark Park

Ole Miss Falls 7-6 in Non-Conference Meeting With Mississippi State

04/21/2018

Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader for Series WIn Over Georgia

Rebels Move Into Tie for First Place in SEC West

04/18/2018

No. 7 Baseball Rolls Past Arkansas State for 30th Win

Ole Miss Improves to 11-0 in Midweek Games With 10-3 Victory

 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
 • 2018 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll


2018 (Senior):
Made 20 relief appearances ... Posted 1-1 record with 8.39 ERA over 24.2 innings of work ... Gave up 23 runs on 33 hits and nine walks, striking out 23 ... Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Made 2018 debut in season opener against Winthrop, giving up one run on one hit with one strikeout in one innning of work (2/16) ... Gave up two hits in scoreless appearance against Tulane (2/23) ... Tossed 2.1 scoreless innnings, giving up just one hit and striking out two against Austin Peay (3/6) ... Pitched 1.2 perfect innings against Eastern Illinois (3/11) ... Threw a combined 2.2 innings in Tennessee series, giving up just one hit and no runs while fanning two (3/16-17) ... Yielded just one hit and no runs in 1.2 innings, fanning two against Arkansas State (4/18) ... Pitched 3.2 strong innings against Georgia, allowing one run on two hits and two walks, strikinig out four (4/21) ... Held Arkansas State scoreless  on the road, giving up just one hit and striking out three batters over one inning (5/15) ... Got two key outs without allowing a baserunner in 10-8 win at Alabama (5/19) ... Turned in two crucial outs in SEC Tournament Championship Game win over LSU, walking one and striking out one to escape an inning unscathed.

2017 (Junior):
Made 24 relief appearances, ranking second on the team … Went 2-2 with four saves and a 2.67 ERA … Did not allow a run in 17 of his outings ... Struck out 35 and only walked 10 over 33.2 innings … Set a career-high in strikeouts with five, while tallying a season-high 4.1 innings of relief to earn a win at No. 23 Auburn (5/20) ... Struck out three of the five hitters he faced against No. 19 Texas A&M (5/13) ... Tossed 2.0 innings without allowing a run in the win over No. 17 Southern Miss (4/4) ... Pitched a pair of scoreless innings to help preserve the shutout of No. 15 Vanderbilt (3/17) ... Versus Furman, recorded his 14th career save to move to sixth on the Ole Miss all-time saves list (3/10) ... Earned saves in back-to-back games versus No. 6 East Carolina (2/17-2/18).

2016 (Sophomore):
Made 30 appearances out of the bullpen, ranking fifth in the SEC and tying a school record for relief appearances in a season ... Served as the team’s setup man and secondary closer … Went 2-1 with seven saves and a 2.93 ERA over 43.0 innings … Recorded 40 strikeouts while walking just seven and holding opponents to a .228 average … Pitched three innings to collect the save in the SEC Tournament win over No. 4 South Carolina ... Earned his second win of the season while pitching a season long 3.1 innings in the season finale at No. 2 Texas A&M (5/21)... Picked up the win in game three against Kentucky to complete the sweep (5/14)... Tossed two scoreless innings to secure the series win over No. 8 LSU (4/30)... Entered back-to-back games with the bases loaded and pitched the Rebels out of the jams against Auburn, earning two saves and bringing his saves total to six on the season (4/22-23)... Pitched in all three games of the series sweep over No. 21 Arkansas, earning his fourth save of the season in the finale on Sunday (4/10)... Picked up his third save in the series finale against No. 5 Mississippi State (4/3)... Pitched in all three games at Tennessee to kick off SEC play (3/18-3/20) ... Earned his first save of the season after nailing down the win against Memphis (3/2) … NCAA TOURNAMENT (OXFORD REGIONAL): Only Rebel to pitch in both games …Tossed a pair of scoreless frames in the NCAA Regional versus Utah (6/3) … Pitched the final two innings against Tulane (6/4).

2015 (Freshman):
Made 18 appearances, including six starts on the mound … Went 2-5 with three saves and a 6.59 ERA over 42.1 innings … Pitched 4.1 scoreless innings of relief to earn the victory against Arkansas State (5/12) ... Went 6.0 innings in the start against No. 1 Vanderbilt and was awarded the first win of his Ole Miss career (4/11) ... Retired the first 10 batters he faced against Arkansas, his second career start (3/28) ... Made the first start of his career against No. 1 Florida (3/21)... Credited with the save in the 14-inning win over LSU (3/14) ... Pitched  five innings and struck out a personal-best four to collect the save against No. 8 Louisville (3/11) ... Earned the first save of his career vs. Arkansas State (2/24) ... Made his second appearance against Wright State allowing only one hit during the inning (2/20) ... Made his Rebel debut against William & Mary, pitching a scoreless inning in relief (2/14).

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at West Lauderdale High School under head coach Jerry Boatner ... Was a first team All-State selection as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named to the Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen list ... Won the state championship as a senior in 2014 ... Honor Roll student ... In 14 appearances as a senior (70 innings pitched), he went 9-1 with a 0.70 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 26 walks.

PERSONAL: Son of Freddy and Sharon Stokes ... Born Feb. 8, 1996 ... Has one older brother, Wes ... General Studies major.

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