Blake Wilson
2016-17 Baseball
NO
3
POS
IF
YR-EXP
SO-1L
B/T
L/R
HT
5-8
WT
160
HOMETOWN
Midlothian, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Midlothian HS
Blake Wilson

UT Tyler AWARDS & HONORS:
- ASC All-Conference (Honorable Mention)
- ASC All-Tournament Team (Blue Bracket MVP)

FRESHMAN (2016): Wilson hit .319 with 44 total hits for the Patriots in his first season in Tyler... He started 38 games and had six doubles, 13 RBI and scored 27 runs... Wilson had 14 multi-hit games and put together an 11-game hitting streak during his freshman season... He had three hit games against LeTourneau and Concordia... Wilson was named the ASC Championship Blue Bracket MVP after going 9-for-18 during the tournament. 

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: 
Arrives in Tyler after graduating and playing at Midlothian High School... Hit .425 and earned second-team all-district honors during his senior season.

PERSONAL: Son of Lisa and Ricky Wilson. Has one sister, Breanne Sheets.

MAJOR: Kinesiology

CAREER ASPIRATION: College baseball coach

WHY UT TYLER: "I like the school and baseball program. It means a lot to me to be a part of such a successful baseball team."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Baseball Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Favorite TV Show: That 70's Show
Favorite Musician: Texas Country music
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Hobby: Ping pong, Basketball, Volleyball, PS4
Funniest Teammate: Reese Read or Hunter Palmer
Most Serious Teammate: Brady McCoy

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2016.... .319 41-38 138 27 44 6 0 0 13 50 .362 10 4 14 5 .379 1 15 0-2 44 75 7 .944
TOTAL... .319 41-38 138 27 44 6 0 0 13 50 .362 10 4 14 5 .379 1 15 0-2 44 75 7 .944

 

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most sacrifice hits: 1st (15 in 2016)
Most ground outs: 2nd (63 in 2016)
Most times grounded into DP: t-2nd (5 in 2016)