Memphis (30-26) defeated Southern Miss (30-24) on Wednesday in game one of the 2012 Conference USA Championship presented by Trustmark
2012 - Sophomore Worked his way into the everyday lineup as he made 48 starts and played in 56 of 59 games ... Had a .245 average with one home run and 10 RBI ... Scored 26 runs and walked a team-high 29 times ... Hit .257 in league games with three RBI and 15 runs scored ... Recorded one of four, four-hit games for the Tigers with his 4-for-5 effort at Houston (5/17) ... Finished year with nine multi-hit games and had a season-best 11-game hit streak ... Was 2-for-3 with a double, RBI, and scored game-winning run at Mississippi State (2/29) ... Hit second career home run in win over Siena (3/17) ... Went 2-for-3 with two walks and run scored versus Tennessee (5/9) ... Career night at Houston (5/17) in which he went 4-for-5 with a double, walk, two RBI and two runs scored ... Committed one error in the outfield to finish with a .992 fielding percentage ... Had five assists on the season, including two at the plate.
2011 - Freshman Played in36 games in his first season at the Division I level and earned seven starts in the outfield...Made his collegiate baseball debut against Evansville on Feb. 18...Scored his first career run in game three of the series against Evansville after being walked in his at-bat...Collected first career hit on April 16 at UAB...Had a 3-for-4 performance against Houston on May 14...Belted his first career home run against the Cougars...Finished season hitting .175 (7-of-40) with two RBI, four runs scored and eight walks.
Prep Was a four-year letterman for head coach Bill Moore at Independence High School...Saw time in centerfield and on the mound for the Eagles in his high school career...Earned 2010 All-District 11-AAA honors in his senior season...Helped Independence High to District 11-AAA and Region 6-AAA championships in 2009...Batted .333, with a .458 slugging percentage and scored 26 runs to guide the Eagles to a 28-10 mark and the school's first-ever Tennessee State Tournament appearance...Played summerball for the Franklin Outlaws...Helped lead Outlaws to a No. 1 ranking in Tennessee and a No. 3 ranking in the Deep South Region by Perfect Game.
Personal Son of Brad and Mona Wilson...Nickname is JBIII... Undecided on a major.