4  Ford Wilson
Ford Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Thompson's Station, Tenn.

High School:
Independence HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


05/17/2014

@MemphisBaseball Falls in Series Finale to Rutgers, 7-5

Tigers begin conference tournament play next week in Clearwater, Fla.

05/13/2014

@MemphisBaseball Shuts Out UT Martin, 11-0

Tigers post first shutout of the season

05/06/2014

Fifty-One Student-Athletes Graduating Saturday

Two commencement ceremonies scheduled for Saturday.

04/02/2014

Free Bases Help @MemphisBaseball Past Middle Tennessee, 8-4

Kane Barrow and Nate Rupiper lead Tigers with two hits apiece

03/15/2014

@MemphisBaseball Tops Saint Louis 9-7 in 10 Innings

Drew Griffin goes 3-for-4 with two runs and one RBI

05/23/2012

Memphis Vs. Southern Miss

Memphis (30-26) defeated Southern Miss (30-24) on Wednesday in game one of the 2012 Conference USA Championship presented by Trustmark

F. Wilson

2013 - Summer (Asheboro Copperheads)
Batted .300 for the Asheboro Copperheads in the Coastal Plains League ... Appeared in four games for the Copperheads, who went 35-18 to lead the league's West Division ... Played with fellow Tiger Conner Porter.

2013 - Junior
Appeared in 44 games with 34 starts, 33 of those being in center field ... Totaled 20 hits, 14 runs and 13 RBI for a .187 average on the season ... Went 2-for-3 in the series opener against Missouri (2/22) with one RBI ... Drove in a career-high three runs off a double in his only at bat against Tulane (3/23) ... Was flawless on the field with zero errors in 77 chances.

2012 - Summer (Asheboro Copperheads)
Played for the Asheboro Copperheads and hit .191 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and 12 RBI.

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 in 36 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 ... Majors in Psychology.

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