LSU Gold
Right-handed Pitcher
New Orleans, La.
High School
John Curtis HS

Pitched during the 2019 season for LSU before electing to transfer to another school … versatile athlete who was a two-way player that helped lead his team to a state championship his senior year … on the mound, he brings an aggressive demeanor in which he attacks the zone with a high 80s fastball and a wipeout 12-to-6 curveball … his athleticism gives him the ability to repeat his mechanics and delivery. 

2019 Season
Made 10 relief appearances, posting no decisions with a 6.48 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 16.2 innings … posted a season-best five strikeouts in three innings versus Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament (May 25) … limited Florida (April 18) to one run on two hits in three innings with two strikeouts … recorded two shutout innings versus Grambling (April 2), allowing two hits with no walks and four strikeouts.

Prior to LSU
Posted a 10-0 record and a 0.98 ERA in 2018 with 102 strikeouts in 71.1 innings … named 2018 the LHSAA Division I Most Valuable Player and Pitcher of the Year, as he led John Curtis High to the state championship … named a 2018 All-American by Rawlings/Perfect Game … 2018 first-team All-State selection and named first-team All-Louisiana by USA Today … voted the 2018 Perfect Game Louisiana Player of the Year … ranked as the No. 4 overall prospect in Louisiana by Perfect Game (No. 2 pitcher); ranked as the No. 114 prospect nationally by Perfect Game … ranked No. 183 among Baseball America Top 500 Prospects.

Full name is Will Joseph Ripoll … parents are Chris and Wren Ripoll … has an older brother, Ty, who is in the U.S. Marines, and a younger sister, Rayne … Will’s grandfather, Bernie Isom, played football at Texas A&M … describes LSU as “the perfect school to get a degree, excel in baseball, make great memories with down-to-earth people, and bring Baton Rouge home a championship trophy”… majoring in studio art at LSU … born May 16, 1999, in Katy, Texas.

Ripoll’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 3.0 vs. Florida (4/18/19); vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Strikeouts: 5 vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Hits Allowed: 5 vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Runs: 8 vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Earned Runs: 8 vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)
Walks: 3 vs. Florida (4/18/19); vs. Vanderbilt (5/25/19)

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