Position
Guard
Height
6'3
Weight
205 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Leesville, La.
High School
Anacoco HS

2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Talented all-around athlete who made 10 appearances on the mound during his two-season LSU baseball career (2017-18) … decided after the 2018 baseball season to become of member of the LSU men’s basketball program … was one of the top multi-sport high school athletes in Louisiana … a three-time All-State selection in baseball and earned back-to-back Class B basketball state MVP honors as a guard … turned down several D1 basketball scholarships to play baseball at LSU … a member of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll as a finance major.

2018 Season
Appeared in three games as a reliever, posting no decisions in 1.2 innings of work with one walk and one strikeout … pitching scoreless relief inning versus Texas (Feb. 23), allowing one hit.

2017 Season
Appeared in seven games as a reliever, posting no decisions and a 4.05 ERA in 6.2 innings with four walks and seven strikeouts … worked two shutout innings against Louisiana College on March 14, allowing one hit with four strikeouts … recorded two strikeouts in a scoreless inning against South Alabama on May 9.

Prior to LSU
Listed among the Baseball America Top 400 prospects for the 2016 MLB Draft … posted a 2.20 ERA his senior season at Anacoco High School with 61 strikeouts in 45 innings … three-time baseball all-state selection … led Anacoco High to two state basketball titles during his career … also earned Academic All-State recognition.

Personal
Full name is Will Richard Reese … parents are Ricky and Krista Reese … father is an insurance agent, mother is a certified public accountant … has older brother, John, and an older sister, Colleen … brother, John, played basketball at the University of New Orleans, and his father, grandfather and uncle played basketball at Louisiana College … chose to attend LSU for “the opportunity to play at the best program in the country and play for my state’s school” … majoring in finance at LSU … born August, 8, 1997, in DeRidder, La.

Reese’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 2.0 vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)
Strikeouts: 4 vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)
Hits Allowed: 2 three times; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
Runs: 3 vs. Texas (2/25/18)
Earned Runs: 3 vs. Texas (2/15/18)
Walks: 2 vs. Louisiana College (3/14/17)

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