JUNIOR/2018: Hit .291 in first year as a Wave after transferring from Yavapai Junior College … Hit five home runs, including two against Cal Poly (4/17), also drove in a career-high four runs … Had 46 hits in 45 games … Had six doubles and one triple … Played mainly center field, and compiled a .993 fielding percentage … Had three hits against CSUN (3/11), matching a career high.
YAVAPI (2016-17): Played his sophomore season at Yavapi College, posting breakout numbers with a .384/.463/.680 slash, 30 RBI, 11 doubles, four triples and six homers.
COLUMBIA BASIN (2015-16): Played his freshman season at Columbia Basin College, appearing in seven games and posting one double, four RBI and three runs scored.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played two varsity seasons at Basic High School under head coach Scott Baker ... Had a batting average of .417, on-base percentage of .524, 11 doubles, six triples, two home runs, nine stolen bases and 23 RBI in 84 at-bats as a senior ... Was awarded All-Southern Nevada second team, Southern Nevada Sunrise Region first team, and Southern Nevada Southeast Division first team all as a senior … Team achieved a No. 4 national ranking in 2015.
PERSONAL: Born in Las Vegas, Nev. to Curtis Wills and Jody Watts ... Has four siblings, Ian, John, Madison and Jessalyn ... Father, Curtis, played soccer at UNLV ... Plans to major in communications ... Chose Pepperdine because, “Pepperdine offers a great education and competitive baseball program.”
FAVORITES: Clayton Kershaw (pro athlete) … Los Angeles Dodgers (pro team) … Harry Potter (book) … American Sniper (movie) … How I Met Your Mother (TV show) … Steak and Potatoes (food) … NASCAR and soccer (sport besides baseball)