Will  Maddox

1Will Maddox


Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180



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2014 - JUNIOR
• Played in all 54 games for the Vols, starting 45 at second base and seven at first base.
• Wrapped up his Junior campaign by hitting .297 with six doubles, two triples, three home runs, 38 runs scored and 21 RBIs.
• Named SEC Player of the Week after hitting .625 (5-for-8) and slugging 1.250 over a series sweep of Quinnipiac (Feb. 28-March 2, 2014).
• Went 6-for-11 with a triple, one walk, one RBI, and four runs scored in the series against Auburn (March 21-23).
• Posted his fifth three hit performance of the season while going 3-for-5 with two runs scored, one RBI and one stolen base at LSU (April 25).
• Selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 18th Round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

• Played in 51 of 52 games for the Vols, starting 46 at third base, four in left field and one in center field.
• Never moving out of the top three spots in the order, he hit .333 on the year with a team high in at-bats (207), hits (69), runs scored (42), hit by pitch (12), stolen bases (22) and stolen base attempts (27).
• Led UT with 23 multi-hit games, including a team-high seven three-hit efforts.
• Second on the team in total bases (81), triples (2), batting average (.333), walks (21) and on-base percentage (.425).
• Opened the season with a hit in all four games at UNLV, going 7-for-21 (.333) with four runs scored in the series.
• Posted a career long 12-game hitting streak from Feb. 23 - March 15 in which he hit .438 (21-for-48) with 12 RBIs, 11 runs scored, three doubles and eight stolen bases.
• Included in that streak was a run of seven consecutive multi-hit games from Feb. 23-March 8 in which he hit 16-for-28 (.571) with 11 RBIs.
• Has posted three-hit efforts at UNLV on Feb. 16, against ETSU on Feb. 26 and versus Virginia Tech on March 8.
• Tied his career high with four RBIs in a 16-0 victory against Alcorn State on March 8.
• Stole three bases in a 5-4 win over Western Kentucky on March 13.
• Went 7-for-14 in a three-game set at SEC rival Vanderbilt from March 29-31.
• Posted a 3-for-5 effort with a stolen base in the Vols' 8-3 win at No. 14 Arkansas on May 10.

• Earned 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team honors after becoming just the third freshman since 1980 to lead Tennessee in batting average (Chris Burke 1999, Kentrail Davis 2008).
• Played in all 55 games, starting 54 of them at second base.
• Hit .297 for the year with team highs in hits (63), runs scored (32), total bases (79), stolen bases (14), at-bats (212) and on-base percentage (.374).
• Was the team's leadoff hitter the final 42 games of the year.
• Hit .324 (48-for-148) off of right-handed pitchers and .340 (17-for-50) with runners in scoring position.
• Also hit .305 (18-for-59) with two outs and led the team with 11 two-out RBIs.
• Led the Vols with 15 multi-hit games, including a team-high five three-hit efforts.
• Had an eight-game hitting streak from March 2-13, in which he hit .480 (12-for-25).
• Had another eight-game hitting streak from April 24-May 9, in which he hit .345 (10-for-29).
• Hit his first collegiate home run against Alabama on March 30, going 3-for-4 with four RBIs in the contest.
• Launched his second longball against Vanderbilt on May 5.
• Played for the San Luis Obispo Blue of the California Collegiate League during the summer of 2012.
• Helped the Blues win the CCL championship, hitting .269 with five doubles, two triples, 16 RBIs and 22 stolen bases, good for the second-most in the league.

• Graduated from Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Ga., where he was coached by Jeremy Kemp.
• Was named to the 2011 Gainesville Times All-Area first team, All-Region 7-AAA (2009-2011), 2010 Gainesville Times Co-Player of the Year and the 2010 Gainesville High MVP.
• In his senior season, helped lead the Red Elephants to a 24-7 record, recording 52 RBIs and 10 home runs.
• As a junior in 2010, the Red Elephants went 28-5 to take home the 2010 Region 7-AAA Championship as he hit .487 with 52 RBIs and 10 home runs.
• A two-sport athlete, he won a basketball Region 7-AAA Championship as a sophomore.
• Attended the same high school as 2011 football freshman All-American and Vol linebacker A.J. Johnson.

• Full name is William Paul Maddox
• Born June 11,1992, in Gainesville, Ga.
• Son of Andy and Christina Maddox
• Has two siblings, Jake and Luke
• Enjoys playing basketball
• Models his game after Derek Jeter
• Majoring in sociology
• Recipient of the East Tennessee Nissan Athletic Scholarship Endowment


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