Arizona State: Returning 10-game winner ... great change-up and competitiveness ... will log many innings for the Sun Devils this year ... mid-80s fastball.
1999 (Junior): Posted a 10-3 record for the Devils ... became first 10-game winner since 1995 ... led the pitching staff in wins (10), innings pitched (114.2), strikeouts (103), starts (18), complete games (4) and shutouts (3) ... held opponent batters to a .238 average ... began the season pitching back-to-back complete game shutouts ... pitched 21 consecutive scoreless innings before giving up a run ... Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week for Mar. 16 ... pitched a complete game three-hit shutout of Oklahoma (3/14) ... struck out a career-high 13 batters on two occasions (vs. Utah and BYU) ... became the 28th pitcher in ASU history to throw a complete game two-hitter vs. Hawaii-Hilo (1/23). College: Attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah from 1997-98 ... his freshman year, batted .356, mainly as a first baseman and was 1-0 with one save and an 8.76 ERA in 13 appearances ... went 5-for-6 with two doubles in a 26-14 win over Utah ... sophomore season, batted .238 with 11 doubles and 4 homers ... on the mound, was 2-1 with a save in eight appearances.
High School: A 1996 graduate of Flagstaff High School in Flagstaff, Ariz. ... three-year letter winner in baseball ... captain of baseball team in 1996 ... three time All-City ... three time first team All-Conference ... a first team All-State selection.
Personal: Majoring in biology and business ... parents are Gene and Liz Waldrip of Flagstaff, Ariz. ... has one sister, Julie (26) and one brother, Joey (19) ... enjoys golf, skiing and fly-fishing ... born February 16, 1978 in Flagstaff, Ariz. ... full name is Will T. Waldrip.
Career Highs IP: 9.0 4X last vs. Oklahoma, 3/14/99 K: 13 2X last vs. Brigham Young, 2/18/99