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Eli Wilson
Eli  Wilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Garfield

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
C/IF

Experience:
1L

Bat/Throws:
R/R


06/03/2018

Gophers Win First Regional Title Since 1977

Minnesota's offense came alive, scoring 13 runs to defeat UCLA and advance the Gophers past the Regional round for the first time in 41 years.

05/27/2018

Minnesota Wins 10th B1G Tournament Championship

Minnesota won the program's 10th Big Ten Tournament Championship with a 6-4 win over Purdue in the title game.

02/25/2018

'U' Offers Another 16-Run Outburst in Florida Finale

The Gophers matched their Saturday score with a 16-5 victory over Mount St. Mary's to end their stay at the Snowbird Classic on Sunday.

10/11/2017

Gophers Adapt and Grow in Fresh Fall Format

Forced to change up their format, Gopher Baseball got creative and saw significant growth during their fall season

06/09/2017

Summer Roundup: June 9

Multiple Gophers will be playing in summer leagues this year while alumni are playing in the minor leagues or independent ball. Keep up to date with them with our weekly Summer Roundup.

Career Stats

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2017 SUMMER BASEBALL Played for the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League • appeared in 26 games during the season's first half • launched a home run, adding a double, driving in nine runs and scoring 10 on the year.

2017 | FRESHMAN
Had a .319 batting average in 24 games and 12 starts • had one triple and drove in 11 RBIs • drew 12 walks and was hit by two pitches to put his on-base percentage at .468 • had a .991 fielding percentage after committing just one error and threw out five base runners. Game Highlights: Drew one walk in his collegiate debut at UC Irvine (2/19) • recorded his first career hit with a RBI single vs Seattle U (2/24) • was 2-3 with one walk and one RBI vs Seattle U (2/26) • smacked a RBI single vs Missouri State (3/10) • picked up a single at Sacramento State (3/18) • went 2-3 with two walks, two RBIs and scored two runs vs NDSU (4/4) • had three hits, including a triple, and three RBIs vs South Dakota State (4/18) • picked up three RBIs on one hit and one walk vs Georgia State (5/2) • had a sinlge and a walk vs No. 10 Long Beach State (5/14) • scored one run one one hit and a walk vs Iowa (5/27) in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Garfield High School in 2016 • earned letters in baseball and cross country • was named to the all-state all-star team in 2016 and the all-state third team his junior season • named all-conference twice • was named all-area by the Seattle Times • had a .394 batting average his senior season along with 17 RBIs and 14 stolen bases • had a .469 on-base percentage and a .563 slugging percentage his senior season • ended his prep career with a .306 batting average, 71 hits, 39 RBIs, 40 runs scored and 20 stolen bases • posted a .962 fielding percentage over his high school career • was a member of the Seattle Mariners scout team • was drafted in the 37th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners.

PERSONAL Majoring in kinesiology • son of Annie and Dan Wilson • has three siblings: Sofie (21), Josie (19) and Abe (14) • lists his first little league home run as his most memorable sports thrill • enjoys making ceramic pottery • his father, Dan, played baseball at the University of Minnesota and for the Seattle Mariners • born July 6, 1998.

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