Will Hudson

Will Hudson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Foutain Valley, CA

High School:
Fountain Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
SS

Birthdate:
01/26/1981

Experience:
2V

OREGON STATE: One of 8 returning starters ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: “Will had a solid summer defensively and should improve offensively with two years’ experience as a starter in the Pac-10. He gives us infield leadership” ... (2001) Second season in OSU’s lineup … among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, tied for third in sacrifice bunts (9); eighth in walks (31) … 15 multi-hit games, 5 multi-RBI games … had a hit in 35 of 53 games ... April 22-May 13, 12 walks in 12 games … April 17-May 6, batted .349 (15-for-43) with 1 double, 7 RBIs, 11 runs in 12 games … April 28 at Hawai’i, scored from second base on a wild pitch … April 17-April 25, 6-game hitting streak; during streak, batted .435 (10-for-23), 1 double, 6 RBI’s, 8 runs … April 25 vs. Portland, 3-for-3, 3 runs … April 12-14, missed all but 2 innings of series at Stanford with sprained ankle … April 7 vs. California, 3-for-5 … March 7 vs. Washington, homered as part of OSU’s school-record-tying 7-homer game … Feb. 17-Feb. 24, 5-game hitting streak; during streak, batted .360 (9-for-25) with 1 RBI, 2 doubles, 1 homer, 4 multi-hit games … Feb. 24 at Nevada-Las Vegas, first career homer … Feb 23 vs. Clemson, 2-for-5, 2 doubles ... (2000) First season in OSU's lineup ... 13 multi-hit games, 4 multi-RBI games ... batted .304 with runners on base ... among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, first in sacrifice bunts (11) ... April 11-April 22, batted .367 (11-for-30) ... March 25-April 4, 8-game hitting streak; during streak, batted .520 (13-for-25) with 4 doubles and 4 RBIs ... March 18-25, out of action due to rib injury ... March 11 vs. Washington State, 2-for-4, 2 doubles, 2 runs ... March 4 at Washington, 2-for-4, 1 double, 1 triple, 3 RBIs ... Feb. 24 vs. West Virginia, 3-for-4, 1 stolen base.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY HIGH: Lettered 2 years for coach Ron Laruffa ... as senior, batted .390, 4 homers, 25 RBIs, 13 stolen bases ... all-league ... North-South All-Star Team ... Loara Tournament Most Valuable Player ... drafted in 19th round by Milwaukee Brewers ... 3.3 GPA; graduated with honors.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Business ... born Jan. 26, 1981 in Fountain Valley, Calif. ... parents, Bill and Eleanor Hudson; brothers, Brian (27), Joe (26), Luke (24); sisters, Kim (29), Valerie (23), Liz (18), Sarah (16) ... Luke played for Tennessee, is in the Cincinnati Reds organization; Liz plays volleyball for San Jose State ... enjoys fishing, surfing ... favorite athlete is Cal Ripken Jr. ... top athletic thrill was 10-run win over nationally-ranked Arizona State in 2001 ... favorite movie is Dazed and Confused; favorite vehicle is Honda Spree; favorite food is tortellini; favorite restaurant is La Conga ... chose OSU for its athletics, academics, campus environment.

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING
YEAR	AVG.	G/GS	AB	R	H	BI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SO	HP	SB-ATT	TB	SLUG
2000	.258	49/47	159	36	41	18	7	1	0	29	30	3	7-12	50	.314
2001	.287	53/52	181	47	52	23	7	0	2	31	32	4	3-8	65	.359
TOTALS	.274	102/99	340	83	93	41	14	1	2	60	62	7	10-20	115	.338
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