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Will McGillis

  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown San Diego, Calif.
  • High school Presbyterian Christian
  • Previous School Southern Miss
  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown San Diego, Calif.
  • High school Presbyterian Christian
  • Previous School Southern Miss

Will McGillis Bio


  • All-NCAA Columbia Regional team (2023)
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2023)


  • Played in 31 games with 29 starts for the Gamecocks
  • Missed 24 games due to injury
  • Hit .313 with 29 runs scored, four doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 30 RBI
  • Had a .798 slugging percentage and a .469 on-base percentage
  • Had 11 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI performances
  • Signed a free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Angels
  • Two home runs and three RBI in the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional game vs. Florida (June 9)
  • Went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a home run in the NCAA Regional win over Central Connecticut State (June 2)
  • Grand slam in the first inning of a win over Missouri (March 24)
  • Led off game with a home run and scored four runs in the win at Georgia (March 19)
  • Homered and drove in four in a win over Bethune-Cookman (March 10)
  • Two hits and a game-winning home run in the eighth inning of a win over Penn (Feb. 26)
  • On Opening Day against UMass Lowell (Feb. 17), had two home runs and drove in three
  • Scored three runs in a win over Winthrop (Feb. 21)
  • Doubled and homered in the win over North Carolina A&T (Feb. 28)


  • Played at Southern Miss for four seasons, playing in 191 games with 35 doubles, five triples, 30 home runs, 113 RBI and a .461 slugging percentage
  • Helped the Golden Eagles to the NCAA Hattiesburg Super Regional in 2022
  • Named to the 2022 Hattiesburg All-Regional team
  • Also named to the 2021 Oxford All-Regional team
  • Hit .265 with 16 home runs, 51 RBI and a .937 OPS in 2022
  • In Conference USA games, hit .310 with 11 home runs and 31 RBI his fourth season at Southern Miss
  • Was voted as a team captain in both the 2021 and 2022 seasons
  • Played in 60 games for Southern Miss in 2021 and was one of four players to hit 10 or more home runs on the year
  • Had eight doubles and 15 RBI his redshirt freshman season in 2019 and hit .321 in the month of April with six doubles and six RBI in 17 games that month
  • 2022 Conference USA All-Academic team
  • Five-time member of the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Hit .500 with seven home runs and 31 RBI as a senior at Presbyterian Christian School in Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • Named all-conference his last three seasons
  • Earned MAIS AAAA Player of the Year after leading the Bobcats to the program’s first regular season conference championship as a junior
  • Lettered four years in baseball and three in basketball, earning all-conference honors as a sophomore and junior on the hardwood.


  • Born on January 16, 1999
  • Son of Bill and Margie McGillis
  • Father, Bill, is the athletics director at the University of San Diego
  • Brother, Jordy, played baseball at South Florida
  • Brother, Taylor, played baseball at Saint Leo
  • Graduated with a degree in business administration from Southern Miss in 2021
  • Is pursuing his Master’s in coaching education