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Riley Wilson

LHP
Position
6'0''
Height
165 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
L/L
B/T
Midlothian, Va.
Hometown
Cosby
High School

2019
• Listed on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Appeared in 24 games (all in relief), tied for the second most on the team
• Struck out 34 batters in 25 innings pitched while pitching to a 3.60 ERA
• Recorded his first career save on May 14 against VCU tossing a scoreless ninth inning, his final appearance at Disharoon Park.
• Did not allow a run in his first five outings of the season a span of 4.1 innings
• Held opponents scoreless in 18 of his 25 appearances
• Picked up his first career win in the nightcap of the April 6 doubleheader at Notre Dame after striking two of the three batters he faced

2018
• Appeared in 21 games, all out of the bullpen
Pitched a third of an inning in a 11-inning, combined no-hitter against William & Mary on Feb. 28
• Pitched to a 3.26 ERA after logging a total of 19.1 innings pitched
• Did not allow a run in 16 of his 21 appearances
• Had a streak of 11-straight appearances (10.0 IP) without allowing an earned run

2017
• Pitched 12 times out of bullpen, including five in ACC play
• Fired two scoreless innings to close out win at Georgia Tech (5/19)
• Worked career-best 3 2/3 innings and struck out career-high six batters in UVA’s win over Old Dominion (4/4)
• Tossed scoreless inning with two strikeouts at North Carolina (3/11)
• After missing first two seasons with injuries, he made his UVA debut on Feb. 26 with back-to-back strikeouts against Rutgers

2016
• Did not see game action

2015
• Redshirt season

COSBY HS
• First-team all-conference outfield and second-team pitcher honoree as senior
• Earned second-team all-region (outfield) and all-metro (pitcher) honors as senior
• Also earned all-district and all-region honors at DH as junior
• Went 7-0 with 1.24 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 45 innings his senior; also batted .386 with home run and 15 RBI
• Coached by Tim Lowery
• Played travel team baseball with Rise Baseball Academy

PERSONAL
• Parents are Philip and Linda Wilson
• Has one brother, Tyler, who played at Virginia from 2008-11 and pitched for the Baltimore Orioles from 2015-17. He is currently playing professionally in South Korea.