FRESHMAN (2014) Baseball America ranked him as the preseason No. 49 freshman for 2014 ... appeared in 35 games with 32 starts ... had five multi-hit games ... swatted his third home run of the season in the opener at No. 29 Tennessee (4.18) ... hit .526 (10-for-19) with six RBI from 3.2 to 3.11 ... swatted a home run for the second straight game in a win over No. 20 Kentucky (3.14), adding a single, a run scored, and a pair of RBI ... keyed the win over Samford (3.11), going 2-for-3 with his first career home run, a double, four RBI and two runs scored ... got a hit in each game he started against MVSU, with his first career extra-base hit in game one and finished the series with a pair of singles ... posted his second consecutive multi-hit game and first career RBI against Auburn in the Capital City Classic (3.5) ... posted his first career multi-hit game against No. 10 Louisiana (3.2), when he had three singles and scored two runs ... crossed home plate for the game-winning run in the rubber game against Saint Louis (2.16).
HIGH SCHOOL Rated the top high school catcher in the state of Tennessee in 2013, by Perfect Game USA ... ranked the fifth-best prospect overall in Tennessee and 159th nationally by Perfect Game... graded a "10" by Perfect Game USA, making him an elite prospect ... picked by Perfect Game USA to the 2013 Rawlings Southeast All-Region first team ... is a two-time all-state honoree and a three-time all-mid-state selection ... as a senior, hit .338 with a .442 on-base percentage, nine home runs, and 26 runs batted in ... also had a 2.80 ERA over three appearances as a pitcher ... was a first team Preseason Underclassman All-American selection by Perfect Game USA in 2012 ... finished his junior season with a .433 batting average, 15 home runs and 37 RBI ... earned 2012 honorable mention All-America honors by Perfect Game USA in 2011 ... took part in the 2012 Perfect Game National Showcase ... selected to the ESPN.com preseason all-state team prior to his junior season ... as a sophomore in 2011, had a .329 batting average, a .449 on-base percentage, eight home runs, and 24 runs batted in ... helped Brentwood Academy capture a state title in 2010.
PERSONAL Born Will Haynie on June 12, 1994, in Nashville, Tenn. ... parents are Rick and Martha Haynie ... has three siblings: brother Drew and sisters McKenzie (Haynie) Jackson and Bethany (Haynie) Riggan ... father Rick played baseball at Belmont ... grandfather played baseball in the San Francisco Giants organization ... plans to major in human performance exercise science.