#18 Will Duff


Class Freshman
Height 5'11''
Weight 190 LBS
Hometown Springfield, Mo.
High School Springfield Catholic

Head coach Tim Corbin on Duff: “Intelligent, high effort, on task and mature. The minute Will steps into the baseball environment, he is on a mission to get better. He has a very high care level for everything that he does and touches. He is versatile, athletic and can play several positions in the infield and outfield. “

As a Freshman (2020)

  • Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
  • Appeared in 10 games and made two starts
  • Recorded two multi-hit games
  • Posted two hits, a double and RBI vs. Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 23)
  • Two hits and a stolen base vs. Hawaii (March 1)

The Duff File

  • Prepped at Springfield Catholic (Mo.)
  • 2019 ABCA/Rawlings All-America Third Team
  • 2019 Lead Off Club Howard Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2019 first-team all-state infield
  • Three-time all-conference (2017-19)
  • Three-time all-district (2017-19)
  • 2017 second-team all-state infield
  • Batted .451 with a 1.680 OPS as a senior
  • In 31.1 innings, posted a 2.01 ERA with 47 strikeouts
  • 2016-17 class president
  • 2018-19 school captain (co-president)
  • National Honor Society member
  • Graduated Top 10 in his class
  • Full name is William Scott Duff
  • Son of Scott and Mary
  • Brother to Hannah and Millie
  • Father, R. Scott Duff played football at Ripon College
  • Uncle, Sean Duff, played basketball at William and Mary