Will Duff - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#18 Will Duff Season 2019-20


Class Sophomore
Height 5'11''
Weight 195
Hometown Springfield, Mo.
High School Springfield Catholic

Head coach Tim Corbin on Duff: “You won’t find many student athletes who carry around high standards and meet those standards every day like this guy does. Mature beyond his years. Positive Life Force. Has a high level of understanding of how to function and fit inside of a team environment. Gives the team a lot of flexibility because he is a “baseball player”…willing participant at any position. He has noticeable tools, and the skills are improving daily.”

As a Sophomore (2021)

• Scored a run in the series opener with Illinois-Chicago (March 5)

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