Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#11 Willie Calhoun
Position: Infield
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Benicia, Calif.
High School: Benicia HS
Experience: High School

Career Statistics

Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 17th Round of the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

High School
Earned two varsity letters under coach Jim Bowles at Benicia High School in Benicia, Calif. … Two-time school Most Valuable Player … Hit .435 with 114 hits, 82 runs batted in, 85 runs scored, 11 home runs and 50 extra base hits over final three varsity seasons … As a senior, hit .433 with six home runs, seven doubles, three triples and 29 runs batted in … Helped lead school league championship and Sac Joaquin Section Championship game … Named 2013 Sac Joaquin All-Section for second straight year … Tabbed a top 150 national prospect by Perfect Game … Earned third team Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-America honors in 2013 … Also named to Rawling/Perfect Game California Region First Team … As a junior, hit .450 with four homers, four triples and 13 doubles … Named Co-MVP of Solano County Athletic Conference … Participated in the 2012 Area Code Games in Long Beach, Calif. … Named to New Balance All-Area Code team and participated in showcase event at Yankee Stadium … As a sophomore, hit .424 with a home run, 12 doubles and 28 runs batted in.

Graduated from Benicia High School in Benicia, Calif., in 2013 … Born in Vallejo, Calif., in 1994 … Son of Willie Calhoun Sr. and Monica Calhoun … Has one younger sister and one younger brother … Hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing basketball … Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences as a sociology major.