Name: Will Edwards
Hometown: Shreveport LA
Inaugural Year with Knights Knation: 2022
Bio: Will Edwards is a 2009 graduate of Kosciusko HS in Kosciusko, MS. He was a
pitcher and infielder for the Whippets and led them to a playoff appearance in 2009.
After high school Will attended East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, MS from
2010-2011. He was a starting pitcher for the Lions and made a playoff start against eventual
national runner-up Jones Community College in 2011. Will continued his college baseball career at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS from 2012-2013. He was a 1st Team All-Conference Pitcher in 2012 and helped lead the Majors to a deep run in the conference tournament. In 2013, he was named 1st Team All-Conference, 2nd Team All-South Region, and was the starting pitcher in game one of the Division III World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. Will led the conference in wins, innings pitched, and strikeouts in 2013. He was also 2nd nationally in games started and 10th nationally in strikeouts in that same season. He ended his Millsaps playing career with the following statistics: 29 games started, 10 complete games, a 16-7 record, 180 innings pitched, a career 3.00 earned run average, and 164
strikeouts. He is also the school record holder for strikeouts in a single season with 90 in 2013.
Will began his coaching career in 2014 and assisted with Millsaps College from 2014-2016. He then moved on to become the pitching coach at Captain Shreve High School in 2017 under Todd Sharp. Will is married to Lindy Robichaux Edwards from Geismar, Louisiana who is pursuing a career as an orthopedic surgeon. They have a one year old daughter named Adelaide.