34 Will Gardner
34 Will Gardner
Height: 6-2
Weight: 210
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: Senior
Hometown: Morristown, Tenn.
High School: Morristown West
Previous College: Tennessee Tech
Position: RHP
app 22
gs 0
w 1
l 4
sv 10
ip 30.2
era 4.11
k 47

* 2017 SAC All-Tournament Team

2017 (Junior): Led the team in wins, six, innings pitched, 83 2/3, strikeouts, 67, and complete games, five…Fired five complete games on the year to join a contingent of six C-N players in history with a quintet of complete games, good for the fifth-most in the program’s Division II era…Threw 247 pitches across two starts over in the SAC Championships registering a 1-1 record with a 1.80 earned run average with 10 strikeouts in 15 innings pitched as opponents hit just .220 against the right-hander…Posted a season-high nine punch outs at Catawba on Feb. 24…Went the distance in a win over Wingate on April 15 allowing just one run on seven hits with eight strikeouts…Allowed three runs, two earned on seven hits and two walks while punching out eight batters on April 27 in a win over sixth-seeded Coker.

2016 at Tennessee Tech (Sophomore): Appeared in 11 games striking out 12 in 9.2 innings pitched...His best outing came on April 30 at Little Rock as he tossed three flawless frames with two strikeouts...Recorded back-to-back scoreless outings against Bucknell on Feb. 27 and Miami (Ohio) on March 5 striking out two batters in the contests.

2015 at Tennessee Tech (Freshman): Gardner made 15 appearances in his first season as a Golden Eagle, including two starts… tossed 21.2 innings on the year compiling an 0-3 record and 9.55 ERA… allowed 40 hits, 23 earned runs and 11 walks while striking out 15 batters… made his first career start at #4 Vanderbilt (Mar. 17), tossing a season-high 2.2 innings… also earned a start against Alabama A&M (Mar. 25), matching his season-high of 2.2 innings pitched… struck out a season-high three batters against Davidson (Feb. 22)… tossed a scoreless and hitless inning at #5 Arizona State (Apr. 26)… held opponents scoreless in his first five outings (Feb. 13-Mar. 3)… posted multiple strikeouts in six appearances. 

High School: Gardner was a two-sport athlete at Morristown West High School, lettering four years in baseball as a pitcher and first baseman for head coach Chuck Stansberry… also lettered four years in football as a quarterback under head coach Lamar Brown…graduated with honors.

Personal: Son of Tom and Donna Gardner… born May 8, 1996… full name is Will Thomas Gardner.

Recent Games
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 16-0
Apr 10 Limestone L, 10-8
Apr 13 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 7-5
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 8-5
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 5-0
Apr 17 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 13-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 12
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 22 12
Games started 0 0
Wins 1 1
Losses 4 3
Saves 10 4
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 30.2 18.1
Hits 29 21
Runs 15 10
Earned Runs 14 10
Walks 16 12
Strikeouts 47 24
Strikeouts per Game 13.79 11.78
Doubles Allowed 4 2
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows 3 2
At Bats Against 117 74
Batting Average Against .248 .284
Earned Run Average 4.11 4.91
Wild pitches 3 -
Hit Batters 5 3
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 1 -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 1 1
Total Chances 6 6
Put Outs 0 0
Assists 6 6
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 1.000
Double Plays 1 1
Stolen Bases Allowed 1 1
Runners Caught Stealing 1 -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .500 -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 9-8 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Limestone W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 vs. Pfeiffer W, 13-10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 5-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 13 Shorter W, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood W, 5-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 19 Northwood W, 7-6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 20 Lee L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Newberry W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry W, 8-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 King (Tenn.) L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Coker W, 7-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 6 Covenant W, 8-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 Catawba W, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 Catawba L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Catawba L, 5-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 14 at Belmont Abbey L, 15-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 26-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 20 at King (Tenn.) L, 8-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 23 at Lincoln Memorial L, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 12-11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Shorter L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wingate W, 7-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 5-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 3 Belmont Abbey W, 4-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 6 Mars Hill L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 11-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Limestone L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 7-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 5-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 17 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 13-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 20 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Bluefield St.   - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 9-8 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Limestone W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 vs. Pfeiffer W, 13-10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 5-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 13 Shorter W, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 18 Northwood L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood W, 5-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 19 Northwood W, 7-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 20 Lee L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Newberry W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry W, 8-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 24 at Newberry L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 King (Tenn.) L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Coker W, 7-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 6 Covenant W, 8-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 9 Catawba W, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 9 Catawba L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Catawba L, 5-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 14 at Belmont Abbey L, 15-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 26-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 20 at King (Tenn.) L, 8-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 23 at Lincoln Memorial L, 2-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 12-11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Shorter L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wingate W, 7-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 5-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 3 Belmont Abbey W, 4-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 6 Mars Hill L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 11-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Limestone L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 7-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 5-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 17 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 13-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 20 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Bluefield St.   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 9-8 0 0 1 0 1.2 5 3 3 16.20 1 4 1
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Limestone W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 vs. Pfeiffer W, 13-10 0 0 0 1 1.0 - - - 0.00 1 2 -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 5-3 0 0 0 1 2.0 - - - 0.00 - 5 -
Feb 13 Shorter W, 6-5 0 0 0 1 1.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 18 Northwood L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood W, 5-0 0 0 0 1 1.2 1 - - 0.00 1 4 -
Feb 19 Northwood W, 7-6 0 0 0 1 1.0 2 2 1 9.00 1 - -
Feb 20 Lee L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Newberry W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry W, 8-7 0 1 0 0 3.1 2 - - 0.00 1 6 -
Feb 24 at Newberry L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 King (Tenn.) L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Coker W, 7-1 0 0 0 1 3.0 2 - - 0.00 2 4 -
Mar 6 Covenant W, 8-5 0 0 0 1 1.0 - - - 0.00 - 3 -
Mar 9 Catawba W, 6-5 0 0 0 1 1.0 1 - - 0.00 1 - -
Mar 9 Catawba L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Catawba L, 5-2 0 0 1 0 2.0 3 3 3 13.50 3 1 -
Mar 14 at Belmont Abbey L, 15-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 26-12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-1 0 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0.00 0 4 -
Mar 20 at King (Tenn.) L, 8-5 0 0 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 - 3 -
Mar 23 at Lincoln Memorial L, 2-1 0 0 1 0 1.0 4 1 1 9.00 1 1 -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 12-11 0 0 1 0 1.0 3 2 2 18.00 2 2 -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Shorter L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wingate W, 7-4 0 0 0 1 1.1 - - - 0.00 - 4 -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 5-3 0 0 0 0 1.2 - - - 0.00 1 - -
Apr 3 Belmont Abbey W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 - 2 -
Apr 6 Mars Hill L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 11-5 0 0 0 0 0.2 3 4 4 54.00 - 1 2
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Limestone L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 7-5 0 0 0 1 0.1 - - - 0.00 - 1 -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 5-0 0 0 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 1 - -
Apr 17 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 13-3 0 0 0 0 1.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 20 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Bluefield St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 9-8 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Limestone L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Limestone W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 vs. Pfeiffer W, 13-10 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 11-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Virginia-Wise W, 5-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 13 Shorter W, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Northwood W, 5-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Northwood W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Lee L, 10-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Newberry W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry W, 8-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at Newberry L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 King (Tenn.) L, 11-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Coker W, 10-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 at Coker W, 7-1 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 6 Covenant W, 8-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Catawba W, 6-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Catawba L, 9-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 Catawba L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 14 at Belmont Abbey L, 15-9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 26-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Anderson (S.C.) W, 9-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 20 at King (Tenn.) L, 8-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Lincoln Memorial L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial L, 12-11 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Lincoln Memorial W, 8-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Shorter L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Wingate W, 7-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 11-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at Wingate L, 5-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
Apr 3 Belmont Abbey W, 4-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Mars Hill L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 11-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 8 Mars Hill L, 16-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 Limestone L, 10-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 7-5 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 5-0 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 17 at Trevecca Nazarene W, 13-3 0 0 0 0 - - - 1 1.000 - -
Apr 20 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 23 Bluefield St.   - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 22 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 15 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
February 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
March 10 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 22 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 12 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 15 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
February 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
March 10 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 22 0 1 4 10 - 30.2 29 15 14 16 47 13.79 3 4.11
Conference 12 0 1 3 4 - 18.1 21 10 10 12 24 11.78 2 4.91
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 12 0 0 1 7 - 14.2 13 9 8 7 21 12.89 2 4.91
Away 9 0 1 3 2 - 15.0 16 6 6 8 24 14.40 1 3.60
Neutral 1 0 0 0 1 - 1.0 - - - 1 2 18.00 - 0.00
-
Wins 15 0 1 0 10 - 21.2 11 2 1 8 35 14.54 - 0.42
Losses 7 0 0 4 0 - 9.0 18 13 13 8 12 12.00 3 13.00
-
February 7 0 1 1 5 - 11.2 10 5 4 5 21 16.20 1 3.09
March 10 0 0 3 4 - 15.0 16 6 6 10 22 13.20 - 3.60
April 5 0 0 0 1 - 4.0 3 4 4 1 4 9.00 2 9.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 22 6 0 6 0 1.000 1 1 1 .500 - -
Conference 12 6 0 6 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Away 9 5 0 5 0 1.000 1 1 1 .500 - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 15 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Losses 7 2 0 2 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
-
February 7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
March 10 5 0 5 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
April 5 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -