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Wil Bannister






205 lbs.




Las Cruces, N.M.

Previous School

Centennial HS/New Mexico State/Pima CC





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2024 (Senior) – #40

Made his first appearance of the season in UNM’s win over CSUB in Surprise (2/17/23), holding the ‘Runners to 1 ER over a career-high 2 2/3 innings of relief …

2023 (Junior) – #40

In first season with the Lobos appeared in 16 games including one start on the mound…racked up 19 innings pitched with 11 strikeouts against eight walks…earned first win as a Lobo on May 2 with a two-inning performance against New Mexico State, including a season-high three strikeouts…earned first save as a Lobo on Feb. 18 vs. UC Santa Barbara with two shutout innings…threw a season-high 2 1/3 innings on March 10 vs. Air Force…had multiple strikeouts in three appearances.

Pima Community College (2021-2022)
2022 (Sophomore) – #10

As a sophomore posted a 3.77 ERA across 18 appearances primarily out of the bullpen…led the team with four saves…struck out 37 hitters while walking just 13 in 31 innings of work…earned three wins on the season…had a season-high six strikeouts on Feb. 2 against Northeastern Junior College…threw a season-high five innings on Feb. 18 against Community Christian College.

2021 (Freshman) – #10

As a true freshman logged 49 2/3 innings across 11 appearances…made 10 starts…carried a 5.62 ERA…had 42 strikeouts against 20 walks…tossed a pair of complete games…earned four wins and one save on the season…had a season-high nine strikeouts on Feb. 23 at Paradise Valley CC…threw first collegiate shutout on March 9 in a 7-0 win over Phoenix College…logged a one-hit shutout in an 8-0 win over Glendale CC on March 30.

New Mexico State (2020)
2020 (Freshman-COVID) – #17

Pitched in two games out of the bullpen…struck out two hitters in one inning of work.

Centennial High School (Class of 2020)

Graduated in the spring of 2020.