Prior to NC State: Won individual and team state titles during his senior year ... Team captured the 3A state championship during his final three years ... Named North Carolina Junior Player of the Year in January 2014 ... Ranked No. 11 on GolfWeek's list of the top 100 players from the class of 2014 ... Big South individual champion in 2012 and the runner up in both 2013 and 2011 ... Took home the title in the Junior North and South Championship (July 2013) and the top spot at the Bobby Chapman Junior Invitational (September 2013).
Coach Sykes' take: "Will is obviously a top-flight player. He won the Junior North & South Championship and also the (Bobby) Chapman, which is an invitational for the best players this side of the country. Obviously, he is a very special talent."