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Andrew WilsonStudent Assistant Coach
Start Date: 8/2013
Former Flames pitcher Andrew Wilson joins the Liberty coaching staff as a student assistant coach after spending the past four years playing professional baseball. He will assist with pitching instruction.
Wilson was a member of the Liberty pitching staff from 2006-09. Mainly a reliever, the right-hander posted a 10-8 mark with five saves and a 4.79 ERA over 157 2/3 innings in 73 career appearances. His 73 appearances rank seventh on the program's all-time list. In addition, he was a three-time member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
Wilson had his best season at Liberty as a senior in 2009 during Flames head coach Jim Toman's second season. The right-hander recorded a 5-3 record with five saves and team-leading 3.52 ERA over 64 innings.
Wilson was then selected in the 36th round of the 2009 Major League Draft by the Atlanta Braves That summer, he split time between the Gulf Coast Rookie League and the Class A Rome.
In 2010, he once again split time between Rome and Class A Myrtle Beach. During his final two years of professional baseball, the pitcher spent time at Class A Lynchburg and Class AA Mississippi in both 2011 and 2012.
Wilson is a graduate of Cary Senior High School, where he was all-conference honorable mention as a junior and senior and a member of the National Honor Society.
A native of Cary, N.C., Wilson is majoring in sport management with a minor in business.