Cole Wilstead Athlete Profile

#13 Cole Wilstead

Cole Wilstead
Position: Infielder Height: 6-4 Weight: 220 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2012 | 2015 Hometown: Washington, UT Mission: Bacolod, Philippines Last School: UNLV

Personal

  • Born in Cedar City, Utah
  • Parents are Randy and Roxanne Wilstead
  • Father played first base at Utah Valley before transferring to the BYU baseball team from 1989-90 and was captain and two-time All-Western Athletic Conference; played for Montreal Expo organization (13th round of the 1990 MLB Draft).
  • Uncle Judd Wilstead played for the Milwaukee Brewers organization.
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Bacolod, Philippines
  • Majoring in economics

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Pineview High School where he was coached by his father
  • Honorable mention Rawlings All-America for the West region
  • Second team All-State by the Deseret News
  • Batted .527 with seven home runs, 13 doubles, four triples and 44 RBI during his senior season in which he was named team MVP
  • Three-time first team All-Region 9 in both baseball and football and once in basketball
  • Lettered three years in baseball and football and once in basketball
  • First team All-State by Salt Lake Tribune and second team All-State by Deseret News as a tight end in football
  • U.S. Army Scholar Athlete for Washington County School District
  • MVP of the Gates field World Series, getting walk off single vs. future BYU teammate Hayden Nielsen.
  • Recruited by UNLV, Cal-Berkeley, Kentucky, UC Davis, Iowa, Wichita State, Utah Valley, SLCC and College of Southern Nevada
Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB-SBA
2012 #  .231    20-2   26    3    6    2    0    0     4     8    3    3   1-1
#Statistics from UNLV


2012 | Freshman Year

Played first base at UNLV, batting .231 in 20 games.