MB’s Wicker signs to play baseball at The Citadel

Myrtle Beach High catcher Wilson Wicker will have one less thing to worry about in his senior season with the Seahawks.

Wicker signed a National Letter Intent to play college baseball just down Highway 17 in Charleston at The Citadel on Tuesday, ending an inevitable courtship with the Bulldogs.

The son of a Citadel graduate has had the dream of playing baseball at the military school since he was a kid, and now the dream has come true.

Wicker, who batted .353 with a .493 on-base percentage last season while adjusting to the new hybrid bats, is an even better defensive catcher and works well with his pitchers, according to Myrtle Beach coach Tim Christy.

Wicker will try to help the Seahawks bounce back from a disappointing 6-16 campaign next spring before enrolling at The Citadel in the fall.

Wicker is the third Seahawk to sign a LOI this week. Tanisha Brown signed to play basketball at North Carolina-Charlotte and Cameron Crutchfield signed with Coker College to play golf.

 

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