CJ Willis transfers from LSU to Louisiana-Lafayette

CJ Willis transfers from LSU to Louisiana-Lafayette
LSU outfielder/first baseman CJ Willis (No. 23) (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU baseball player CJ Willis announced Wednesday, June 17 that he has transferred to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.


Willis batted .196 in 29 games with the Tigers. In 2020, he only made one start in 17 games and was 0-for-4 with three strikeouts.

He played outfield and first base at LSU, while also getting playing time as a designated hitter and pinch runner.

The 6-foot-2, 193-pound sophomore from Ruston was originally a 39th-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays out of high school.

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