Mason Adkins makes it official with Western Carolina

Published: Nov. 20, 2017 at 1:10 AM EST
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WILLIAMSTOWN, W. Va. (WTAP)- Excelling in the game of baseball was always the plan for Mason Adkins. A journey of unwavering commitment led to achieving a very special goal: he is taking his talents to the Division I level.

Adkins is heading to Western Carolina University to join the Catamounts on the diamond.

He is expected to play in the outfield and seeing plenty of time in left field specifically.

Adkins has been a gem at Williamstown High School as a utility player.

He is a first-team All-State and All Little Kanawha Conference player and hopes to add to his resume in his senior season.

Making it official with Western Carolina was an easy decision.

"I really like the coaches and once I went down there, no other school really had a chance," Adkins said at his signing ceremony.

"I just loved it and I felt like I was right at home. I've always had a love for the game. I've always had a love for the game. I've just loved it. I always in the cage, be in the weight room working as hard as I can, trying to make the most out of the opportunities I'm presented with."

Adkins said he brings grit and a hard worker mentality to the Catamounts.

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