A superior passer and leader in the central defensive area ... Brings toughness and size to the area in front of the Wildcats' net ... Expected to emerge as a leader in his second season in the program in 2014.
Started every game for the Wildcats at center back and was rarely off the field ... Contributed 10 shots and one goal over the course of the season ... His goal on Sept. 3 was the Wildcats' only tally in a 1-1 draw with Hartford on West Campus ... Named to the BIG EAST weekly Honor Roll on Sept. 9.
A first team All-State selection ... Served as a team captain at Southegan High School and was a co-captain for the New England Revolution Academy unit ... Led the New England Revolution Academy club in minutes played.
Tom Carlin on Griffith: "Willis is a great addition to our back line. He is an excellent passer, tough defender, and a born leader. We expect a big-time 4 year career from Willis."