High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Mike James at Lawrence County HS ... Named All-District as junior ... Saw limited innings as senior, striking out 38 in 21 innings ... Threw no-hitter with 13 strikeouts in first start as senior ... Posted 5-2 mark with 2.45 ERA as junior and went 3-0 as sophomore ... Recognized as Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Personal: William Tyler Copeland ... Born June 28, 1984 ... Son of Billy and Pam Copeland ... Undecided major.