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M.L. Williams

#18 M.L. Williams

HT. 6-1
WT. 155
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Marietta, Ga. (Hun School of Princeton, NJ)
MAJOR Undeclared

2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 55 games, started 53 in the outfield … Fourth on the team in hitting, with a .317 average. Hit .317 with 2 home runs, 12 doubles and 26 RBI … Scored a team-high 55 runs … Stole 19 bases in 22 attempts … Recorded 20 multi-hit games, including nine games with three hits or more … Collected 71 hits on the year, ranking second on the team … Led the team with a .374 batting average in 26 conference games … Posted an on-base percentage of .404 and slugging percentage of .523 in league play … Hit .500 (7-for-14) with 7 runs scored and 2 RBI in three-game series against Belmont (Mar. 19 – Mar. 20) … Notched back-to-back 2-hit games against Illinois State (Apr. 2 – 3) … Went 4-for-11 with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored in three game series vs. Florida Gulf Coast ( Apr. 16 – Apr. 18) … Went 5-for-6 with a pair of stolen bases in two games vs. Jacksonville (Apr. 30) … Posted monster series against North Florida, going 8-for-16 (.500) with 4 RBI, a home run and 7 runs scored in Jacksonville (May 7-8) … Went 6-for-12 with four runs scored and 2 stolen bases in three game series with Mercer (May 13 – 14) … Went 3-for-6 with two doubles and two runs scored in first game of doubleheader against Campbell (May 21).

2009 (Freshman): Tied for third best on the team in multiple hits games with 18 (14 two-hit games, four three-hit games). …Three-hit games were Stetson (3/21), at Kennesaw St. (4/3), North Florida (4/11) and at Jacksonville (4/23). …Three multiple RBI games (two with two RBI, one with three). …Individual high three runs batted in vs Stetson (3/21). …Longest hitting streak of the season was seven games. …Was the lead-off man in 38 games. …Third on team in batting average (.313) and slugging percentage (.429). …Tied for fourth on team in hits (51). …Fifth on team in both doubles (8) and home runs (3). …Collected a hit in his first collegiate game vs Vanderbilt (3/10).

High School: In 2008 named First Team All-MAPLE League. ...First Team All-Mercer County (2008). ...First Team All-State (2008). ...First Team All-Area (2008). ...In 2008 hit .429 with six home runs, also stole 28 bases. ...First Team All-State (2007). ...First Team All-Area (2007). ...First Team All-Mercer County (2007). ...First Team All-MAPLE League (2007). ...In 2007 set school records for hits with 41 and runs (38). ...Also in 2007 batted .488. ...2007 high school team win New Jersey State Championship. ...Played for Ewing High School in Ewing, N.J.,as a sophomore. ...Named All-County in 2006.

Personal: During summer of 2007 was invited to U.S.A. Baseball “Tournament of Stars”, posting a team high in batting (.500) and in stolen bases. ...During summer of 2006 played in the Mercer County American Legion League for Post 314, earning “Rookie of the Year” honors and a spot on the all-star team with a .421 batting average, 31 hits and 21 stolen bases. ….Parents are Elena and Melvin Williams. ...One sister, Milan. ...His father played at Lipscomb from 1979-to-1981, part of Lipscomb's National Championship Team in 1979. ...Melvin was drafted in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies.