Career Notes:Southpaw that will see innings as a starter in mid-week games and fight for time on the bump in league play.
2010:Did not pitch.
Summer League:Pitched for the West Virginia Miners of the Prospect League and the Waterloo Bucks of the Northwoods League...combine he made 10 total appearances in relief...logged 13.2 innings and recorded 15 strikeouts.
2009: Started 11 games and totaled 14 appearances during his freshman campaign...started seven contests against C-USA opponents...lefty worked 44.2 innings and totaled 38 strikeouts...compiled a 2-5 record...made first collegiate appearance in relief at Wake Forest (2/22)...recorded six strikeouts in first collegiate start at Morehead State (3/11)...pitched a season-high 6.1 innings with five strikeouts in a ND at No. 7 Virginia (3/17)...earned his first collegiate win by tossing 5.0 innings with four strikeouts against No. 19 East Carolina (3/29)...picked up the victory firing 3.0 innings allowing only two hits with two strikeouts at Radford (5/10).
High School: Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays with the first selection of the 31st round (No. 923) of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft...posted an 8-0 record at Moeller High School in 2007...finished that season with 0.15 ERA, one save and 44 strikeouts in 45.1 innings pitched...earned the Best Pitcher Award...was a second team all-conference selection...finished 2008 season with a 6-2 record...posted a 2.49 ERA with two saves...issued 63 strikeouts in 56.1 innings...earned Best Pitcher Award...was a first team all-conference selection...named honorable mention all-state...his team finished the 2008 season in the final four...team was conference champions in both 2007 and 2008...finished high school career with programs lowest single-season ERA...finished in top 10 career for wins, ERA and shutouts...played one year of summer baseball for the Midland Redskins...was a member of the Midwest Redbirds Fall Scout Team...boasted a 3.9 GPA in high school...named to high school academic honor roll
Personal: Born Dec. 30, 1989...son of Scott and Laura Williams...two siblings: Zach and Lauren...majoring in accounting.