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Hunter Williams
Hunter  Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Monroe, La.

High School:
West Monroe

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
03/01/1995


2015 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team

2015 (Sophomore): A 2015 CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Team member…appeared in 59 games with 57 starts (39 at designated hitter and 18 at first base)…batted .285 with 26 runs, 59 hits, seven doubles, one triple, four home runs, 28 RBI, 17 walks, two sacrifice flies and three sacrifice hits…notched a slugging percentage of .386 and an on-base percentage of .351…posted 15 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games…led the team in RBI and multi-RBI games…scored twice and record an RBI at Pepperdine (2/14)…went 2-for-4 at the plate at Southeastern Louisiana (2/18)…hit his first-career home run to tie a game against San Francisco (2/20) with two outs in the bottom of the ninth…homered the following day against San Francisco (2/21), notching two RBI in the contest…went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and a sacrifice fly against Creighton (2/27)…scored twice and recorded a solo homer at Nicholls (3/3)…went 2-for-4 at Southern Miss (3/11)…collected three RBI in a 2-for-5 performance against Xavier (3/15)…tripled in a two-run, two-hit performance against Southeastern Louisiana (3/17)…homered at UC Riverside (3/21)…collected a pair of hits at East Carolina (4/2) in the opening game of the series before going 1-for-4 in game two (4/3) and 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI in the series finale (4/4)…posted three RBI on a single, double and sacrifice fly against Nicholls (4/7)…posted back-to-back two-hit performances against UCF (4/18 and 4/19)…went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a run at Cincinnati (4/24)…scored in the other two games at Cincinnati (4/25 and 4/26)…doubled against Southeastern Louisiana (4/28)…went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI against Southern Miss (5/12)…doubled and scored a run in addition to singling at Memphis (5/14)…scored twice and notched four singles during the second game of a doubleheader at Memphis (5/16)…scored twice and walked twice while singling against UConn (5/22) during The American Baseball Championships…doubled, scored and recorded two RBI in a 2-for-4 day at the plate against Lehigh (5/30) during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals…recorded singles against UNC Wilmington (5/29 and 5/31) during the first and third games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regionals.

2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 18 games, making nine starts (all at designated hitter)...batted .083 with three hits, two doubles, four RBI and five walks...had one multi-RBI game...led the team in pinch-hitting hits (two)...made his collegiate debut in a pinch-hitting situation against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/15)...collected his first collegiate hit - a double - as a pinch-hitter at Louisiana Tech (2/22)...earned his first-career start at Nicholls (2/25)...notched an RBI in a start a start against Sacred Heart (3/3)...posted a hit as a pinch-hitter during the second game of a doubleheader at East Carolina (3/15)...walked three times against Middle Tennessee (3/22)...posted three RBI and a double during the second game of a doubleheader against UTSA (4/4). Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors, as well as the C-USA Academic Medal for maintaining a cumulative-GPA of 3.75 or better.

About Hunter Williams

Prep: Was a two-year letterwinner at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, La....played first base and catcher...helped lead his team to a 24-13 record, as well as a semifinals finish in the state playoffs, during his senior year...batted .388 with seven home runs, 34 RBI and 18 stolen bases during his senior campaign...earned first-team All-District 2-5A and All-Region honors during his senior year...earned second-team All-District 2-5A honors during his junior year...won the Marucci Prep Classic Home Run Derby...also lettered one year in football as a middle linebacker and one year in soccer as a goalie at West Monroe High School.

Personal: Born Garrett Hunter Williams on March 1, 1995...son of Lori and Mark Williams...has one older sister, Haley...plans to major in ecology and evolutionary biology at Tulane.
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