SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Played in 49 games in 2014, starting 38 contests at catcher ... ranked second on the team with a .293 batting average on 39 hits ... led the squad in on-base percentage (.411) ... registered a 19-game reached base streak, the longest by a Blazer in 2014 ... second on the club in slugging percentage (.353) ... tallied a hit in eight straight games in 2014, the third-longest streak on the squad ... eighth in Conference USA in runners caught stealing (12) ... was a perfect 4-for-4 from the plate against Arkansas State (Feb. 28) ... recorded a career-best three RBI performance at Alabama State (March 5) ... smashed his first home run of his UAB career at Louisiana Tech (April 4).
FRESHMAN SEASON - Marion Military Institute (2013)
Helped his team to a 16-30 record in 2013.
Selected in the 39th round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Washington Nationals, but opted to play at Marion Military Institute for the 2013 campaign ... selected by ESPN High School as a top position player in the state of Georgia ... picked to play in the Georgia vs. Tennessee All-Star Game during his senior season ... earned Region 7-AA Player of the Year honors in 2012 ... named First Team All-Region ... two-time CBS Sports Max Preps Player of the Week honoree ... four-year starter and hit .417 during his senior season ... also played for the East Cobb Indians and Doubleday Baseball ... selected to play for the Washington Nationals in the 2011 Area Code games in Long Beach, Calif.
Mitchell Lawrence Williams ... born Aug. 16, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Mark and Jessica Williams ... has one sister, Lauren, and one brother, Anthony ... majoring in industrial distribution.