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19  Chris Williams
Chris Williams


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Marcus High School

Last College:
Central Arizona College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190





Transferred to Texas Tech at mid-semester and quickly became a valuable asset to the lineup...played in 54 games and made 42 appearances...41 of his 42 starts were as the left fielder while the other start was in the designated hitter role...ended the season with a .261 overall batting average...notched three doubles on the year along with four home runs...drew 35 walks on the season but matched that with 35 strikeouts...showed some of the most speed on the team as he was second behind Cody Fuller in stolen bases and was a perfect 25-of-25 in that category...finished with 10 multiple-hit and four multiple-RBI games...his season high for hits was three on three different occasions (TCU on Feb. 15, Dallas Baptist on Feb. 22 and UC-Irvine on March 12)...IN THE BIG 12...played in 23 games and made 15 starts (14 in left field and one as the DH)...ended Big 12 play with a .246 average as he went 15-of-61 at the plate...added two home runs, nine RBI and drew 10 walks...led the team with 10 stolen bases (10-for-10)...had his biggest game offensively against Oklahoma State on April 10th as he went 2-for-3 at the plate with three RBI and two runs scored...had a ESPN Sportscenter "Web Gem" moment against Nebraska on May 15th as he sealed a Tech victory with a game-saving diving catch that ended up as a game-ending double play.

Played one season at Central Arizona College...coached by Clint Myers...was part of a Central Arizona team that finished as runners-up in the NJCAA Western Division...ended season as Region I Champions and ACCAC D-1 Champions...posted a .309 batting average in 110 at-bats and 40 total games...had seven doubles, two triples, one home run and 17 RBI...finished with five stolen bases and drew nine walks.

Signed with Arkansas out of high school but played just one season under head coach Dave Van Horn...was part of a Razorback team that advanced to the NCAA Regionals in 2003...played in 39 games and made 15 starts...ended the season with a .189 average (14-for-74) along with nine RBI and two stolen bases.

Played varsity football and baseball at Class 5A Flower Mound Marcus...coached by Que Brittan and Jeff Harp...was the DFW Metroplex Newcomer of the Year in 1999 and was an All-District pick his junior and senior years...his senior season he was also named the district's most valuable player.

Born on October 3, 1983 in San Marcos, Texas to parents Chris and Shannon...mother is a teacher/coach and a graduate of SMU and Southwest Texas State and was also a letterwinner in swimming for SMU...has one stepbrother Brandon (21) and a stepsister Nicole (25) his spare time he enjoys listening to music and being with friends...general studies major.

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