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Williams, Gebhardt and Maton all earn accolades
University's student-athletes continue to shine in the classroom
Top 20 on- and off-field accomplishments of the past year
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #5 San Jose State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #2 Fresno State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #6 New Mexico State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
2011: Played in all 61 games, primarily at first base... Led the Bulldogs with 53 RBI... Started the season with a career-long 12 game hitting streak... Tied his career-high with three RBI at McNeese (2/25)... Had a career-high two stolen bases at McNeese (2/27)... Went 2-for-2 and drew three walks and scored two runs at UT Arlington (3/16)...Had two hits, scored two runs and had three RBI against UTPA (3/25)...Was 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI in the series finale against UTPA (3/26)... Went 2-for-4 including a two-run double against Southern Arkansas (3/30)... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored against LSU-Shreveport (4/3)... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI against New Mexico State (4/10)... Had the game-winning, two-run single through the right side in Tech's 3-0 win at Hawai'i (4/17)... Ripped a two-run single up the middle in Tech's 5-4 win at SJSU (4/22)... Was 4-for-4 with two RBI in Tech's win over Nevada (4/30)... Notched a three-run home run against UT Arlington (5/3) for his first homer of the year... Had a career-high four RBI including a three-run homer against No. 19 Fresno State (5/8) to clinch a series split... Hit what proved to be the game-winning two-run home run against Mississippi Valley State (5/11)... Went 3-for-4 with one RBI as the DH at Sacramento St.in the first game of a double-header (5/21)... Hit a solo home run at Sacramento St. in a 8-3 victory (5/22)... Went 2-for-5 with two RBIs vs. Hawaii (5/28).
2010: Appeared in 53 games while starting 52 at first base... Second team all-WAC... First career walk-off home run vs. McNeese State in the 10th inning (2/27)... Go ahead two-run triple in the ninth inning at UTPA (3/5)... Named WAC hitter of the Week (2/28)... Went 4-for-6 vs. Sacramento State (5/7)... First career two home run game at Fresno State (4/17)... Ranked third on the team with 23 multiple hit games... Had seven games in which he had three-plus hits... Finished second on the team with 15 multiple RBI performances including three games of three-plus RBI.
2009: Named academic all-WAC... Started 49 games as a true freshman... Also made an appearance on the mound... Drew 20 walks, third-most on team... Posted a .980 fielding percentage... Recorded at least one hit in eight of first 10 games... Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in second game of doubleheader against McNeese State (2/28)... Had another three-hit day against UALR (3/17)... Cracked his first collegiate home run against Houston Baptist (3/21)... Forced three walks in conference opener against Nevada (4/3)... Totaled two hits, two RBI and two runs scored at Sacramento State (4/24)... First stolen base of collegiate career came three games later at Sacramento State (4/27)... In final 15 contests of season, he collected at least one hit in 13 of the games (4/24-5/23).
High School: Lettered four years at Holy Savior Menard Central High School under coach Jeff Adams... As a sophomore and a junior, he was named first team all-district... As a senior, he was named first team all-district, first team all-state, was an LHSA All-Star and team MVP... Was a member of Menard's Class 2A state championship baseball team in 2007... District champions from 2005-08... Also played four years of football at Menard as a quarterback and at defensive end... Named all-district as a sophomore and a junior as a football player... Was a National Honor Society member... Achieved a 3.6 GPA.
Personal: Son of Scott and Stacie Williams... Has one brother, Austin... Born Oct. 1, 1989, in Vick, La.