Williams has started 109 consecutive games dating back to last season.
Williams tied Daniel Robinson for fourth place in Tech history with 262 hits.
Williams singled to record his 11th consecutive reached base streak.
The Bulldogs have 30 home runs on the year surpassing last season’s total of 28.
Bre’shon Kimbell hit a three run homerun in the first inning, his fourth of the season. Kimbell recorded a career high four RBI’s. This was Kimbell’s seventh multi RBI game which ranks second on the team.
Kimbell’s home run in the first inning was Louisiana Tech’s seventh first inning home run of the season. The Bulldogs have hit more home runs in the first inning, than any other inning.
Kimbell leads the team in RBI’s and walks in Western Athletic Conference play with nine and six respectively. He is tied for the team lead with two home runs in WAC play.
The victory was Phil Maton’s first conference victory and first victory since March 27 (vs. Northwestern State). The win was his first such weekend victory since March 22 (vs. Dallas Baptist).
Maton had a season high 117 pitches in the victory.
Gilley struck out the side with the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Tonight’s victory improved his K/9 to 10.77 which leads the team.
Three of Tech’s last four homeruns have come from Kimbell.
Tonight’s victory snaps a nine game WAC losing streak, and a three game losing streak against Hawaii.