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#23 Elizabeth Williams
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
City/State: Whiteville, N.C.
High School: Whiteville H.S.
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Elizabeth Williams Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 09/07/2010

2013: Played in 16 games on the season, making 11 starts overall … Made 11 starts as the designated player … Hit .108 on the season with four hits … Had a double and a home run on the year … Also had six RBI and two runs scored for the season … Hit her first career home run in GWU’s 11-8 loss to Radford on Senior Day … Went 1-3 with a double and an RBI in the 6-3 home loss to Furman … Was 1-4 with an RBI in GWU’s 9-5 win over Morehead State at the Seahawk Classic … Went 1-3 with a walk and a run scored in the 11-1 game two win at North Carolina A&T … Drove in an RBI in GWU’s 7-1 win at Charleston Southern … Was 1-1 with a pinch hit three-run home run in GWU’s 11-8 loss to Radford ... Earned a spot on the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll ... Named a 2012-13 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.

2012: Played in 24 games, making 11 starts on the season ... Started 10 games as the designated player and one game behind the plate at the catcher spot ... Hit .250 on the season with 11 hits ... Had two doubles on the season ... Also had two RBI and two runs scored for the year ... Recorded 13 putouts on the season ... Posted a 1.000 fielding percentage on the year ... Picked up a pinch hit single in GWU's 6-4 season opening win over Morgan State ... Went 1-2 with a double off the bench in a loss to USC Upstate ... Went 2-3 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored in a start versus South Carolina State ... Had a pinch hit single in an 8-3 loss to Liberty ... Went 1-4 in the 7-5 loss to the Lady Flames ... Was 1-3 with an RBI in GWU's 6-4 win at Presbyterian ... Went a combined 3-5 with a walk in two starts against Campbell ... Was 1-3 with a single in a 3-2 in over Winthrop ... Pinch hit twice for the Runnin' Bulldogs at the 2012 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Tabbed a 2012 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Earned a spot on the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2011: Played in 10 games on the season, starting six as a true freshman ... Started all six games at designated player ... Made her first career start in the season-opener at USC Upstate ... Had an RBI in the 4-3 loss to Dayton at the Seahawk Classic ... Recorded her first career hit in an 8-4 loss to Dayton ... Went 1-3 against Dayton in the two teams' third meeting at the Seahawk Classic ... Was 1-2 with a triple and a run scored in the game one 5-3 win over South Carolina State at home ... Totaled five putouts on the season ... Earned a spot on the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Lettered for four years at Whiteville High School in Whiteville, N.C. ... Named the District 4 2A Player of the Year as a senior ... Was named to the All-Columbus County and All-Conference Teams and was nominated for the All-Area, All-Cape Fear Region, All-District and All-State Teams her senior year ... Helped to guide her team to its first conference championship in 25 years her senior season ...  As a senior, she hit .383 and posted a slugging percentage of .767, all while leading her team in home runs, walks, sacrifices and hit by pitch ... In her final three years at Whiteville High, she hit .371, posted a .671 slugging percentage, and totaled 27 walks, 54 RBIs, 62 hits and 10 home runs ... Named to the All-Columbus County and All-Conference Teams and played in the N.C. State Games as a junior ... A two-time Team MVP and the Softball Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... Named to the Second-Team All-Area and the Second-Team All-Cape Fear Region Team as a sophomore ... Was named the volleyball team's Most Valuable Defensive Player as a senior ... Also earned All-Conference honors for volleyball her senior year ... Earned the Coach's Award and was second on the team in rebounds on the basketball team as a senior ... Also a member of the Cape Fear Storm (Black) club team ... A Wendy's H.S. Heisman Finalist and a four-year multi-sport National Scholar-Athlete ... Also a Clary Medal (NCHSAA) nominee, a Davidson College Athletic Scholarship nominee and a member of the National Honor Society ... Served as a Junior Marshall ... Received the Jerry Cartrette Athletic Scholarship, the Paul L. Powell Scholarship and the Whiteville High School Math Club Scholarship.

Personal: Elizabeth Ann Williams was born November 6, 1991 in Whiteville, N.C. ... Daughter of Jimmy and Amelia Williams ... Has a brother and a sister ... Has an older sister, Olivia, who was a softball player at Coastal Carolina ... Majoring in Biology.




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