Army Aims to Win Fourth Regular-Season Conference Title in Five Years
MISCELLANEOUS: Quality outfield prospect who hits from the left side of the plate ... good athlete who will compete for time in center field this season ... good contact-type hitter who has the ability to bat leadoff or in the two-hole ... skills at the plate also lend him to seeing time in the No. 9 spot in the batting order ... line-drive hitter ... plus runner ... heady player with good baseball skills and instincts ... projected to be a steady contributor to the Army program ... speed provides team with another threat on the basepaths ... talented member of Army's junior class.
2012: Appeared in seven games ... utilized as a pinch runner, pinch hitter and defensive replacement ... collected first career hit against Sacred Heart ... scored runs against Iowa, Harvard and Lehigh ... knocked in runs against Iowa and Harvard ... also drew appearances against Illinois State, Siena and Holy Cross. 2011: Appeared in one game as a freshman ... made collegiate debut versus Siena ... entered the game as a pinch-runner and scored a run ... was hit by a pitch in lone at-bat.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Chip Gierke at Edgewater High ... captained the team as a junior and senior ... led team in stolen bases in 2009 and 2010 ... also led the team in batting average in 2009 ... named to the all-tournament team at the National High School Invitational ... helped lead the Orlando Scorpions Select Team to the Junior Olympic Championship in 2008 ... also excelled on the football field, captaining the grid squad as a junior and senior ... quarterbacked team to district titles in 2008 and 2009 ... selected to the county East-West all-star team as a senior ... played one season of soccer ... named the school's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars.
PERSONAL: Given name is Tyler Matthew Williams ... born Dec. 22, 1991, in Orlando, Fla. ... parents' names are Bryan and Vicky Williams ... has one brother, Kyle ... hobbies include fishing and reading ... majoring in Engineering Management.