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Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sebring, Fla.

High School:
Sebring

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
OF/INF


2007 (Sophomore): Earned a redshirt...Posted two hits, two runs scored and a stolen base vs. Michigan (Feb. 27)...Posted a single in the first two games at LSU (Feb. 23-24)...Was 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Maryland (Feb. 18)...Blasted a pinch-hit homer to left field against TCU (Feb. 10), UCF's first since the 2004 season...Entered the game as a pinch-hitter and played left field vs. FIU (Feb. 4)...Made the start in left field in season opener vs. FIU (Feb. 3).

2006 (Freshman): Started in left field in 33 games, while also seeing time at third and as the DH...In 51 games played, batted .290 with 20 runs scored, 14 RBI a triple and a homer...Earned first career start at designated hitter at Florida International (Feb. 5), notching first career hit, a triple, vs. the Golden Panthers...Went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk at Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 7)...Hit .400 in the North Florida series (2-for-5) with a run scored (Feb. 17-19)...Was 2-for-4 with first career home run (two-run shot) in second game of the Stony Brook series (Feb. 25)...Collected two hits vs. Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 28)...Had a hit with three walks, three RBI and three runs scored in 23-2 victory over Monmouth (March 3)...Concluded the day 2-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Wagner (March 11)...Posted a career-high three hits vs. No. 13 Florida (March 14), going 3-for-4 with a RBI vs. the Gators...Then went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in series opener vs. Siena (March 17)...Belted out two hits in a win at Bethune-Cookman (March 21)...Also had two hits and a run scored at TCU (March 25)...Made just one plate appearance in the East Carolina series (April 7-9) due to a leg injury, notching a single in only at-bat vs. the Pirates ...Connected for three hits with a run scored in the final game at No. 23 Tulane (April 16).

Prior to UCF: Three-year letterman in both baseball and football at Sebring High School...Coached on the baseball diamond by Hoppy Rewis...Part of three consecutive district championship teams at Sebring...Named team's offensive player of the year after posting a .394 batting average with five home runs, eight triples and 26 RBI as a senior...Pounded out six home runs and six doubles as a junior.

Personal: Leon Ryan Williams was born in Avon Park, Fla....Son of Leon and Tammy Williams...An education major.

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