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# Michael Williams -

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: C/1B
: Knoxville, TN
/:  R/R
: 6-2
: 210 lbs
: Senior
College: Kentucky

Michael embraced his first season as the starting Catcher at Kentucky.As of May 24th, he batted .264 in 2011. He also smashed seven home runs and brought home 23 teammates. Williams showcased strong fielding skills posting a .992 fielding percentage behind the plate. Michael hopes to repeat his all-star performance of last summer. He earned a trip to the New England Collegiate Baseball League's Mid Summer Classic while impressing the Danbury Westerners. He hit .265 in Danbury last summer, launched four home runs, and drove in 17. In 2010, he served as the backup Catcher for the Wildcats. In limited action he hit .241 with 6 RBIs. Michael made his starts count in 2010 with multi-hit games against Bowling Green and Evansville. Williams proved to be a dominant force in high school. He earned a spot on the Louisville Slugger All-American team. Michael was named Mr. Baseball in Tennessee and took his place on the All-State team as a senior. In his final spring at Farragut, he hit .415 with 10 long balls and 62 RBIs. He proved to have the winning edge at high school by leading his team to the State Championship twice.