Bruins advance to third NCAA Super Regional in four years
Williams drives in three runs while Vander Tuig earns 11th win of the season.
Bruins will take on Aztecs at 6 p.m. on Friday at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Zeile homers in loss while Berg extends scoreless innings streak to 36.2.
Early runs propel Bruins to victory over the Cardinal in regular season finale
Played for the Brewster Whitecaps of the prestigious Cape Cod League, hitting .211 with two home runs and 7 RBI for the club.
Played in 55 games, making 52 starts (49 at second base, three at shortstop)...batted .302 with two home runs, six doubles, 21 RBI and 28 runs...recorded a .977 fielding percentage as the Bruins' starting second baseman...totaled 11 multiple-hit games and four multiple-RBI efforts...hit over the .300 plateau throughout the season...opened the year batting .429 through UCLA's first 17 games...tied his career high with three hits in three games...most memorable moment came in UCLA's 6-5 win over Arizona State (March 16), belting a walkoff home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to snap a 5-5 tie after UCLA had trailed in the contest, 5-0...finished the series against Arizona State (March 16-18) going 4-for-11 (.364) with one home run, three runs and one RBI...went 5-for-11 (.455) with one RBI and one run in a three-game series at California (May 18-20)...went 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles, three runs and two RBI in a three-game series against Purdue (May 5-6)...went 3-for-4 with one double, two RBI and one run in a midweek win over Cal State Northridge (April 17)...belted his first career home run in UCLA's 7-2 win over USC at Dodger Stadium (March 13)...went 6-for-11 (.545) with one double, three RBI and two runs in a three-game sweep of Sacramento State (March 2-4)...missed seven games (including all three NCAA Regional contests) recovering from a knee injury.
Played in 24 games for the Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast Collegiate League...batted .228 with one home run, three triples, three doubles, seven runs and 11 RBI...Walla Walla went 26-28, finishing second in the league's East Division.
Played in 28 games, making 20 starts (18 at second base and two as the designated hitter)...batted .210, totaling one double, six RBI and six runs...had two multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI efforts...was the first player to record at least four hits in one game in 2011, going 4-for-5 with two runs and one RBI in a 14-6 victory over San Diego State (April 19)...was one of three players all year to record four hits in a game...went 3-for-4 with one run in the series finale at Oregon (May 8), leading UCLA to a 4-0 win and Pac-10 series sweep...went 1-for-2 with the game-winning two-RBI single up the middle in the top of the fifth inning in UCLA's 3-1 win at Oregon (May 7)...went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit double in the first game of a doubleheader at Cal Poly (March 21)...went 1-for-1 with one walk in his first collegiate game versus Pepperdine (Feb. 22) - had a pinch-hit single to right field in his first collegiate at-bat.
Played in 17 games for the Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast Collegiate League...batted .163 with one triple, one double and six RBI...also collected six walks and scored one run...played for Walla Walla alongside UCLA teammates Dennis Holt and Adrian Williams...Walla Walla went 18-30 overall, finishing fourth in the East Division of the West Coast Collegiate League.
Three-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Crespi High School under head coach Scott Muckey...selected in the 41st round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers...earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division II honors as a senior (2010), second-team as a junior (2009)...secured first-team All-Mission League acclaim as a senior and junior...led Crespi with a .412 batting average as a senior, totaling three home runs, 10 doubles, 21 RBI, 20 runs...logged a .512 on-base percentage as a senior, leading Crespi to the 2010 Mission League championship...named Crespi's "Most Inspirational Player" in 2010...batted .312 with two home runs, team-leading six triples, eight doubles, 24 RBI and 21 runs as a junior (2009)...helped lead Crespi to the 2009 CIF Southern Section Division II Championship at Angel Stadium...selected as an honorable mention on the 2009 Daily News All-Area Baseball Team...named Crespi's best offensive baseball player his junior season (2009)...two-year varsity football letterwinner at Crespi High School under head coach Jeremiah Ross (2008-09)...registered 46 total tackles and one interception as a defensive back during his senior season (2009)...totaled 47 tackles, one sack and one interception as a junior (2008).
Full name: Kevin Anthony Williams II...born January 2, 1992 in Woodland Hills, Calif...Kevin is the second of Kevin Sr. and Pamela Williams' four children...has one younger brother, Nile, and two sisters, Dominique and Kaila...father, Kevin Sr., played football at Cal State Northridge...mother, Pamela, played volleyball and softball at Chico State...Political Science major.
At-bats - 5 (twice), last vs. Purdue (5/6/12)
Runs - 2 (seven times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/24/12)
Hits - 4 vs. San Diego State (4/19/11)
RBI - 3 (twice), last at Washington (5/12/12)
Doubles - 2 vs. Purdue (5/6/12)
Home Runs - 1 (twice), last vs. Arizona State (3/16/12)
Stolen Bases - 1 (four times), last at Utah (3/31/12)
KEVIN WILLIAMS' CAREER STATISTICS