UCLA Baseball BIO
Kevin Williams
Player Profile:
Kevin Williams 1264511
Position: Infield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Van Nuys, Calif.
High School: Crespi HS
Played in 31 games, making 29 starts (27 at designated hitter, two at second base)...hit .257 with 13 runs, six doubles, two triples, two home runs, 23 RBI and three stolen bases...drew five walks and six hit by pitches...logged a .398 slugging percentage and a .323 on-base percentage...recorded five multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games on the year...batted .265 with 10 runs and a team-leading 19 RBI in 23 conference games...slugged .446 in Pac-12 play as well...made his season debut on March 7 vs. Pepperdine after missing the first 12 games due to injury...went 1-for-2 with a run and a RBI in his season debut, coming on as pinch-hitter in the game...led UCLA to a 3-1 win at California on March 15, hitting a two-run home run in the top of the seventh...hit his second home run of the year on March 23 vs. Washington State, hitting a three-run shot in the sixth to help UCLA earn an 8-7 extra-inning win...had back-to-back three-hit games on March 28 and March 29 vs. Arizona State, logging runs in each game...went 1-for-3 with a triple, a run and two RBI vs. Arizona State on March 30...led the Bruins to a 7-3 victory at Utah on April 19, going 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, a RBI and a stolen base...followed that up with a 2-for-4 game vs. Loyola Marymount on April 22, logging a double, a run and a RBI...hit two doubles and recorded three RBI vs. USC on April 26...missed the final eight games of the season due to injury.

Played in 42 games, making 36 starts (34 at designated hitter, two at second base)...batted .227 with one home run, 15 runs, four doubles, a triple and 12 RBI...drew 14 walks while slugging .297 with a .317 on-base percentage...missed the first half of the season while recovering from a shoulder injury...recorded seven multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games...hit .206 in 23 Pac-12 games, scoring nine runs and logging five RBI...went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs vs. California on March 24...belted his only home run of the season vs. Oregon State on April 5...posted back-to-back multi-hit games on May 5 vs. Utah and May 7 vs. Cal State Northridge...enjoyed a seven-game hitting streak from May 5 to May 18...started all 10 postseason games, batting .242 with three runs and five RBI...hit the game-tying triple in the top of the sixth vs. Cal Poly at the NCAA Los Angeles Regional, recording three RBI to help lead UCLA to a 6-4 come-from-behind victory...stole a career-best two bases on June 16 vs. LSU at the College World Series...went 2-for-4 with a RBI in UCLA's 4-1 win over North Carolina that sent the Bruins to the CWS Finals...posted a 1-for-3 night with a double and a run in UCLA's NCAA Championship-clinching win over Mississippi State in game two of the CWS Finals...selected in the 29th round of the MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins but did not sign.

2012 (summer)
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.

2011 (summer)
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.

2010 (summer)
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.

High School
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.

Career Highs
At-bats - 5 (six times), last at UC Santa Barbara (4/29/14)
Runs - 2 (nine times), last at Utah (4/19/14)
Hits - 4 vs. San Diego State (4/19/11)
RBI - 3 (five times), last vs. USC (4/26/14)
Doubles - 2 (two times), last vs. USC (4/26/14)
Triples - 1 (three times), last at Utah (4/19/14)
Home Runs - 1 (five times), last vs. Washington State (4/23/14)
Stolen Bases - 2 vs. LSU (6/16/13)


2011 Fr. .210 28 20 62 6 13 1 0 0 6 14 .226 4 1 18 1 .261 2 2 0 0
2012 So. .302 55 52 159 28 48 6 0 2 21 60 .377 19 11 28 5 .413 0 8 4 7
2013 Jr. .227 42 36 128 15 29 4 1 1 12 38 .297 14 3 36 3 .317 0 3 4 5
2014 Sr. .257 31 29 113 13 29 6 2 2 23 45 .398 5 6 27 4 .323 0 1 3 4
TOTALS   .258 156 137 462 62 119 17 3 5 62 157 .340 42 21 109 13 .345 2 14 11 16
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