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Matt Williams
Matt Williams


Mason, Ohio

High School:
Cincinnati Hills Christian

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180






2013 Reds Collegiate Invitational

Cincinnati battles No. 9 Louisville in the inaugural Reds Collegiate Invitational at Great American Ballpark


Cincinnati 6, Wright State 2

Cincinnati at Wright State April 2, 2013 Nischwitz Stadium Dayton, Ohio Photos by Scott Reed/


2012 Red & Black World Series - Game 2

2012 Red & Black World Series Game 2 Nov. 10, 2012 Marge Schott Stadium Black Team 5, Red Team 2

Career Stats
2014 Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats
2012 Game-by-Game Stats
2011 Game-by-Game Stats

2013 Season (Junior):Played in 46 games and started in all but one of them ... ranked third on the team with a .317 average ... collected 53 hits, 24 RBIs, two homeruns and nine doubles ... had two hits and three RBIs against Notre Dame (5/16) ... tied a career high with three hits and scored three runs versus Miami (Ohio) 4/30) ... collected a total of seven hits in the three-game series against Louisville (4/5-7).

2012 Summer: Ranked among the top 40 pro prospects in the Great Lakes League byPerfect Game ... played shortstop and outfield for the 24-15 Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Collegiate League ... helped Steam to a share of the regular season championship and a second place finish in the playoffs ... played 38 of the Steam's 39 regular season games hitting .326 with four homeruns ... had 26 RBIs, 23 walks and 14 stolen bases ... had a .474 slugging percentage, a .425 on-base percentage and a .899 OPS ... hit .500 (8 for 16) in the playoffs with two homeruns ... was named both a mid-season all-star and first-team All-Great Lakes League Utility player.

2012 Season (Sophomore): Played in 54 of 56 games, making 52 starts ... hit .241 with 31 runs scored, two home runs and 19 RBIs ... ... led club with two triples ... his 31 runs and 21 walks were second on the team ... went 11 of 14 in stolen-base attempts, finishing third on the team ... tied career-high of three runs scored and hit 3 for 6 with one home run and one RBI vs. Pitt (4/1) ... drove in career-high five runs after hitting 3 for 4 with one run scored and a homer at Dayton (3/28).

2011 Summer: Helped lead the Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Collegiate League to a 22-20 record ... finished sixth in the league with 15 stolen bases ... played 36 games in the infield and made only five errors ... hit .244 with eight doubles, one triple, 18 RBI, 23 BB and was 15-18 in stolen base attempts.

2011 Season (Freshman): Started 56 of 57 games for UC at third base ...hit .250 (46 for 184) with 23 runs scored, 10 RBI and one home run ... went 4 for 11 with a run scored in three games at the First Pitch Invitational ...hit 5-14 with a HR in four games vs. Western Michigan ... first home run of UC career occurred in second inning of UC's 8-6 win over WMU on 3/19 ... twice produced season-best three hits at Georgetown (4/1) and vs. Furman (2/27) ... went 2 for 5 and scored three runs in two Joe Nuxhall Classic games.

High School: First Team All-State selection his senior and junior years at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy ... 2010 ESPN Rise Up and Comer ... set CHCA career records in games played (105), runs (154), hits (146), doubles (38), RBI (103), batting average (.470), stolen bases (116) and on-base percentage (.585).

Personal: Born April 3, 1991 ... son of Paul and Mary Williams ... majoring in sociology.


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    UC's defense makes statement in latest scrimmage

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    Hank Hughes Q&A

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    Growing as a Player, Beaming as a Father

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    NCAA Tournament is 'Cincinnati vs. the world'

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    Kiel comes out strong in Bearcats' spring scrimmage

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    2013-14 Men's Basketball All-Americans

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    Cincinnati made me a believer


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    Q&A with UC AD Mike Bohn


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    Belk Bowl: UC vs. UNC


    Belk Bowl Breakdown

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    Mark Barr returns to UC, gets ovation

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    Bearcats defense puts up dominant effort

    American Athletic Conference

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    Bearcats sell out football opener against Purdue

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    Depth at defensive line still strong for Bearcats

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    Cincinnati Bearcats Football 2013 Team Preview

    UC Voted 2nd

    Coach Tuberville and his players discuss their reactions to being voted to finish 2nd in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference

    QB Timetable

    Coach Tuberville discusses his timetable to choose a starting QB with The Cincinnati Enquirer

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    Former UC wide receiver, Kenbrell Thompkins, impressed many at Patriots' training camp 

    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas

    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas 

    Nippert Renovation Plan

    The Cincinnati Enquirer looks at the Nippert Stadium Project

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    A former professional rugby player from Australia joins the Bearcat football team

    2013 Preseason 'Watch List' 

    Several Cincinnati Bearcats make 2013 national 'watch list'

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