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    Vance Williams

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Cary, N.C.

    High School:
    Athens Drive HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 196

    Position:
    RHP

    B/T:
    L/R


    06/26/2012

    Austin, Ogburn, and Williams Make All-ACC Academic

    Brett Austin, Ethan Ogburn, and Vance Williams landed on the 2012 All-ACC Academic team, announced Tuesday by the conference office

    06/10/2012

    State Falls in Extra Innings at Top-Seeded Florida

    NC State's World Series dreams were dashed after coming back three times to tie Florida in Gainesville Sunday

    06/01/2012

    Wolfpack Rolls Over Sacred Heart 16-5

    NC State's Ryan Mathews granted the Pack a 3-2 lead in the first, and the Wolfpack never let up, burying the Pioneers by tying a postseason school-record with 16 runs

    05/31/2012

    Pack-Sacred Heart Game Pushed Back to 7:30 p.m.

    NC State begins its NCAA Championship run with a nightcap on day one of the Raleigh Regional

    05/23/2012

    Walk-Off Walk Caps Wolfpack Comeback

    NC State trailed with only two outs left, but rallied back to win its ACC Tournament opener 3-2 over Miami

    As a junior (2011)
    • Has allowed 18 runs, 13 earned, on 32 hits in 43 1/3 innings in his last 13 appearances (2.70 ERA), dating back to the 2010 NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional
    • Was 2-0 with a 1.40 ERA in his four starts in 2011, and 0-0 with a 5.23 ERA in his nine relief appearances
    • Made his season debut Feb. 25 vs. Pacific during Baseball at the Beach and tossed a scoreless inning
    • Made his first start of the season March 8 in the first game of the Radford series and dominated, allowing just one run on two hits and retiring 18 of 21 batters faced while pitching a career-longest six innings
    • Started and allowed just one unearned run on four hits in 5 1/3 innings March 22 vs. Northwestern, but did not figure in the decision in NC State's 4-1 victory
    • Worked 2 2/3 scoreless innings March 27 in the final game of the Clemson series
    • Pitched six innings and struck out a career-high eight without issuing a walk April 19 vs. Campbell, allowing just two runs
    • Picked up his second win of the season May 11 at Campbell, allowing two runs on five hits in 5 1/3 innings

    As a sophomore (2010)
    • Got the win in the finale of the La Salle series, Feb. 21
    • Pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings March 4 vs. Xavier, allowing one hit and striking out three
    • Allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings March 9 vs. North Carolina A&T
    • Allowed a run on three hits in 3 1/3 innings April 6 vs. Coppin State, walking one and striking out five to earn his first college save
    • Worked 2 1/3 shutout innings April 13 vs. NC Central, allowing one hit and striking out six of the eight men he faced
    • Pitched a scoreless seventh inning May 9 in the finale of the Towson series
    • Worked a scoreless inning May 18 vs. High Point, striking out two
    • Made his most impressive appearance of the season June 5 vs. Stony Brook in the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional, pitching 5 2/3 shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out five and not allowing a walk

    As a redshirt freshman (2009)
    • Saw his first college action after sitting out the 2008 season with an injury
    • Did not allow a run in seven of his 14 appearances
    • Worked a scoreless inning February 24 vs. High Point in his college debut
    • Worked two scoreless innings March 4 in NC State's 18-inning victory over Akron, striking out five of the seven batters he faced
    • Worked 2 1/3 innings of shutout relief, allowing two hits and striking out two without issuing a walk March 29 in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Virginia Tech
    • Pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings April 1 vs. East Carolina, allowing one hit, walking one and striking out one
    • Went 1 1/3 innings April 4 in the second game of the Boston College series and did not allow a run
    • Made his first college start May 12 vs. Appalachian State and allowed two runs on three hits in two-plus innings of work

    As a freshman (2008)
    • Redshirted

    Summer league
    • Returned to Outer Banks of the Coastal Plain League in 2010 and went 3-3 with a 3.15 ERA in 10 appearances, including four starts
    • Walked 11 and struck out 29 in 34 1/3 innings
    • Pitched for Outer Banks in 2009 and went 2-0 with a 3.45 ERA in 16 appearances, including one start
    • Pitched 28 2/3 innings and allowed 18 hits, walked 13 and struck out 33

    High school
    • Went 6-4 with a 1.13 ERA as a senior for head coach Joey Bell at Athens Drive High School
    • Allowed 26 hits, walked 27 and struck out 106 in 62 innnings
    • Earned all-conference in the Tri-8 4-A Conference
    • Named academic all-conference
    • Pitched just two innings because of an arm injury as a junior in 2006, but recovered without surgery and was back pitching that summer
    • Went 4-1 with a 2.57 ERA as a sophomore in 2005

    Personal
    • Majoring in mechanical engineering

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