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Baseball - Williams named third-team All-American

06/12/18

Baseball - Williams named third-team All-American

Malik WilliamsOVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its All-America baseball team yesterday, and Johnson County Community College freshman first baseman Malik Williams (Satec/Toronto, Ontario) was a third-team selection. He is the 13th JCCC player to be selected All-American, and the 10th under the direction of Hall of Fame coach Kent Shelley. 

Williams hit at a .397 clip (89-for-224) in 2018, second best on the team, along with 15 doubles, two triples, a team-high 17 home runs and a team high 78 runs driven in. He ranked tied for third in the conference and 20th in the NJCAA in home runs, and sixth and 14th respectively in hits. Williams also set a season record with 31 multiple-hit games, and led the team with 21 multiple-RBI games, third highest total in team history.  His 89 hits and 78 RBI also rank third on JCCC’s season charts. He also ranks eighth in home runs and had a 16-game hitting streak during the season that ties the fifth longest at JCCC. 

Previously, Williams earned Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference All-East Division first-team and All-Region VI first-team honors.  He also was voted the KJCCC Player of the Week for weeks 13 and 14. 

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For schedules, rosters, and other team information, go to www.jccc.edu/cavs.