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#2 Tammy Williams, SS

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Position: SS
Date of Birth: 06/21/1987
Height: 5' 6"  
Pro Experience: 6th Season
College Experience: Northwestern
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Chicago, IL

Biography:

TRANSACTION HISTORY: 

  • Selected 10th overall in the 2nd round of the 2009 NPF Draft by the Bandits
  • Competed with Team USA at the 2010 World Cup of Softball
  • Returned to the Bandits in January 2011, signing a one-year contract
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2012 season in January 2012
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2013 season on December 20, 2012
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2014 season on February 12, 2014
  • Re-signed with the Bandits for the 2015 season on January 27, 2015

2015 SEASON (CHI): 

  • All-NPF Team at-large selection
  • Scored the winning runs against the USSSA Pride in both games during the NPF Championship Series, helping the Bandits capture their third title in franchise history
  • Played and started at shortstop in all 48 games during the regular season
  • Batted .267 with one home run and 17 RBI during the season
  • Finished third on the team in runs (20), hits (40), doubles (5) and RBI
  • Had a 2-for-3 day at the plate with a double, two RBI, stolen base and two runs scored against the USSSA Pride on July 1, 2015
  • Went 2-for-3 and recorded the lone RBI against the Pennsylvania Rebellion in a nationally televised game on July 6, 2015
  • Smacked a three-run shot against the USSSA Pride on July 16, 2015

2014 SEASON (CHI): 

  • NPF Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-NPF Team member
  • Paced the league with 105 assists
  • Started a 6-4-3 triple play featured that was later featured on SportsCenter’s daily top 10 plays
  • Set career highs in home runs (9) and RBI (32), while finishing second on the team with a .344 batting average
  • Went on an eight-game hitting streak from May 30, 2014 to June 14, 2014
  • Hit home runs in consecutive games to kick off the season, both against the Akron Racers
  • Had a 2-for-2 day at the plate with a home run and three RBI against the USSSA Pride on July 3, 2014
  • Went 2-for-2 with three RBI in a win over the Pennsylvania Rebellion on July 26, 2014

2013 SEASON (CHI): 

  • All-NPF Team member
  • Named Bandits’ Defensive Player of the Year
  • Led the NPF with 97 assists at shortstop
  • Held a .362 batting average, good for third in the league
  • Smacked five home runs and collected 21 RBI
  • Stole a career-high 10 bases in 14 attempts
  • Ranked second on the team in batting average, runs (31), hits (55) and doubles (11)
  • Batted .429 over three games in the NPF Playoffs
  • Smacked a three-run home run in a 10-9 Bandits win over the Akron Racers on August 9, 2013
  • Belted a two-run home run against the Akron Racers on August 11, 2013 in a 5-0 victory

2012 SEASON (CHI):

  • Appeared in 43 of 44 games during the season
  • Batted .250 with three home runs and 15 RBI
  • Showed great patience at the plate, walking 17 times to 18 strikeouts
  • Had a 2-for-2 day with one RBI against the USSSA Pride, scoring four runs, on June 8, 2012
  • Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and crossed the plate three times against the Carolina Diamonds on August 1, 2012

2011 SEASON (CHI): 

  • Maintained a .288 clip at the plate with two home runs and eight RBI
  • Presented with 2011 Female Achievement Award from Pop Warner, recognizing women who demonstrate strength of character and leadership in attaining achievement
  • Smacked a solo home run in a 5-0 win over the Akron Racers on August 4, 2011
  • Ranked second on the team with a .409 on-base percentage
  • Batted .357 during the playoffs with two home runs and four RBI to help the Bandits capture the 2011 Cowles Cup Championship

2010 SEASON:

  • Did not compete in NPF

2009 SEASON (CHI):

  • Named NPF Rookie of the Year
  • Named NPF Defensive Player of the Year
  • All-NPF Team member
  • Batted .340 with 20 RBI and a .557 slugging percentage
  • Smacked six home runs and scored 20 runs during her rookie season
  • Ranked second on the team in batting average, slugging percentage, home runs and runs scored

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY): 

  • 2x USA Softball Player of the Year finalist
  • 2x Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 4x NFCA All-American
  • 2006 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • 2x Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team honoree
  • Holds the school record for longest hitting streak (24 games), as well as single-season marks for hits (91), runs (73), total bases (155), batting average (.440), on-base percentage (.538) and home runs (57)
  • Tied the NU single game record for RBI (8)

PERSONAL: 

  • Born Tammy Kay Williams
  • Daughter of Neva Mallecoat and the late Everett Williams
  • Fifth member of her family to play collegiate athletics
  • Majored in human development and psychological services with a minor in business institutions at Northwestern

 

Career Statistics »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2015 NPF Bandits 132 34 .258 .303 .313 16 3 0 1 16 6 12 6
2014 NPF Bandits 154 53 .344 .591 .402 27 9 1 9 32 10 12 5
2013 NPF Bandits 152 55 .362 .533 .401 31 11 0 5 21 9 18 10
2012 NPF Bandits 124 31 .250 .363 .345 24 3 1 3 15 17 18 6
2011 NPF Bandits 73 21 .288 .438 .409 11 1 2 2 8 14 18 3
2009 NPF Bandits 97 33 .340 0.557 0.379 20 3 0 6 20 2 22 3
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16 Natalie Hernandez IF
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