The Wolfpacker

January 2013

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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Back In The Game After Missing Last Season With An Injury, Outfielder Brett Williams Can't Wait To Make His Return B By Bruce Winkworth rett Williams was NC State's forgotten man a year ago. Now, with the 2013 college baseball season rapidly approaching, Williams is looking forward to reminding everyone exactly what they missed. A fifth-year senior outfielder from New Bern, N.C., Williams entered 2012 as the Wolfpack's top returning position player. Versatile and multitalented, he showed all the tools in 2011. He batted .286 and led NC State with six home runs, four triples and nine stolen bases in as many attempts. He was second on the team with a .445 slugging percentage and tied for third with 35 RBI. Defensively, Williams was a human highlight reel in center field. He figured to be one of the Pack's offensive and defensive leaders a year ago, a senior leader on a team dominated by the nation's best freshman class, but in his third at-bat in the season opener versus Marshall, he suffered a torn anterior cruciate 52  ■  the wolfpacker 52-53.Brett Williams.indd 52 12/11/12 2:35 PM

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