JACKSON, Tenn. - 7/14/2005 - Allen Williams, a native of Covington, Tennessee, has signed to play his college baseball with the Bulldogs of Union University. Williams, a 2005 graduate of Covington High School, will join Union this fall as a freshman.
Williams, a 6-foot-1 180 lb. catcher, was a three sport star at Covington including baseball, football, and basketball. He was a three year starter in baseball for former Union Bulldog and Covington Head Coach Genus Miller. Williams helped lead his 2003 football and baseball teams to a state runner-up finishes. In baseball, Williams was named All-Region as a junior. During his senior season, he was named All-District, All-District Tournament, All-Region, Best of the Preps, and Athlete of the Year. Williams was named the All-Region football team three times in addition to being named team captain and All-State as a senior. He was a three year starter for the football team under Coach Jake Linville. Williams is the all-time leading passer in Covington history. He also led the team in attempts, completions, and passing yards.
Union’s head baseball coach Brent Fronabarger says of Williams, “Allen is a strong defensive catcher that can also play the outfield and has good offensive skills.” Fronabarger adds, “He will play a lot as a freshman as he gives us great depth at both positions because of his athletic ability.
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