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William Fleming
William  Fleming

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Asheville, N.C.

High School:
Christ School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
RHP

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

10/12/2017

Deacs Complete Annual Black & Gold World Series

Team Gold swept the series the past two weekends, three games to zero with one tie.

Walter on Fleming
"William is a tall, lanky right-handed pitcher who is also a very good high school basketball player. He has plus sink and the makings of a good slider. Once he gets on a year-round strength program and adds 15 pounds, he should be a very dynamic power arm."

Background
Rated as a top-500 recruit by Perfect Game, including the No. 36 overall recruit from the state of North Carolina ... Picked as the No. 31 prospect in North Carolina and No. 355 overall by Prep Baseball Report ... NCISSA 3A all-state honoree in 2016 and 2017 ... Has earned seven varsity letters, three in basketball and four in baseball ... Selected to the Powerade State Games as a sophomore ... Also earned all-conference honors in hoops.

Personal
Son of John and Amy Fleming ... Born on March 6, 1999 ... Mother, Amy, was a world record holder, ACC champion and NCAA national champion swimmer at North Carolina ... Grandfather, Dr. Cecil Pless, Jr., ran track at UNC ... Has earned the Wetmore Scholar and Knighton Sportsmanship Award from Christ School ... Member of the National Honor Society and an Eagle Scout.

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