Walter on Williamson
"Mac is a five tool player who is just coming into his own as a hitter. This past summer he made great strides and has turned himself into an elite prospect. He is the kind of player who can take over a game. As he goes, so will we."
2012 (Redshirt Junior) Played and started 53 games for the Demon Deacons ... Earned First Team All-ACC honors and was the first Deacon to do so since 2006 when Matt Antonelli and Ben Hunter both did ... Was drafted in the 3rd Round with the 115th pick in the 2012 MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants ... Hit .286 on the year with 55 hits and led the team with 17 home runs, 52 RBIs and a .589 slugging percentage ... Led the ACC in home runs, while ranking third in slugging and eighth in RBIs ... Also stole 12-of-15 bases ... Committed just one error in the outfield on 129 attempts (.992) ... Began the year by being hit in five straight games and led the team with 13 HBPs ... Had a pair of grand slams, with the first coming in a 3-for-4 performance vs. UMBC (2/24) and the second coming vs. Elon (5/1) ... Smacked a pair of home runs vs. Florida State (3/23) and vs. Charlotte (5/15) ... Against the 49ers, he was the catalyst of a 13-run first inning by going 2-for-2 with the pair of homers, five RBIs and two runs scored before taking a seat for the day ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs scored vs. Georgia Southern (3/13) ... Stole a season-high three bases vs. Eastern Michigan (3/2) ... Ended his career by hitting safely in his final nine games and 12 of his last 13 ... Reached base safely in each of his final 13 games ... Led the team with 16 multi-RBI games on the season ... Also had 13 multi-hit games ... Finished his career with 36 homers , including 17 his final season, as both numbers are just one outside the Top 10 list.
2011 (Redshirt Sophomore) Started every game in left field for Wake Forest ... Was the team's most consistent hitter throughout the season, finishing the year with a team-best .273 batting average ... Also led the team with 12 home runs, 49 RBIs, 56 hits, 205 at bats and 101 total bases ... Was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 46th Round of the 2011 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft ... Upon the completion of Wake Forest's season, his 12 home runs were tied for second in the ACC ... Put together a career-high 13-game hitting streak from March 26 until April 13 ... Went 18-for-48 during the stretch for a .375 batting average ... Recorded at least one hit in 38 of the Deacs' games, including a team-best 14 multi-hit games on the year ... His 15 games with at least two RBIs also were a team lead ... Was also a threat on the base paths with 11 stolen bases on the year ... Recorded a pair of multi-HR games - one at UNC Greensboro on April 12 and one at Maryland on May 20 ... Had much success in two games against Charlotte ... Went 2-for-2 with his first-career grand slam and five RBIs on the road on March 15 ... Followed that with a 4-for-6 performance against the Niners on May 22 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored ... Turned in four RBIs against both UNC Greensboro (April 12) and Winthrop (April 19) ... Earned his 100th career base hit and scored three runs in a win over Boston College on May 7 ... Had a pair of three-hit games on the year ... Wake Forest went 8-2 in games that he homered ... Was the only Demon Deacon to hit a home run in the 2011 ACC Baseball Championship, launching a solo shot against Virginia in the tournament opener.
2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in 51 games and hit .279 with seven homers and 37 RBIs ... Finished the season in top 10 in home runs (7, T-10th) and stolen bases (12, 4th) by a freshman in Wake Forest history ... Batted .333 (5-for-15) in the opening weekend of the season with first collegiate home run, four RBIs and five runs scored ... Had a career-high three hits in five at-bats in series finale against Kent State (2.28) with two RBIs and a run scored ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in second game of series at Georgia Tech (3.13) ... Recorded a 2-for-3 performance with an RBI in loss at High Point (3.24) ... Hit .571 in midweek games against Charlotte and Elon, including going 3-for-5 with two home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored against the Phoenix ... Tied a career-high with four RBIs in series finale against Florida State (4.11) ... Had a pair of hits with an RBI and a run scored against Elon (4.14) ... Hit .545 (6-for-11) in series at Boston College, including a career-high four hits in middle game of the series ... Went 3-for-7 with two RBIs and two runs scored in midweek games against Charlotte and UNC Greensboro ... Recorded second multi-homer game of the season at UNC Greensboro (5.12), going 3-for-5 with a career-high six RBIs and two runs scored ... Hit .364 (4-for-11) in series against Clemson, including a two-homer game, his third of the season, with four RBIs in series opener ... Had two hits with an RBI and a run scored against Appalachian State (5.18) ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.
Redshirted the season ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.
Two-year team captain at Wake Forest-Rolesville High School ... Named to all-conference team twice ... Ranked the number two prospect in North Carolina and the number one pitching prospect in the state of North Carolina by Baseball America ... Invited to the Perfect Game National Showcase in 2007 ... Participated in the USA Baseball Tournament of Stars ... Member of the USA Baseball Youth National Team in 2006 ... Won a gold medal with Team USA in 2006 at the COPABE Pan-Am Championships in Venezuela ... Member of the National Science Honor Society and the National Honor Society ... Named Outstanding Senior.
Born July 15, 1990 ... Son of Bruce and Cathy Williamson ... Pursuing a degree in accounting.