Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Richard N. Williams

Richard N. Williams

Year Inducted: 1999
Category: Baseball Coach/Football


- Head baseball coach at Catawba, 1990-94
- His teams won back-to-back SAC championships, 1992-93
- Baseball record as head coach at Catawba: 137-69
- Baseball MVP Award named in his honor in 1994
- His 1992 Catawba team had highest winning percentage in NCAA Division II (38-7) and perfect 21-0 in conference play
- PLayed football (fullback) at Catawba, 1953-55
- Student assistant coach at Catawba, 1956
- Athletic director at East Mecklenburg High School, 1957-88 (coached football, track, baseball and golf)
- Charlotte high school track meet named in his honor (Dick Williams Relays)
- President, N.C. Coaches Association, 1974
- President, N.C. Athletic Directors Assoc., 1978
- National high school rules committee, 1974-78
- N.C. Athletic Director of the year, 1978
- Recipient of Order of the Long Leaf Pine, 1978
- Drafted by N.Y. Giants baseball team, 1947
- Baseball career cut short by Korean War
- Catawba College Chiefs Club director, 1995-present

Today's Events

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3),

Calendar

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November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th

Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th

Football @ Newberry 10-40

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

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November 6

Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3

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November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

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November 10

Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63

Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86

Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3

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November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

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November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

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November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2)

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-8th; M-10th

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65

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November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3) 

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November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 5 p.m.

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November 26

Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.

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November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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