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

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December 7

Basketball (W) vs. UVA-WISE 101-86

Basketball (M) vs. UVA-WISE 109-87

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December 8

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff

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December 14

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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December 16

Swimming @ Spartan Open (Day 1)

Basketball (W) @ Embry-Riddle 7:30 p.m.

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December 17

Swimming @ Spartan Open (Day 2)

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December 18

Swimming @ Spartan Open (Day 3)

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

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December 19

Swimming @ Spartan Open (Day 4)

Basketball (W) vs. UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 8 p.m.

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December 21

Basketball (M) vs. SOUTHERN WESLEYAN 2 p.m.

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