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Was primarily used as a long reliever in 2021 and served in the same role in 2022 … in 28.1 innings pitched over 15 appearances (four starts) and two seasons, he had a 2-0 record and 2.86 ERA while allowing 26 hits (.239 opponents’ batting average), one homer and 16 walks with 20 strikeouts.

2022: ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had a 2-0 record and 2.95 ERA in nine appearances (three starts) … in 21.1 innings pitched, he allowed 18 hits (.222 opponents’ batting average), no homers and 13 walks with 12 strikeouts … led the team in ERA … was 3-0 with a 3.00 ERA, .170 opponents’ batting average and six strikeouts in 15.0 innings pitched over his three starts … had a 1.76 ERA after the second inning … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits, no runs and one walk with three strikeouts to earn his first career win against Winthrop on March 23 … pitched 6.2 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, two runs and two walks with one strikeout to earn the win against Presbyterian on April 26 … No. 16 ACC prospect for the 2023 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2021: Had an 0-0 record and a 2.57 ERA in six appearances (one start) … in 7.0 innings pitched, he allowed eight hits (.286 opponents’ batting average) and three walks with eight strikeouts … pitched 2.2 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit with four strikeouts against Georgia State on March 16; was his first career appearance … pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with one strikeout at Georgia Tech on May 7 … pitched 1.1 hitless and scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts against Duke on May 21 … No. 59 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … played for Lexington County in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 3-1 with a 2.09 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 34.1 innings pitched over eight starts.

Before Clemson: No. 356 overall player in the nation by Perfect Game … No. 122 righthander in the nation by Perfect Game … No. 10 overall player in South Carolina by Perfect Game … No. 5 righthander in South Carolina by Perfect Game … all-state selection as a sophomore and junior … region player-of-the-year as a junior … all-region selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior … member of the state runnerup team as a freshman and sophomore … high school teammate of former Tiger Alex Urban … lettered four times in baseball at River Bluff High School, where he was coached by Mark Bonnette.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management … born Richard Taylor Williams on May 14, 2002 in Columbia, S.C.