Student-athlete profile, Dustin Williams, SBVC baseball


San Bernardino Valley College


The lowdown: The freshman shortstop has helped the Wolverines to a 15-11 mark, serving as an offensive catalyst out of the leadoff spot. Is hitting .308 with 22 RBI, 10 doubles, three triples, a home run 20 runs scored and 12 stolen bases. Earned first-team all-league honors and represented his school in the annual all-star game as a senior. Also carries a 3.0 GPA.

Age: 19

Hometown: Huntington Beach

High school: Riverside Rubidoux, 2006

Major: Business management

Favorite athlete: Jose Reyes

Favorite team: New York Yankees

Role model: Derek Jeter/Ozzie Smith

Most memorable sports moment: Hitting my first two career high school home runs in the same game against my old high Ramona.

Most embarrassing sports moment: I dove for a ball up the middle and landed on my face but it was a hrow down on a runner stealing second on ball four.

Person most influential in your athletic success: My mom.

Best advice anyone has given you: To stay focused on what I can do and not to let what anyone says affect the way I play.

Celebrity you most want to meet: Derek Jeter

Favorite food: Angel hair pasta with shrimp scampi

Cant miss TV show: Any Yankees game

Favorite movie: The Sandlot

Last good book you read: Beowolf

Whats in your CD player/iPod: Kanye Wests Colleg Dropout

Favorite vacation spot: Lake Havasu

Pre-game ritual or superstition: Clean my cleats and listen to Kanye West.

What would you like to be doing in five years? Playing pro ball.

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