Scouting Report: The Horned Frogs' starting second baseman from a year ago returns to build on a successful first season at TCU ... a powerful hitter, ranks among the Frogs' top returnees in doubles, triples, home runs and slugging percentage.
As a Junior (2002): Regular second baseman played in 55 games, starting 54 ... slick-fielder was a big part of TCU defense that ranked 11th nationally in fielding percentage ... shared TCU Defensive Player of the Year honors with shortstop Levi Robinson ... led squad with 172 assists, good for a tie for seventh in C-USA ... part of double-play combination which turned league-leading 60 DPs ... also contributed at the plate, ranking sixth on team with .280 batting average ... was tied for second on squad with six home runs and 45 runs scored ... was hit by a team-high 16 pitches, including three in one game, Feb. 16 vs. Texas Tech ... 16 HBP were tied for second-most in C-USA ... stole eight bases in 10 attempts ... blasted first-career home run in first inning of 8-1 upset of No. 9 Texas Feb. 8 in Houston ... reached base eight-straight times vs. Southwest Texas and Texas Tech Feb. 15-16 (two hits, three walks and three HBP) ... went 3-for-4 with home run and season-high five RBI vs. Texas Tech on Feb. 20 ... upped batting average to season-high .314 with 2-for-4, two RBI performance vs. Sam Houston State on Feb. 23 ... plated career-best four runs in 23-12 rout of UT-Arlington on March 4 ... rode season-best seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 20-March 8 ... had back-to-back multi-hit games to start C-USA slate vs. Southern Miss on March 15-16 ... had career-best 4-for-4 output in 11-1 win over Saint Louis April 13 ... notched TCU's second two-homer game of season with pair of blasts May 14 vs. UTA ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs in C-USA Tournament win over No. 25 Louisville on May 23.
At Seminole: Collected 2001 NJCAA all-America plaudits as a second baseman ... also awarded 2001 "Big Stick" honors ... helped lead Seminole to 91-34 record during two years on squad ... posted a .409 average with 10 HR, 70 RBI, .556 OBP and 20 2B in 2001 ... named 2000 NJCAA World Series Defensive MVP ... coached by Lloyd Simmons ... captured NBC national title and Home Run King trophy during summer of 2001 with Anchorage Glacier Pilots of Alaskan Summer League.
High School: Earned back-to-back all-state recognition in 1998-99 at Texarkana (Ark.) High School ... also earned letters in football and basketball ... coached by Rod Moore.
Personal: Full name is William Charles Lewis, Jr. ... born August 18, 1981 (21 years old) ... son of Mattlene Brown Miller and William Lewis, Sr. ... carries a 3.4 GPA ... majoring in kinesiology.