2015 – Redshirt Junior Season
Was limited to just four appearances as a reserve defender due to injury.
2014 – Redshirt Sophomore Season
Again played significant time on defense for Carolina, making 12 starts and 21 appearances • Handed out three assists • Registered six shots.
2013 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Played a key role on the back line in his first action for the Tar Heels after redshirting in 2012 • Started 12 matches and appeared in 14 contests overall • Helped anchor a defense that ranked sixth nationally in goals-against-average (0.61) and 11th in shutout percentage (0.50) • Picked up an assist in the 4-0 victory over No. 13 Coastal Carolina • Had seven shots on goal.
Prep - Sanderson High School
Three-star recruit by Top Drawer Soccer • Ranked No. 36 in the nation by ESPN • Named to the all-state team as a senior • Earned NSCAA All-South region honors • Was a NSCAA Scholar All-America in 2011 • Played in the East-West and the North Carolina vs. South Carolina all-star games • A four-time all-conference selection • Two-time all-region pick • Named to the adidas Disney All-Star Team • Ranks second in his class academically • Played club soccer for CASL.
Nicholas Williams is the son of Peter and Sarah Williams • Father played lacrosse at NC State • Plays the guitar, bass, piano and mandolin • Majoring in geological studies at Carolina.