Freshman Ja’Leah Williams has solidified herself as one of the best freshmen in the conference, ranking in the top five among ACC freshmen in scoring (fifth – 7.6), rebounding (third – 4.3), assists (third – 2.1) and steals (first – 2.0). She is one of just two freshman (Sonia Citron – Notre Dame) to rank in the top five in all four statistical categories.
Williams has tallied seven double-digit outings this season and made 17 starts as a freshman. She ranks second on the Hurricanes in scoring (7.6) and third in rebounding (4.3). In ACC play, Williams is averaging 8.7 points and 4.8 rebounds.