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Zada Williams

position

Forward/center

Height

6-2

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Babson Park, Fla.

High School

Lake Wales

Zada Williams - Women's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Sophomore (2016-17): Played in 14 games on the season, tallying 19 points and 13 rebounds … Posted an 80.0 percent clip from the field, shooting 8-of-10 … Turned the ball over only three times … Grabbed three rebounds in her season debut versus Albany (11/13) … Made her lone field goal attempt and both of her free throws in the home opener against Charlotte (11/16) … Scored a career-high eight points in a career-high-tying 12 minutes against Grambling State (11/25), also notching a season-best four rebounds … Missed Miami’s games against No. 9/10 Ohio State (12/1), Old Dominion (12/4) and Loyola Chicago (12/6) due to injury … Recorded two points and three boards versus Coppin State (12/19) … Scored four points, making both of her shots on the field, against seventh-ranked Florida State (12/29) … Appeared in Miami’s NCAA Tournament Round of 32 contest versus Quinnipiac (3/20).

As a Freshman (2015-16): Played in 21 games and finished the year with 38 points and 34 rebounds … Shot 48.5 percent from the floor, good for the eighth-best mark among ACC freshmen with at least 30 field goal attempts … Committed just five turnovers … Made her Miami debut at Old Dominion (11/17), grabbing one rebound … Posted three boards and scored the first points of her career against Milwaukee (11/27) … Pulled down five rebounds versus UMass Lowell (12/6) … Set season highs in points (seven) and rebounds (six) in Miami’s victory over FIU (12/22) … Played a season-high 12 minutes at Clemson (1/10) and attempted a season-best eight free throws … Scored five points in just eight minutes on the road at third-rankedĀ Notre Dame (2/14) … Posted six points in eight minutes of play against No. 10/10 Louisville (2/25).

High School:Ā GraduatedĀ from Lake Wales High School … Ranked as a three-star recruit by espnW HoopGurlz … FABC/Source Hoops 6A Second Team All-State and PolkPreps.com First Team All-County as a senior … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … As a team captain, led her team to a 19-4 record as a senior, including 9-3 in conference play … Named First Team All-County by PolkPreps.com as a junior after averaging 16.2 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game and was selected to the second team as a sophomore … Helped her team to a regional championship game appearance as a sophomore … Tabbed as the Region 13 5A Player of the Year as a freshman … Earned one varsity letter in volleyball and one in track and field … Named to the honor roll.

Personal: Full name is Zada Keandre Williams … First name is pronounced ZAY-Duh … Born Dec. 12, 1996 … Parents are Kindreek and Andrea Williams … Father is a teacher and mother is a guidance counselor … Has a younger sister, Zaria … Intends to major in chemistry on a pre-med track … Career goal is to work in forensic science … Favorite athlete is LeBron James … Best sports memory is making the regional finals as a sophomore … Chose Miami because of its blend of great academics and a great basketball experience … Committed to Miami over Auburn, LIU, Southern Miss and Virginia Tech.

Ā STATS
YEAR GP GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA 3PCT FT FTA PCT REB AVG AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG
2015-16 21 0 105 5.0 16 33 .485 0 0 .000 6 16 .375 34 1.6 6 5 1 7 38 1.8
2016-17 14 0 47 3.4 8 10 .800 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 13 0.9 0 3 2 1 19 1.4
CAREER 35 0 152 4.3 24 43 .558 0 0 .000 9 20 .450 47 1.3 6 8 3 8 57 1.6