Newport News, Va.
As a Junior (2015-16): WBCA Coaches’ All-America Team Honorable Mention & Regional Finalist … Blue Ribbon Panel First Team All-ACC & ACC Coaches First Team All-ACC … Wade Watch List … Naismith Trophy Player of the Year Early Season Watch List … The Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List … Blue Ribbon Panel Preseason All-ACC Team & ACC Coaches Preseason All-ACC Team … College Sports Madness Preseason First Team All-ACC … Florida Sunshine Classic All-Tournament Team
Team co-captain was one of three Hurricanes to start all 33 contests … Scored in double digits on 28 occasions, including 17 of the final 18 games, with 10 in a row to start the stretch … Tallied 15-plus points 20 times and 20-plus eight times, the latter mark tied for fifth-most in the ACC … Led Miami in scoring (15.7), field goals made (191), free throws made (79), free throws attempted (103), free throw percentage (min 1.5 FTA per game, 76.7) and steals (1.6) … Ranked second among Hurricanes in 3-point percentage (36.5), 3-pointers made (58) and minutes (30.2) … Tied for third on the team in assists (2.5) and finished fourth in field goal percentage (min. 1 FGM per game, 43.4) … Tied for the most steals in a game (five) by a Hurricane all year … Led or co-led Miami in scoring 19 times … Became the 24th Hurricane to reach 1,000 career points and the 13th to do so in fewer than four years … Finished sixth in the ACC in scoring and No. 13 in conference-only games (14.8) … Ranked ninth in the ACC in 3-point percentage and No. 11 in conference-only action (37.0) … Ended the season No. 10 in the ACC in free throw percentage and No. 12 in conference-only contests (78.3) … Was No. 15 in the ACC in 3-pointers made per game (1.8) and tied for No. 11 in conference-only matchups (1.9) … Finished No. 15 in the ACC in steals … One of three players in the ACC to rank top 10 (or top 15) in the conference in scoring, 3-point percentage and free throw percentage and one of just two players in the top 15 of all three categories in conference-only games … Had 13 points in the first game of the season versus Wright State (11/13) … Scored a game-high 22 points on 10-of-17 shooting at Old Dominion (11/17) … Tallied a co-game-high 17 points, a co-game-high four assists and a game-high three steals at Loyola Chicago (11/21) … Registered a team-high 22 points and co-game-highs in assists (four) and steals (three) in the win at Charlotte (11/23) … Recorded a game-high 17 points versus Milwaukee (11/27) … Finished with 14 points and a team-high five assists against La Salle (11/29), as well as a co-team-high and co-season-high seven rebounds, while eclipsing 1,000 career points in the victory … Scored a game- and season-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds while shooting 11-of-18 against Illinois (12/2) … Posted a game-high 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting versus UMass Lowell (12/6) … Facing fourth-ranked Baylor, scored 18 points on 9-of-16 shooting from the floor, connecting on a career-high five 3-pointers on only seven attempts … Had 18 points, shot 8-of-14 from the field and tied for the game lead with four assists in the win over Indiana (12/20) … Shot 9-of-14 from the floor against FIU (12/22) and scored a team-high 19 points … Poured in 20 points versus Pittsburgh (1/7), shooting 8-of-11 from the field and 4-of-4 at the line, becoming the fifth Hurricane to make at least four 3-pointers in a game without a miss … Went 4-of-6 from 3-point range at Clemson to finish with a game-high 18 points … Totaled 18 point against Wake Forest (1/14) … Recorded a game-high 20 points and shot 7-of-8 at the stripe in the victory at North Carolina (1/17) … Logged a game-best 20 points versus No. 14/13 Florida State (1/24) … Registered a game-high 17 points and pulled down six boards at Virginia Tech (1/28) … Posted a co-game-high 16 points and a game-high four assists against eventual NCAA runner-up Syracuse (2/1) … Had 13 points at Boston College (2/4) … Tallied a game-high 21 points in the victory over Duke (2/7) … Scored 13 points in a season-high 38 minutes at Georgia Tech (2/11), her 10th game in a row with over a dozen points … Logged 12 points against Virginia Tech (2/21) … Registered a team-best 12 points versus No. 10/10 Louisville (12/25) … Scored 18 points at No. 12/12 Florida State (2/28) … Shot 8-of-14 in the Hurricanes’ ACC Tournament against Pittsburgh (3/3) to finish with a game-high 19 points … Scored 13 points and came away with a game-high five steals to tie her career best in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal win over No. 14/10 Florida State (3/4) … Notched 10 points versus Notre Dame (3/5) in the ACC Tournament semifinals … Recorded a co-game-high 19 points in the NCAA Tournament against South Dakota State (3/19).
As a Sophomore (2014-15): Blue Ribbon Panel First Team All-ACC & ACC Coaches First Team All-ACC … College Sports Madness First Team All-ACC … espnW National Player of the Week (1/12/15) … ACC Player of the Week (1/12/15) … Miami Thanksgiving Tournament MVP … Tulane/DoubleTree Classic MVP … Miami Holiday Tournament MVP
One of two Hurricanes to start all 33 games and posted double figures 29 times, with 15-plus on 24 occasions, 20-plus 10 times and 30-plus twice … Led the team in field goals made (214), field goal percentage (49.2), free throws made (94), free throw percentage (min. 1 FTA per game, 76.4) and steals (47) … Ranked first on Miami in points (16.9) and minutes (31.4) per game, as well as second in 3-point percentage (35.4), plus third in rebounds (4.2) and assists (2.1) … Finished fifth in the ACC in scoring, No. 11 in free throw percentage, No. 11 in field goal percentage and No. 15 in 3-point percentage, as the only player in the conference top 12 in the first three categories or top 15 in all four … Ranked eighth in the NCAA among guards in field goal percentage and No. 11 among players under six-foot … Scored a team-high 21 points, grabbed six rebounds and tied for a game-best three steals in the season-opening win over Oakland (11/14) … Led all players with 21 points in just 22 minutes on 8-of-10 shooting against North Florida (11/21) … Scored a game-high 21 points against Arizona State (11/25) … Tied for the game lead with 16 points in only 18 minutes on 7-of-9 shooting in Miami’s victory over Illinois State (11/28) … Tied for a game-high 17 points in the Miami Thanksgiving Tournament championship game win against Tulsa (11/29) … Led all players in points (21), rebounds (seven) and assists (six) in the win over Wisconsin (12/4) … Posted game highs in points (17) and assists (three) against Jacksonville (12/6) … In the victory over Coppin State (12/13), tied for game highs with five assists and three steals … Scored 23 points and shot 7-of-7 at the free throw line in Miami’s victory against UCLA (12/18) … Posted 17 points at Tulane (12/19), scoring in double digits for the 10th straight game … Recorded five assists in the win over Florida A&M (12/28) … Posted a team-high 16 points in the Miami Holiday Tournament championship game win over LSU (12/29) … Recorded 16 points and a career-high five steals against Boston College (1/4) … Set career highs in points (32), field goals made (13), field goals attempted (19) and free throws attempted (10) in Miami’s win over fourth-ranked Notre Dame (1/8), and also matched her then-career high in minutes (36) and then-season high in rebounds (seven) as well as led the team with four assists … Scored a game-high 22 points and equaled a career high with eight rebounds at Virginia Tech (1/11) … Scored 15 points in Miami’s win over Clemson (1/15), her fifth consecutive game with 15-plus points … Led the team with 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting at fourth-ranked Louisville (1/25) … Netted 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Pittsburgh (2/1) … Scored a game-high 16 points in the win over Virginia Tech (2/5) … Had a team-high four assists and a game-high three steals at No. 9/8 Florida State (2/8) … Posted 14 points in the victory at No. 23/22 Syracuse (2/12) … Led all players with 18 points against Georgia Tech (2/15) and tied for the team high with six rebounds … Scored a game-high 27 points, including 17 in the first half, on 11-of-16 shooting at NC State (2/19) and equaled her career bests with three made 3-pointers, 37 minutes played and a team-high-tying eight rebounds … Scored 13 points against No. 17/14 North Carolina (2/22) and also played a career-high-tying 37 minutes for the third game in a row … Poured in a game-high 19 points at Wake Forest (2/26), plus set a career high with four made 3-pointers and tied for the team lead with three assists … Led all scorers with 20 points against No. 9/8 Florida State (3/1), her 10th game with 20-plus points on the season … Scored a game-high 15 points, her 28th straight outing with eight-plus points, and tied for the game lead with three assists in the victory over Virginia (3/5) in the ACC Tournament … Garnered “Performance of the Day” honors from espnW on the first day of the NCAA Tournament after scoring a school NCAA Tournament record 30 points in Miami’s first round victory against sixth-seeded Washington (3/20) to lead all scorers across all games on the day, and also shot 8-of-10 at the free throw line, both marks tying season highs … Made her mark in Miami’s NCAA Tournament record books against Washington, finishing tied for second in field goals made with 10 and free throws made, tied for fifth in free throws attempted, seventh in field goal percentage (min. 10 FGA) at 55.6 percent (10-of-18), ninth in free throw percentage (min. 6 FTA), and becoming one of three players to make multiple 3-pointers without a miss … Scored 18 points, including 14 in a stretch of six-and-a-half minutes in the second half, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at No. 3 seed Iowa (3/22) and her eight made field goals tied for the ninth-most in NCAA Tournament play in program history.
As a Freshman (2013-14): Blue Ribbon Panel ACC All-Freshman Team & ACC Coaches ACC All-Freshman Team … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Rookie of the Week (2/3/14)
Started 28 of 31 games played … Averaged team-leading 11.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists in 29.3 minutes per game … Totaled 343 points, 122 rebounds, 82 assists and 908 minutes … Hit 44.4 percent of shots (128-288) from field, 30.0 percent (21-70) of shots from three and 72.5 percent (66-91) of shots at free throw line … Started all 16 ACC games … In ACC play averaged team-best 13.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 31.1 minutes … Totaled 211 points, team-high 43 assists and 68 rebounds … Connected on 48.5 percent (79-of-163) from field, 38.9 percent (14-of-36) from three and 70.9 percent (39-of-55) at free throw line … Reached double-figures in 10 straight ACC games from 1/9/14 to 1/16/14 … Reached double-figures scoring in all but three ACC games … Led the team in scoring in nine games … Finished fifth among freshman in ACC play with 13.2 ppg … Averaged impressive 15.8 ppg against top-10 opponents (Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, Maryland) … Season highs: 26 points at No. 6 North Carolina, 2/2/14; 8 rebounds at No. 6 North Carolina, 2/2/14; 4 steals vs. Wake Forest 2/23/14; 36 minutes vs. Georgia Tech, 2/9/14.
High School: Graduated from Woodside High School … Ranked as the No. 27 overall player in the nation and seventh at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz … TCIS Player of the Year … Named TCIS First Team All-Conference … Named 2011, 2012 and 2013 Peninsula District Player of the Year … 2012 and 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year Finalist … 2012 and 2013 first team all-state … Nominee for 2013 McDonald’s All-American Game … Rated No. 27 overall and No. 7 guard in 2013 ESPN HoopGurlz rankings … Recipient of 2013 Peninsula Sports Club Award, Outstanding High School Female Athlete of the Year … 2012 Virginia Co-Player of the Year … 2011-12 Eastern Region Player of the Year.
Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1995, in Amsterdam, Netherlands … Moved to the United States at age two … Hobbies include listening to music … Majoring in electronic media … Held summer jobs at Hampton University communications program and as youth league coach … Names Rajon Rondo as athletic role model … Her uncle, Kenny Harris, played basketball at VCU … Daughter of Adrian and Norma Motley … Has two sisters, Nikesha Williams and Dominique Mason.