As a freshman in 2013: Played in 21 games, starting in 16 ... led team with .361 average and .410 on-base percentage ... recorded 13 hits, three RBI, two walks, a hit-by-pitch, and one run ... picked up a double in a 3-for-3 performance on the road against Villanova in the final series of the season ... also hit a double against Villanova in the final game of the season .. named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Before St. John's: Captain of her softball team at Simsbury High School ... batted .363 as a sophomore ... .409 as a junior ... and .600 as a senior ... member of the CT Mirage U12 until U18 and the Northern CT Girls Softball League team U14 and U16 ... awarded Central Connecticut All Conference Softball Team from 2010 to 2012 ... named to the Hartford Courant All-Courant Softball Team in 2012 and received honorable mention the previous two years ... named to the New Haven Register All Star Girls Softball Third Team in 2012 ... in her sophomore season she led her team to the Class LL semi-finals and the team was named the Class LL CCC-West Champions in the same year.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Gloria Williams ... sisters Abbey and Molly ... volunteered with the Special Olympics and the Immaculate Conception Homeless Shelter ... majoring in childhood education ... strives to teach in Africa for a while then pursue a career teaching in New York City.
Williams Up Close...
Why did you choose St. John's? I love the atmosphere and the location.
Favorite Movie: Easy A
Favorite Athlete: Jorge Posada
Favorite Book: Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol