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Riquna Williams
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Riquna Williams's Bio

About Riquna Williams

WNBA AWARDS:
Sixth Woman of the Year (2013)
All-Rookie Team (2012)

BACKGROUND:

2017 (Los Angeles): Played 23 games and started in 6 games… Averaged 17.7 mpg, 6.4 ppg, and 1.4 rpg… Scored season high 15 points vs. Phoenix on 6/18… Set season high with 5 rebounds vs. Connecticut on 7/13… Scored in double figures in 8 games… Missed 9 games with left knee strain.

2016 (Los Angeles): Did not play… Suffered a ruptured left Achilles tendon while playing in Dubai during the off-season, and missed the entire season.

2015 (Tulsa): Appeared in 29 games, starting 20… Averaged 15.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.6 apg and 1.5 spg, while making 34.6 percent of her three-pointers, and 85.0 percent of her free throw attempts… Ranked eighth in the league in scoring, third in made three-pointers, tied for fourth in made free throws, 10th in steals, seventh in steals per game. and 10th in points.

2014 (Tulsa): Appeared in eleven games for the Tulsa Shock, starting two… Averaged 6.9 ppg, 1.2 apg, 1.8 rpg, 1.4 spg and 15.8 mpg… Shot 40.6 percent from the field and 93.3 from the free throw line… Earned a season-high 27 points at Phoenix on May 30, she also had four rebounds and three steals… Was sidelined the majority of the season with a knee injury.

2013 (Tulsa): Scored the most points in a single game in WNBA history with 51 in San Antonio on September 8… Appeared in 27 games, starting six for the Tulsa Shock… Averaged a career-high 15.6 points per game, 2.4 rebounds per game and 1.8 assists per game… Shot 39.7 percent from the field and 38.1 percent from the three… Shot 90.0 percent free throws, she went 99-110 only missing 11 free throws out of 110… In her career-high 51- point performance in San Antonio, set career-highs for field goals made (17), field goals attempted (28), three point field goals made (eight), three point field goals attempted (14) and minutes played (35)… Earned a career-high nine defensive and total rebounds vs. Seattle on September 12… Ranked seventh in the league in three point percentage with 38.1 percent… Ranked fifth in the league in free throw percentage (90.0)… In 18 games, scored in double figures, in nine of the 18, scored over 20 points… Named the Western Conference Player of the Week on September 9… Named the WNBA’s Sixth Woman of the Year.

2012 (Tulsa): Named to the All-Rookie Team… Scored a career-high 27 points against Los Angeles on June 26… Scored the most points in a quarter of any Shock player with 15 against Phoenix on June 17… Scored the most field goals made with eleven against Los Angeles (June 26) and most field goals attempted with 20 against San Antonio (May 19) of any Shock player… Finished the season ranked 12 in the WNBA in steals per game with 1.6… Ranked third among rookies in both assists (2.1 apg) and steals (1.55 spg), and ranked fourth in scoring (10.5 ppg).

College
Named first team All-ACC in each of final two seasons and second team All-ACC Tournament as a senior… Finished career averaging 16.4 ppg and 3.4 rebs while shooting 39.6% from the field and 82.2 percent from the free throw line… Was named ACC player of the Week seven times… Scored 27 or more points in eight games during Sophomore year (2009-10)… Led the University of Miami and was second in the ACC with 19.6 ppg during Sophomore year (2009-10)… During Junior year (2010-11) led the ACC and ranked 11th in the nation with 21.7ppg… Is the record holder at Miami for Career Three-Point Field Goals Made 125 (G) and 272 (3FG)… Record holder for Single Season Three-Point FG Made 36(G) and 106(3FG)… Still holds eight Miami school records.

PERSONAL:
Born and raised in Pahokee, Fla… Attended Pahokee High School where she was elected team MVP and captain by teammates both junior and senior seasons… Was named first team all-state during senior season… Scored a school record of 55 points against the defending state champions and averaged 32.5 points per game… Has five letters in basketball, flag football and track and field…

Named to the Pahokee High School honor roll during senior year… At the University of Miami majored in criminology… Grandmother is Shirley T. Williams and mother is Shirley Ann Williams… Has five siblings. A sister, Rikina Jones and brothers, Ricky Williams, Joshua Jones and Solomon Williams.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected with the fifth pick in the second round (17th overall) by the Tulsa Shock in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

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