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Adrain Williams | 33
Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
 PPG 6.3
 RPG 6.90
 APG 1.1
 EFF+ 11.28
Position:  F-C
Born: 02/15/77
Height: 6-4 /  1,93
Weight: 170  lbs. / 77,1  kg.
College: USC '99

Appeared in 25 games, starting one...averaged 4.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game...had four points and two rebounds in the season-opener vs. Utah on 5/30...suffered right knee injury on 6/2 at Minnesota...placed on the injured list on 6/5 with a slight tear in the right patellar tendon...missed five games due to the injury...came off the bench to pour in a career-high 12 points and seven rebounds against New York on 6/21...this included a perfect 8-for-8 performance from the free throw line...posted six points and four rebounds on 6/22 and four points and five rebounds on 6/29...scored 12 points at Los Angeles on 7/5, tying her career-high...missed the game on 7/19 due to a family funeral...played in 23 minutes and scored eight points on 7/27 at Seattle...pulled down six rebounds in the season finale vs. Houston on 8/14.

Finished her first WNBA season, averaging 2.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 12.5 minutes in 28 games… scored a career-high 12 points (6-8 FG) and had 3 rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench in a 68-60 win at Portland on 8/8… recorded the first double-double of her career with 10 points (3-6 FG, 4-5 FT) and a career-high 10 rebounds, along with a career-high-tying 3 assists in a career-high 27 minutes off the bench, in an 85-63 win vs. Seattle on 8/3…the only Mercury player other than Brandy Reed to record a double-double during the 2000 season… scored 3 points and had 5 rebounds in a 51-48 win vs. New York in her WNBA debut on 5/31… scored 5 points (2-6 FG, 1-2 FT) and had 5 rebounds in 26 minutes in the first start of her career in an 81-69 win vs. Detroit on 7/6…averaged 2.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 20.5 minutes in 2 starts… at home, Williams averaged 2.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 13.3 minutes, and on the road, she averaged 2.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 12.0 minutes.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played in France in 1999 and in Italy in 2000.

Senior year: Named first team All-PAC 10… led the team in points (14.8) and rebounds (8.3)… ranked fourth in the conference in scoring (14.8 ppg)… ranked third in conference in rebounding (8.3 rpg) and second in blocked shots (1.7 bpg)… recorded nine double-doubles… Junior year: Named honorable mention All-PAC 10… led the team in rebounding (6.9 rpg) and blocked shots (25)… recorded six double-doubles… Sophomore year: Finished third on the team in rebounding (5.6 rpg)… ranked fifth on the team in scoring (8.1 ppg)… recorded four double-doubles… Freshman year: Ranked third on the team in scoring (9.6 ppg)… ranked second on the team in rebounding (5.8 rpg)… led the team in rebounding in six games… scored in double figures in 15 games.


Majored in psychology at Southern California…was originally recruited to USC by then Head Coach Cheryl Miller…enjoys writing poetry and singing in her church choir during her free time…favorite singers are Whitney Houston and Yolanda Adams…also enjoys listening to her Dad sing…likes Gospel and R&B music…lists her parent’s seafood gumbo as one of her favorite dishes…ran track in high school (finished 4th in state in 300 meter hurdles)…lists her parents as role models, because “after 32 years, I want to be like them. I have no need to look outside my own home for a role model.”…enjoys laughing, going to movies and watching comedies…spent the 2001 off-season working with the Mercury Community Relations Department…has an older sister, Cherlyn, and a younger brother, Lester.