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Riquna Williams

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

2013
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 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
Named to the All-Rookie Team... Earned her 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... Earned the most field goals made with eleven against Los Angeles on June 26 and most field goals attempted with 20 against San Antonio on 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
She was named first team All-ACC in each of her final two seasons and second team All-ACC Tournament as a senior... She finished her 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 her Sophomore year (2009-10)...Led Miami and was second in the ACC with 19.6 ppg during her Sophomore year (2009-10)...Her Junior year (2010-11) she lead 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 her teammates both her junior and senior seasons... Was named first team all-state her 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 her senior year... At Miami she 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 (seventeenth overall) by the Tulsa Shock in the 2012 WNBA Draft.