WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Duke)
Elizabeth Williams - Duke
Position:
Center/Forward
Height:
6’3”
Birthdate:
6/23/1993 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Virginia Beach, VA
High School:
Princess Anne
College Highlights
First ACC player in history to earn AP All-America honors in all four years (3rd Team as frosh-junior; 2nd Team as senior). Wooden Award finalist in all but her junior year. First ever four-time ACC Def. POY; and a four-time First Team All-ACC pick whose career began 2012 as the consensus Nat’l Freshman of Year (ESPN.com, USBWA, Basketball Times and Full Court).  Joined Alana Beard as only Duke players voted first-team All-ACC four times. First Blue Devil named AP All-America each of first three seasons. Only player in ACC history with over 1,900 points, 1,000 rebounds and 400 blocks. Took 28 charges in career. Was 12th in nation in blocks as senior, 13th as junior; ranks second in ACC career history behind only Alison Bales’ 434. Showed her toughness as a frosh, playing NCAA tourney with stress fracture in right leg …. 2014-15: Wooden and Wade Finalist (12), ESPN 2nd Team All-America, ACC Defensive POY (Blue Ribbon Panel) for unprecedented fourth straight year. Also All-ACC First Team (Coaches; Blue Ribbon Panel) and All-Def. Team (Coaches). Was tied for 12th in Div. 1 in blocks/game …. High School: 2011 Morgan Wooten Nat’l POY and two-time Parade All-America First Team ... NOTEABLE: Full name is Elizabeth Olatayo Williams. Speaks Yoruba, a Nigerian language; only ate Nigerian food at home but at Duke quickly learned to love Mexican food; likes Sudoku puzzles and “Guitar Hero.”
Career Statistics
14.4 5.8 1.9
PPG REB AST
1.4 2.4 50.3
STL BLK FG%