#32 - Zakia Williams
Position: G
Year: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
Height: 5-7
Previous School: Northside High School

AROUND THE HORNS:
  • Williams has gained a reputation among her peers for playing with a high level of passion and intensity.  She is described as being a “lockdown” type of defender with playmaker ability on both ends of the floor.
  • She gained valuable experience as a freshman in 2010-11, appearing in 17 games off the bench.
  • A well-rounded athlete, Williams played basketball for four seasons at Northside High School in Columbus, Ga.  She was also a member of the soccer team as a freshman and sophomore.
  • Williams graduated high school with both the College Prep Seal and Engineering Seal.


2010-11 SEASON (FRESHMAN)       

  • Saw action in 17 games during her rookie campaign
  • Dished out five assists and collected 16 rebounds
  • Logged a career-high 14 minutes against East Carolina (12/2/10)
  • Set career-highs in points (3), rebounds (3), field goals (1), free throws (1) and steals (1) against Longwood (12/18/10)
  • Collected three rebounds and a pair of assists in 10 minutes against Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the Postseason WNIT (3/17/11)


HIGH SCHOOL     

  • Played four seasons of basketball and was a member of the soccer team as a freshman and sophomore at Northside High School
  • Graduated high school with both the College Prep Seal and Engineering Seal
  • Played for the Georgia Metros AAU program


PERSONAL           

  • Daughter of Christopher and Lydia Williams
  • Originally from New York but has lived in Columbus, Ga., since she was eight years old
  • Majoring in criminal justice
  • Born Dec. 6, 1992


CAREER STATS AT VCU

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2010-11 17-0 85/5.0 3-10 .300 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 7-9 16 0.9 13-0 5 18 1 1 7/0.4
TOTAL 17-0 85/5.0 3-10 .300 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 7-9 16 0.9 13-0 5 18 1 1 7/0.4



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