PISCATAWAY, NJ – Former Piscataway Lady Chiefs basketball player, Kendrea Williams continues to post big numbers on the basketball court as a college student at Saint Peter’s University.
The 5’9” Guard was recently named Student-Athlete of the Month for December at Saint Peter’s where she now plays as a redshirt junior. She was listed as a scoring leader for the Peacocks on Wednesday putting up 17 points despite the team’s 76-73 loss to NJIT, according to a news release on the Saint Peter’s Athletics website.
Williams, an Early Childhood Education major who celebrated her 22nd birthday in November transferred to play Division I basketball at the Jersey City university after her sophomore year at Fairleigh Dickinson University. NCAA transfer rules required her to sit-out for the 2018-19 season before she could see game action as a Peacock.
According to FDU Athletics, Williams, who broke several school records as a Devil was awarded numerous accolades her Freshman and Sophomore years, including Rookie of the Year and various conference titles. She became only the second player in program history to score 1,000 points in two seasons, they said.
School officials list on the FDU Devils website for Williams:
"2016-17 (Freshman): D3Hoops.com Rookie of the Year, Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year by D3Hoops, and also was named Third Team All-Atlantic Region...Rookie of the Year for the ECAC Metro Division as well as the Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom...Second Team All-MAC Freedom...led team with 19.8 points per game...broke single season record for three pointers made (75) and single-game record (7)...scored 32 points against Manhattanville on February 14...connected on seven three pointers against Catholic on December 30...scored in double figures in all but three games
2017-18 (Sophomore): WBCA Honorable Mention All-American...First Team All-Atlantic Region by D3Hoops.com...MAC Freedom Player of the Year...First Team All-MAC Freedom...MAC Freedom Championship Most Valuable Player...First Team All-ECAC...USBWA Player of the Week (first player in FDU history to receive it)...second player in program history to record 1,000 career-points in two seasons...averaged 19.4 points per game...broke school-record with 45 points against Hartwick on December 16th while also breaking school-mark of 9 three-pointers in a game...38 point performance against Cortland on November 18...shattered single-season record with 103 three-pointers made...averaged 21 points in MAC Championship Tournament...scored 37 points in just 29 minutes against Wilkes on January 31...scored in double-figures in all but three games."
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