22 Shaniyah Williams
22 - Shaniyah Williams
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Britain, Conn.
High School: SMSA
Position: Guard/Forward
Major: Psychology
Previous School: SMSA

2017-2018: Second in rebounds per game (5.3), and second among freshman in points per game (5.8). Recorded three double-doubles as a freshman. Scored a career-high 20 points in an 84-63 loss at Albertus Magnus on January 16.

2018-2019: Averaged 4.5 points and 4.4 rebounds per game (3rd on team) in 23 games. Finished 2nd in blocks with 13. Scored a season-high 11 points twice, including a 66-56 win over John Jay on January 21.

Before USJ: A native of New Britain, Connecticut, Williams attended the Sports & Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA) in Hartford. She played four years of varsity basketball, and made the all-conference team in 2017. Williams made the David T. Rybczyk All-Tournament Team her senior year, and led the team to an 11-9 record, including a trip to the CIAC Class S State Tournament. Williams made the Honors Program, Cook Scholars Program, and Dean’s List as a freshman at USJ.