42 - Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Camas, Wash.
High School: Camas HS '11
Position: F
Experience: 1L
gp 29
pts/g 4.7
fg % 45.8
3pt % 0.0
ft % 77.1
reb/g 6.1
a/g 0.7

2012-13: Played in 29 games and recorded 13 starts in her second year at Eastern … Finished second on the team in rebounding with an average of 6.1 rebounds per game, also good for 13th in the Big Sky … Tallied two double-doubles on the season, good for second on the team … Also ranked second on the squad in field goal percentage, shooting at a .458 clip (55-120) … Made 77.1 percent of her free throws, upping that percentage to 80.0 in conference play … Grabbed 10 rebounds in 20 minutes against Cal State Northridge (Nov. 15) … Played 32 minutes and totaled 10 boards versus cross-town rival Gonzaga (Dec. 4) … Went for eight points and seven rebounds against Warner Pacific (Dec. 29) before tallying seven points and 10 boards in the Eagles’ 58-56 win over Montana (Jan. 3) … Recorded her first career double-double against Northern Arizona (Jan. 10), finishing with 13 points and 11 rebounds … Scored 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds against Sacramento State (Jan. 12) … Had four points and six rebounds in 19 minutes versus Sacramento State (Feb. 7) … Grabbed nine boards in EWU’s 83-51 win over Portland State (Feb. 21) … Went for eight points and seven rebounds in Eastern’s 67-58 win over North Dakota (Mar. 2) … Recorded seven rebounds against both Idaho State (Mar. 7) and Weber State (M ar. 9), adding six points against the Wildcats … Registered nine rebounds in the Eagles’ victory over Montana State in the opening round of the Big Sky Tournament (Mar. 13) … Scored 10 points and grabbed five boards in EWU’s loss to Northern Colorado in the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament (Mar. 15) … Earned Big Sky All-Academic honors.

2011-12: One of only two true freshmen in the Big Sky Conference to start every single game in the 2011-12 season…Earned Big Sky All-Academic honors for maintaining a minimum 3.20 grade point average…Williams averaged 27.5 minutes per game, and tallied 137 points, 158 rebounds, 55 blocks, 39 assists and 31 steals as a rookie…She had three double-digit scoring efforts, all of which were in Big Sky Conference play…She had back-to-back 10-point performances against Northern Arizona (Jan. 7) and Sacramento State (Jan. 12), while grabbing 10 rebounds in the two games combined…She had a career-high nine boards against perennial Big Sky power Montana (Jan. 2), and again at Sacramento State (Feb. 4)…Williams made 5-of-7 field goals for a career-high 12 points in Eastern’s 75-67 win on the road against Portland State (Jan. 21)…She also had six rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal in that game…Williams improved her shooting efficiency from 39 percent in the non-conference season to 46 percent in league play, and had at least five rebounds in 11 of 16 Big Sky games.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner out of Camas High School…Selected as the 2010 Greater St. Helen’s League Player of the Year and the Columbian’s All-Region Player of the Year…Led her team to the Class 3A District Championship in 2010, averaging 16 points per game throughout the year…The Papermakers earned that title after defeating rival Prairie 59-46 in a game where Williams had six assists and five steals…Prior to being named GSHL Player of the Year, she earned all-league first-team honors as a sophomore and second-team accolades as a freshman…Williams was also a three-year academic all-conference selection.

Personal: Daughter of Joe and Karen Williams…Majoring in biology.


 Williams's Career Statistics






Total

3-Point
F-Throw
Rebounds






Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg Ast Blk Stl Pts Avg
2011-12 30 30 825 27.5 61 142 0.43 0 1 0.000 15 22 0.682 48 110 158 5.3 39 24 31 137 4.6
2012-13 29 13 657 22.7 55 120 0.458 0 1 0.000 27 35 0.771 46 131 177 6.1 20 9 22 137 4.7
Totals 59 43 1482 25.1 116 262 0.443 0 2 0.000 42 57 0.737 94 241 335 5.7 59 33 53 274 4.6

 

 Williams's Single-Game Career Highs

Points: 13, at Northern Arizona -- 01/10/13 
Rebounds: 11, at Northern Arizona -- 01/10/13 ; at Sacramento State -- 01/12/13 
Assists: 4, at Northern Arizona -- 01/10/13 
Steals: 3, 4 times
Blocks: 4, at Brigham Young -- 11/26/11 
FG made: 5, at Sacramento State -- 01/12/13 
FG attempts: 9, Oregon State -- 11/22/11 
3FG attempts: 1, vs Cal State Fullerton -- 11/24/12 
FT made: 5, Montana -- 01/03/13 ; at Northern Arizona -- 01/10/13 
FT attempts: 7, at Northern Arizona -- 01/10/13 
Recent Games
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 67-58
Mar 7 Idaho St. W, 67-61
Mar 9 Weber St. W, 70-53
Mar 13 vs. Montana St. W, 68-53
Mar 15 vs. Northern Colo. L, 70-64
Mar 22 at Washington L, 65-60
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 17
Games started 13 6
Minutes 657 387
Minutes per game 22.7 22.8
FG 55-120 35-75
FG Pct 45.8 46.7
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 27-35 20-25
FT Pct 77.1 80.0
Off rebounds 46 25
Def rebounds 131 86
Total rebounds 177 111
Rebounds per game 6.1 6.5
Personal fouls 55 34
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 20 17
Turnovers 27 13
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 1.3
Steals 22 13
Blocks 9 4
Points 137 90
Points per game 4.7 5.3
Points per 40 min 8.3 9.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 Carroll (Mont.) W, 65-38 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Pacific L, 64-51 - 17 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 15 at Cal State Northridge L, 66-44 - 20 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 18 Portland W, 68-50 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 23 at California L, 91-58 1 27 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 24 vs. Cal St. Fullerton W, 50-45 1 28 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 27 at Idaho L, 68-66 1 31 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 4 at Gonzaga L, 65-50 1 32 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 at Boise St. W, 74-63 1 15 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 20 at Weber St. W, 88-60 1 26 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 22 at Idaho St. W, 61-55 1 30 0-6 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 29 Warner Pacific W, 58-47 1 24 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Jan 3 Montana W, 58-56 1 38 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 7
Jan 5 Montana St. L, 73-60 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 10 at Northern Ariz. L, 83-68 1 34 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 13
Jan 12 at Sacramento St. L, 85-70 1 30 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 17 North Dakota W, 75-72 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Northern Colo. W, 63-38 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Portland St. W, 68-56 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Southern Utah W, 79-70 - 19 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 31 at Montana St. W, 68-59 - 15 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 2 at Montana L, 76-51 - 13 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 7 Sacramento St. W, 63-49 - 19 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 9 Northern Ariz. L, 62-58 - 17 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 16 at Southern Utah W, 78-70 - 16 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 21 Portland St. W, 83-51 - 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 28 at Northern Colo. L, 67-66 - 22 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 67-58 - 22 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Mar 7 Idaho St. W, 67-61 - 24 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 9 Weber St. W, 70-53 - 23 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 13 vs. Montana St. W, 68-53 - 21 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 15 vs. Northern Colo. L, 70-64 - 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Mar 22 at Washington L, 65-60 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 Carroll (Mont.) W, 65-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Pacific L, 64-51 - 17 0 1 1 0 0 - 2 0 1 0
Nov 15 at Cal State Northridge L, 66-44 - 20 2 8 10 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 18 Portland W, 68-50 1 22 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 3 1 2 0
Nov 23 at California L, 91-58 1 27 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 24 vs. Cal St. Fullerton W, 50-45 1 28 2 5 7 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 27 at Idaho L, 68-66 1 31 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 4 at Gonzaga L, 65-50 1 32 3 7 10 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 7 at Boise St. W, 74-63 1 15 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 2 4 0
Dec 20 at Weber St. W, 88-60 1 26 1 5 6 2 1 2.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 22 at Idaho St. W, 61-55 1 30 2 4 6 0 3 0.0 0 0 5 1
Dec 29 Warner Pacific W, 58-47 1 24 4 3 7 0 1 0.0 2 1 0 0
Jan 3 Montana W, 58-56 1 38 2 8 10 0 1 0.0 3 0 2 0
Jan 5 Montana St. L, 73-60 1 22 1 4 5 1 0 - 1 0 4 0
Jan 10 at Northern Ariz. L, 83-68 1 34 3 8 11 4 1 4.0 1 1 1 0
Jan 12 at Sacramento St. L, 85-70 1 30 2 9 11 3 2 1.5 2 0 1 0
Jan 17 North Dakota W, 75-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Northern Colo. W, 63-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Portland St. W, 68-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Southern Utah W, 79-70 - 19 1 4 5 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 31 at Montana St. W, 68-59 - 15 1 4 5 1 0 - 1 1 2 0
Feb 2 at Montana L, 76-51 - 13 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 7 Sacramento St. W, 63-49 - 19 3 3 6 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 9 Northern Ariz. L, 62-58 - 17 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 16 at Southern Utah W, 78-70 - 16 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 21 Portland St. W, 83-51 - 17 3 6 9 1 0 - 1 2 1 0
Feb 28 at Northern Colo. L, 67-66 - 22 0 6 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 67-58 - 22 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 7 Idaho St. W, 67-61 - 24 1 6 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Mar 9 Weber St. W, 70-53 - 23 2 5 7 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Mar 13 vs. Montana St. W, 68-53 - 21 1 8 9 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Mar 15 vs. Northern Colo. L, 70-64 - 23 5 1 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 22 at Washington L, 65-60 - 10 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 29 13 22.7 1.9-4.1 45.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.9-1.2 77.1 4.7
2013-14 30 19 25.2 2.6-5.8 44.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.8-1.0 77.4 6.0
Total 59 32 24.0 2.3-5.0 45.1 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.9-1.1 77.3 5.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 29 13 657 55-120 45.8 0-1 0.0 27-35 77.1 137
2013-14 30 19 757 78-175 44.6 0-1 0.0 24-31 77.4 180
Total 59 32 1414 133-295 45.1 0-2 0.0 51-66 77.3 317
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 29 13 22.7 1.6 4.5 6.1 1.9 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.3
2013-14 30 19 25.2 1.5 4.7 6.2 2.7 0.1 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.8 0.8
Total 59 32 24.0 1.5 4.6 6.1 2.3 0.1 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.8 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 29 13 657 46 131 177 55 1 20 27 0.7 22 9
2013-14 30 19 757 45 140 185 80 3 29 52 0.6 25 23
Total 59 32 1414 91 271 362 135 4 49 79 0.6 47 32
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 13 22.7 1.9-4.1 45.8 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.9-1.2 77.1 4.7
Conference 17 6 22.8 2.1-4.4 46.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.5 80.0 5.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 11 4 22.0 1.8-4.5 40.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.3 78.6 4.6
Away 15 8 22.9 2.0-4.1 48.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.1 70.6 4.8
Neutral 3 1 24.0 1.7-3.0 55.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.3-1.3 100.0 4.7

Wins 16 7 22.4 1.8-4.3 40.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.9-1.2 75.0 4.4
Losses 13 6 22.9 2.1-3.9 52.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.2 80.0 5.1

November 6 4 24.2 1.7-4.3 38.5 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.3 50.0 3.5
December 5 5 25.4 1.4-4.2 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.6 75.0 4.0
January 6 4 26.3 2.7-4.8 55.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.2 76.9 7.0
February 6 - 17.3 1.7-3.5 47.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.0 66.7 4.0
March 6 - 20.5 2.0-3.8 52.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.0 100.0 5.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 13 657 55-120 45.8 0-1 0.0 27-35 77.1 137
Conference 17 6 387 35-75 46.7 0-0 - 20-25 80.0 90
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 11 4 242 20-49 40.8 0-0 - 11-14 78.6 51
Away 15 8 343 30-62 48.4 0-0 - 12-17 70.6 72
Neutral 3 1 72 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 14

Wins 16 7 359 28-69 40.6 0-1 0.0 15-20 75.0 71
Losses 13 6 298 27-51 52.9 0-0 - 12-15 80.0 66

November 6 4 145 10-26 38.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 21
December 5 5 127 7-21 33.3 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 20
January 6 4 158 16-29 55.2 0-0 - 10-13 76.9 42
February 6 - 104 10-21 47.6 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 24
March 6 - 123 12-23 52.2 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 30
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 13 22.7 1.6 4.5 6.1 1.9 0.0 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.3
Conference 17 6 22.8 1.5 5.1 6.5 2.0 0.1 1.0 0.8 1.3 0.8 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 4 22.0 1.8 4.1 5.9 1.7 0.0 0.6 0.5 1.4 1.4 0.4
Away 15 8 22.9 1.2 4.8 6.0 2.1 0.1 0.9 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.3
Neutral 3 1 24.0 2.7 4.7 7.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.0

Wins 16 7 22.4 1.7 4.6 6.2 1.8 0.1 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.4
Losses 13 6 22.9 1.5 4.5 5.9 2.1 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.2

November 6 4 24.2 1.2 3.8 5.0 1.8 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.8 0.3
December 5 5 25.4 2.2 4.0 6.2 2.4 0.2 0.4 1.6 0.2 0.8 0.6
January 6 4 26.3 1.7 6.2 7.8 1.8 0.0 1.7 0.7 2.5 1.5 0.3
February 6 - 17.3 1.3 3.8 5.2 2.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.2 0.3
March 6 - 20.5 1.7 4.7 6.3 1.5 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 13 657 46 131 177 55 1 20 27 0.7 22 9
Conference 17 6 387 25 86 111 34 1 17 13 1.3 13 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 4 242 20 45 65 19 0 7 5 1.4 15 4
Away 15 8 343 18 72 90 32 1 13 18 0.7 6 5
Neutral 3 1 72 8 14 22 4 0 0 4 0.0 1 0

Wins 16 7 359 27 73 100 28 1 9 13 0.7 15 7
Losses 13 6 298 19 58 77 27 0 11 14 0.8 7 2

November 6 4 145 7 23 30 11 0 3 6 0.5 5 2
December 5 5 127 11 20 31 12 1 2 8 0.2 4 3
January 6 4 158 10 37 47 11 0 10 4 2.5 9 2
February 6 - 104 8 23 31 12 0 3 3 1.0 1 2
March 6 - 123 10 28 38 9 0 2 6 0.3 3 0
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