22 - Amanda Williams
Amanda Williams
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Monroe, CT
High School: Masuk
Position: Att
2008: Started all 20 games...Named the 2008 NEC Tournament MVP after leading the Pioneers to the league title...Scored six goals with three assists in the tournament including the game-winner with three seconds left in the championship game against Quinnipiac...Led the team in goals scored with 45 and was second with 56 total points...Finished the year sixth in the NEC in goals per game and tied for the league lead with four game-winners...Named to the All-NEC second team...Scored at least a point in all but two games and had a goal in 18 of 20 games...Finished 13 of 30 on 8meter attempts...Had 38 draw wins and 23 ground balls...Scored a career-high four goals three times, in wins over Lafayette (3/25/08), Saint Francis (3/30/08) and Central Connecticut (4/20/08)...Enters her senior campaign with 99 career points on 79 goals and 20 assists. 2007: Started all 15 games on attack for the Pioneers...Scored 20 goals with six assists for 26 points...Named All-Northeast Conference second team...Finished with 34 draw controls, 23 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers...Started off the season with a three goal outing in a 10-9 win over Binghamton (2/25/07)...Ended the season scoring in six-straight games...Tallied 12 goals with a pair of assists on the streak...Notched the game-winner with an assists against Wagner (4/5/07)...Scored two goals with an assist in the playoff game with Monmouth (4/27/07)...Finished the year four for 11 on free position attempts...Had a career high five ground balls at Lafayette (3/27/07)...Won six draws against Brown (3/2/07). 2006: Played in all 18 games with 17 starts her freshman campaign...Finished the season sixth on the team in scoring with 17 points...Scored 14 goals with three assists...Had 25 draw wins, 24 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers...Scored a season-high three goals in an 11-8 win over Robert Morris (4/13/06)...Added a season-best three grounders to her stat line against RMU...Notched a pair of goals in a loss at Monmouth (4/9/06)...Scored twice and assisted on another against Quinnipiac in the NEC Semifinals (5/5/06). High School: A graduate of Masuk High School...She played lacrosse for head coach John Murphy...She was named the Connecticut Post MVP for lacrosse...Named to CT Post All-League first team as a junior and senior...Named All-State in 2003 and 2004...Was a member of the CT Junior All- Star Team...She also played soccer and basketball. Personal: Born: 5/10/87 Parents: Paul and Beth Williams Siblings: Justin, Tyler, and Melissa Williams. Major: Sport Management/Finance. Favorite Teams: New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. Favorite Books: The Wedding and Change of Heart. Favorite Movies: P.S. I Love You and Love & Basketball. Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Grey's Anatomy and Prison Break. Favorite Musical Artist: Taylor Swift. Favorite Food: Steak and Risotto. Hobbies: Snowboarding, reading and singing.