42 - Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Camas, Wash.
High School: Camas HS '11
Position: F
Experience: 2L
gp 30
pts/g 6.0
fg % 44.6
3pt % 0.0
ft % 77.4
reb/g 6.2
a/g 1.0

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-Throws 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
2011-12 30-30 825 27.5 61 142 .430 0 1 .000 15 22 .682 48 110 158 5.3 63 1 39 55 24 31 137 4.6
2012-13 29-13 657 22.7 55 120 .458 0 1 .000 27 35 .771 46 131 177 6.1 55 1 20 27 9 22 137 4.7
2013-14 30-19 757 25.2 78 175 .446 0 1 .000 24 31 .774 45 140 185 6.2 80 3 29 52 23 25 180 6.0
TOTAL 89-62 2239 25.2 194 437 .444 0 3 .000 66 88 .750 139 381 520 5.8 198 5 88 134 56 78 454 5.1
                                                 

Williams's Career Highs

Points: 23 at Idaho State (Mar. 6, 2014)                              
Rebounds: 13 vs. Butler (Nov. 30, 2013)                              
Assists: 5 at Idaho State (Mar. 3, 2012)                              
Steals: 4 vs. Portland State (Dec. 29, 2013)                              
Blocks: 4, 2x, last vs. Idaho State (Feb. 25, 2012)                              
FG Made: 9 at Idaho State (Mar. 6, 2014)                              
FG Attempts: 13 at Idaho State (Mar. 6, 2014)                              
3FG Made: -                              
3FG Attempts: 1, 3x, last vs. Idaho (Dec. 14, 2013)                              
FT Made: 5, 3x, last at Idaho State (Mar. 6, 2014)                              
FT Attempts: 7, 2x, last at Idaho State (Mar. 6, 2014)                              
Recent Games
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 20
Games started 19 14
Minutes 757 516
Minutes per game 25.2 25.8
FG 78-175 53-110
FG Pct 44.6 48.2
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 24-31 17-20
FT Pct 77.4 85.0
Off rebounds 45 31
Def rebounds 140 97
Total rebounds 185 128
Rebounds per game 6.2 6.4
Personal fouls 80 59
Disqualifications 3 3
Assists 29 23
Turnovers 52 32
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.7
Steals 25 18
Blocks 23 16
Points 180 123
Points per game 6.0 6.2
Points per 40 min 9.5 9.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 1 Master's College W, 87-74 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 8 at Portland L, 68-65 - 29 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 16 SMU L, 75-70 - 27 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 20 at Gonzaga L, 78-58 - 12 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 29 vs. Iowa St. L, 88-60 1 27 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Nov 30 vs. Butler L, 74-51 1 35 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 6 Cal State Northridge W, 73-53 1 25 2-9 22.2 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 14 Idaho W, 85-84 1 12 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 3
Dec 17 Northwest (Wash) W, 90-48 - 14 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 20 Boise St. W, 81-66 - 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 29 Portland St. L, 86-74 - 28 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 2 Weber St. W, 78-67 - 25 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 4 Idaho St. W, 67-55 - 21 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 9 at Montana L, 81-64 - 26 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 11 at Montana St. L, 78-74 - 18 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 16 Northern Ariz. W, 92-68 1 12 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Jan 18 Sacramento St. W, 78-65 1 25 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 25 at Southern Utah L, 62-61 1 17 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 30 at North Dakota L, 82-60 1 22 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 1 at Northern Colo. W, 52-51 1 32 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 6 Montana St. W, 81-66 1 31 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 8 Montana W, 71-61 1 34 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 13 at Sacramento St. W, 79-73 1 27 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 15 at Northern Ariz. L, 86-78 1 18 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 20 Southern Utah W, 59-54 1 35 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60 1 26 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61 1 25 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57 - 26 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62 1 33 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 23
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60 1 35 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65 1 37 3-12 25.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 1 Master's College W, 87-74 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Nov 8 at Portland L, 68-65 - 29 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 1 2 1 0
Nov 16 SMU L, 75-70 - 27 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 0
Nov 20 at Gonzaga L, 78-58 - 12 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 29 vs. Iowa St. L, 88-60 1 27 0 5 5 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 30 vs. Butler L, 74-51 1 35 3 10 13 1 3 0.3 1 1 3 0
Dec 6 Cal State Northridge W, 73-53 1 25 4 4 8 1 3 0.3 0 1 0 0
Dec 14 Idaho W, 85-84 1 12 1 2 3 0 3 0.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 17 Northwest (Wash) W, 90-48 - 14 1 6 7 1 0 - 2 0 3 0
Dec 20 Boise St. W, 81-66 - 23 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 2 0
Dec 29 Portland St. L, 86-74 - 28 0 5 5 1 0 - 4 0 2 0
Jan 2 Weber St. W, 78-67 - 25 2 5 7 2 3 0.7 1 0 3 0
Jan 4 Idaho St. W, 67-55 - 21 0 6 6 3 3 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 9 at Montana L, 81-64 - 26 1 5 6 2 1 2.0 1 2 5 1
Jan 11 at Montana St. L, 78-74 - 18 1 3 4 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 0
Jan 16 Northern Ariz. W, 92-68 1 12 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 18 Sacramento St. W, 78-65 1 25 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 25 at Southern Utah L, 62-61 1 17 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 0 2 4 0
Jan 30 at North Dakota L, 82-60 1 22 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 1 at Northern Colo. W, 52-51 1 32 4 6 10 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 6 Montana St. W, 81-66 1 31 3 8 11 1 3 0.3 2 0 4 -
Feb 8 Montana W, 71-61 1 34 3 7 10 0 0 - 2 1 3 -
Feb 13 at Sacramento St. W, 79-73 1 27 0 7 7 4 1 4.0 1 1 1 -
Feb 15 at Northern Ariz. L, 86-78 1 18 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 0 1 5 1
Feb 20 Southern Utah W, 59-54 1 35 2 6 8 0 1 0.0 2 3 3 -
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60 1 26 1 6 7 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 -
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61 1 25 2 7 9 1 2 0.5 0 1 5 1
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57 - 26 3 3 6 2 0 - 2 1 0 -
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62 1 33 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60 1 35 2 8 10 0 3 0.0 0 2 4 -
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65 1 37 1 1 2 1 3 0.3 0 1 3 -
  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 30 19 25.2 2.6-5.8 44.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.8-1.0 77.4 6.0
Conference 20 14 25.8 2.6-5.5 48.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.0 85.0 6.2
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0

Home 15 8 24.2 2.5-5.7 43.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.3-0.5 62.5 5.3
Away 12 8 24.6 2.5-4.8 52.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.2 86.7 6.1
Neutral 3 3 33.0 3.7-11.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.7 75.0 9.3

Wins 16 12 25.1 2.6-5.5 46.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-0.6 70.0 5.6
Losses 14 7 25.4 2.6-6.2 42.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.5 81.0 6.5

November 5 2 26.0 2.6-6.2 41.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-0.4 100.0 5.6
December 5 2 20.4 2.4-6.2 38.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.6 33.3 5.0
January 8 4 20.8 1.6-4.1 39.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.6 80.0 3.8
February 8 8 28.5 2.9-5.2 54.8 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-0.5 100.0 6.2
March 4 3 32.8 4.2-9.5 44.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-4.2 76.5 11.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 19 757 78-175 44.6 0-1 0.0 24-31 77.4 180
Conference 20 14 516 53-110 48.2 0-0 - 17-20 85.0 123
Exhibition 1 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 15 8 363 37-85 43.5 0-1 0.0 5-8 62.5 79
Away 12 8 295 30-57 52.6 0-0 - 13-15 86.7 73
Neutral 3 3 99 11-33 33.3 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 28

Wins 16 12 402 41-88 46.6 0-1 0.0 7-10 70.0 89
Losses 14 7 355 37-87 42.5 0-0 - 17-21 81.0 91

November 5 2 130 13-31 41.9 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 28
December 5 2 102 12-31 38.7 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 25
January 8 4 166 13-33 39.4 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 30
February 8 8 228 23-42 54.8 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 50
March 4 3 131 17-38 44.7 0-0 - 13-17 76.5 47
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 19 25.2 1.5 4.7 6.2 2.7 0.1 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.8 0.8
Conference 20 14 25.8 1.6 4.8 6.4 3.0 0.2 1.2 1.6 0.7 0.9 0.8
Exhibition 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0

Home 15 8 24.2 1.8 4.7 6.5 2.3 0.1 0.9 1.5 0.6 1.2 0.6
Away 12 8 24.6 1.2 4.4 5.6 3.0 0.2 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.4 1.0
Neutral 3 3 33.0 1.3 5.3 6.7 3.3 0.0 0.7 2.7 0.2 0.7 0.7

Wins 16 12 25.1 1.8 5.4 7.2 2.5 0.1 1.1 1.9 0.6 0.8 0.6
Losses 14 7 25.4 1.1 3.9 5.0 2.9 0.1 0.8 1.6 0.5 0.9 0.9

November 5 2 26.0 1.2 5.2 6.4 2.6 0.0 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.8 0.8
December 5 2 20.4 1.4 4.2 5.6 1.4 0.0 0.6 1.6 0.4 1.4 0.4
January 8 4 20.8 1.1 3.4 4.5 2.8 0.1 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.5 0.6
February 8 8 28.5 1.9 6.4 8.2 3.4 0.2 1.2 1.6 0.8 0.9 0.9
March 4 3 32.8 2.0 3.8 5.8 2.8 - 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.8 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 19 757 45 140 185 80 3 29 52 0.6 25 23
Conference 20 14 516 31 97 128 59 3 23 32 0.7 18 16
Exhibition 1 - 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 0 0

Home 15 8 363 27 71 98 34 1 14 23 0.6 18 9
Away 12 8 295 14 53 67 36 2 13 21 0.6 5 12
Neutral 3 3 99 4 16 20 10 0 2 8 0.2 2 2

Wins 16 12 402 29 86 115 40 1 18 30 0.6 12 10
Losses 14 7 355 16 54 70 40 2 11 22 0.5 13 13

November 5 2 130 6 26 32 13 0 3 9 0.3 4 4
December 5 2 102 7 21 28 7 0 3 8 0.4 7 2
January 8 4 166 9 27 36 22 1 9 14 0.6 4 5
February 8 8 228 15 51 66 27 2 10 13 0.8 7 7
March 4 3 131 8 15 23 11 - 4 8 0.5 3 5
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