Women's Basketball



Kayla Williams
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Kayla Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sparks, Nev.

High School:
Reed High School

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

05/03/2012

Meet the Pack: Freshman Faith Lois

Nevada Women's Basketball

04/25/2012

Meet the Pack: Freshman Mimi Mungedi

Nevada Women's Basketball

04/17/2012

Meet the Pack: Sophomore Guard Danika Sharp

Nevada Women's Basketball

04/12/2012

Meet the Pack: Freshman Guard Kelsey Kaelin

Nevada Women's Basketball

04/10/2012

Meet the Pack: Junior Guard Chanelle Brennan

Nevada Women's Basketball

03/03/2012

Jane Albright, Amanda Johnson, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media

Jane Albright, Amanda Johnson, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's won over Louisiana Tech on March 3, 2012.

03/01/2012

Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media

Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over New Mexico State.

02/11/2012

Jane Albright, Channelle Brennan and Kayla Williams talk to the media

Jane Albright, Channelle Brennan and Kayla Williams talk to the media following the Wolf pack's loss to Fresno State.

01/02/2012

Jane Albright, Kayla Williams and Chanelle Brennan talk to the media

Jane Albright, Kayla Williams and Chanelle Brennan talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to UNLV.

12/29/2011

Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media

Jane Albright, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to Long Island.

Nevada

2011-12 (Senior): Appeared in 26 games, starting in 25 games ... Recorded five double-doubles on the year ... Totaled 45 blocks on the season, placing her third team on Nevada's all-time single season list ... Ended career with 115 blocks to sit in second on Nevada's all-time list ... .479 field goal percentage is good for seventh on Nevada's all-time list ... Selected to the preseason All-WAC first team by the coaches and second-team All-WAC by the media ... Named to the Nugget Classic All-Tournament team ... Scored a career high 24 points against Fresno State ... Blocked a career high six shots against Cal State Bakersfield.

2010-11 (Junior): Played in all of Nevada's 33 games, starting in 30 ... Recorded eight double-doubles on the season ... Grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds against Pepperdine, which ranks sixth in the Nevada single-game record book ... Scored a career-high 21 points against Utah State to break 530 career points ... Has tallied 70 career blocks to rank eighth in the program record books.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Scored in double-figures in eight games ... Tallied five double-doubles on the year ... Recorded double-digit rebounds in 11 games ... Led the team in blocks (31) and rebounds (7.3 rpg) ... Second-best field goal percentage on the team with a .448, good enough for eighth in the WAC.

2008-09 (Freshman): Played in all 32 games and made one start during her freshman season ... Averaged 3.3 ppg and 2.6 rpg ... Recorded a career-high 15 points in Nevada's upset over #7 Louisville ... Scored in double figures four times during the year ... Recorded a career-high seven rebounds in Nevada's win over Idaho ... Shot 47.8 percent from the floor and 52.5 percent from the free throw line ... Played a career-high 21 minutes at Fresno State.

High School
Attended Reed High School in Sparks, Nev. ... Lettered four years in basketball ... Won three High Desert League Championships ... Also won a Zone Championship in 2007 ... Advanced to the Regional Championship game all four years in high school ... Averaged 20.0 ppg and 18 rpg as a senior at Reed ... Earned second-team all-league honors as a freshman ... Was named fist-team all-league and the second-team all-state as a sophomore and junior ... As a senior, she earned first team all-league and first team all-state honors ... Was also named the Reno Gazette-Journal's Northern 4A Player of the Year in 2008 ... Played club for Jam on It for 12 years.

Personal
Undecided on a major ... Likes to listen to music and play rock band in her spare time ... Father, Matt Williams, played basketball at Nevada from 1988-92 ... Favorite sports moment was winning the Regional Championship in 2007 ... Sports hero is her father, Matt ... Chose Nevada because it's close to home ... Has four siblings, Omarri (18), Gabby (11), Mathew (7) and Dominic (3) ... Daughter of Matt and Therese Williams ... Born in November of 1989.

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