« Women’s Basketball 2020-21

Kiana Williams

School

Stanford University

Position
Guard
Major
Science, Technology & Society

Classroom

Williams has maintained 3.3 GPA throughout her time at Stanford University, approaching graduation in the Spring of 2021. Williams was named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District first team and has twice been named to the Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll.

Character

“Throughout the toughest season we’ve all faced in our lives, Williams has risen to the occasion and been a tremendous leader for our team. Williams has a strong connection with her teammates, who look up and respect the work she does both on and off the court. I’m impressed by her growth as a leader during a time when leadership is of the utmost importance.”
- Stanford Head Coach Tara VanDerveer

Community

Williams has spent time with several community service organizations, including Nustar, Feed The Homeless and the Women Shelter and Heaven for Hope, a place Williams and her family raised money for to help keep open.

Williams has also ran a basketball camp for the Christian School in her hometown of San Antonio and helped coach her old AAU middle school teams.

Competition

Williams was named an honorable mention All-American as a junior and has been named to the All-Pac-12 team twice by the coaches and media. Currently on the Naismith and Wade Trophy Watch Lists for best player in the nation, Williams currently ranks fourth in program history with 247 made 3-pointers and 18th with 1,478 career points.

Williams led the Cardinal in points, assists, minutes and made 3-pointers as a junior and currently leads the team in minutes and made 3-pointers for the No. 1 ranked Cardinal as a senior. She’s twice been named to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team and was a member of the WBCA All-Region team as a junior.

She has made 104 consecutive starts for the Cardinal and has twice been named a finalist for the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award for the nation’s best shooting guard.