ASHLAND, Va – Randolph-Macon senior Kelly Williams has earned an All-American accolade from Women's DIII News, it was announced today. The Garysburg, N.C. native landed on the publication's fifth team.
Williams will exit Randolph-Macon with a host of records, including for most career rebounds in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference record books, as well as second in scoring in Randolph-Macon history. She had the second-most double-doubles in Division III Women's Basketball this season, finishing with 22 on the year. She was the ODAC Player of the Year and the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Williams was also named the ODAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player and was awarded All-ODAC First Team this season. She finished the year with 491 points and 335 rebounds after the team finished as the Lexington Regional runners-up in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 earlier this month.
In the classroom, Williams has also been recognized as a Second Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America as well as an All-District selection by the same group.
This is the second time Women's DIII News has recognized Williams as an All-American. She earned the accolade as a sophomore. As a freshman, Women's DIII News selected her to its Freshman All-American squad as well, marking the third time overall that Women's DIII News has recognized Williams.
R-MC recently wrapped up a stellar year. The team defeated #9 Transylvania in the first round of the NCAA Tournament after winning the program's tenth ODAC Championship. R-MC went 19-10 overall and 13-5 in the ODAC this season.