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Taleah

Williams

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#44

Center
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Forestville, Md.
High School: Suitland
Other College: Garden City CC

Bio

ACADEMICS

• Spring 2016 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Major is sociology

2015-16 (GSU)

Played in 21 of 29 in first year at Georgia State logging 82 minutes of court time...Finished with 26 points (1.2) and 23 rebounds (1.1)...Shot 58.8% on 10 of 17.

Top games for scoring were 6 points in final four minutes of Arkansas State game (Feb. 20) and 5 points in win at Appalachian State (Jan. 21).

Best rebounding game was 6 at Arkansas State (Jan. 28)...Also had 4 rebounds at Little Rock (Jan. 30).

JUNIOR COLLEGE

Averaged 9.3 points per game and  7.4 rebounds at Garden City Community College in the Kansas Jayhawk Conference for coach Nick Salazar.

Scored season-high 24 points vs. Otero (Nov. 18), hitting 8 of 14 field goals and 8 of 10 free throws to go with 11 rebounds...Had 21-point game vs. Dodge City (Feb. 21), hitting 6 of 8 field goals and 9 of 12 free throws.

Netted 21 points vs. Lamar (Nov. 7) with an 8 of 11 night from the field...Had fourth 20-point game vs. Clarendon (Nov. 25) with 7 of 10 field goals made...Had 12 double-figure scoring games.

Rebounding top game was 15 against Dodge City (Jan. 25)...Had 14 boards in Murray State game (Oct. 31)...Grabbed 13 rebounds versus Frank Phillips (Nov. 8) and 12 against Dodge City (Feb. 21).

Had nine games with double-figure rebounds...Season total of 222 rebounds included 101 offensive boards and 121 defensive rebounds.

Had eight double-double games in sophomore season...Blocked 10 shots with two in game against Barton (Jan. 7)...Shot 50.5 percent for season from field with 105 of 208 field goals made.

All-Star Girls Report scouting had her ranked as No. 6 of the 37 JUCO centers
and No. 23 of all JUCO players.

As a freshman, played in 22 games, with one double-figure rebounding game (10 vs. Tabor JV) and two games with eight rebounds...Had seven-point and a pair of six-point games...Team advanced to second round of tournament semifinals.

HIGH SCHOOL

Senior season at Suitland High School in Forestville, Md., a Washington D.C. suburb, saw her average 16.8 points per game and 13.7 rebounds as a senior and 13 points and 12 rebounds as a junior for head coach Keith Lynch at Suitland.

Had a 23-point, 16-rebounnd game at Laurel High School for a career best double-double game.

Had attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School before moving to Suitland.

Played AAU ball with the D. C. Heat with coach Brian Wiley and with the Beltway Lady Cougars.

Had recruiting interest from East Tennessee State, UMES, Northern Arizona, Morehead State and UNCW.

PERSONAL

Born Taleah Darnae Williams on April 28, 1995 in Clinton, Md....Grew into nickname Tee and Big Tee.  

Parents are Allyson and Lawrence A. Williams...Has a brother Travis, 21...Mother was on the bowling team at Maryland and aunt was a cheerleader for the Terrapins...Father was a high school basketball player and helped influence Taleah.

Enjoys hair styling and has thought of owning her own hair salon.

Made the Honor Roll her two years at Suitland High School...Enjoys computer graphics and design.

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