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1 Amaya Williams

Class: Sophomore Position: S Height: 5-9 Previous School: North Raleigh Christian Academy Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.

2017 (Fr.)
• Big South All-Freshman team
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week on Sept. 25 and Oct. 15
• Appeared in 86 sets over span of 25 matches played, starting 19 times at setter
• Led team with 746 assists (8.67 aps), the first freshman to lead Liberty in assists since Jade Craycraft in 2010
• Added 33 kills, 181 digs and 21 blocks (two solo, 19 assisted)
• Registered eight double-doubles, good for second on the team
• Dished out 40 or more assists on nine occasions, with three 50-assist contests
• Posted a double-double with 36 assists and 10 digs, to go along with three kills, in first career start at Virginia (Aug. 26)
• Recorded first career 40-assist match, totaling 40 assists and 10 digs at UNCW (Sept. 15)
• Notched back-to-back double-doubles against High Point (42 assists, 13 digs) and Presbyterian (59 assists, 12 digs)
• Her 59 assists against Presbyterian were the most by a Big South setter in a match in 2017
• Tallied 52 assists against Winthrop (Oct. 20)
• Posted consecutive double-doubles at Presbyterian (45 assists, 12 digs) and at UNC Asheville (50 assists, 15 digs) late in the season
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Prep
• Graduated from North Raleigh Christian Academy, where she was a three-year letterwinner
• Helped her team to back-to-back 3A NCISAA State titles as a junior and senior
• Named to all-state team in 2016
• Two-time all-conference member
• Voted to North Carolina Best of the Best All-Tournament team as a junior
• In 2015, received the NRCA Impact Awards and appeared on the JVA Watch List
• Played club volleyball for the Triangle Volleyball Club, as her Triangle 17 Black squad qualified for Junior Nationals
• Also played high school basketball

Personal
• Daughter of Kinely and Yvonne Williams
• Sport management major
• Birthday is Aug. 13