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LeKesha Williams
LeKesha Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Midwest City

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard


2002-03: Started in all 28 games that she appeared in?was named to the All-Horizon League First Team?picked up All-Horizon League All-Defensive Team honors?was second in the Horizon League, averaging 19.3 points per contest, which was good for fifth in UIC history for a single season?was named the Horizon League Player of the Week, period ending February 24th, following her career-best 30 points, including 27 in the second half and a career-high 13 free throws, to lead UIC to the overtime victory over Detroit on February 22nd?scored in double-figures in 27 out of 28 games during the season?scored 24 of her game-high 29 points in the first half of UIC?s victory over Wright State on January 2nd?opened the season, scoring a then-career high 28 points against Northwestern on November 22nd?twice recorded 28 points and nine rebounds against Loyola (January 23rd, February 26th)?scored over 20 points in 13 contests during the campaign?scored 22 points against Western Kentucky on December 22nd?led UIC in scoring in 21 out of 28 contests?posted 20 points against nationally-ranked UW-Green Bay on December 30th?tallied 20 points against UW-Milwaukee on January 9th?notched 18 points against UWGB on February 1st?scored a game-high 23 points against Butler on February 8th?her 540 points were the sixth most in UIC history for a single season?led UIC with 46 three-pointers, which ties her for 10th in school history, and a three-point shooting percentage of 32.9 (46-for-140)?knocked down 164 free throws on the campaign, good for second in UIC history?shot 80.8 from the charity stripe (164-for-203) which is the eighth best in school history?notched 71 steals, which is the ninth most in UIC history?finished her career with 1,225 points, which is fifth in UIC history?dished out 257 career assists, which puts her in ninth place in UIC history?converted 399 career field goals, which is eighth in UIC history?knocked down 357 career free throws, good for third in school history?finished career shooting 75.3 percent from the free-throw line which is seventh in school history?garnered 190 steals, which puts her at fourth in school history.

2001-02: Started all 30 games for the Flames?was second on the team in scoring with 10.5 points per contest along with 4.2 rebounds a game?averaged 10.7 points and 4.6 rebounds in Horizon League play?scored a career-high 24 points and nine buckets against Columbia in an overtime victory?chipped in 14 points to help UIC to the 75-67 upset victory over No. 2 UW-Milwaukee in the Horizon League quarterfinals?was second on the team in free-throw shooting (92-for-120)?led UIC in scoring in seven games?dished out a career-high seven assists against Air Force on November 24th?ripped down a career-high nine boards against Chicago State on December 15th?drained a pair of three pointers against UW-Milwaukee (1/5/02), UW-Green Bay (2/2/02) and Wright State (2/14/02).

2000-01: Appeared in all 29 games for the Flames, getting the starting nod in 16 outings at point guard?set personal single-season highs, averaging 7.0 ppg and 3.2 rpg as a sophomore?caught fire the last 10 games averaging 10.9 ppg and 4.0 rpg while shooting 59% from the field?scored a career-high 21 points while also tying her personal best with seven rebounds at Loyola on March 3?netted a then season-high 14 points (4-for-5 FG, 6-for-6 FT) in UIC?s win over Loyola on Feb. 3?tabbed 13 points and five rebounds in victory over Cleveland State on Feb. 15?dished out a career-high five assists versus Butler on Jan. 13?tabbed 12 points while snaring a season-high six rebounds for the second-straight game versus South Alabama?earned all-tournament honors at the UIC Home Run Inn Tournament?led UIC with 13 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, in the Flames? season lid-lifter loss to Southern Illinois on Nov. 18.

1999-2000: One of four players to appear in a 29 games for UIC, getting the starting nod in eight contests?averaged 5.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 18.1 minutes per game off the bench for the Flames..her 43 percent field goal percentage was the best of any of the UIC backcourt players?sparked the Flames with 11 points, going 9-for-12 from the free throw line, off the bench in UIC?s MCC quarterfinal win over Butler?tallied a season-high 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists in the Flames? win over South Alabama on Nov. 23?was perfect from the field on a pair of occasions - scoring 14 points, on 6-for-6 shooting, at Wright State on Jan. 13 and 10 points, on 4-of-4 shooting, versus Ball State on Dec. 10?scored 13 points, including five in the third overtime, at DePaul on Jan. 2 while also snaring a season-high seven rebounds?tabbed her first career blocked shot at Southern Illinois on Nov. 29.

Prep: Lettered two years in basketball and three seasons in track?Midwest City MVP?helped squad to a conference championship and the state tournament quarterfinals?all-state selection in both basketball and track?Region 8 Female Athlete of the Year?member of the National Honor Society?track team finished second in the state?member of the state tournament team and the Super Five Senior Squad.

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