15 Kiera Williams
15 Kiera Williams
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dover, N.H.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Position: B

COLLEGIATE ACCOLADES: America East All-Conference Second Team (‘07); Marisa Didio Award (‘07 ‘08)


AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Played in all 20 games and was in the starting lineup 19 times, including both postseason games in the America East championship; was injured during pre-game warmup vs. Harvard but entered the game early in the first half; recorded a team-high three defensive saves; served as a major defensive stopper for the Wildcats in the backfield and was a critical part of the defensive penalty corner unit.


AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Started all 20 games in which she started; played in all five America East conference games; recorded one point on an assist; assisted on the game-winning goal in double overtime

against Maine (10/6).


AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Played in all 18 games and was in the starting lineup 17 times; started four of five America East games; recorded her first collegiate point with an assist against nationally-ranked Boston College; finished the season with one point.


BEFORE UNH: Redshirted the 2005 season at the University of Connecticut.


HIGH SCHOOL: Kiera is a 2004 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School, where she lettered in field hockey and lacrosse; named New Hampshire Player of the Year as a senior; All-State First Team in 2003 and 2004; All-State Second Team in 2002; recorded 14 goals and 19 assists to lead STA to the 2004 state semifinals; guided STA to the 2003 state title with five goals and 15 assists; team MVP as a junior and senior; lacrosse captain as a junior and senior.


PERSONAL: Born 3/1/87; daughter of Bill and Erin Williams; major is pre-vet.



Year GP GS G A Pts
2006 18 17 0 1 1
2007 20 20 0 1 1
2008 20 19 0 0 0
Totals 58 56 0 2 2


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