Abby Williams

#3 Abby Williams

HOMETOWN Alexandria, Minn. (Minnesota State University, Mankato)

 2011-12 (Redshirt-Junior)
  • Academic All-WCHA
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete
Played in 35 games as a junior…Missed both games at Wisconsin due to injury suffered against Minnesota the week prior…Had the best season of her collegiate career with 10 points (2g, 8a)… Notched a career-high two assists against her former team, Minnesota State on Jan. 7 at Sanford Center…Got BSU’s offense started against Lindenwood Nov. 10 as she found the net 56 seconds into the game…Scored a goal against St. Cloud State Oct. 22…Picked up an assist on Rachael Kelly’s game-winning goal against No. 9 Providence Oct. 1… Assisted on Kristi King’s game-tying goal versus Ohio State Oct. 7…Found Emily Erickson for the game-winning goal against No. 9 Minnesota Duluth on Feb. 11… Also had assists against Maine (Oct. 15), St. Cloud State (Oct. 21) and Robert Morris (Dec. 30)…Was one of BSU’s top penalty killers.  

 2010-11 (Redshirt-Sophomore)
  • Academic All-WCHA
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete
Played in all 35 games for BSU, scoring two goals...First goal as a Beaver came on Feb. 4 against then-No. 1 Wisconsin...Scored on Feb. 18, 2011 at Ohio State...Had a total of 43 shots on goal...Saw extensive time on the penalty-kill unit for the Beavers.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
Red-shirted for the season after transferring from Minnesota State.

2008-09 (Freshman at MSU)
Tallied an assist in a 3-3 tie/shootout loss to St. Cloud on Feb. 6...Had her first collegiate assist in a shootout loss to Ohio State (Dec. 13)...Scored her first collegiate goal on Nov. 30...Played in every game and had four points (2g, 2a) on the season.

Prior to BSU/College
Led her high school team, conference and section in scoring with 42 goals and 38 assists her senior season, leading the cardinals to a Class A State Championship and setting the school’s record for wins in a season 27...Led the team in scoring her fresman (62 points) and sophomore (68 points) years...Tallied 365 varsity points in her high school career (187 goals and 178 assists)...during her high school career she led the team to a state championship, five section championships and three conference championships...was named to the to the state all-tournament team, all conference team five times, all-state her senior and junior year, all-state honorable mention her sophomore and freshman seasons...was a Herb Brooks Award Winner her junior year...named Team MVP five times and team captain her junior and senior seasons...received the EXCEL Award and Spotlight on Academics a member of the National Honor Society.

Daughter of Jim and Martha Williams and was born Jul. 21, 1989...Majoring in Spanish education.