Danielle Williams

#59 Danielle Williams

HOMETOWN Waconia, Minn. (Minnesota Thoroughbreds)

2012-13 (Junior)
  • Academic All-WCHA
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete
Skated in 30 of 34 contests for the Beavers...Had an assist against No. 1 Minnesota on Feb. 16...Logged three assists on the season.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
  • Academic All-WCHA
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete
Split time between forward and defenseman as a sophomore...Skated in 36 of 37 contests for the Beavers...Went scoreless for the first three months of the season until breakout game with two goals and an assist versus Minnesota State Jan. 7...Was selected Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week after her role in the win over the Mavericks.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Skated in 32 games recording one goal and one assist...Scored her first collegiate goal on Nov. 27, 2010 at Ohio State...First helper came to set up Lauren Williams’ first collegiate goal on Jan. 22, 2011 against Minnesota State...Had a total of 17 shots on goal.

Prior to BSU
Started playing for the Minnesota Thoroughbreds in her junior year and was named captain for the 2009-10 season...Prior to playing for the Thoroughbreds, she played two years with the Chaska High School girls’ hockey team where she was the leading scorer both years...In her sophomore year she was named all-conference and team MVP...Also attended the USA Hockey National Development Camp in 2008 and 2009.

Daughter of Brian and Rochele Williams and was born June 10, 1992…Father played football for Minnesota in 1984-87 and played professionally for the New York Giants between 1989-2000…Mother played volleyball for the Gophers from 1984-87...Brother, Maxx, plays football for Minnesota...Majoring in excercise science.

Career Highs: Goals: 2 vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 7, 2012), Assists: 2 (twice) last against Minnesota (Feb. 8, 2014), Points: 3 vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 7, 2012), Shots on Goal: 3 (seven times), last against St. Cloud State (Jan. 10, 2014), Penalty Minutes: 17 vs. Ohio State (Nov. 8, 2013).