Duke Volleyball BIO
3 Kelsey Williams
2014: Named AVCA All-America honorable mention … Tabbed to the AVCA All-East Coast Team … Selected ACC Setter of the Year and picked up first team All-ACC honors … Garnered Capital One Academic All-District III accolades … Averaged a career-best 11.52 assists per set … Led the ACC in assists per frame and ranked 11th nationally … Helped Duke rank second in the nation in both assists per set (14.05 aps) and kills per set (14.83 kps) … Totaled a career-high 1,117 assists … Surpassed 40 assists 18 times … Dished out 40 or more assists in eight-straight matches from Oct. 31 to Nov. 26 … Exceeded 50 assists three times … Amassed a career-high 60 assists Sept. 26 in Duke’s four-set win over Georgia Tech … Ranked third on the team with 245 digs, averaging 2.53 per set … Also ranked second on the squad with eight double-doubles … Picked up a career-best 22 digs Nov. 7 at Pitt … Totaled three or more blocks four times … Matched her career high with five blocks Nov. 2 at Virginia Tech.
2013: Appeared in eight matches … Took the court against New Orleans, Western Illinois, Liberty, Notre Dame, NC State, Clemson, Florida State and American … Totaled 44 assists and 21 digs … Registered a double-double Oct. 20 at Clemson, amassing 17 assists and 13 digs.
2012: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 23 matches with 17 starts ... Totaled a team-high 609 assists, averaging 7.91 assists per set ... Posted eight double-doubles ... Recorded 40 or more assists eight times ... Amassed a career-best 59 assists at Maryland Nov. 4 ... Topped the 50-assist threshold for a second time against Georgia Tech Nov. 15 ... Ranked fourth on the team with 173 digs ... Also contributed 19 kills and 13 service aces.
2011: Appeared in one match, playing two sets against Charleston Southern on August 27 ... Totaled 17 assists in the contest ... Also added one kill and one dig.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Amador Valley High School...captained the team as a senior...named All-East Bay as a junior and senior...a three-time all-league choice, earning first team honors as a junior and senior... named East Bay Prep Athlete of the Year (top 100) .... her 16-U club team earned a bronze medal in the Junior Nationals Open division...led the group to the NCVA Regional Finals as a 17-year-old and to the Junior Nationals Open twice...four-year honor roll selection...appeared on the Principal's List as a junior and senior...received Amador Award for overall impact on school.....involved with the National Charity League for five years.
Personal: Born Kelsey Elizabeth Williams on July 22, 1993 in Raleigh, N.C. …the daughter of Jeff and Melissa Williams…has two sisters, Avery and Marin.