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Deion Williams

#47

Player profile

position
Middle Blocker
height
6'2"
year
Junior
hometown
Suwanee, Ga.
high school
Peachtree Ridge

SENIOR (2020):

Finished with six blocks in three matches played in the fall 2020…Recorded three blocked shots at Miami on Oct. 16…Added six kills in 13 swings in that same match vs. the Hurricanes.

JUNIOR (2019):

Played in 14 matches and 34 sets as a junior, and finished third on the team with a 1.03 blocks per set average…had 13 kills, two assists, eight digs and 35 total blocks on the season as a middle blocker…opened the year with a kill and two blocks against No. 5 Wisconsin on August 30…added three blocks in a straight-set victory over No. 3 Minnesota (August 31)…recorded a career-high eight blocks versus Stony Brook on September 13…had two kills, a dig and five blocks in a win over St. John’s…tallied a pair of blocks against Alabama (September 20)…had two kills and two blocks in a road win at NC State…earned three blocks, three digs and a kill against Boston College on October 18…tallied three kills and two blocks on the road at Clemson…posted three blocks and a pair of kills on October 30 against Miami.

SOPHOMORE (2018):

Played in 63 sets as a sophomore and posted 57 kills, 16 digs and 39 blocks…recorded a season-high six blocks on August 31 against TCU, along with four kills…had four kills and three blocks in a three-set win over VCU (Sept. 7)…set season highs with seven kills and three digs on September 8 at Florida A&M…recorded five kills against Florida on September 12…had five kills and zero errors against Duke on September 21 to open ACC play…was perfect with seven kills on seven attacks in a three-set win against NC State on October 5…tallied four blocks and three digs against No. 10 Pitt (Nov. 16)…closed out the regular season with a seven-kill performance at NC State on November 23.

FRESHMAN (2017):

Made her debut as a Seminole at the Baylor Invitational, where she notched eight kills over the course of the weekend … Earned a .750 hitting percentage (three kills on four total attacks) with four total blocks against UCSB … Earned three kills on five total attacks (.400) with three total blocks against TCU…Assisted both the offensive and defensive efforts in the Seminoles’ first conference matches against Virginia and Virginia Tech, earning six kills on 13 attacks for a .307 hitting percentage, alongside her 11 total blocks (one solo) on the weekend… Stayed perfect on offense against Miami, earning three kills on six attacks to aid in the three-set win…Recorded a career-high two solo blocks (eight total) against Pitt… Earned her highest hitting percentage with five kills (.714) against North Carlina…Tied her career high of two solo blocks against NC State. .

PERSONAL:

  • Parents: Eric and Sherry Williams.
  • Born: October 2.
  • Major: Risk Management.
  • What National Day do you love to celebrate? Juneteenth.
  • What current issue do you follow the most? Police brutality and racial injustice.
  • Outside of volleyball, what is a career aspiration you have? Owning and running a volleyball club.
  • What might be the single-most interesting thing about you? I have been thrown from a car and airlifted.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, what has life been like for you? Super fun and chill.
  • If you wrote an autobiography, what would the title be? The Spectacular Struggles of D.
  • How has volleyball shaped your life? I’m a much more well-rounded individual with confidence and drive.
  • What shows are you streaming/watching these days? Forged in Fire and Prodigal Son.
  • What are some of your favorite songs/artists? Tobe Nwigwe and Lucky Chops.
  • What does being a Seminole mean to you? Having a huge support system across the nation.