Techs Williams Named to Naismith trophy Watch List


Posted Jan 15, 2006 17:04:59

Tech?s Williams Named to Naismith trophy Watch List

RUSTON ? Louisiana Tech senior guard Tasha Williams is one of 50 players nationwide named to the 2005-06 Naismith Trophy Watch List presented by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club.

Through 15 games, Williams has led Tech to an 11-4 mark while averaging 13.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game.

The Kingsland, Ark., native has hit 41 percent of her field goals, 33 percent of her three-pointers and 80 percent of her free throws on the season while leading Louisiana Tech in scoring six times and in rebounding four times.

Williams, who recently became the 36th Lady Techster to ever score 1,000 points or more in their collegiate career, is one of two Western Athletic Conference players on the list, joining Idaho?s Emily Faurholt.

The award which goes to the nation?s top collegiate player will be awarded following the season.