Height: 5’9″ Bats: R Throws:RYears Pro: 3 rd. year
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
2013 Season: Nikia had 76 at bats playing in 41 games . She had a .237 batting average with 14 RBI’s and 3 home runs.
2012 SEASON: Nikia batted .067 with 0 HR and 1 RBI and 3 walks in 15 plate appearances.
PROFESSIONAL: 2011: Selected by the USSSA Pride as the 16th overall pick in the 4th round of the 2012 NPF Draft for her rookie NPF season. Nikia batted .067 with 0 HR and 1 RBI and 3 walks in 15 plate appearances.
NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Played on the US Women’s Futures National Team in 2010… Finished 3rd at the KFC World Cup of Softball…Made appearances at Japan Cup and Canadian Open…Invited to the National Team Training Camp in 2011.
COLLEGE: Currently in her senior year at the University of Washington… Named a top ten finalist for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award (2012)…Named 2nd Team NFCA All-American (2011)…Named a Top 25 finalist for ASA player of the Year…Named team co-offensive MVP with Kimi Pohlman (2011)…Named to the 1st Team All-Pac 10 (2011)…Named to the 1st Team All-Pacific Region…Named to the Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team (2011)…Named an NFCA/Louisville Slugger 1st Team All-American (2010)…Named to the 1st Team All Pacific Region (2010)…Named to the 2nd Team All-Pac 10 (2010)…Named NFCA National Player of the Week (2010)…Named to the Pac 10 All-Freshman Team (2009)…Named to the Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team (2009)…Played in the WCWS alongside fellow Pride Players Ashley Charters, Jenn Salling, and Danielle Lawrie…Set the WCWS records for RBI in a game with 7 and RBI in a series with 10…Tied the WCWS record for homeruns with 3. SENIOR: Started all 58 games…Averaged .327 in 153 at-bats…Scored 45 runs…Hit 7 homeruns…Had 39 RBI’s…Had a .575 slugging percentage… Stole 8 bases out of 9 attempts… Collected 44 walks. JUNIOR: Started in all 53 games played…Averaged .364 in 154 at-bats…Hit 14 homeruns…Scored 42 runs…Had 56 RBI…Had 327 putouts…Had 40 walks…Had a .727 slugging percentage. SOPHOMORE: Started all 59 games played…Averaged .357 in 171 at-bats…Hit 11 homeruns…Scored 42 runs…Had 47 RBI…Had a .602 slugging percentage. FRESHMAN: Started in 51 of 57 games played…Had a .288 batting average…Hit 5 homeruns…Had 32 RBI…Scored 25 runs…Had 19 walks.
PERSONAL: Born Nikia Jazmine Williams on March 12, 1990 in Mission Viejo, California to Alvin and Denise Williams…Has 2 brother, Brandon and Tony, and 2 sisters, Nicole and Robbie…Graduated from El Toro High School in 2008…Earned 2nd Team All CIF and 1st Team All-League honors as a senior…Named a 1st Team All-CIF and 2nd Team All-State selection as a junior…Named El Toro’s Junior Athlete of the Year…Named to the 1st Team All-County…Won the Orange County Register Player of the Week Award…Helped her high school team to 1st place league finishes in her freshman and junior year…named to the 1st Team All-League in her freshman and junior years…Named El Toro’s Freshman Athlete of the Year (2005)…Missed her entire sophomore year due to an injury…Was a 4 year Associated Student Body(ASB) Officer…Played club ball for the Corona Angels ASA Gold Team, finishing 2nd at the 2008 ASA 18U Gold Nationals, 5th in 2007…Helped the Angels win the Independence Day Tournament in Boulder, Colorado…Currently majoring in individualized studies with a concentration in disabilities at the University of Washington.