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Shemera Williams

Milwaukee, Wisc.
Milwaukee Academy of Science
High School
Shemera Williams - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers


  • Appeared in 21 games with two starts
  • Ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 8.9 points per game
  • Averaged 2.6 rebounds per game with 44 assists and 30 steals
  • Sidelined for the first eight games of the season with a lower leg injury
  • Made her collegiate debut at Rutgers, scoring 14 points (12/5)
  • Made her first career start in her home court debut against North Carolina, tying for the team game high with 12 points with 5 assists (1/2)
  • Had nine steals in the win over Duke, one shy of tying the program record for steals in a game. It was also the most steals in a game by an ACC player this season (1/9)
  • Scored 17 points at Boston College, going 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-5 from the free throw line (1/12)
  • Named the ACC Freshman of the Week for her performances against Duke and BC (1/13). Also named the USWBA Tamika Catchings National Freshman Player of the Week for those same performances
  • Had a team-high eight rebounds against Virginia Tech (1/19)
  • Had her first career 20-point game at Louisville, scoring all 20 points in the second half (1/23)
  • Earned her second ACC Freshman of the Week honor on Jan. 27 after the Louisville game and scoring 15 points with six rebounds and six assists against Notre Dame

High School/Club

  • Ranked as the No. 54 recruit in the country by ESPN and the 13th-ranked point guard
  • Two-time USA Today Wisconsin Player of the Year
  • 2019 Associated Press Wisconsin Player of the Year
  • Led the nation in scoring her junior season, averaging 39.9 points per game
  • During her final season at Milwaukee Academy of Science, she averaged 32.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 8.5 assists and 4.5 steals per game
  • No. 2 all-time scorer in Wisconsin girls high school history with 3,120 career points


  • 2020-21 Leroy and Betty Strickler Bicentennial Scholars Fund scholarship recipient
  • Daughter of Taneisha Williams
  • Has three brothers: Gerald Brown, Joshua Brown and Shemaj Williams
  • Has one sister, Latonya Brown