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Volleyball Welcomes Aniya Williams to the 2019 Roster
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Volleyball Welcomes Aniya Williams to the 2019 Roster

NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State volleyball has added the final piece to the 2019 roster with the signing of Aniya Wiliams (Cedar Hill, Texas). The junior will join three middle blockers already on the fall roster, including returner Aria Holmes.

ANIYA WILLIAMS
Middle Block | 5-11
Cedar Hill, Texas | Stephen F. Austin

“Aniya is the ‘IT’ factor of this 2019 recruiting class,” said coach Donika Sutton. “She made the Southland Conference’s All-Tournament team and knows what it takes to win after recording 122 blocks in the Fall of 2018. On the court, she will add versatility to our offense and defense as she is long, lean and quick in execution. Coming in as a junior middle blocker she will lift us in experience, wisdom and leadership. She is a good fit for the future of this program. Welcome to Tiger volleyball, Aniya!”

AT SFA

  • Averaged 2.43 points, 1.78 kills, 1.23 blocks and 0.41 digs per set
  • Ranked 47th in the nation in blocks per set, 110th in total blocks
  • Helped SFA to a program-best and nation-leading 29-match winning streak, and a trip to the NCAA Tournament
  • As a freshman, ranked second on the team in hitting percentage with .342
  • Helped the Ladyjacks to a 11-match winning streak, which was the longest in the nation at the time

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Racked up 347 kills, 311 digs and 44 service aces as a senior
  • 3x All-District First Team
  • Played club for ACE Volleyball
  • Also lettered in track and field

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