Melissa "Missy" Williams begins her second season as the Badger Graduate Assistant Coach after one of the most prolific libero careers in SHC volleyball history. GCAC Libero of the Year in both her junior and senior seasons, Williams averaged 5.84 digs per set over her four-year career on The Hill. She built a reception percentage of .956 while also scoring 64 kills with 23 assists, five total blocks and 84 service aces.
2009: GCAC Libero of the Year as a senior ... played in 80 sets with 470 digs for a 5.88 dps average ... 453 receptions for a 5.44 rps average and a .956 reception percentage ... closed out 2009 with the 12th most total digs in the NAIA ... 13 kills with 13 assists ... NAIA Scholar Athlete ... GCAC Academic Honor Roll ... tied career high of 45 digs versus Union University (Tenn.) on 9/11/2009 ... tallied five service aces versus SUNO on 9/21/2009.
2008: GCAC Libero of the Year as a junior ... appeared in 137 of SHC's 138 sets in 2008 and all 38 matches ... 22 kills ... 21 aces ... .967 passing percentage ... led team with 773 digs ... 5.64 digs per set ranking 15th in the NAIA ... career high 45 digs versus Northwood (Fla.) on 8/29/2008 ... GCAC Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Played in all 34 matches and 114 sets of her sophomore year ... recorded 29 kills ... second on team in service aces with 41 ... lead team in digs with 689 ... added three blocks and four assists ... passing percentage of .947 ... GCAC Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Female Athlete of the Year at Fairhope High School in 2005 ... First Team All State ... two-time All County and two-time "Super 12" selection ... Senior Class President ... National Honor Society.
Personal: Majoring in Elementary Education ... cupcakes are her favorite food ... Sidney Crosby is her favorite athlete and Kiss is her favorite band ... enjoys football, competitive eating, shark hunting, belly dancing, base jumping and music ... favorite movie is Miracle and favorite TV show is Law & Order ... plans a career in education, but dreams of being a Royal Carribean towel sculptor specializing in animals ... her guilty pleasure is break dancing ... born in Cleveland, Ohio ... daughter of Scott and Susan Williams.