Stanford Point Guard Kiana Williams Declares For WNBA Draft

Stanford Point Guard Kiana Williams Declares For WNBA Draft

STANFORD, Calif.: Stanford point guard Kiana Williams is declaring herself eligible for the WNBA draft.

The school announced Williams’ decision Tuesday, a day after the Cardinal returned home from San Antonio with the program’s first NCAA championship in 29 years.

Aari McDonald of NCAA Tournament runner-up Arizona, Stanford’s Pac-12 rival, had already said she would enter the draft.

Williams, who captured the title in her hometown, passed Candice Wiggins to become Stanford’s career 3-point leader and finished with 311. She led the Cardinal with 14.0 points per game, 3.1 assists, 82 3-pointers while playing a team-high 32.3 minutes.

I am thrilled for Kiana as she is set to embark on this next chapter of her life, Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer said. I have loved coaching her over the past four years and am very proud of both the player and person that she has become.

Williams never missed a game during her four-year career, making 128 straight starts to finish her time on The Farm among her 137 total games.


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