Carleigh Williams

Carleigh  Williams


Beverly Hills, Fla.

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Academic Accolades

More than 200 UCF student-athletes named to AAC All-Academic Team


Two Knights Selected in NWSL Draft

Coleman, Williams make history as first UCF duo picked up in same year


All-Region Recognition

Seniors Coleman, Williams honored by NSCAA


UCF Duo Named to AAC All-Tournament Team

Williams, Wilkin recognized with postseason honor


Hardware Haul

Knights earn Coach, Offensive, Defensive and Goalkeeper of the Year awards

-Selected by the Houston Dash in the fourth round of the 2015 NWSL College Draft (No. 31 overall)
-NSCAA First Team All-Region
-American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year
-All-AAC First Team selection
-All-AAC Tournament Team
-Starter at centerback in every match
-Started in all but three of her 89 career matches
-Guided UCF's defense to six shutouts during the non-conference season and 13 on the year
-Assisted a goal in 4-0 win over Oregon State
-Shut down No. 23 Long Beach State to zero shots on goal
-Named AAC Defender of the Week after road wins over Memphis and Tulsa
-Named AAC Defender of the Week after leading UCF to its second-straight league regular season title
-Commanded a defense that allowed just two goals at home, helping clinch an 11-0 record, the first undefeated home slate since 1999
-Played every minute of UCF's postseason run to the Sweet 16

- Named to No Ka Oi all-tournament team
- Selected as the American Athletic Conference's first Defender of the Week (8/26)
- Named the American's Defender of the Week (9/23) after helping snap No. 10 Georgetown's 16-home-game win streak and securing a shutout against FGCU
- Named the American's Defender of the Week (10/29) leading UCF's defense to two shutouts at Houston and SMU to clinch the league's regular season title and the program's first undefeated conference season since 1999

- Logged a team-high 2,143 minutes on the field
- Member of a defense that posted 15 shutouts for a school and Conference USA single-season record
- Starter in every game
- Notched assists against conference opponents Memphis (9/21) and Marshall (10/21)
- Played all 90 minutes in UCF's school-record-matching shutout (13) for the Knights' first win in four years over five-time defending C-USA Tournament champion Memphis (10/31) in the quarterfinals
- Played every minute of UCF's shutouts over SMU (11/2) and Tulsa (11/4) to deliver team's first conference tournament championship title -Part of a defense that finished the season ranked second nationally for goals against average (.524) and fourth nationally in shutout percentage (.625)

- Helped UCF to its first NCAA Elite 8 appearance since 1987
- Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team
- Played in 23 matches, making 20 starts
- Recorded 1,835 minutes during the campaign
- Registered four shots on the year

Prior to UCF
-2010 - Citrus County Female Athlete of the Year and Soccer Player of the Year, all-county team selection, team captain and Defensive MVP
-2009 - Citrus County Soccer Player of the Year, all-state team honoree, regional player of the year, all-county team, team captain and Defensive MVP
-2008 - All-county team and Defensive MVP
-Lettered 11 times in five different sports: soccer, volleyball, track and field, softball and weightlifting
-Played for the Florida Rush in the Region III Premier League from 2009-11
-2010 - FYSA State Cup finalist
-2009 - FYSA State Cup finalist, Disney Showcase, CASL Showcase
-2008 - Disney Showcase and CASL Showcase
-ODP '92 Florida State Team in 2009
-Member of the National Honor Society and has been on the honor roll all four years

-Daughter of Jim and Nettie Williams
-Has one sibling, Casey

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