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Williams Looks to Play in the WNBA

Former Florida Gator women’s basketball star Ronni Williams has high hopes of continuing to play basketball professionally. Williams’ resume during her time at Florida makes her a strong prospect.

Gator Greatness

In her senior season, Williams without a doubt rose to the occasion. After the team lost a key player early in the season, Williams took charge. This was never more evident than in the Gators’ conference game at Vanderbilt. Williams scored a career high 43 points and added 14 boards to lead her team to a 93-73 victory. Williams lead the Gators in scoring on the season with 19.2 points per game.

Career Highlights

Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports
  • First team All SEC
  • Third player in program history to lead the team in scoring for three consecutive years
  • Only Gator to have three or more 30 point games in single season

Life After College

In a Q&A Wednesday afternoon, Williams said that she hopes to play in the WNBA’s 34-game season and then go overseas to continue playing. She said that [playing professionally] has always been a dream of hers. Williams also added that since the season has been over, she has been working out and practicing a lot of on-court drills.

WNBA Draft Format

  • Exactly one month before the WNBA season tips off
  • Three Rounds Total
  • Only top draft prospects attend
  • Event not open to public

The first round of the draft can be seen on ESPN2 starting at 7 p.m and the following two rounds can be seen on ESPNU.

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