Korolas, Petrina, Williams and Yohn to serve as senior captains this fall
Injuries, overtime losses lead to tough 2nd year under coach Drew Roff
News and notes on Purdue Athletics
Boilermakers open at home for the 15th time in 19 seasons
Nine of the program's 11 Illinois natives hail from Chicagoland area
Maddy Williams, 2015 Player Gallery
Maddy Williams 2014 Photo Gallery
Purdue vs Michigan State
Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.
Purdue vs. Ball State
REDSHIRT SEASON / 2016
Redshirted after suffering season-ending injury in final practice of the spring
JUNIOR / 2015
Academic All-Big Ten... Williams started all 18 games, one of just four Boilermakers to do so... will enter her senior season having started 38 consecutive games, the longest active streak on the team... led the team in goals, assists and points for the third year in a row, becoming the first player in program history to accomplish the feat... ranks among the Purdue's all-time top 10 in goals (24, 5th), assists (18, 7th), points (66, 5th) and game-winning goals (6, 5th) as the active career leader in all three categories... scored twice in each of the first two games of the season, becoming the first player in program history to accomplish the feat and giving her five career multi-goal games... also scored in the two preseason exhibition amidst an August goal-scoring rampage that hit double figures at 10... had a hat trick in the first 22 minutes of the preseason exhibition game at Milwaukee... needed only 39 games to reach 20 career goals, making her the fastest player in program history to reach the benchmark... assisted on goals by Hannah Mussallem and Hannah Leinert in the Illinois win for her second career multi-assist effort... assisted on Erika Arkans' game-winning goal and later scored on a penalty kick at Indiana, marking the fourth time in her career she has accomplished the feat... also scored against Baylor, Montana and Ohio State... also assisted on goals by Hannah Leinert (two) and Melissa Casella... ranked seventh in the Big Ten in goals and fifth in goals per game... also sixth in points and second in points per game... went the distance in the Baylor win and logged 90-plus minutes overtime games against Rutgers and Maryland... recorded a season-high six shots vs. Ohio and at Maryland... averaged 79 minutes per game... Purdue is 13-3-3 when she has scored a goal during her career.
SOPHOMORE / 2014
Academic All-Big Ten... Williams was one of six Boilermakers to start all 19 games... led the team with six goals, six assists, 18 points and 88 shots... became the first underclassman to lead Purdue in goals in consecutive seasons since 2005-06... played the starring role in the BTN-televised with against Ohio State, scoring Purdue's first two goals for her third multi-goal game as a Boilermaker... recorded her 15th career goal that day vs. OSU, giving her 15 in 26 games to become the fastest player in program history to reach 15 career goals... also scored against Ball State, Marshall, Youngstown State and Michigan... recorded her first collegiate multi-assist game in the SIU Edwardsville win, setting up goals by Soraya Toppin-Herbert and Erika Arkans... also assisted on goals by Nicole Robertson (vs. Ohio), Makaela Nellams (vs. Ohio State), Mollie Kuramoto (at Northwestern) and Erika Arkans (at Iowa)... recorded 11 shots in the draws with Youngstown State and Michigan to tie a Purdue single-game record... also had 10 shots in the win over Ball State... recorded three or more shots in 13 of the 19 games... went the distance four times, including the full 110 minutes in the draws with Youngstown State and Michigan... averaged 74 minutes per game... already ranks 10th in Purdue history in goals and seventh in game-winning goals... started 36 of the 37 games in which she played as an underclassman... Purdue is 8-2-3 when she has scored during her career.
FRESHMAN / 2013
College Sports Madness Second Team All-Conference... Big Ten Player & Freshman of the Week (Oct. 7)... Boilermaker Challenge Cup All-Tournament Team... Williams played in 18 games, making 17 starts at forward... missed only the IPFW game due to injury and did not start on senior day against Minnesota so injured senior Shae Desmond could be in the lineup for the opening kickoff... tied the Purdue freshman record with her 10 goals, the most by a Boiler since 2007 and good for third in program history... also established a new freshman points record with 26, good for sixth best on the single-season list overall... accounted for the game-winners in back-to-back 1-0 victories against Illinois and Northwestern, garnering Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors for her big weekend... she was Purdue's first winner of the award since 2009... joined Lauren Sesselmann (2001) as the only players in program history to account for the game-winner in consecutive Big Ten games... recorded a point in eight consecutive games in which she played from Sept. 6 through Oct. 6... with two goals and an assist, posted five-point games in wins against Akron and Northern Illinois... became the seventh player in program history to score in her first collegiate game but only the second to post a multiple-goal effort in a debut... also the fourth Purdue player overall, and first since 2009, to score twice in a season opener... also scored goals against Dartmouth, Seattle, Penn State and Minnesota... accounted for Purdue's first goal against Penn State in Central Pennsylvania since 2005... ranked eighth in the Big Ten, and third among freshman, in goals and points... assisted on goals by Alex Hairston (3), Chinyelu Asher, Holly Gregory and Hadley Stuart... recorded a season-high nine shots in games against Darmouth and Minnesota... averaged 70.6 minutes per game... Purdue was 5-2-1 in games in which she scored.
HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Recorded 69 goals and 30 assists in her upperclassman seasons, her 48 goals as a senior being the most in state of Ohio (boys or girls)... All-American and first team all-state as a senior while earning all-league and all-district honors again... led Perrysburg to an undefeated 23-0 season and an Ohio state title her senior year... second team all-state as a junior after recording 21 goals and 13 assists... all-league performer in basketball helped lead her team to the conference title thanks to a 14-0 record in league play.
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Parents: Mike & Jo Lynn Williams (Dad played hockey at Ferris State, Mom volleyball at Bowling Green State)