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Maddy Williams
Maddy  Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Perrysburg, Ohio

High School:
Perrysburg

Height:
5-8

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
08/28/1995

12/15/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

12/01/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

11/30/2017

Maddy Williams: All-American

Senior honored as team's 4th All-American after wildly successful return from injury

11/30/2017

U.S. Soccer U-23 Camp Invite for Williams

Purdue's all-time goals leader among 22 college players invited to Orlando

11/29/2017

Williams Named First Team All-Region

Big Ten Forward of the Year led the league in goals and points

11/17/2015

Maddy Williams, 2015 Player Gallery

Maddy Williams, 2015 Player Gallery

02/24/2015

Maddy Williams 2014 Photo Gallery

Maddy Williams 2014 Photo Gallery

10/22/2014

Michigan State

Purdue vs Michigan State

10/22/2014

Nebraska-Iowa Road Trip

Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.

10/01/2014

Purdue vs. Ball State Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. Ball State

Photo Galleries: 2015 | 2014 | 2013

2017 / AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR
Second Team All-America (United Soccer Coaches)
Third Team All-America (Top Drawer Soccer)
Big Ten Forward of the Year
First Team All-Big Ten
Three-Time Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 12, Sept. 19 and Oct. 24)
• Established new Purdue all-time records for goals (38), assists (26), points (102), shots (285) and shots on goal (127)
• Established new Purdue single-season records for goals (14) and points (36) while also tying the game-winning goals (6) mark

2016 / AS A SENIOR
• Redshirted after suffering a season-ending injury in the final practice of the spring
• Return to the pitch in the spring and is set to close out her career as a redshirt senior in 2017

2015 / AS A JUNIOR
Academic All-Big Ten
• Started all 18 games, one of just four Boilermakers to do so
• Had started 38 consecutive games through the end of the 2015 season
• 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
• 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

2014 / AS A SOPHOMORE
Academic All-Big Ten
• 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 and 2006
• 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
• Started 36 of the 37 games in which she played as an underclassman

2013 / AS A FRESHMAN
College Sports Madness Second Team All-Conference
Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week (Oct. 7)
Boilermaker Challenge Cup All-Tournament Team
• 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 Boilermaker 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
• 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

HIGH SCHOOL
• Multi-year letterwinner at Perrysburg High School in Northwest Ohio
• 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 conference play

PERSONAL
• Major: Environmental and Ecological Engineering
• Parents: Mike and Jo Lynn Williams
• Sister: Mackenzie
• Father played hockey at Ferris State, Mother volleyball at Bowling Green State

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