Jerica Williams
Jerica Williams

Player Profile

La Mesa, CA

High School:
Mount Miguel HS




UCLA --Great attitude ... Team player who can fill multiple roles ...Product of very successful prep program.

2007-- Saw action in 29 games ... Scored three v. Washington State in Pac-10 Tourney ... Scored three v. Cal ... Had two points, one rebound, one steal v. Arizona (h) ... Scored career-best six points, all in the second half, v. Oregon St. (h) ... Four points, two rebounds at Washington ... Scored two at Washington St. ... Recorded two steals v. Stanford (h) ... Played season-high 20 minutes against Delaware St. and had career-high four rebounds ... Hit a three-point shot and grabbed two rebounds at UC Irvine ... Scored five v. Texas Tech ... Hit three-pointer vs. Oklahoma ... Had two points, a steal and rebound at UC Riverside ... Scored three v. UC Santa Barbara.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Played at Mt. Miguel HS in Spring Valley, CA for coach Robby Sandoval ... Averaged 17.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 4.0 steals per game as a senior ... Served as team captain in her senior and junior seasons ... Named Best Defensive Player as a freshman ... Member of three CIF championship teams (2003-05) ... SoCal CIF runner-up in 2005 ... Named first-team all-league in 2004-05-06 ... Team MVP in 2006 ... Averaged 18.8 points, 8.9 rebounds, 5.0 steals and 2.0 assists as a junior ... 2005 CIF Player of the Year ... 2005 Division II first-team All-State selection ... 2005 second-team All-State ... Averaged 11.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.8 steals and 3.5 assists as a sophomore ... 2004 second-team All-CIF selection ... Named 2003 Rookie and Newcomer of the Year after averaging 6.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.2 steals and 2.0 assists per contest ... Played club basketball for Lady EBO ... Averaged 14 points, five rebounds and seven assists for her club team.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Jerica Barrel Chest-Williams ... Born: May 25, 1988 in Albany, OR ... Parents: Stanley (step-dad) and Kandace McCrae; Dad is Barryl Chest ... Has five brothers -- Shane, Casper, Darion, Cameron and Ian -- and two sisters, D'Vaughn and Sheraya ... Lists her biggest athletic thrill as winning three CIF championships in high school and being the first from her school to attend the adidas All-America camp ... Athletes she admires include the WNBA's Alana Beard and former NBA great Michael Jordan ... Hobbies include shopping and being with her friends ... Did not play basketball until she was 10 years old.