Chaz Williams Named UMass Athlete Of The Week
March 19, 2012
AMHERST, Mass. - After averaging 24 points in a pair of wins at Mississippi State and Seton Hall, Chaz Williams was named the UMass Athlete of the Week as announced Monday. Williams and the Minutemen will face Drexel on Tuesday night in the NIT Quarterfinals which will be televised live on ESPN starting at 7 PM. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native will be honored on Wednesday at the weekly UMass Sports Luncheon in the Cape Cod Room of the Student Union.
In addition to his 24 point average, the redshirt sophomore averaged 7.5 rebounds and six assists. He scored 28 points with 8 rebounds and 6 assists in the double-overtime win at Mississippi State and had 20 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in the win at Seton Hall.
The featured speaker on Wednesday will be UMass rowing head coach Jim Dietz. The luncehon will run from Noon-to-1:15 PM and offers a full salad-to-dessert buffet.