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Teee Williams

Position: Outside Hitter
Olympic #: 1
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 145 lbs.
DOB: March 28, 1968
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
College: University of Hawaii
Team USA Since: 1990

Major International Competition:
1995 World Grand Prix (gold)
1995 Canada Cup (gold)
1995 Pan American Games (silver)
1994 World Championship
1994 World Grand Prix
1993 FIVB Grand Champions Cup
1992 FIVB Super Four (bronze)
1992 Olympics (bronze)
1991 World Cup
1990 World Championships (bronze)
1990 Goodwill Games

Highlights With USA National Team:
Rejoined Team USA in summer 1994 after playing professionally in Europe

winner of 1995 Coaches Award

missed '95 World Cup due to broken toe

sparked silver-medal effort of Team USA at '95 Pan American Games, leading team in kills four times

sidelined during majority of 1993 season following shoulder surgery

tallied 62 kills in six starts at '92 Olympics, including 22-kill performance versus Japan

named best passer at Wuhan Tournament in China in May, 1992 after earning starting spot during spring

saddled with injuries during 1991, which kept her sidelined for most of year

explosive offensive performer who provides strength to offense

originally joined USA team in Jan. 1990

Other Volleyball Achievements:
Played for USC Mnster in Germany during 1993-94 season after competing for Milano Oriongeas in the Italian Club League in 1992-93

member of USA'B' team in summer of 1988, and following summer member of mixed 'A/B' team, which traveled to Japan for a three-match series against Japan

competed at '87 World University Games

College/High School:
Twice named NCAA Division I Player of the Year in three-year career at University of Hawaii, first as a sophomore in 1987, and in 1989 (sharing the '89 award with current USA teammate Tara Cross-Battle)

led Rainbow Wahines to three-year record of 99-8 (.930) and three, top-five NCAA finishes -- NCAA championship in 1987 and runner-up finish in 1988

named NCAA Player of the Year

three-time first-team All-America and All-Big West Conference pick

holds three University of Hawaii records:kills (1,873/.344), kill average (5.35) and dig average (3.27)

also second in digs (1,143)

her 5.87 kills per game average as senior ranks fourth among NCAA career leaders

selected to NCAA 1980s All-Decade team

coached at UHby Dave Shoji

a 1982 graduate of St. Joseph's High School in Lakewood, Calif.

.earned four letters in volleyball (coached at SJHS by Roger Goodwin) and one each in basketball and softball

garnered numerous league and section awards

selected 1986 Lakewood Athlete of the Year and inducted into the Lakewood Hall of Fame

listed on 1986 Volleyball Monthly Fab 50 roster, and further honored as member of 1990 All-Time Fab 50 elite

member of Ichiban Volleyball Club team, which twice won U.S. Junior Olympic Volleyball Championship (1983-84)

member of gold-medal squad at U.S. Olympic Festival-'85 and silver medalist at USOF-'86

named to All-Rookie team at '87 U.S. Open Volleyball Championships

Personal:
Born in Los Angeles

majored in sociology at Hawaii

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