Entering her first season with the Cowgirl program as its graduate assistant is Whitney Williams.
In her current role, she will assist in the day-to-day operations of the program and will be involved in creating and distributing recruiting materials.
Williams is no stranger to the Big 12 after spending stints at two member institutions. The Ft. Worth, Texas native played two seasons at Iowa State before finishing the second half of her collegiate career in her hometown at TCU.
Over the span of her four-year career, she competed in 129 games, while making 39 starts.
Williams competed in 30 games her senior season in Ft. Worth, making three starts on the year. As a junior, she finished the year ranked sixth in the Mountain West Conference in assists at 3.0 per game.
During her freshman season in Ames, Williams was named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and played in 36 games for a Cyclone squad that reached the Elite Eight round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament.
Her sophomore season in Ames saw her make 14 starts and play in all 33 games while helping the Cyclones reach the NCAA Sweet 16.
Williams, who was homeschooled, competed for the Texas Home Educators Sports Association. She was named tournament MVP her junior and senior seasons after leading her squad to the national homeschool championship. Williams finished her prep career with 3,630 points and was named a national homeschool All-American four times.
Williams received her degree in communications studies from TCU and is currently pursuing a master's degree in leisure studies at Oklahoma State.