On latest In The Circle, Eric Lopez talked to Amanda Williams Paz about her career at Marshall as a player from 2003-2006 as well as her coaching career at Marshall from 2006-2013. Williams also reflected on her National Pro Fast Pitch Career. Williams-Paz also discussed the following.
- Growing up in Softball with her twin sister Jessica Williams
- Currently working with her sister
- Going to Marshall to Play Softball
- Playing for Shonda Stanton
- Going into Coaching
- Balancing Playing & Coaching Softball Careers
- Being part of Marshall’s 2013 CUSA Championship
- Winning NPF Championships with Rockford Thunder and Chicago Bandits
- Going against her twin sister Jessica Williams in the NPF
Williams Paz was a four-time first team all-conference selection during her playing career at Marshall, including three first-team all-Mid-American picks and a first-team all-Conference USA honoree in 2006. Williams Paz was a three-time first team all-region honoree, and also picked up a second-team all-region nod, Williams won MAC Freshman of the Year in 2003.
Williams Paz was drafted by the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) and played her rookie year in 2006, winning a regular season title with the Bandits. She played for the Rockford Thunder from 2007-09, helping them to winning the NPF Championship in 2009. Williams-Paz was also being an NPF All-Star playing for the Tennessee Diamonds in 2010, before returning to Chicago, where she captured her second NPF Championship in 2011.
Marshall winning Conference USA Championship over Houston