Duke Rowing BIO
2015: An All-ACC Academic Team selection who was a reliable member of the team’s V8 all year … at the spring’s first meet, against Clemson and Boston University, helped the V8 finish second to the Tigers’ crew in both races (6:47.53/6:54.44) … helped the V8 capture the Cal Cup Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 6:51.46 … the boat finished nearly five seconds ahead of second-place Kansas State in clinching the Blue Devils’ first V8 win at the Crew Classic since 2012 … group had qualified for Cal Cup Grand Final by winning its heat in 6:54.46 … in three races at the Clemson Invitational against seven ranked squads, helped the V8 finish fifth (6:53.1), sixth (6:45.6) and fifth (6:46.5) … helped the V8 qualify for the ACC Championship Grand Final after finishing third in the qualifying heat with a time of 6:29.0 … boat took sixth place (6:45.9) in the Grand Final.
2013-14: A second team Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-South Region honoree as well as a second team All-ACC selection … named to the All-ACC Academic Team … helped V8 to a first-place finish at the season-opening Cardinal Invitational with a time of 6:39.40 … rowed with the V8 for two more races during the opening weekend … took the V8 crew to second place against Clemson, Iowa, Buffalo, Kansas and Purdue, finishing behind only Clemson with a time of 6:49.03 … competed with the V8 at the Oregon State Classic, helping the boat finish in 6:37.53 and 6:38.96 … guided the V8 to times of 6:52.9 and 6:46.4 while at the UVA Invite … at the ACC Championship Grand Finale, member of the V8 that placed fifth with a season-best time of 6:37.5.
Fall 2013: Stroked the V8 that placed 13th out of 52 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2012-13: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...a member of the V4 that finished second at the ACC Championships behind only Virginia...rowed in the 2V8 that advanced to the Petite Final of the Jessop-Whittier Cup...helped the 2V8 capture two second-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational...competed with the varsity four that topped Michigan State at the UVa Invitational.
Fall 2012: Won gold with Duke’s Championship 8 entry at the Head of the Hooch...powered the V8 to a 10th-place finish out of 55 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2011-12: Rowed with the N8 that placed third at the ACC Championship...competed with the N8 that placed second at the Dale England Cup.
Prep: Three-year letterwinner in volleyball...played middle hitter as a senior, junior and sophomore...member of the National Honor Society and Tri-music Honor Society.
Personal: Born November 6, 1992 in Raleigh, N.C. ... the daughter of Collins and Joey Williams ... has one sister, Anne ... father is an '83 Duke graduate ... mother is an '84 Duke graduate ... graduated from Duke in May 2015 with a degree in civil engineering.