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 Colleen Williams
Colleen Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley H.S.

Height:
5-5

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Arena Gymnastics


  • 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Williams at Photo Day

2010 (Junior): Did not compete due to injuries ... Performed well as an individual in several meets ... When healthy can be key part to team's success.

2009 (Sophomore): Stepped into the vault line-up, competing in all meets ... Scored a 9.700 or better in every meet with a career-best mark of 9.800 recorded twice at the SEC Championships and the NCAA Central Region Championships ... Performed on the uneven bars in the last seven meets of the year with a season-high 9.800 secured against Iowa ... Helped Kentucky remain a top-20 team on vault all year by averaging a 9.755 on the event.

2008 (Freshman): Competed on the uneven bars for UK ... Earned a career high 9.825 at Centenary College on March 16 ... Started in the first seven meets for the Cats on bars

Pre-College: Competed for Arena Gymnastics under coaches Dan and Beth Miller ... Placed fourt in the all-around at the 2007 Illinois state meet after third-place finishes in each of the previous two seasons ... Was second in the all-around at her 2006 regional meet and competed at the 2006 national meet ... A member of the 2006 Region 5 International All-Star Team that traveled to Germany to compete ... Competed in the 2005 national meet and was a member of the 2005 Region 5 International All-Star Team that competed in El Salvador ... Spent time as a classroom volunteer in Naperville's early childhood and special needs programs ... Attended Waubonsie Valley High School and was classmates with current Kentucky volleyball freshman Laura Stokowski.

Personal Information: Full name is Colleen Elizabeth Williams ... Born Dec. 29, 1988 in Ft. Wayne, Ind. ... Mother is Luanne Kelley Williams ... Has two siblings, Kelley, 25 and Scott, 23 ... Brother Scott runs varsity cross country and track for Ohio Wesleyan University ... Aspires to work as a nurse or physician's assistant.

Collegiate Bests
Vault: 9.800 twice, last at NCAA Central Region Championship (4/4/09)
Uneven Bars: 9.825 at Centenary (3/16/08)

Season Averages

Season VT UB BB FX A-A
2008 - 9.100 - - -
2009 9.755 9.730 - - -

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