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Cece Williams
Cece  Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Chiles

Event:
Free


08/12/2015

Cavaliers Conclude Action at Phillips 66 National Championships

UVa swimmers hit 21 Olympic Trials standards

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

07/01/2015

Thirteen Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Both men’s and women’s programs honored

04/28/2015

Ten Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Swimming and Diving Teams

Virginia had eight women and two men recognized

03/20/2015

Virginia in Fourth Place After Second Day of NCAAs

Cavaliers finish in the top eight in four events

All-American
2015:
800 Free Relay (HM)

ACC Champion
2015:
800 Free Relay

All-ACC (2)
2015:
500 Free, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Bests
100 Free:
50.42
200 Free: 1:46.33 
500 Free: 4:43.09
1,000 Free: 9:51.98
1,650 Free: 16:18.41

2016-17
• Finished sixth in the 1650-yard freestyle, eighth in the 500-yard freestyle and 22nd in the 200-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a career-best swim at the ACC Championships in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:18.41) 
• Placed sixth in the 1650-yard freestyle, eighth in the 500-yard freestyle and 14th in the 200-yard freestyle at the UGA Fall Invite 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2015-16
• Placed eighth in 500-yard freestyle at ACC Championships
• Finished 11th in 1,650 free and 19th in 200 free at ACCs
• Set a career-best time in 1,650 free (16:32.04) at UGA Fall Invitational)
• Posted season-best marks in 200 free (1:47.51) and 500 free (4:43.36) at ACCs
• Won 200 free and 500 free against Tennessee
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 800 free relay that placed ninth at the NCAA Championships
• Was the anchor that came from behind to win the ACC title in the 800 free relay in an ACC and UVa record time of 7:00.93
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 500 free in a season-best time of 4:43.09
• Also placed ninth in the 200 free at ACCs
• Posted season-best times in the 100 free (50.42) and 200 free (1:46.33) at ACCs
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Multiple-time finalist at Speedo Junior National Championships
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Three-time individual and five-time relay Florida state champion (2x 200 free, 1x 500 free, 4x 400 free relay, 1x 200 free relay)
• Four-time member of Principal's High Honor Roll
• AP Scholar with Honor
• Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society

Personal
• Daughter of Sarah and Cris Williams
• Has an older sister, Lily, who runs track at Vanderbilt
• Mother, Sarah, was an Olympic speed skater for the U.S. in 1980
• Father, Cris, was a swimmer at Wisconsin from 1978-82

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