Women's Swimming


Emma Williams
Emma Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville North

Position:
Fly/IM

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/09/2013

Illini Wrap Up Minnesota Challenge with Two Wins Saturday

McDermott sisters win two events

02/08/2013

Illini Swim to Nine Top-Five Finishes at Minnesota Challenge

Williams wins 200 IM, sets two personal bests

02/07/2013

Illini Set to Compete at Minnesota Challenge

Illinois sends 14 athletes to final meet before Big Ten Championships

Sophomore 2011-12 - Set career-best times in the 50 free (25.42) at the TYR Invite and 100 fly (57.60), 200 fly (2:06.69) and 200 IM (2:09.63) at the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded season-best times in the 50 fly (27.39) and 400 IM (4:34.84) at the TYR Invite ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Freshman 2010-11 - Captured three top-10 finishes at the Minnesota Challenge, finishing fourth in the 100 fly (58.76) and eighth in the 200 IM (2:11.06), with career bests in both, and fifth in the 200 fly (2:13.76) ... Added personal bests in the 100 free (55.61) and 200 fly (2:09.98) at the Hawkeye Invite, 100 back (1:03.54) at the Minnesota Challenge and 50 free (27.36) at the Last Chance Meet.

High School - Four-year letterwinner at Naperville North High School ... Earned All-America, All-State and all-conference honors in the 200 medley relay for the 2007-08 season ... Four-year Illinois state qualifier in the 100 fly, 200 IM, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... Placed seventh in the 100 fly as a junior ... Was named team captain during her senior year ... Swam with the Academy Bullets Swim Club ... Swam on the Junior National Team ... Received the USA Swimming / Illinois Outstanding Performance Award in 2008.

Personal - Born Nov. 17, 1991 ... Parents are John and Beth Williams ... Majoring in speech and hearing science ... Received her high school's Alumni Legacy Award in 2008 ... Earned the 2008 Robert Hook Excellence Award for her achievements in science ... Plans to attend graduate school ... Enjoys being outdoors, running, biking, reading, spending time with friends, watching the Chicago Blackhawks and going to Chicago.

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