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ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Norfolk, Va.
High School: Norfolk Academy
House Affiliation: Leverett

Freshman | 2016-17
Saw action at the Emily Wick Trophy, finishing 15th with 356 points ... Sailed for Harvard at the Dellenbaugh Women’s Trophy, finishing 12th overall …  Finished fifth at the Duplin Team Race ... Partnered with Divya Arya at the Mike Horn Team Trophy, sweeping MIT in all three races and finishing with a 3-6 overall mark ... Sailed with Kristin Anderson at the Yale Women's Regatta and earned 171 points ... Competed in the A-Division at the Harvard Invitational and earned 35 points ... Partnered with Cara Kennedy-Cuomo at the Mystic Lake Invitational  and earned four top-three finished in the regatta ... At the NEISA Singlehanded Championships, Williams finished 13th with 133 points ... Finished ninth overall with 185 points at the Central Series ... Paired up with Divya Arya at the Lark Invitational to finish third overall and first in B-division. Their combined total of 139 points was forty points clear of second place Tufts. 

Before Harvard
Five year letterwinner and two year captain for varsity sailing at Norfolk Academy ... Also lettered in basketball and soccer, serving as captain for both her senior year ...  Four year member of Big Blue Sailing Academy ... Back-to-back State Champion in sailing in 2014 and 2015 ... Named All-Conference Skipper for four-consecutive years ... Awarded All-State Crew in 2011 and 2012, All-State Skipper in 2013 and 2015 and All-State Women's Skipper in 2016 ... Led the soccer team to the state championship in 2013 ... Given the Three-Sport Athlete Award for her nine seasons as a three-sport varsity athlete ... Named to the second-team all-conference for soccer in 2015 and first-team in 2016 ... Awarded team MVP for soccer in 2016 and earned All-State recognition ... Aunt, Jennifer Williams, graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder in 1984 and lettered for four years in volleyball ... Father, Scott, attended Penn State and Cornell University, and mother,Diana, attended Oregon State University. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS