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Lydia Williams
Player Profile:
Lydia Williams 1459146
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
High School: Northview Heights

2007: Notched a 9.825 on bars at the NCAA West Regional...scored a 9.850 on bars at the Pac-10 championships...matched her career-high score of 9.900 on bars at the UC Davis quad meet...tallied a 9.825 on bars at Air Force...posted a 9.825 on bars at the tri meet against Denver and BYU...earned her career-best mark of 9.900 on bars in the tri meet against Penn and Air Force...collected a 9.850 on bars against Arizona...notched a 9.825 on bars at the UCLA quad meet.
2006: Earned a 9.850 on bars and 9.800 on beam at the Pac-10 championships...notched a 9.850 on bars at the tri meet against George Washington and North Carolina State...posted a 9.775 on bars at CSU Fullerton...set her career-high 9.800 on beam in the quad meet against UCLA, Sacramento State and UC Davis...recorded a 9.800 on bars against Stanford...tallied a 9.775 on beam against Oregon State...collected a 9.725 on beam at Sacramento the Aloha Gymfest, posted the best all-around score for a freshman (37.875) since 1995.


HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Participated on the Sports Seneca Gymnastics Club team...the team was the No. 1 elite club in Canada in 2003 and 04...competed on the Canadian World team, which placed second at the Pan Am Games in 2003...a spinal injury prevented her from competing in national competition in 2004...earned the Academic and Sports Achievement Award in ninth and 10th grade.


PERSONAL: Born in Pretoria, South Africa...daughter of William and Emsie Williams...has a brother and a relations major...list other favorite sports as biking and swimming...hobbies include reading, watching movies and art...assists with event management in the athletic department.


Collegiate Career Highs:
Vault: 9.500 (at Aloha Gymfest, 1/3/06)
Bars: 9.900 (Twice, 2007)
Beam: 9.800 (Twice 2006)
Floor: 9.400 (at Sacramento State, 1/13/06)
All-around: 37.875 (at Aloha Gymfest, 1/3/06)

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