Devon Williams
Devon Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oswego, Ill.

High School:
Oswego

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
02/23/1986

2006-07: Indoor: Named the Missouri Valley Conference's Most Outstanding Female Athlete, as well as The Valley's Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete at the State Farm MVC Championships ... recorded first-place finishes and season-best times at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 60-meter (7.43 sec.) and 200-meter dashes (24.33 sec.) ... tied the school record she had set the previous season in the 60-meters ... turned in the second-fastest 200-meter time in Redbird indoor track history ... member of the 4x400-meter relay with Anna Lovell, Kim Smudde and Brianna Officer, that placed fifth at the MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships with a season-best time of 3:50.27... member of the distance medley relay team along with Betsy McDonald, Smudde and Suzy Turner, placed second (11:58.73) at the MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Outdoor: Made a NCAA Regional appearance with her 4x100-meter relay team and placed 13th (46.05 sec.) ... won the 4x100-meter relay (45.23 sec.) with Lovell, Lyn Cox and Kyndra Curtin at the MVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... won the 100-meters at the Gatorade Classic ... turned in season-best times in the 100- and 200-meters at the conference track and field championships ... finished fourth (11.70) in the 100-meters and came in sixth with a time of 24.66 sec. in the 200-meters ... named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar.

2005-06: Indoor: MVC Champion in the 60-meter dash at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships ... her time in the 60-meters (7.43 sec.) at the championships met the NCAA provisional qualifying mark ... also placed third in the 200-meters (24.66 sec.). Outdoor: Ran the anchor leg for the 4x100-meter relay team at the NCAA Mideast Outdoor Regional, which finished seventh after advancing to the finals ... also ran in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the regional ... MVC Outdoor Champion in the 100-meter dash in a season-best time of 11.54 ... teamed with Lovell, Cherise Devers and Lian Lucas to win the 4x100-meter relay (45.29) at the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships, and was third in the 200-meters (23.94) ... took first place in the 100-meters (11.69) at the Illinois Invite ... also won the 100-meters at the Saluki Spring Classic (11.95) and the Big Blue Classic (11.86) at Eastern Illinois.

2004-05: Indoor: Fifth-place finisher in the 60-meter dash (7.64) at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships ... placed sixth in the 200-meter dash (25.41) at the McDonald's Invite during the indoor season. Outdoor: placed third in the 100-meter dash (12.06) at the Central Collegiate Championships.

At Oswego: All-conference and all-academic as a junior and senior ... team captain and team MVP as a senior ... placed in three events during the state meet in 2004, including the 4x400-meter relay (4th), 100-meter dash (6th) and 200-meter dash (10th) ... team was sectional champions senior year ... as a junior, she was a state qualifier in the 4x100 (5th), 4x200 (9th) and 800-meter medley relay (2nd) ... state qualifier in the 4x100, 4x200 and 200-meters sophomore year ... broke school record in the 200 as a freshman with a time of 25.5 ... state qualifier in the 200 freshman year.

Personal: Born 2/23/86 ... daughter of David and Lisa Williams ... majoring in nursing.