Danielle Williams
Danielle Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dorchester, Ontario

High School:
Clark Read Secondary

Event:
Diving


Junior Season: Placed sixth in at the Big Ten Championships (2/21) on the three-meter board and added at 13th place finish in one-meter diving...Academic All-Big Ten honoree...Was one of 14 divers to qualify for the Canadian Olympic Trials and finished seventh...Placed fourth at the Senior Nationals...Named MSU women's diver of the year...Took first place on the three-meter board at St. Bonaventure (316.95) and Ball State (271.50)...Won the one-meter at Ball State (268.35) and vs. Oakland (261.00)...Season high on the one-meter was 314.40 at Iowa...Placed 16th at the NCAA Diving Zones.

2006-07 Season: Redshirted.

Sophomore Season: Named MSU Diver of the Year ... Qualified for the NCAA Regional Diving Zones ... Placed sixth on the one-meter and ninth on the three-meter board at the Big Ten Championship ... Placed 10th at the 2006 Canadian Nationals ... On the three-meter, took first (313.85) against Michigan, first (264.97) against Ball State, topped the competition with a score of 335.93 vs. Notre Dame ... Took third (275.55) in o ne-meter diving against Michigan (10/28) ... Placed third (259.65) on one-meter board versus Ball State (12/10), placed second (270.07) against Oakland and earned third (289.27) against Notre Dame (1/21).

Freshman Season: Earned team's Freshman of the Year Award ... Swept the diving competition at Michigan, taking the one meter with a score of 275.77, setting a career best, and tallying 276.00 in the three meter ... Won the three meter against Ball State (306.30) ... Took first in the three meter against Purdue (282.22) and Oakland (285.30)... Finished second in both the one meter (249.90) and three meter (275.25) in meet with Notre Dame/Pittsburgh ... Took eighth in the three meter (429.80) and 10th in the one meter (243.25) at the Georgia Invitational ... Finished 17th in the Big Ten Championships in the three meter (435.80), setting a career best ... Placed 14th in the one-meter board at the NCAA Diving Zone `C' Qualifying Meet with a mark of 442.40 ... Finished seventh on three meter and ninth on one meter at the 2005 Canada Games ... Placed 10th on the three-meter board at Senior Nationals.

High School: Competed for the Forest City Diving Club ... Won the Ontario provincial championship in the summer of 2004 ... Qualified for Canadian Junior Nationals in 2003 and `04 ... Qualified for the Canadian Senior Nationals in 2004.

Personal: Born Sept. 16, 1986 in London, Ontario ... Daughter of the late Steven and Jody Williams ... Kinesiology major.