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Catherine Williams

Rye, N.Y.
High School
Catherine Williams - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

• Member of the Varsity Eight that finished 13th at the NCAA Championship
• Part of the Varsity Eight that finished second at the ACC Championship

• Member of the Second Varsity Eight which finished 10th at the NCAA Championship
• Part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Eight
• Member of the Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Week (April 4)
• Lettered

• Graduated from Rye High School in 2022
• Member of Row America Rye from 2018-22
• Row America Rye women’s team captain from 2021-2022
• Earned Row America Rye Most Valuable Rower Award in 2022
• Placed second in the 8+ at the 2021 U.S. Youth Nationals
• Placed third in the 8+ at the 2022 U.S. Youth Nationals
• Stroked the 8+ to a third-place finish at the 2021 Head Of The Charles Regatta
• Added top finishes in the 2- and 8+ at the 2022 New York State Championships
• Helped the 8+ to a win at the 2021 New York State Championships
• Member of the National Honor Society

• Catherine Elin Williams
• Born in New York, N.Y.
• Daughter of Cate Smith, Greg Smith and Andrew Williams
• Has four siblings, Paige, Charlie, Porter and Tanner
• Westchester Children’s Museum volunteer and YMCA camp counselor
• Uncle played football at Boston College
• Loves to ski, hike and spend time with family
• Favorite hobbies are reading and writing
• Enjoys traveling, exploring new cultures and trying new foods
• Chose UVA for its beautiful campus, noteworthy academics and successful rowing team
• Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences