Women's Gymnastics
Colleen Williams - Women's Gymnastics - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-5
  • class Senior
  • High school Waubonsie Valley H.S.
  • 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Williams at Photo Day

2010 (Junior): Did not compete due to injuries … Performed well as an individual in several meets … When healthy can be key part to team’s success.

2009 (Sophomore): Stepped into the vault line-up, competing in all meets … Scored a 9.700 or better in every meet with a career-best mark of 9.800 recorded twice at the SEC Championships and the NCAA Central Region Championships … Performed on the uneven bars in the last seven meets of the year with a season-high 9.800 secured against Iowa … Helped Kentucky remain a top-20 team on vault all year by averaging a 9.755 on the event.

2008 (Freshman): Competed on the uneven bars for UK … Earned a career high 9.825 at Centenary College on March 16 … Started in the first seven meets for the Cats on bars

Pre-College: Competed for Arena Gymnastics under coaches Dan and Beth Miller … Placed fourt in the all-around at the 2007 Illinois state meet after third-place finishes in each of the previous two seasons … Was second in the all-around at her 2006 regional meet and competed at the 2006 national meet … A member of the 2006 Region 5 International All-Star Team that traveled to Germany to compete … Competed in the 2005 national meet and was a member of the 2005 Region 5 International All-Star Team that competed in El Salvador … Spent time as a classroom volunteer in Naperville’s early childhood and special needs programs … Attended Waubonsie Valley High School and was classmates with current Kentucky volleyball freshman Laura Stokowski.

Personal Information: Full name is Colleen Elizabeth Williams … Born Dec. 29, 1988 in Ft. Wayne, Ind. … Mother is Luanne Kelley Williams … Has two siblings, Kelley, 25 and Scott, 23 … Brother Scott runs varsity cross country and track for Ohio Wesleyan University … Aspires to work as a nurse or physician’s assistant.

Collegiate Bests
Vault: 9.800 twice, last at NCAA Central Region Championship (4/4/09)
Uneven Bars: 9.825 at Centenary (3/16/08)

Season Averages

Season VT UB BB FX A-A
2008 9.100
2009 9.755 9.730
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