Lily Williams - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Lily Williams

Middle Distance

Class Redshirt Junior
Hometown Tallahassee, Fla.
High School Chiles

Major: Biology major with minor in Latin American studies and English

– 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
– 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
– 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
– 2012-2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Williams’ Track Bio: HERE

Williams’ Times on

2014 Cross Country: Took 45th place at the SEC Championship while setting a new PR of 21:20.70. …Placed 50th at the Roy Griak Invitational in 22:24. … Finished 15th with a time of 17:28.55 at the Commodore Classic. …Took third place with a time of 17:51.13 at the Belmont Opener.

2013 Cross Country: Ran a 22:12.56 at the SEC Championship to finish 63rd… Posted a personal record in the 6K at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, running 21:49… Finished 38th overall to help the Commodores to a sixth place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational running 21:54.05 over the 5K course… Made her cross country debut for the Commodores at the Commodore Classic running 17:25.73 to finish fifth overall.

2012 Cross Country: Did not compete.

High School (Chiles): 2012 state champion in 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters … Ranked nationally in the mile (seventh) and two miles (ninth) … Finished sixth (4:42.79) among the nation’s best milers in the Adidas Dream Mile held in New York City … Four-time Florida 4A State Champion in the 1600 and 3200 … Foot Locker finalist in 2011 placing 35th at the finals … Three-time State Runner-up in Cross Country.

Personal: Daughter of Sarah and Christopher Williams. Sister to Cecelia (18). Lily’s hobbies include cooking, thrift shopping, and blogging.