2008-09: Competed in a total of 18 races between the 50, 100, 200 and 500 yard freestyle events ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in each of the first three ... Won the 200 free against Widener and finished second against both La Salle and Seton Hall ... Top time of 1:41.15 at the conference meet was more than five seconds faster than his previous season best ... His other times at the BIG EAST meet were 21.29 (50 free) and 46.09 (100 free) ... Finished third in the 500 free against Widener with a time of 5:05.21 ... Advanced to the bonus consolation of the 100 free at the Terrapin Invitational and tallied a time of 46.88 in his second race at that event ... Contributed to the relay units at the BIG EAST Championships, leading off the 400 and 800 free relay quartets and anchoring the 200 free and 400 medley relay teams ... Swam the third leg of the winning 200 free relay against La Salle, as Villanova posted a time of 1:29.21 to win the race ... Led off the 400 free relay against Connecticut.
Holmdel High School: Lettered all four years in swimming ... All-American at YMCA National meet ... Second team All-Monmouth County ... Team captain.
Personal: Born 8/21/89 ... Oldest of three children of John and Elizabeth Williams ... Siblings are Rachel (18) and Eric (14) ... Chose to attend Villanova for the friendly environment and Catholic community ... Has yet to declare a major.