"Power In Pink"
Vanderbilt soccer vs. Kentucky (Oct. 6, 2013)
Photos by Joe Howell
2012-2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2012 Played in 17 games as a freshman forward, making 15 starts... Led the Commodores in scoring with six goals and six assists for a total of 18 points... Twice scored in back-to-back games--against Oklahoma State and Oklahoma, and again versus Tennessee and Mississippi State... Score twice in VU's 3-2 win over Arkansas... Led team with 61 shots, 29 of which were on-goal... Played a total of 1,135 minutes... Earned 2012-13 Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll recognition... Named to NSCAA All-South Region third team... Also recognized on the SEC All-Freshman Team.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year starter for Coach Rory Welsh at Lovejoy... Scored 103 goals in first three years... First-team All-Region honors each season... Also named squad's Offensive Player of the Year... Three-sport athlete lettered in basketball and track... Member of National Honor Society.
CLUB EXPERIENCE Played club for Coach Iggy Moleka at United Football Academy... Leading scorer in Region III Premier League as United FA side won back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010... State cup champions in 2011 appeared in national league in 2010 and 2011... Involved with ODP for six years, earning a spot on Region III team beginning in 2009... International experience includes games in Portugal, Spain and Costa Rica, where she played alongside fellow Commodore Cherrelle Jarrett... Four-star prospect according to TopDrawerSoccer.com, ranked as 15th-best player in South Atlantic Region.
PERSONAL Cheyna Lee Williams... Born Nov. 10, 1993, in Lynn, Mass.... Daughter of Corinia and Wendell Williams... Has four siblings: Latycia (27), Kellon (24), Nolan (19) and Kyra (12)... Aspires to a major in biology or political science with a minor in psychology.