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#19 Cheyna Williams
Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampton, Ga.
Other College: Vanderbilt

CAREER ACCOLADES:
* Soccer America First Team MVP (2014)
* NSCAA All-American Third Team (2014)
* NSCAA Southeast All-Region First Team (2014)
* All-ACC Academic Team (2014)
* ACC All-Tournament Team (2014)
* TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Third Team (2014)
* College Cup All-Tournament Team (2014)
* College Cup Most Outstanding Player on Offense (2014)
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014-15)
* All-SEC First Team (2013)
* SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2012-2013)
* SEC All-Freshman Team (2012-2013).
* NSCAA South All-Region Third Team (2012-2013)


2014 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Played in all 26 games and made 24 starts in her first season at Florida State in helping the Seminoles win their first NCAA National Championship in program history.
* Named the 2014 College Cup Most Outstanding Player on Offense with two goals in the national semifinal game against No. 3 Stanford and an assist in the national championship game against No. 4 Virginia.
* Tallied 14 goals on the season, good for second-most of the team and tied for fourth in the ACC. Her 14 goals also ranked No. 29 in the NCAA on the season.
* Posted two goals in a game three times in 2014 – vs. Louisville in the regular season, vs. No. 18 South Carolina in the NCAA quarterfinals and vs. No. 3 Stanford.
* Scored her first goal of the season against Minnesota on August 24, putting away a ball in the 34th minute on an assist from Kristin Grubka.
* Earned her first multi-point game of the season against Stetson on September 14, posting an assist on a goal by Marta Bakowska-Mathews in the seventh minute and adding a goal of her own in the 72nd minute.
* Scored an unassisted goal against Boston College on September 21 after the Eagles goalkeeper mishit a clear attempt and Williams intercepted the ball and put it in the back of the net.
* Registered two quick goals – in the 46th and 48th minutes – to solidify Florida State’s lead over Louisville on September 25 as the Noles went on to win 6-0.
* Assisted on Dagny Brynjarsdottir’s goal in the ninth minute of FSU’s 1-0 win over No. 3 Virginia on September 28.
* Had a goal and an assist at Pitt on October 18 as the Seminoles took a 3-0 road win over the Panthers.
* Posted the quickest goal of the season against NC State, knocking in the game’s first goal at 1:50 from 30 yards out on an assist from Hikaru Murakami.
* Tallied an assist in each game of the ACC Championships – finding Jamia Fields in the 84th minute of the semifinal against No. 10 Notre Dame on November 7 and aiding in the game-winner by Carson Pickett in the title game against No. 4 Virginia on November 9.
* Scored six goals in the NCAA Tournament – one each against South Alabama and Northeastern, along with two goals each against No. 18 South Carolina and No. 3 Stanford.
* Tied for the most on the team and in the conference with five game-winning goals on the season – St. John’s, NC State, Northeastern and Stanford.

VANDERBILT (2012-2013):
* Named First Team All-SEC as a sophomore.
* Made 35 appearances in two seasons with the Commodores making 33 starts.
* Tallied 55 points in two years at Vanderbilt on 22 goals and 11 assists – led the Commodores in scoring in back-to-back seasons.
* Five career multi-goal games while recording over 2,500 minutes on the pitch.
* Finished the 2013 season tied for second on the single-season scoring list and fifth on the single-season points list.
* Earned 2012-2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll Recognition.
* Named to the NSCAA All-South Region third team and recognized on the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2012.

HIGH SCHOOL:
* Four-year starter for Coach Rory Welsh at Lovejoy High School.
* Finished her high school career with 141 goals including 103 in her first three years.
* Garnered first-team All-Region accolades all four years and was named the squad’s Offensive Player of the Year from 2009-2012.
* A three-sport athlete at Lovejoy participating in soccer, basketball and track
* Member of National Honor Society.

ODP/CLUB:
* Played for Coach Iggy Moleka at United Football Academy
* State Cup champions in 2011.
* Leading scorer of the Region III Premier League in leading United FA to back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010 .
* Involved with the ODP for six years, earning a spot on Region III team beginning in 2009.
* International experience with Region III squad includes games in Portugal, Spain, Costa Rica and Brazil.
* Named a four-star prospect by TopDrawerSoccer.com, ranked as 15th-best player in the South Atlantic Region.

PERSONAL:
* Daughter of Corinia and Wendell Williams.
* Has two brothers and two sisters.
* Majoring in editing, writing and media with a minor in communications.

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