Thompson records highest air rifle score since Feb. 2013 on Saturday
Mids Entering First Year of Competition in the GARC
Navy had a school record 10 Academic All-Americans in 2012-13
Frazier and Williams both honored.
Frazier and Williams both named to the smallbore and air rifle first teams.
Navy Rifle Action Shots (Oct. 17, 2011)
JUNIOR (2012): Williams was Navy's best in the air rifle, posting an average of 583.3 ... shot a season-best 589 on day two of the MAC Tournament and above 585 in five competitions ... he averaged 568.7 in the smallbore, which was second highest on the team ... posted a team season-high and career-high score of 583 on the second day of the MAC Tournament.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Williams had an outstanding sophomore campaign, being named second-team All-MAC in smallbore and first-team All-MAC in air rifle ... averaged a 568.1 in smallbore while competing in 11 events ... recorded a career-high 578 on day two of the MAC Tournament (Oct. 3) ... was also over 570 against Army (574), MAC Championship (571) and the University of the Sciences (571) ... after a season-opening 556, Williams was over 563 in every smallbore competition ... excelled in air rifle, averaging a team-best 584.3 in 12 competitions ... recorded the third-best score in school history with a 594 against Akron in the MAC Championships ... was over 580 in every contest but one, a 579 in the NCAA Championships ... recorded a 588 against John Jay and Army ... tallied a 586 against the University of the Sciences.
FRESHMAN (2010): Williams had a sensational freshman season, earning first-team all-MAC air rifle honors and second-team all-MAC smallbore accolades ... was also named to the MAC all-Rookie Team ... saw action in all 13 air rifle events, ranking second on the team with a 583.0 average ... fired a career-high 592 against the University of the Sciences on Jan. 23 ... 12 of his 13 air rifle scores were at least 575 and he had 10 scores of at least 580 ... averaged a 567.1 in 11 smallbore events, ranking fifth on the squad in smallbore average ... shot a career-best 573 against John Jay in the NCAA Qualifier on Feb. 13 ... recorded four smallbore scores over 570 and had just one score under 560.
PERSONAL: Williams graduated from McDonald High School in 2009, lettering once in rifle at the Fish & Game Club of Vienna ... served as the co-captain as a senior ... also competed in cross country and track and field at McDonald ... served as the Senior Class treasurer ... son of Jay Williams and Susan Manna ... majoring in systems engineering.
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