Deshawnda "Dee Dee" Williams '00
Deshawnda "Dee Dee" Williams '00
Induction Year: 2015
Class: 2nd
Sport (s): Track & Field

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The amount of accolades and honors earned by Deshawnda “Dee Dee” Williams over her career are staggering. An eight-time NCAA National champion and 20-time NCAA All-American, Williams was named the United States Track Coaches Association (USTCA) Indoor National Track Athlete of the Year twice (1999, 2000) and the USTC Outdoor Regional Track Athlete of the Year once (1998) along with NEWMAC Athlete of the Year laurels in her final year of competition. Williams also was a key member of the 1999 and 2000 national championship indoor track teams as she claimed national championship titles in the 400-meter dash during both seasons to help the Lyons claim consecutive championships.