High School: Lettered for four seasons in swimming at North Central High School under head coach Mark Hesse ? Became a state champion in the 200 breaststroke (short course) in senior season ? Holds school record in 100 breast with a time of 57.36 ? U.S. National Qualifier in the 200-meter breast ? Church Youth Group Worship Leader ? Member of the backpacking club.
Personal: Born Alexander Whitaker Williams on Oct. 19, 1984, in Birmingham, Ala. ? Parents are Kathy and James Williams ? Has two sisters named Katie (21) and Dani (14) ? Enjoys hiking, fishing and climbing ? Electrical engineering major.