Alabama medaled in the Club 8+ race when coxswain Emily LeBeau, and rowers Leigh Ann Terch, Canella Tinker, Brianne Bebek, Stephanie Varner, Kristen Hickman, Alyssa Drevenak, Brianne Hadar and Erika Baranek finished fifth with a time of 18:31.66
The Alabama rowing team posted seven top-10 finishes at the 19th Chattanooga Head Race Saturday
Alabama Highlights: Junior - 2011-12 Part of the second place Varsity 8+ boat and tenth place Varsity 4+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race...rowed with the First Varsity 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles...rowed with the Varsity 8+ boat both days of the Head of the Hooch, finishing in the top 15 both days...also rowed with the Varsity 4+ boat at the Head of the Hooch.
Sophomore - 2010 -11 Won Alabama's second consecutive First Varsity 4+ at the SIRA Championships ... took fourth in the petite finals of the Karen Plumleigh Cortney Cup race at the San Diego Crew Classic ... earned a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester.
Freshman - 2009-10 Led the First Novice 8+ to a silver medal at the SIRA Championships ... led the First Novice 8+ to a bronze medal finish in the Petite Finals of the South/Central Sprints ... part of the Tide's second place First Novice 8+ at the Conference USA Championships ... won the First Novice 8+ race against Central Florida and Miami ... won the First Novice 8+ race against Oklahoma and Old Dominion ... helped the Tide's Novice A boat to a win against Kansas State.
Prep Highlights: Competed in varsity soccer and cross country ... made the varsity soccer team as a freshman and played all four years ... soccer team captain as a senior ... defensive MVP for the soccer team as a junior and senior ... played club soccer at Birmingham United for coach Mark Wallace ... named to the Lakeshore Shootout All-Tournament Team as a junior ... member of the National Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta, National Latin Honors Society ... honor roll student ... valedictorian.
Personal Information: Full name: Kendall Marie Williamson ... daughter of Vance and Genevieve Williamson ... her father played football at Troy State University ... brothers, Chris and Tyler ... chemistry major ... Born September 26, 1990.