January 7, 2011

Dedication and focus bring Williams to WVU

As Avery Williams participated in freshman orientation Thursday afternoon he had a chance reflect on the process that brought him to West Virginia University. While the majority of incoming student athletes enroll in August, Williams took a different path as he secured the necessary academic requirements.

"I only needed a few points on the SAT and I knew I couldn't let this chance pass by. Getting to West Virginia was my focus and I didn't want to worry about going to a prep school or wasting two years in a junior college," the former Coolidge (DC) High School athlete said. Over the last few months he was able gain the SAT score needed and has been cleared by the NCAA to participate in spring drills.

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