8 Christina Williamson
8 Christina Williamson
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island
Position: C

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her second season as a member of the Women’s Water Polo team, where she plays center...Also competes for the Swimming and Diving team in the winter.

2015: SCIAC All-Academic team...Earned ACWPC All-Academic Outstanding Distinction...Had 22 goals on the season...Scored a career-high six times in a win over Caltech...Tallied had tricks in the first two games of the SCIAC Tournament, wins over Occidental and Chapman...Had two goals in a 13-7 win over Whittier in the regular season...Had a goal in a 5-4 win over Cal Lutheran in the regular season finale.

2014: Scored 20 goals in her rookie season...Became a key scoring weapon late in the year...Had two goals in the SCIAC Championship match against CMS (a 7-4 win)...Had two goals in an NCAA Play-In loss to UC San Diego...Scored against top 10-ranked opponents Princeton and Loyola Marymount...Had two goals in a win over Division I St. Francis (N.Y.).

High School: Attended Mercer Island High School in Washington, where she was a member of the swimming, basketball and water polo teams…Earned 12 varsity letters overall, and was captain of all three sports as a senior, and water polo as a junior as well… Earned first-team all-league honors in water polo as a senior…Helped Mercer Island earn state championships from 2009-2012...Swam as an individual at states all four years…Basketball team also went to state tournament three out of four years, while water polo team finished fifth in the state her senior year… Class valedictorian and a National Merit Scholar.

Personal: Attends Pomona College, where she majors in mathematics with a minor in computer science...Older brother, Brian (Pomona ’14), was a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Swimming and Diving team…Bo Jackson is her favorite athlete…Lists The Boys in the Boat as one of her favorite books.