CANES BASKETBALL LEGEND AND CURRENT MAYOR OF DANIA BEACH TAMARA JAMES DISCUSSES HER DECISION TO COME TO UM, HER RECORD-SETTING CAREER, HOW HER PRO CAREER LED HER OVERSEAS AND HOW HER BASKETBALL BACKGROUND HAS HELPED HER NAVIGATE HER NEW ROLE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Dora Williams

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

Major

Public Relations

High School

Miami Southridge Senior HS

Dora Williams - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2013-14: Part of a Miami crew that finished in 16:52.5 in the Women’s Open 8+ at the 2013 Head of the Hooch

2012-13: Member of the N8+ that placed sixth at the 2013 ACC Championships … Helped Miami finished fourth overall in the 2013 ACC Championships team competition … Part of the crew that finished second to UCF at the 2013 Miami Invitational … Helped beat UConn in head-to-head racing by 10 seconds … Finished second to Buffalo at the Cardinal Invitational … Finished behind Dayton and West Virginia at the Cardinal Invitational … Placed third behind Notre Dame and Louisville at the Cardinal Invitational

PRIOR TO MIAMI: Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Miami Southridge Senior High School

PERSONAL: Majoring in Political Science