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Taylor Williams
  Taylor Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Helix Charter

Height:
5-9

Position:
Distance

Experience:
7L


Tulsa: A seven-time letterwinner . . . earned all-WAC second-team cross country honors as a sophomore.

Junior Red-Shirt (2005-06): (Cross Country) Did not compete . . . (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Did not compete.

Junior (2004-05): (Cross Country) Ran in five meets . . . finished third at the Subway ORU Classic . . . recorded an 18th-place finish at the WAC Championships . . . was Tulsa's highest finisher at the Midwest Regional with a 63rd-place finish . . . (Indoor) Participated in four meets . . . set new personal records in all three indoor events . . . set a new personal record in the mile run at the JD Martin Invitational (4:33.85), the 3,000-meters at the Iowa State Classic (8:56.35), and the 5,000-meter run at the Razorback Invitational (15:45.02) . . . recorded an 11th-place finish in the 5,000-meter run (15:48.07) and a 19th-place finish in the 3,000-meter run (9:05.40) at the WAC Championships . . . (Outdoor) Competed in three meets . . . finished fifth at the Michael Johnson Classic with a time of 15:38.81 in the 5,000-meter run . . . registered a ninth-place mark in the steeplechase at the WAC Championships with a time of 10:02.69 . . . finished 15th in the 5,000-meter run at the WAC Championships in a time of 15:34.66.

Sophomore (2003-04): (Cross Country) Competed in all six of TU's meets . . . was Tulsa's third-best runner in five meets . . . earned all-WAC second team honors with an 11th-place finish and a season-best time of 25:45 for an the 8,000-meter course at the WAC Championships, helping TU win its first men's title ever . . . finished 10th at both the Hurricane Festival and Fayetteville Invitational . . . (Indoor) Did not compete . . . (Outdoor) Competed in seven events . . . finished third at the Hurricane Invitational in the 5,000-meters with a time of 15:18.65 . . . claimed a fourth-place mark in the 3,000-meters at the Tulsa Duels.

Freshman (2002-03): (Cross Country) Ran in all seven meets . . . finished eighth at the Hurricane Festival with a time of 20:35 . . . also recorded top-20 finishes at the Fayetteville Invitational, the Bulldog Stampede and the WAC Championships . . . (Indoor) Competed in two meets . . . set a personal-best mark of 9:18.97 in the 3,000-meters at the Oklahoma Classic . . . (Outdoor) Red-shirted.

High School: A three-year letterwinner in cross country and a four-year letterwinner in track at Helix Charter High School . . . competed in football his freshman year . . . was his team's captain in cross country and track as a senior . . . earned all-conference and all-county honors his senior year in cross country . . . led his squad to a first-place league finish and a third-place finish at the Division II County meet . . . earned an 18th-place finish at the State Division II meet . . . was his team's captain in cross country his junior year . . . was the conference and county champion his junior year in cross country . . . earned all-state honors in cross country and a sixth-place Division II finish . . . posted a personal best 15:40 5K at the state meet . . . led his team to a league championship one year in cross country and three years in track.

Personal: A management major with an economics minor . . . a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . son of Tony and Becky Williams . . . born June 22, 1984.