Four of the Villanova runners who move on were automatic qualifiers in their respective events
Official declarations for regional meet were announced on Thursday afternoon
Wildcats are runners-up in 4x800 meter relay, finish third in 4xMile relay
Villanova opened competition at Penn Relays on Friday afternoon
Villanova duo ran at Princeton on Friday night
Villanova men's track & field opened competition at the Penn Relays on April 26, 2013.
2012 Cross Country: Made his collegiate debut at the Paul Short Run and instantly became one of the Wildcats top contributors ... Went on to earn All-Mid Atlantic Region honors and help Villanova secure an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships ... Finished in fourth place overall and was second on the team at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a time of 30:36 ... Was the fourth counting runner for the Wildcats at the NCAA Championships, where he placed 161st in 31:12.8 ... Came in fourth on the team with an 8K time of 25:19.83 and was 26th overall at the BIG EAST Championships ... Third counting runner for Villanova in each of his first two meets at the Paul Short Run and the Pre-NCAA Meet ... Came in ninth at the Paul Short Run (24:23) and 57th at the Pre-NCAA Meet (24:06.0).
Haileybury College High School: Advanced to the World Youth semifinals ... Australian champion in the 800 meters, 1500 meters and 3000 meters and was the runner-up in cross country.
Personal: Born 8/21/92 ... One of two children of Craig and Deidre Williamsz ... Has a sister, Laura ... Has yet to declare a major.
800 Meters 1:47.34 High School 1500 Meters 3:36.74 High School Mile 4:00.12 2013 Husky Classic 3000 Meters 8:13.71 High School 8000 Meters (XC) 24:06.0 2012 Pre-NCAA Meet 10000 Meters (XC) 30:36 2012 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
CAREER AWARDS (Cross Country)
All-Mid Atlantic Region 2012
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor Track)
All-American (First Team) 2013 (Distance Medley Relay) BIG EAST Champion 2013 (Distance Medley Relay) All-BIG EAST 2013 (3000 Meters) All-BIG EAST 2013 (Distance Medley Relay)
CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)
All-BIG EAST 2013 (1500 Meters)