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Jordy Williamsz

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Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Haileybury College

Birthdate:
08/21/1992

Experience:
So./So.

11/15/2013

Tiernan Wins Individual Title as Wildcats Capture NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional

Villanova had one-two punch with Tiernan and McEntee; all five scorers placed in top-12

10/19/2013

Dominant Performance at Princeton Invitational Leads Wildcats to Team Title

Each of the scoring runners for Villanova ran in a tight pack and finished in the top 10 overall

09/13/2013

Jordy Williamsz Leads Villanova Charge at Friend Big Five Invitational

Williamsz finishes in first place, Wildcats have three runners in top nine of field

11/17/2012

Wildcats Tally 27th Place Finish at NCAA Championships

Mathew Mildenhall is top finisher for Villanova in final collegiate cross country race

11/10/2012

Team Depth Shines as Wildcats Claim Automatic NCAA Bid

Villanova finishes second in thrilling Mid-Atlantic Region race, heads to national meet

11/08/2012

Men's Cross Country at Paul Short Run

The men's cross country team captured the team title with a terrific performance at the Paul Short Run.

On Williamsz: Terrific talent who emerged as one of the team's top runners during his first collegiate season ... Still has room to continue growing and is expected to make an impact on the national level during the coming year ... Will be among the top returnees to both the cross country and track squads.

2013 Cross Country: Was a fixture in the lineup for a Villanova squad that won team titles at both the BIG EAST Championships and the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional ... Earned All-BIG EAST and All-Mid Atlantic Region accolades ... Set personal best times for both an 8,000 meter course (23:50) and a 10,000 meter course (30:10) ... Came in 10th overall (30:10) at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional to help the Wildcats wrap up a team bid to the NCAA Championships for a program-record seventh consecutive season ... Came in 11th at the BIG EAST Championships (24:34) ... Helped lead Villanova to the team title at the Princeton Invitational with a fourth place overall finish (23:50) out of 272 runners ... Was the second scoring runner for the Wildcats at both the Princeton meet and the Chili Pepper Festival in Arkansas, where he finished eighth in 24:37.8 ... Opened the season at the Friend Big Five Invitational and was the individual winner with a 6,000 meters time of 18:50.95 ... Finished as the runner-up at the four-mile Main Line Invitational (19:21.24).

2013 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 1500 meters and advanced to the national quarterfinals in the event ... Also earned All-BIG EAST honors and was the conference runner-up in the 1500 meters ... In the national first round was an automatic qualifier with a time of 3:47.95 and moved on to the national quarterfinals, where he came in 16th in 3:48.15 ... Posted a time of 3:47.83 in the finals at the BIG EAST Championships ... During the preliminary heats he led a field of 26 runners with a time of 3:53.57 ... First place finisher in the 1500 meters at the Larry Ellis Invitational with a time of 3:44.43 ... Only team member who competed on all three relays at the Penn Relays ... Anchored the distance medley relay team to a runner-up finish (9:26.80) and ran the second leg of the second-place 4x800 meter relay (7:17.37) ... Also ran the second leg of the 4xMile relay and Villanova came in third with a time of 16:18.53 ... Ran the 800 meters leg of the distance medley relay as the Wildcats won the relay at the Colonial Relays (9:56.02).

2013 Indoor: First team All-American and a BIG EAST champion in the distance medley relay ... Led off the DMR at both the Alex Wilson Invitational and the NCAA Championships ... Villanova finished fifth at the national meet with a time of 9:35.46 to earn All-America accolades ... At the Alex Wilson meet the team's time of 9:30.47 secured the NCAA Championships berth and was good for a ninth place finish ... Anchored the distance medley relay squad to a conference winning time of 9:47.59 at the BIG EAST Championships ... Scored team points individually at the conference meet and received All-BIG EAST honors by finishing third in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:04.77 ... Earlier in the season was the runner-up in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:18.71 at the Great Dane Classic ... Set a personal best time in the Mile with a mark of 4:00.12 at the Husky Classic, where he came in seventh in the second invitational section of the race.

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 ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business and has yet to declare a major.

PERSONAL BESTS

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)         23:50                    2013 Princeton Invitational
10000 Meters (XC)        30:10                    2013 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional

CAREER AWARDS (Cross Country)

All-Mid Atlantic Region                           2012, 2013
All-BIG EAST                                      2013

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)
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