Player Profiles

Kelly                              Williams
Class: So.
Hometown: Chesterland, Ohio
Height: 5-9
Sport: Women's Track
Position: Distance


At West Virginia in 2013
  • USTFCCCA First Team All-American in the one mile
  • First Team Academic All-Big 12 with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average
  • Finished in second place overall at the Columbia Last Chance with a personal-best mile time of 4:36.77
  • Came in ninth place at the NCAA Championships semifinals with a time of 4:38.18 in the mile
  • Posted a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championships with a one mile time of 4:48.73
  • Recorded a second-place finish in the mile (4:38.47) at the SPIRE Invite on Mar. 9
  • Member of the distance medley relay team that recorded a first-place finish at the Doug Raymond Invite on Jan. 12 with a time of 12:15.49
  • Member of distance medley relay team that placed first at the Big 12 Championships (11:29.91) and second at the PSU National Invite (11:34.55)
  • Recorded a personal-best time in the 800-meter run, while placing first the PSU National Invite
At West Virginia in 2012
  • Came in 28th place in the 1,500-meter at the Wake Forest Open in 4:54.45
  • Finished 86th in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.65 at the Raleigh Relays
  • Placed 23rd in the 800-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic in 2:18.54
  • Achieved 24th place in 2:16.80 in the 800-meter at the Larry Ellis Invitational
  • Member of the 4x400 relay at the Raleigh Relays, helping the foursome to 21st place in 3:59.46
  • Coached by Mike Taurasi at West Geauga High
  • Graduated with a 4.1 GPA
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Student Council Secretary
  • Earned all-state in the 800-meter senior year
  • Achieved all-state in the 4x400 sophomore year
  • Also competed in gymnastics
  • Daughter of Wayne and Beth Williams
  • Birthday is Aug. 7
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Older sister, Katelyn, is a former All-America high jumper at WVU
  • Majoring in human nutrition and foods
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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