Women's Cross Country

JuliannWilliams

  • position Distance/XC
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Beavercreek, Ohio
  • High school Beavercreek High School
  • Major Pre-Social Work

https://www.tfrrs.org/athletes/7891476/Kentucky/Juliann_Williams.html 

Personal Bests:

Cross Country:

4K – 14:42.0

5K – 17:20.5

6K – 21:24.8

Indoor:

1000 – 2:55.77

Mile – 5:00.83

Outdoor:

800 – 2:12.02

1500 – 4:30.35

2000S – 7:26.02

Academic Accolades 

  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll – 2024
  • CSC Academic All-District – 2023
  • SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll – 2022 

2023-24 (Junior)

Cross Country

  • Placed 19th with a personal best time of 17:20.5 in the 5k at the Southern Showcase
  • Placed 78th with a personal best time of 21:24.8 in the 6k at the Sean Earl Loyola Lakefront Invitational
  • Placed 52nd with a time of 21:15.1 in the 6k at the Crimson Classic
  • Placed 80th with a time of 21:59.4 in the 6k at the SEC Championships
  • Placed 95th with a time of 21:38.8 in the 6k at the NCAA Southeast Regional

Indoor

  • Placed 33rd with a time of 5:02.15 in the mile run at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Placed 29th with a time of 5:04.39 in the mile run at the Razorback Invitational

Outdoor

  • Placed 9th in the 2000-meter steeplechase with a time of 7:26.02 at the USF Alumni Invitational
  • Placed 27th in the 1500m with a time of 4:38.93 at the Battle on the Bayou

2022-23 (Sophomore)

Outdoor

  • Placed 2nd in the 800 meters with a personal best time of 2:12.02 at the Jim Green Invitational
  • Placed 2nd in the 1500 meters with a personal best time of 4:31.31 at the Jim Green Invitational

Indoor

  • Set career best times in both the 1000 meters (2:55.77) and the mile (5:00.83) at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
  • Placed 9th in the mile with a time of 5:01.02 at the Tiger Paw Invite.

Cross Country

  • Placed 2nd in the 4k with a time of 14:42.0 at the EKU tri-meet.
  • Set a career best time of 17:36.9 in the 5k at the North Alabama Showcase.
  • Set a career best time of 21:43.7 in the 6k at the SEC Cross Country Championships.

2021-22 (Freshman) 

Outdoor 

  • Made collegiate track debut with 800m and 1500m runs at the Joe Walker Invitational 
  • Ran collegiate best of 2:14.08 in the 800m at the Joe Walker Invitational 
  • Ran collegiate best of 4:32.66 in the 1500m at the Kentucky Invitational 

Cross Country 

  • Competed at SEC Championships in the women’s 6K 
  • Led UK true freshman in the women’s 6K at FSU Pre-Nationals (21:50.3) 
  • Competed in the women’s blue 5K at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational as one of UK’s top eight runners 
  • Finished in the top 25 at the Missouri Opener and first among UK true freshmen 
  • Ran at the Commodore Classic 

High School 

  • Placed third at 2020 Ohio District 1 Cross Country State Championships in the 5K with personal best time of 18:04.00 
  • Finished third in the 2021 Ohio District 1 Outdoor Track & Field State Championships in the 1600m with a time of 4:53.39 
  • Finished second in the 1600m and fifth in the 800m at 2021 indoor championships 

Personal 

  • Full name: Juliann Williams 
  • Birthday: October 4 
  • Major: Marketing 
  • Parents: Ann and Chis Williams 
  • Sibling: Jonathan Williams 
  • Hobbies: YouTube, videography and running 
  • Favorite sports team: Columbus Crew Soccer 
  • Fun fact: is an “Irish twin” 
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