UNC Track & Field Bio
 Chrishawn Williams
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ALL-AMERICA • 3-TIME NCAA FIRST ROUND QUALIFIER • 4-TIME ALL-ACC HONOREE

Personal Records:

Long Jump - 20-8 ½ (6.31 meters) • Triple Jump - 40-7 ¾ (12.39 meters)

Senior: 2013 Indoor All-America in the long jump • Back-to-back All-ACC honoree for her second-place finish in the long jump at the indoor conference championship and her third-place finish in the long jump at the outdoor championship • Placed eighth at the NCAA Indoor National Championships to earn her first All-America honor • Set an indoor personal record in the long jump with a leap of 20-8 1/2 (6.31 meters) at the Armory Collegiate Invitational and matched it during the outdoor season at the conference championships • Ranked as high as sixth in the nation during the indoor season and went into the national championship meet ranked 15th in the country • Outdoor NCAA First Round Qualifier for the long jump • Jumped a new PR of 40-8 ¾ (12.39 meters) in the triple jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships • Nominated for a Rammy in the Championship Performance category.

Junior: All-ACC Outdoor for her third-place finish in the long jump at the ACC Championships • Leaped a season-best 20-5 in the long jump at the NCAA East Regional • Also competed in the 60, the long jump and the triple jump during the indoor season.

Sophomore: Competed in the triple jump at the ACC Indoor Championships • Helped women's 4x100 team take fifth and finished seventh in the long jump at ACC Outdoor Championships.

Freshman: Finished ninth in long jump, also competed in triple jump at ACC Indoor Championships • Competed at ACC Outdoor Championships in long jump and triple jump • Competed at NCAA Regionals in long jump.

Prep: State champion in the long jump and triple jump • Finished in the top 15 at the Nike National Track and Field meet • Also played basketball and volleyball • Earned all-academic honors in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Personal: Majoring in exercise and sports science with hopes to become a physical therapist • Chrishawn Debrina Williams is the daughter of Deborah Turner-Williams • Born May 29, 1991.

 

 

More Information about Chrishawn Williams

Hobbies: Crafting

Favorite Food: Mac and Cheese

Favorite TV Shows:  Law & Order SVU

Favorite Book: Coldest Winter Ever

Favorite Band/Artist: J. Cole, The weekend

I most admire _____ because...My mother because she has always been a strong individual

If I could meet one celebrity, it would be...Bob Marley

Dream Vacation Spot: South Pacific

Dream Job: ESPN anchor

Favorite Class at UNC: AFRI 101

If I could play another sport at UNC, it would be...Volleyball

Before a competition, I like to...Listen to music

Favorite thing about being a Tar Heel: Everything!

Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Garner, N.C.
High School: Southeast Raleigh Magnet
Williams Photos:
UNC North Carolina Track & Field


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